ABOUT THE RESEARCHER

OVERVIEW

Dr. Gidengil's research focuses on patient safety and quality measurement, particularly as it relates to antibiotic resistant organisms, healthcare-associated infections, and vaccination. She is currently leading the development of a new pediatric-focused AHRQ Quality Indicators Toolkit, as well as a review of innovative use of health information technology to improve coordination of care for patients.

 

BACKGROUND

Courtney Gidengil, MD MPH is an Instructor of Pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School. She is also a Physician Scientist at the RAND Corporation. She is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Gidengil earned her undergraduate and medical degrees from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She trained as a resident in pediatrics at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Brown University. She completed further subspecialty training in pediatric infectious diseases at Children's Hospital Boston, where she joined the division as faculty in 2009. Her research training included the Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, and she received an MPH in Clinical Effectiveness from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2009.