Elizabeth K. Hewett, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Medical Director of Emergency Department Emergency Preparedness, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Elizabeth Hewett has been an Assistant Professor and a member of the Emergency Medicine Division at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh since 2017. She graduated from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and completed her pediatrics residency at the Boston Combined Residency Program and her Emergency Medicine fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. She serves as the Medical Director of Children's Emergency Department. Her administrative and scholarly interests surround emergency department and broader hospital emergency preparedness and educational initiatives.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2011
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2011 

Education & Training

  • BA, Biology, Williams College, 2006
  • MD, Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, 2011
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Boston Combined Residency Program, 2012-2014
  • Fellowship in Pediatrics Emergency Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, 2014-2017

Selected Publications

Wilder, JA, Hewett, EK, & Gansner, ME.  2009.  Molecular evolution of GYPC:  evidence for recent structural innovation and positive selection in humans.  Mol Biol Evol, 26(2), 2679-87. 

Guinan, EC, Hewett, EK, Domaney, N, & Margossian, R.  2011.  Outcome of hematopoietic stem cell transplant in children with congenital heart disease.  Pediatric Transplantation, 15(1), 75-80. 

Hewett, EK, Nagler, JN, Monuteaux, MC, Morin, M, Devine, M, Carestia, M, & Chung, S.  2017.  A brief structured educational curriculum improves pediatric emergency department staff’s HAZMAT response skills.  AEM Education and Training, 26(2), 40-47. 

Paydar-Darian, N, Goldman, MP, Michelson, KA, Button, KC, Hewett, EK, Macnow, TE, Miller, AF, Musisca, MA, Hudgins, JD, & Eisenberg, MA.  (2019).  Improving Efficiency and Communication around Sedated Fracture Reductions in a Pediatric Emergency Department:  A Quality Improvement Initiative.  Pediatric Quality & Safety, 4(1), e135.

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