Jacqueline G. Weinberg, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Weinberg obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia, and her medical degree at the George Washington University. She completed her medical training in pediatrics, pediatric cardiology, and pediatric advanced cardiac imaging at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She currently serves as the Director of Echocardiography Education at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Her research interests include neurodevelopmental outcomes in patients with congenital heart disease, postnatal outcomes after fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease, the diagnosis and management of fetal arrhythmias, and the relationship between congenital heart disease and placental pathology.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007–2018  
  • American College of Cardiology, 2011–2015  
  • American Society of Echocardiography, 2014, 2016-Present 
  • American Medical Association, 2015–2016 
  • American Heart Association, 2015–2017 
  • Fetal Heart Society, 2016–Present   
  • Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Collaborative, 2017–Present  

Education & Training

  • BA, Psychology, University of Virginia, 2003
  • MD, George Washington University, 2007
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Children's National Medical Center, 2007-2010
  • Chief Residency in Pediatrics, Children's National Medical Center, 2010-2011
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Children's National Medical Center, 2011-2014
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Imaging, Children's National Medical Center, 2014-2015

Selected Publications


Liu H, Zhang CH, Ammanamanchi N, Suresh S, Lewarchik C, Rao K, Uys GM, Han L, Abrial M, Yimlamai D, Ganapathy B, Guillermier C, Chen N, Khaladkar M, Spaethling J, Eberwine JH, Kim J, Walsh S, Choudhury S, Little K, Francis K, Sharma M, Viegas M, Bais A, Kostka D, Ding J, Bar-Joseph Z, Wu Y, Yechoor V, Moulik M, Johnson J, Weinberg J, Reyes-Múgica M, Steinhauser ML, Kühn B. Control of cytokinesis by β-adrenergic receptors indicates an approach for regulating cardiomyocyte endowment. Sci Transl Med. 2019 Oct 9;11(513). 

Thomas-Mohtat R, Sable C, Breslin K, Weinberg JG, Prasad A, Zinns L, Cohen JS. Interpretation errors in focused cardiac ultrasound by novice pediatric emergency medicine fellow sonologists. Crit Ultrasound J. 2018 Dec 9;10(1):33. 

Tague L, Wiggs J, Li Q, McCarter R, Sherwin E, Weinberg J, Sable C. Comparison of left ventricular hypertrophy by electrocardiography and echocardiography in children using analytics tool. Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Oct;39(7):1378-1388.

Weinberg JG, Evans FJ, Burns KM, Pearson GD, Kaltman JR. Surgical ligation of patent ductus arteriosus: trends and practice variation. Cardiol Young. 2016 Aug;26(6):1107-14. 

 Beaton A, Lu JC, Aliku T, Dean P, Gaur L, Weinberg J, Godown J, Lwabi P, Mirembe P, Okello E, Reese A, Shrestha-Astudillo A, Bradley-Hewitt T, Scheel J, Webb C, McCarter R, Ensing G, Sable C. The utility of handheld echocardiography for early rheumatic heart disease diagnosis: a field study. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 May;16(5):475-82.  

Full Publication List via NIH PubMed »

Academic and Research Interests

  • Pre- and post-natal brain MRI findings and relationship to cardiac and neurodevelopmental outcomes in congenital heart disease 
  • Neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive outcomes in patients with congenital heart disease throughout the lifetime 
  • Postnatal outcomes after fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease 
  • Diagnosis and management of fetal arrhythmias 
  • Relationship between congenital heart disease and placental pathology