Joyce Leifer, MD, FAAP

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Joyce Leifer is currently practicing as a part-time pediatric hospitalist with the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. As a clinician-educator, she enjoys teaching medical students and residents at the bedside, particularly about common pediatric conditions that may require brief admission to the hospital’s Observation Unit.

Professional Affiliations/Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - 1980
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center - 1983
  • Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center - 1984