Elizabeth Reed Hanson, M.D.
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Director, Curriculum Development SOM Office of Education
I am a general pediatrician and medical educator at at UT Health San Antonio in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. I consider education to be my primary scholarly focus as a faculty member. Within the realm of educational scholarship I am focused on the domains of teaching, curriculum development, and mentoring. I am active in medical education across the continuum with a focus on pre-clinical undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education in pediatrics. My primary educational roles within the institution include Module Co-Director for the Molecules to Medicine Course (MS1), Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Residency Program, Director of the Pediatric Advocacy Curriculum, and Director of the Pediatric Evidence Based Medicine Curriculum. At a national level, I am active in the Academic Pediatrics Association (APA) as a faculty member in the Educational Scholars Program (ESP).
- 2011 - Postdoctoral Training - Pediatrics Chief Resident - University of California, San Francisco
- 2010 - Residency - Pediatrics - University of California, San Francisco
- 2008 - Internship - Pediatrics - University of California, San Francisco
- 2007 - MA - Biology and Biological Sciences - Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine
- 2007 - MD - Medicine - Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine
- 2002 - BS - Biochemistry - University of Maryland
- Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence - Emerging Category (March 2020) - UT Health San Antonio Institutional Award
- Academic Pediatric Association Teaching Award for Junior Faculty (May 2017) - National award for excellence in teaching in the field of pediatric medical education
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (Inducted 2007) - Currently serving as councilor for the UT Health San Antonio Chapter
- 8/2011 - Associate Professor/Clinical and Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program - UT Health Science Center, Pediatrics, San Antonio
- 8/2011 - Staff Physician - University Health Systems, Pediatrics, San Antonio
- 8/2011 - Staff Physician - Christus Santa Rosa Downtown, Pediatrics, San Antonio
Instruction & Training
- 11/2019 - Present, Individual Instruction, Texas Health Steps, State of Texas
- 2/2019 - Present, Respiratory Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 7/2018 - Present, UTHSCSA Pediatric Residency Evidence Based Medicine Curriculum, UT Health San Anonio
- 10/2017 - Present, MEDICINE- BEHAVIOR AND SOCIETY LONGITUDINAL MODULE, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 10/2014 - Present, Teaching Skills Workshop: Educational Scholarship and Curriculum Design, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
- 8/2014 - Present, UTHSCSA Pediatric Resident Quality Improvement Curriculum, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
- 1/2014 - Present, Musculoskeletal Dermatology, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 11/2013 - Present, Digestive health Nutrition, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 5/2013 - Present, Molecules to Medicine Course Co-Director, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 8/2012 - Present, Individual Instruction, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
- 8/2012 - Present, Clinical Skills, The University of Texas Health Science Center
- 7/2012 - Present, Rotation Student Supervision, UT Health Science Center San Antonio
- 8/2011 - Present, UTHSCSA Pediatric Resident Continuity Clinic Core Curriculum, UTHSCSA School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
- 8/2011 - Present, Rotation Student Supervision, UTHSCSA Children's Health Center at UH Robert B Green Campus
Research & Grants
Chamberlain L, Klein M, Hanson ER, et al. U.S. Child Poverty Curriculum 2017 Apr. Available from: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/CPT...
The Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Task Force on Child Poverty convened the Education Subcommittee to develop educational tools to promote understanding of the impact of poverty and other social determinants of health on child well-being over the life course and across generations.
Hanson ER, Finley EP, Petershack JA. What Do Pediatric Residents Gain From an Experience in Juvenile Justice? A Qualitative Analysis of Community-Based Learning Academic Pediatrics 2017 Apr;17(3):296-302.
Chamberlain, LJ, Hanson ER, Klass, P, Schickedanz, A, Nakhasi, A, Barnes, MM, Berger, S, Boyd, RW, Dreyer, BP, Meyer, D, Navsaria, D, Rao, S, Klein, M. Childhood Poverty and Its Effect on Health and Well-being: Enhancing Training for Learners Across the Medical Education Continuum Academic Pediatrics 2016 Apr;16(3 Sup):S155-S162.
My clinical work is in the UTKids outpatient general pediatrics clinic at the University Health System (UHS) Robert B. Green Campus. My clinical areas of expertise include the health impacts of childhood poverty and adversity, trauma informed care, and caring for children with all levels of need in a medical home model.
- 2010 - American Board of Pediatrics