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Lindsay Johnston, MD, MEd

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology); Associate Director, Fellowship Training Program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics; Director of Fellowships, Pediatrics

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Lindsay Johnston, MD, MEd

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Following the completion of medical school and Pediatrics residency at the University of Pittsburgh, and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, I came to Yale where I am an Associate Professor on the Clinician-Educator track in the Division of Perinatal Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. I am dedicated the education and training of fellows in the department, as the Director of Fellowships as well as the Associate Program Director for the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Training Program. I am also deeply committed to the education of trainees and medical staff in a variety of programs, many of which are simulation-based and interprofessional. Due to my desire to enhance my knowledge and skills as an educator, I completed a master's degree in Medical Education through the University of Cincinnati, the LEAD program through the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, and am a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator through the Society of Simulation in Healthcare. I am interested in educational research, particularly as it applies to procedural training, assessment of competency in the simulated and clinical environments, and curriculum development.

Education & Training

  • MEd
    University of Cincinnati (2015)
  • Fellow
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2009)
  • Resident
    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (2006)
  • MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2003)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
APPD LEAD Cohort ParticipantAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors2015

Professional Service

Extracorporeal Life Support OrganizationCo-director of ECMOed task force on simulation curriculum development2018 - Present
Organization of Neonatal Training Program DirectorsElected to executive committee;2017 - Present
International Pediatric Simulation SocietyElected first to the Board of Directors, and subsequently to the Executive Committee, where I have served as Treasurer and President of the Society.2013 - Present

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