Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Jennifer L Trainor, MD

Jennifer L Trainor, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and Medical Education

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Trainor is Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and directs the fourth year subinternship in pediatrics for the Feinberg School of Medicine, the fourth year electives and career advising in pediatric medicine at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Academic Focus

Dr. Trainor's primary scholarly interests involve medical education and the use of simulation to teach medical students, residents, and fellows clinical pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. She has a particular interest in interprofessional communication, residency preparedness, and career mentoring in undergraduate medical education. Her areas of clinical research interest include diabetic ketoacidosis and anaphylaxis.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (1992)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1995)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics Emergency Medicine (1998)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-6080

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611