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Linda O. Lewin

Linda O. Lewin M.D.

Academic Title: Adjunct Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: North Hospital, N5W70
Phone: (410) 328-6662
Fax: (410) 328-0646

Personal History:


  • Tufts University, BS in Biology and French, 1983
  • Medical School: Yale University, 1987
  • Internship/Residency: Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies' and Children's Hospital, 1987-89 and 1990-91


  • Private practice pediatrics, 1991-1993
  • Case Western Reserve University, General Academic Pediatrics, 1993-2004
  • University of Maryland, Pediatric Education, 2005-present

Research Interests:

Medical student and resident education

Clinical Specialty:

General Pediatrics

Grants & Contracts:

Dates: 2013-2014
Role: Co-investigator
Total Support: $13,000 (no salary support)
Source: The Joel and Barbara Alpert Endowment For The Children of The City (Colin Sox, PI).
"Does completing the CLIPP Oral Case Presentation Module early in the pediatric clerkship improve medical students' subsequent oral presentations?"

Dates: 7/2013-6/2014
Role: Co-investigator
Total Support: $9,500 (no salary support)
Title: MedU CLIPP Small Grant
Source: MedU
"Does completing the CLIPP Oral Case Presentation Module early in the Pediatric Clerkship Improve Medical Students' Subsequent Oral Presentations?"

Dates: 9/2011-9/2016
Role: Co- Principal Investigator
Support: 0.15fte
Title: Predoctoral Training in Primary Care
Source: Department of Health and Human Services CFDA No. 93.884 Project to create a Primary Care Track for medical student at the University of Maryland that connects students with practitioners in rural and underserved areas of the state


Selected Publications:

Giudice EL, Lewin LO, Welsh C, Crouch TB, Wright KS, Helahanty J, DiClemente CC. Comparing online and in-person training to increase pediatric residents’ knowledge, behaviors, and skills in implementing SBIRT for substance misuse. JGME.2015; 7(1): 53-58. DOI:

Deloian B, O’Connor M, Lewin LO. Use of a Web-Based Education Program Improves Nurses’ Knowledge of Breastfeeding. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing. 2014; 44(1): 77-86. DOI: 10.1111/1552-6909.12534.

Sox CM, Dell M, Phillipi CP, Vargas G, Lewin LO. Oral presentation feedback sessions held during pediatric clerkships improve students’ subsequent presentations: Results of a multi-center, cluster, randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2014; 134:5 965-971. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-1209.

Lewin LO, Robert NJ, Raczek J, Carraccio C, Hicks P. An online Evidence Based Medicine Exercise Prompts Reflection in Third Year Medical Students. BMC Medical Education 2014, 14:164. doi:10.1186/1472-6920-14-164. PMID 25106435.

Millstein L, Charnaya O, Hart J, Giudice E, Custer J, Habicht R, Lewin LO. Implementation of a Monitored Educational Curriculum and Impact on Pediatric Resident In-Training Exam Scores. JGME. 2014; 6(2): 377-378. DOI: PMID 24949165.

Lewin LO, Giudice E, Czinn SJ. Let’s start at the very beginning: addressing the goal of service to the community. J Pediatric. 2013; 164(3):434-435. DOI:10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.12.005.

Lewin L, Dolan S, Carraccio C. The Patient Presentation Rating Tool for Oral Case Presentations. MedEdPORTAL; 2014. Available from:

Green EH, Lewin L, DeCherrie L, Durning S, Fagan MJ, Sharpe B, Hershman W. Expectations for Student Oral Case Presentations: Do Internal Medicine and Pediatric Course Directors See Eye to Eye? Journal of Communication in Healthcare. 2013; 6(3):166-170. DOI:

Lewin LO, Beraho L, Dolan S, Millstein L, Bowman D. Inter-rater reliability of an oral case presentation rating tool in a pediatric clerkship. Teach Learn Med. 2013; 25(1):31-38.

Dell M, Lewin LO, Gigante J. What's the story? Expectations for Oral Case Presentations. Pediatrics. 2012; 130(1): 1-4.

Mallott D, Colgan R, Lewin L. What's new in Medical Education? MD Med. 2012; 13(1):15-16.

Lewin LO, O'Connor ME. "Breastfeeding Basics", Web-Based Education that Meets Current Knowledge Competencies. J Hum Lact. 2012, May 1. [Epub ahead of print].

Colgan R, Lewin L, Southall N, Williams M, Baquet C. University of Maryland School of Medicine Increases Medical Student Education on Primary Care. Md Med. 2012;12(4):26-27.

O'Connor ME, Brown EW, Lewin LO. An Internet Based Education Program Improves Breastfeeding Knowledge of Maternal Child Health Care Providers. Breastfeed Med. 2011 Dec;6:421-7.

Lewin L. A Toddler Who Doesn't Speak. 2011. Clinical Reasoning Problem Set, Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics.

Lewin L. A Newborn with Poor Weight Gain. 2011. Clinical Reasoning Problem Set, Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics.

Lewin L , Singh M, Bateman B, Glover P, Community Primary Care Preceptorship Online Learning Modules. MedEdPORTAL; 2010.

Lewin LO, Singh M, Bateman BL, Glover PB. Improving Education in Primary Care: Development of an Online Curriculum Using the Blended Learning Model. BMC Medical Education 2009, 9:33 (10 June 2009).