Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Walter J Eppich, MD, MEd

Walter J Eppich, MD, MEd

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and Medical Education

Focus of Work


Walter Eppich, MD, MEd directs the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators (FAME) and Faculty Development for the Department of Medical Education. He has taught extensively on basic and advanced simulation educator courses and serves as principal faculty at the Harvard Center for Medical Simulation. Walter has been an invited speaker on topics related to feedback & debriefing around the world. He served on the Board of Directors of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare from January 2012 to December 2014.


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Education and Certification

  • MD, MEd: University of Heidelberg, Germany (1999)
  • Residency: Duke Univ. Medical Center, Pediatrics (2002)
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Pediatrics Emergency Medicine (2005)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 62
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611