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Rachel H. Kowalsky, M.D., M.P.H

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
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Personal Statement

The Emergency Department is the front door of the hospital.  It is the place where we first greet our patients and forge a connection with them, learning who they are and what has prompted them to seek care.  I love meeting the many diverse children and families who come through our door--  treating their pain, alleviating their anxiety, and helping them to feel better. 

My primary academic interest is in the medical humanities.  I run a narrative medicine workshop for pediatric residents, and I teach in the LEAP course at the medical school, a course which partners medical students with patients and helps to foster humanism in medicine.  

I feel privileged every time a family entrusts me with the care of their child.  What could be more important?  

Biographical Info

Dr. Rachel Kowalsky is Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine. She is board certified in Pediatrics.

After Dr. Kowalsky completed her BA at Brown University, she remained in New England where she attended Tufts University School of Medicine, receiving her medical degree (MD) and a Masters of Public Health (MPH). She came to NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital to complete her residency in Pediatrics, and continued her training with a Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at New York University- Bellevue.

Board Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.D., M.P.H.
    Tufts University School of Medicine
    2003
  • B.A.
    Brown University
    1997
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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