Alanna Higgins

  • 5 Citations

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Research Interests

I am a hospital-based pediatrician and the Pediatric Clerkship Director for the Feinberg School Of Medicine 3rd-year medical students. Interests include medical education and career mentoring, inpatient general pediatrics, newborn medicine, physician handoffs, and otoscopy skills.

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Training Experience

2012Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Tulane University

… → 2009

MPH, Tulane University

… → 2009

Research interests

  • Health Communications
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Medical Education
  • Newborn Infants
  • Pediatrics
  • Premature Infants

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Research Output

  • 5 Citations
  • 7 Article

A survey comparison of educational interventions for teaching pneumatic otoscopy to medical students

Higgins Joyce, A., Raman, M., Beaumont, J. L., Heiman, H., Adler, M. & Schmidt, S. M., Mar 12 2019, In : BMC medical education. 19, 1, 79.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Gradenigo syndrome and cavitary lung lesions in a 5-year-old with recurrent otitis media

    Dorner, R. A., Ryan, E., Carter, J. M., Fajardo, M., Marsden, L., Fricchione, M. & Higgins, A., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 6, 3, p. 305-308 4 p.

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    1 Scopus citations

    Patient handoffs: Is cross cover or night shift better?

    Higgins, A., Brannen, M. L., Heiman, H. L. & Adler, M. D., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Patient Safety. 13, 2, p. 88-92 5 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Team-based simulation for medical student handoff education

    Higgins, J. A., 2016, In : MedEdPORTAL Publications. 12, 10486

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    Question of the week

    Higgins, A. & Stamos, JK., Dec 2 2015, In : American Board of Pediatrics.

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