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Michael A. Barone, M.D., M.P.H.
Current Title: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Faculty Educational Development.
Education: B.S., Bucknell University (1987); M.D., Northwestern University (1991); Pediatrics Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital (1991-1994; 1995-1996); M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University (2002).
Johns Hopkins Administrative Positions: Dr. Barone is Director of Medical Student Education (Basic Clerkship and inpatient subinternships) in the Department of Pediatrics, is Director of PRECEDE Curriculum, serves as Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and is a managing board member of the Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE).
National Roles: Other professional affiliations include the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) USMLE Step I Committee (2009-present); NBME USMLE Interdisciplinary Review Committee member (2008-present); Chair, NBME USMLE Step I Committee – Introduction to Clinical Diagnosis (2008-2010), Executive Committee, and Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (2009-2011); President, Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (2011-present).
Educational Focus: Clinical Pediatrics; Clinical Skills Development.
Educational Recognition: Dr. Barone has been the recipient of several educationally based awards including: Clinical Instructor of the Year, St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown, PA (1997), Ballantine Award for Teaching Excellence, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (1999), and the Alexander Schaffer Award for Outstanding Clinical Instruction, presented by the Johns Hopkins Harriet Lane Pediatric Housestaff (2001, 2010).
Clinical Focus: Pediatrics: inpatient, emergency care, and newborn nursery.
Research Focus: Clinical Skills Development in Pediatrics and Educational Outcomes of Curriculum Reform.
Personal: Dr. Barone was born in Brooklyn, NY. He is married to Deirdre Barone, a teacher (early childhood education). They have three daughters, Emily (16), Meredith (14), and Bridget (10). Dr. Barone enjoys American history, volunteering in the community and participating in recreational sports - especially fishing.