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Deena Berkowitz, MD, MPH

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

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Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services



Board CertificationsAmerican Bd of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine
National Provider Identifier1821003617
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Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000
Biography

Deena Berkowitz, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children's National and the Department of Pediatrics in the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. After receiving a BA in History from Columbia College in New York in 1994, she moved to New Haven to attend Yale School of Medicine. Concurrently she completed an MPH in health administration at the Yale School of Public Health, and was awarded a joint MD-MPH in 1999.

After pediatric house-staff training at Yale-New Haven Hospital she moved to the mid-Atlantic region to Children's National where she completed a Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship between 2004 and 2007. In 2007, she joined the Pediatric Emergency Medicine faculty at Children’s National where she serves as an attending clinician and medical director of RTU, the fast track division of the Emergency Department. Additionally, she is the medical supervisor of the physician assistants and nurse practitioners on staff in the ED. In these roles she has the opportunity to mentor young physicians and midlevel providers while evaluating, implementing and improving the efficiency of administrative and program operations.

Dr. Berkowitz is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Berkowitz’s primary academic focus is on health care reform, resource utilization and practice variation.
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Columbia University New York, NYBachelor of Arts History 1990 -1994
Medical School Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CTDoctor of Medicine 1994 -1998
Post Graduate Education Yale University New Haven, CTMasters of Public Health Health Policy and Administration 1998 -1999
Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican College of Emergency Physicians2005 - 2009
FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2004 - 2009
MemberAmbulatory Pediatric Association2004 - 2009
Member Society for Emergency Medicine2004 - 2009
MemberAmerican Federation for Medical Research2004 - 2009
Publications
Conference Presentation - Poster, Berkowitz, D., Cohen, I. (2006), Laser Assisted Penetration of Topical Anesthesia in Children, Poster session presented at the Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berkowitz, D. (2006), Modafinil, Poster session presented at the Children's National Medical Center Fellows Conference, Washington, DC

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berkowitz, D. (2006), Children's National Medical Center Pediatric Fellows Conference, Poster session presented at the Bioterrorism, Washington, DC

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berkowitz, D. (2005), Children's National Medical Center- Department of Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference, Poster session presented at the Joint Dislocations, Washington, DC

Book Chapter, Berkowitz, D., Brown, K. (2005), Lumbar Puncture in Section VII: Procedures, Sedation, Pain Management and Devices, In Berkowitz, D., Brown, K. , Pediatric Emergency Medicine, DC.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berkowitz, D. (2005), Pediatric Stroke, Poster session presented at the Children's National Medical Center- Department of Emergency Medicine Fellows Conference, Washington, DC

Conference Presentation - Poster, Berkowitz, D. (2004), Eye Injuries, Poster session presented at the Children's National Medical Center- Pediatric Housestaff Conference, Washington, DC


For a more comprehensive list of publications for Deena Berkowitz, MD, MPH view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database
 


   
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