Catherine D. Michelson, MD, MMSc

Karp Family Professor, Pediatrics

Catherine Michelson
617.414.3931

Biography

Dr. Catherine Michelson is Program Director for the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Medical Center. She attended college at the University of Notre Dame and obtained her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She was a pediatric resident in the Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) from 2010-2013 and then served as chief resident from 2013-2014 before joining the faculty at the Boston University School of Medicine as a hospitalist and Associate Program Director. She served as Co-Program Director from 2015-2016 and then as Program Director starting in July 2016.

Dr. Michelson earned a Master of Medical Sciences in Medical Education from Harvard Medical School and has been a scholar in the Harvard Macy Institute’s Programs for Educators in Health Professions and Leading Innovations in Health Care and Education. She has received awards for her teaching and is a faculty leader in the BCRP’s Academy of Medical Education. She designed, implemented, and has studied Keystone, a longitudinal experience in outpatient pediatrics and advocacy in the BCRP.

In 2015, Dr. Michelson led the residency program through a strategic planning process resulting in a revised mission and 5-year plan. Her areas of focus in education research include: the impacts of longitudinal integrated blocks and other structural innovations to training, resident assessment; program evaluation, and advocacy training. She has a special interest in resident wellness and support.

Dr. Michelson is a member of the Association for Pediatric Program Directors, the American Academy of Pediatrics and Alpha Omega Alpha. She and her husband Ken, whom she met in residency, live in the South End.

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard Medical School, MMS/MMSc
  • University of Notre Dame, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/14/2020

    Luercio M, Ward VL, Sectish TC, Mateo CM, Michelson CD. One Size Does Not Fit All: Implementation of an Equitable and Inclusive Strategic Response to Address Needs of Pediatric Resident Physicians during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Crisis. J Pediatr. 2021 Feb; 229:8-10. PMID: 33068565.

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  • Published on 8/19/2020

    Marcil LE, Campbell JI, Silva KE, Hughes D, Salim S, Nguyen HT, Kissler K, Hole MK, Michelson CD, Kistin CJ. Women's Experiences of the Effect of Financial Strain on Parenting and Mental Health. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2020 11; 49(6):581-592. PMID: 32822649.

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  • Published on 7/31/2020

    Cheston CC, Sox CM, Michelson CD, Fraiman YS. MINdI: Mindfulness Instruction for New Interns. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 07 31; 16:10933. PMID: 32754632.

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  • Published on 7/10/2020

    Marcus CH, Newman LR, Winn AS, Antanovich K, Audi Z, Cohen A, Hirsch AW, Harris HK, Miller KA, Michelson CD. TEACH and repeat: Deliberate practice for teaching. Clin Teach. 2020 12; 17(6):688-694. PMID: 32648360.

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  • Published on 6/2/2020

    Gross CJ, Chiel LE, Gomez AR, Marcus CH, Michelson CD, Winn AS. Defining the Essential Components of a Teaching Service. Pediatrics. 2020 07; 146(1). PMID: 32487591.

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  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Tsai JW, Michelson CD. Attitudes Toward Implicit Bias and Implicit Bias Training Among Pediatric Residency Program Directors: A National Survey. J Pediatr. 2020 06; 221:4-6.e1. PMID: 32446492.

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  • Published on 4/5/2020

    Gross C, O'Halloran C, Winn AS, Lux SE, Michelson CD, Sectish T, Sox CM. Application Factors Associated With Clinical Performance During Pediatric Internship. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Sep - Oct; 20(7):1007-1012. PMID: 32268217.

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  • Published on 11/22/2019

    Perdomo J, Tolliver D, Hsu H, He Y, Nash KA, Donatelli S, Mateo C, Akagbosu C, Alizadeh F, Power-Hays A, Rainer T, Zheng DJ, Kistin CJ, Vinci RJ, Michelson CD. Health Equity Rounds: An Interdisciplinary Case Conference to Address Implicit Bias and Structural Racism for Faculty and Trainees. MedEdPORTAL. 2019 11 22; 15:10858. PMID: 32166114.

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  • Published on 8/9/2019

    Miller KA, Collada B, Tolliver D, Audi Z, Cohen A, Michelson C, Newman LR. Using the Modified Delphi Method to Develop a Tool to Assess Pediatric Residents Supervising on Inpatient Rounds. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Jan - Feb; 20(1):89-96. PMID: 31404706.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    Schumacher DJ, Martini A, Bartlett KW, King B, Calaman S, Garfunkel LC, Elliott SP, Frohna JG, Schwartz A, Michelson CD. Key Factors in Clinical Competency Committee Members' Decisions Regarding Residents' Readiness to Serve as Supervisors: A National Study. Acad Med. 2019 02; 94(2):251-258. PMID: 30256253.

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