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Julia A McMillan, M.D.

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Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Professor of Pediatrics

Female

Expertise: Infectious Disease, Medical Education, Pediatric Infectious Disease

Research Interests: Epidemiology of respiratory viral infection; Pediatric resident education; pediatric residency program; medical education; pediatric infectious diseases ...read more

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Fax: 410-955-9850

Background

Dr. Julia A. McMillan is a professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is infectious diseases. She serves as executive vice chair of the department of pediatrics and is associate dean for graduate medical education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

After receiving her undergraduate degree in English literature and a master’s degree in teaching from the University of North Carolina, Dr. McMillan earned her medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Health Science Center. She completed her residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases there as well. She joined Johns Hopkins in 1991.

Dr. McMillan focuses her research on the epidemiology of respiratory viral infection. 

She was the editor-in-chief of the textbook “Oskis Pediatrics: Principles and Practice” and was editor-in-chief of Contemporary Pediatrics for 17 years. She served as medical editor of the Infectious Diseases Sub-Board Examination for the American Board of Pediatrics for 15 years, where she also served as chair of the Board of Directors. She was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases and Task Force on Terrorism. She is a member of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, among others.

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Titles

  • Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency Program Director
  • Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University (1976)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Infectious Diseases (1994, 2009)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (1982, 2001)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. McMillan focuses her research on the epidemiology of respiratory viral infection.

Selected Publications

McMillan JA, Siberry GK, Lee CKK, Carroll K (Eds). Harriet Lane Handbook of Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2013.

Barone MA, Dudas RA, Stewart RW, McMillan JA, Dover GJ, Serwint JR. "Improving teaching on an inpatient pediatrics service: a retrospective analysis of a program change." BMC Med Educ. 2012 Oct 1;12:92. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-12-92.

Wilde JA, McMillan JA, Serwint J, Butta J, O'Riordan MA, Steinhoff MC. "Effectiveness of influenza vaccine in health care professionals: a randomized trial." JAMA. 1999 Mar 10;281(10):908-13.

Saha P, Parrish CA, McMillan JA. "Pseudomonas osteomyelitis after a plantar puncture wound through a rubber sandal." Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1996 Aug;15(8):710-1.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Walter W. Tunnesen Jr., M.D. Award for Advancement Of Pediatric Resident Education, Association of Pediatric Program Directors, 2007
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, American Academy of Pediatrics Maryland Chapter, 2006
  • House Staff Council Faculty/Administrator Award, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2005
  • Alexander “Buck” Schaffer Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1999
  • Martin D. Abeloff Award for Lifetime Achievement in Medical and Biomedical Education, Institute for Excellence in Education, 2015

Memberships

  • American Board of Pediatrics, 1991
  • Academic Pediatric Association, 1991
  • American Pediatric Society, 1989
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, 1988
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America, 1984
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 1980
  • Infectious Disease Section, 1991

Professional Activities

  • Member, Standing Committee on Discipline, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2012
  • Board of Directors, Institute for Excellence in Education, 2010
  • Advisory Committee, AOA Chapter, Johns Hopkins Medicine,, 2010
  • Chair, Program Director’s Committee, American Board of Pediatrics, 2010
  • Vice Chair, Pediatric Residency Review Committee, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, 2009
  • Hospital Credentials Committees, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2004
  • Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2004
  • Hospital Safety Committee, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2001
  • Editor-in-Chief, Contemporary Pediatrics, 1996 - 2013
  • Editorial Board, Contemporary Pediatrics, 1990
  • Vice Chair, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Pediatric Residency Review Committee
  • Editor-in-Chief, Oski Pediatrics: Principles and Practice, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Editions
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