Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Waheeda  Samady, MD

Waheeda Samady, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hospital-Based Medicine)

Focus of Work

Bio

My research focus during my pediatric hospital medicine fellowship was on understanding risk factor for C. difficile infections for hospitalized pediatric patients. I continue to have an interest in improving clinical efficacy and safety for inpatient pediatrics. and have engaged in national projects looking at antibiotic use for complicated infections. My main research focus currently is on improving clinical outcomes by evaluating family communication and patient education in inpatient asthm...[Read full text]My research focus during my pediatric hospital medicine fellowship was on understanding risk factor for C. difficile infections for hospitalized pediatric patients. I continue to have an interest in improving clinical efficacy and safety for inpatient pediatrics. and have engaged in national projects looking at antibiotic use for complicated infections. My main research focus currently is on improving clinical outcomes by evaluating family communication and patient education in inpatient asthma. I am also the hospital lead for the Pediatric Research Inpatient in Settings (PRIS) projects.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University Of California-San Diego (2007)
  • Residency: University of California Medical Center, San Diego, Pediatrics (2011)
  • Fellowship: University of California Medical Center, San Diego, Pediatrics (2012)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics