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Miriam Bar-on, MD

Doctor General Pediatrics

Dr. Miriam E. Bar-on, is the medical school’s pediatric residency program director. She oversees and administers all of the school’s resident and fellowship programs and also serves as the medical school’s designated institutional official.

A leader in medical education who has developed many innovative residency and faculty programs over the past 25 years, Dr. Bar-on has served in numerous leadership roles on the state and national level, including chair and past chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Resident Affairs, and past chair of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Faculty Development Task Force. She also worked in a leadership role on the American Pediatrics Association Development Special Interest Group.

Her commitment toward developing the highest quality medical education programs for residents, fellows and faculty members was recognized in 2015, when Dr. Bar-on earned the Parker. J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award. The award honors designated institutional officials across the United States who have demonstrated excellence in overseeing residency programs.

Dr. Bar-on regularly publishes her work in peer-reviewed journals as well as presents at regional, national and international meetings.