Professor of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, University of Cincinnati
Melissa Klein, MD, MEd is a Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She serves as the Director of the Primary Care Pathway of the Pediatrics Residency Program, the Medical Director of the On-line Masters of Education program, the Director of the Academic Pediatric Association’s Educational Scholars Program and an Associate Editor for Education in Academic Pediatrics. She has a strong passion for caring for children from underserved communities in a primary care setting. As such, she serves as the physician champion for education for the Medical-Legal Partnership, a Board Member of the area’s largest food bank and recently led the endeavor to start an in-clinic pantry for food insecure families seen in the primary care center. Her main educational research interest focuses on creating innovative educational experiences to improve physician performance and impact patient outcomes.