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Hadley Brighton, M.D.

Pediatric Hospitalist

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Personal Statement

I am proud to be part of a team that continually strives to improve the care for children. Being in the academic environment at Weill Cornell provides me a career that is both diverse and challenging. As a pediatric hospitalist, my time is divided between caring for children in our inpatient unit, our newborn nursery and time spent teaching resident physicians. I always aim to provide families with high quality care and clear communication during what can be a very stressful time for the whole family. 

Biographical Info

Dr. Hadley Brighton is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and an assistant pediatric attending at NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital at Weill Cornell Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medicine as faculty, she completed her Pediatric Hospital Medicine fellowship at the bi-campus program at NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia and Cornell Universities. After earning a B.A. in Spanish with a pre-medical concentration from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, Dr. Brighton received a Masters in medical sciences from Boston University. She went on to get her MD from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton, Pennsylvania and then completed her pediatric residency training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Brighton is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Her research focus has been on provider communication and the intersection of language and health with a goal of increasing equity for families with a primary language other than English. Dr. Brighton is fluent in English and Spanish.

Honors and Awards

June 2023, Peer Mentorship Award- NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia/Cornell PHM Fellowship Award

June 2022, Excellence in Patient and Family Centered Care- NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia/Cornell PHM Fellowship Award

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
  • M.D.
    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
  • M.A.
    Boston University
  • B.A.
    College of the Holy Cross
  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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