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Stephanie B. Dewar, MD

Job Title Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Director, Pediatric Residency Program
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-7146 Phone
412-692-7231 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1986 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


1990 University of Florida Health Science Center


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics


  • William I Cohen Award Clinical Skills Instruction of Medical Students, UPSOM
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty inductee
  • Graduate Medical Education Award, WRCS Medical Staff
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, Pediatric Residency, Tod Children's Hospital
  • Alumni Hall of Fame, Elizabeth Forward High School
  • Commencement Hooder, NEOUCOM
  • Bison Club Alumni Award, Bucknell University
  • Rosalie Saffos Award, Resident Physician Teacher of the Year, University of Florida-Jacksonville
  • Richard G. Skinner Award, Most Outstanding Pediatric Resident, University of Florida-Jacksonville
  • Outstanding Teacher Resident, Family Medicine Residency Program, University of Florida-Jacksonville
  • Luk Y.K. Shi Memorial Award, Outstanding Pediatric Resident in Neonatology, University of Florida-Jacksonville
  • Outstanding First Year Resident, University of Florida-Jacksonville
  • Elizabeth M. Oliphant Award, Highest cumulative GPA for female student in biological sciences, Bucknell University


  • Book Chapters: Common Infections in Children and Failure to Thrive, Currents in Family Medicine, Jeannette South-Paul MD Fourth Edition 2014.
  • Book Chapter: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Lisa B. Zaoutis, MD and Vincent W. Chiang, MD, 2007.
  • Photo Quiz, Pediatric Medicine, Resident and Staff Physician 2007;53:10.
  • Bra-Band Wound in An Adolescent, Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2007; 46; 448.

Biography Summary

Stephanie B. Dewar, MD became a member of the DRG at CHP in 2007. She cares for hospitalized children and serves as an inpatient attending physician on the wards teaching both residents and medical students.  She has been instrumental in implementing the Patient Handoff Curriculum for pediatric residents at CHP and was the recipient of the William I Cohen Award in 2012 from the University of Pittsburgh for her excellent instruction of medical students. After serving as Associate Program Director of the general pediatric residency program at CHP since 2008, Dr. Dewar assumed the role of Program Director July 2014. Dr. Dewar was previously both the categorical pediatric program director as well as the director of the Med/Peds residency program at Western Reserve Care System/Tod Children’s Hospital in Youngstown OH before moving back to Pittsburgh in 2007.

Last Update
August 21, 2014
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Last Update
August 21, 2014