Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Megan L Curran, MD

Megan L Curran, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Rheumatology)

Focus of Work

Bio

I grew up in Kansas City and have moved all over the country for school and medical training. I enjoy traveling, reading mystery novels, crosswords and spending time with my husband, cat and dog.

Academic Focus

My research interests reside in the field of medical education. My goal is to improve medical student, resident, and fellow education about pediatric rheumatology. I developed a website called OuchMyLeg! for medical educators to share teaching materials about pediatric musculoskeletal and rheumatic diseases.

I participate in collaborative clinical research studies in the fields of myositis and scleroderma, with the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Association (CARRA)and within ...[Read full text]
My research interests reside in the field of medical education. My goal is to improve medical student, resident, and fellow education about pediatric rheumatology. I developed a website called OuchMyLeg! for medical educators to share teaching materials about pediatric musculoskeletal and rheumatic diseases.

I participate in collaborative clinical research studies in the fields of myositis and scleroderma, with the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Association (CARRA)and within the Cure JM Center of Excellence at Lurie Children's.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Michigan State University (2003)
  • Residency: Miami Children's Hospital, Pediatrics (2006)
  • Fellowship: University of California Medical Center, San Francisco/Parnassus, Pediatric Rheumatology (2009)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatrics

Contact

Administrative office: 312-227-6270

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 50
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611

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