Dara Brodsky, MD
Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Department of Neonatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Development and Assessment of an Interactive Computer-Based Module Focused on "Principles of Teaching and Learning"
Dr. Brodsky is a neonatologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), an Associate Director of the BIDMC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Brodsky attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, finished her pediatric residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, where she received the Senior Resident Teacher of the Year Award, and then completed her neonatology fellowship training in the Harvard Neonatology Fellowship Program.
Currently, she is very involved in medical education at HMS and in the Harvard Neonatal Fellowship Program; she recently received the 2010 Merton Bernfield Teaching Award in Neonatology. She is a co-director of the Newborn Medicine Summer Student Research Program at Children's Hospital, chair of the Neonatology Curriculum Committee for the Harvard Neonatology Fellowship Program, and member of the Academy at Harvard Medical School. She is co-author of Neonatology Review, the first board review book for neonatology fellows, and co-editor of the textbook Primary Care of the Premature Infant. She served as an editorial board member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)-sponsored organization NeoReviewsPlus and currently is on the editorial board of the AAP-online journal NeoReviews.
As a Rabkin Fellow, Dr. Brodsky developed an interactive computer-based module for neonatology fellows focused on the "Principles of Teaching and Learning". The content is based on the new pediatric subspecialty training Content Specifications recommended by the American Board of Pediatrics and is now available on the AAP's PediaLink site as a Teaching and Learning Resource for all pediatric program directors and fellows.