Alanna Higgins

  • 4 Citations
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Personal profile

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.

Certifications and Licenses


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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Facial Dermatoses Medicine & Life Sciences
Petrositis Medicine & Life Sciences
Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial Medicine & Life Sciences
Pediatrics Medicine & Life Sciences
Otitis Media Medicine & Life Sciences
Nose Medicine & Life Sciences
Otoscopy Medicine & Life Sciences
Medicine Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2013 2017

  • 4 Citations
  • 6 Article
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Otitis Media
1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Handoff
Health Personnel

Team-based simulation for medical student handoff education

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Question of the week

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnosis and Screening of Overweight and Obese Children in a Resident Continuity Clinic

Higgins, A., McCarville, M., Kurowski, J., McEwen, S. & Tanz, R. R., 2014, In : Glob Pediatr Health. 1, p. 2333794X14559396

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weights and Measures
Electronic Health Records
Body Mass Index