Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Emalee G Flaherty, MD

Emalee G Flaherty, MD

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics (Child Abuse)

Focus of Work


Prevention, detection and treatment of child maltreatment with a special interest in clinical decision making in the office setting. I am also interested in the influence of childhood adversities on child health, the challenges experienced by child abuse physicians, and distinguishing the cause of arm fractures (abuse or not abuse) in young children.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: Indiana University (1970)
  • Residency: Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, Pediatrics (1972)
  • Fellowship: Columbus-Cabrini Medical Center, Pediatrics (1973)
  • Board Certification: Child Abuse Pediatrics, Pediatrics



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