Dr. Serwint's research interests include health care issues of underserved populations, resident education and end of life issues. She has been involved in studies of access to care, continuity of care, oral health, injury prevention, immunizations, screenings for anemia, tuberculosis, lead toxicity and breastfeeding services.
Resident education issues include giving effective feedback, studying the impact of the continuity experience and quality of care that patients receive within the continuity setting, and implementation and evaluation of structured clinical observations.
End-of-life issues include resident education about sharing bad news, spirituality, negotiation with parents, health care provider self-care and defining the importance of hope.
Dr. Serwint is the Network Director of CORNET, the Continuity Research Network of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association. This is a practice-based research network of national continuity practices whose research goals are the study of:
- Health care issues of underserved children
- Health care disparities
- Resident behavior compared to the behavior of pediatricians in practice,
- Resident education
- Ways to involve residents in research
Clinical Trial Keywords:
CORNET Research Network