Janet Serwint, M.D.
Director of the Pediatric Residency Program
General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building
200 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Northwestern University Medical School
Riley Children's Hospital
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Health care issues of underserved populations,
Health care disparities,
Resident education and end of life issues
Dr. Serwint's research interests include healthcare issues of underserved populations, resident education, and end of life issues. Healthcare issue interests in which she has been involved are the study of access to care, continuity of care, oral health, injury prevention, immunizations, screening such as anemia, tuberculosis, lead toxicity and breastfeeding services. Resident education issues include giving effective feedback, studying the impact of the continuity experience and quality of care that patients receive within the continuity setting, and implementation and evaluation of structured clinical observations. End of life issues include resident education about sharing bad news, spirituality, negotiation with parents, health care provider self-care and defining the importance of hope. Dr. Serwint is the Network Director of CORNET, the Continuity Research Network of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association. This is a practice based research network of national continuity practices whose research goals are the study of: 1) healthcare issues of underserved children, 2) healthcare disparities 3a) comparison of resident behavior to those of pediatricians in practice, 3b) resident education, and 3c) involving residents in research.