Susan Bostwick, M.D., M.B.A.

Susan Bostwick

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 very diverse and challenging. My time is divided between teaching the next generation of pediatricians, care for children in the hospital and clinics, and developing and improving services for patients at our institution.

Dr. Susan Bostwick is Executive Vice Chair for Education and Administration in the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College.  In addition she has served as Associate Director of Pediatric Graduate Medical Education at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Campus after serving as Director for 10 years. She is also Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is board-certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

After earning a B.S. in Mathematics at the State University of New York at Binghamton, Dr. Bostwick attended the Simon School at University of Rochester, where she received her M.B.A in 1987. In 1993, she received her medical degree (M.D.) at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed her residency at New York Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident. She received a Clinical Excellence award while a resident at New York Hospital

Dr. Bostwick is involved with teaching of medical students and pediatric residents in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, and chairs the Pediatric Education Committee. She has also received teaching awards as a faculty member from the pediatric residents as well as the Medical College She is a member of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) and the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD). She was recently elected to the board of the APA as Chair of Workshops and Special Interest Groups.  In addition, she was chosen to be an inaugural Council Member of the APPD Program Director's School.


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • Yen K MD, Hechavarria E BA, Bostwick S MD, Bidi Cigarettes: An Emerging Threat to Adolescent Health (commentary) Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2000;154:1187-1189

    Holdsworth MT, Fichtl RE, Behta M, Raisch DW, Mendez Rico E. Adams A, Griefer M, Bostwick S, Greenwald BM, Incidence and economic impact of adverse drug events in pediatric patients. Arch Pediatric Adolescent Medicine 2003; 157: 60-65

    Mark T. Holdsworth, Richard E. Fichtl, Dennis W. Raisch, Adrianne Hewryk, Maryam Behta, Elena Mendez-Rico, Cindy L. Wong, Jennifer Cohen, Susan Bostwick, and Bruce M. Greenwald. Impact of Computerized Prescriber Order Entry on the Incidence of Adverse Drug Events in Pediatric Inpatients
    Pediatrics 2007; 120: 1058-1066.

    Adam Evans, Peter Fleischut, Eliot Lazar, George Hripcsak Susan Bostwick, Richard Liebowitz, Laura Forese, Vicki Tiase, Gregg Kerr. The Role of Housestaff in Implementing Medication Reconciliation on Admission at an Academic Medical Center. American Journal of Medical Quality 2010 May 25

    G Hripcsak, D Vadwrey, M Fred, S Bostwick. Use of Electronic Clinical Documentation: Time Spent and Team Interactions . J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Feb 2.

    Shirley Y Huang, MD ; Jeannette Hogg, MA, RD ; Stephanie Zandieh, MD ; Susan Bostwick, MD a. A Ballroom Dance Classroom Program Promotes Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity in Elementary School Children.. American Journal of Health Promotion. January/February 2012.


Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Award of Recognition for Leadership on the "Student Resident Educational Connections" Workgroup of the Education Unit.
  • 2011 Award of Recognition for Leadership on the "Identity Formation(Professionalism) Socially Responsive use of Technology" Workgroup of the Education Unit.
  • 2007 Excellence in Teaching Award Weill Cornell Medical College-Pediatric Subinternship
  • 2003 Senior List for Excellence in Teaching Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 2001 Award for Teaching Excellence Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 1999 Faculty Teaching Award from Pediatric Housestaff New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Center
  • 1996 Award for Clinical Excellence The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
  • 1993 Medical Society of the State of New York Medical Student Award for Community Service