Jennifer I. DiPace, M.D.

Pediatric Hospitalist

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Personal Statement

I am a general pediatrician with clinical expertise in the care of newborns and hospital medicine. My academic interests focus around graduate medical education. As Director of Pediatric Graduate Medical Education at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell, I recognize that the realization of the promise of high-quality health care requires medical educators to challenge their learners not only to be excellent clinicians, but also to strive to reach new goals. The current health care arena demands not only individual clinical competence, but also requires the physician to act as part of an inter-professional team of experts and to understand the complexities of the health care system.

My role as an educator is to inspire learners to appreciate the importance of patient safety and quality improvement; knowing how to integrate measurement and improvement of patient care outcomes into daily work isessential for the physician of the future. I am proud to be part of a team that fosters an environment that promotes collaborative learning and that allows the physician learner to enter into the workforce understanding how to work effectively within the health care team for the good of the patient. 

Biographical Info

Jennifer DiPace, M.D. is Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine., and an Associate Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and the Medical Director of the Newborn Nurseries at NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center and NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital. She is also the Director of Pediatric Graduate Medical Education.

Dr. DiPace is a board-certified pediatrician and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is an active member of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors. After earning a B.A. in Behavioral Biology at Johns Hopkins University in 1996, Dr. DiPace attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where she received her medical degree (M.D.) in 2000. She was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society during her junior year of medical school. In 2003, she completed her pediatric residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she also served as Pediatric Chief Resident in 2003-04. Early on, she became actively involved in educational leadership. From 2005-2007, she served as the Associate Medical Student Clerkship Director. In 2006, she became the Associate Program Director for the Pediatrics Residency Program, and in 2010 she assumed the role of Program Director. She is currently the Chair of the NYP Graduate Medical Education Committee on the Weill Cornell Medicine campus. 

She is the recipient of multiple awards for her excellence as a clinician and educator. Most recently, she received the Award for Teaching Excellence for the Pediatrics Sub-Internship in 2015 and the Weill Cornell Department of Pediatrics Award for Teaching Excellence from the Housestaff in 2013. She was the recipient of the NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center Physician of the Year Award in 2009.

Honors and Awards

2015  Weill Cornell Medical College, Award for Teaching Excellence, Pediatrics Sub-Internship

2013  NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Department of Pediatrics Award for Teaching Excellence, from Housestaff

2012  NYPH Leader Development Program

2010  NYPH Shining Star, nominated by patients for excellence in clinical care

2009  NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Physician of the Year Award

2006  Weill Medical College Award for Teaching Excellence, from 3rd year medical students

2005  Weill Medical College of Cornell University Award for Teaching Excellence

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
Clinical Expertise
General Pediatrics
Inpatient Treatment
  • M.D.
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • B.A.
    The Johns Hopkins University
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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