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Cleveland Clinic
May 13-15, 2019 | Cleveland, OH

Elaine E. Schulte

Vice Chair of Academic Affairs and Faculty Development
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Elaine E. Schulte, M.D, M.P.H, FAAP, is vice chair of academic affairs and faculty development at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx.  She is professor of pediatrics at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Previously she was a professor of pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Learner Medical College of Case Western Reserve University, former chair of the Department of General Pediatrics and vice chair for staff development at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. She holds a certificate in executive coaching from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management.

Dr. Schulte is the co-director of the Center for Excellence in Coaching and Mentoring (CECM) at the Cleveland Clinic. The CECM aims to facilitate a relationship-centered developmental network for all faculty.

Dr. Schulte also directs the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Peer Mentorship Program, a peer-based group mentorship initiative which combines the fundamental concepts of mentorship along with the nuances of developmental coaching.

In addition to her administrative work, Dr. Schulte is a national expert in adoption medicine. She has authored clinical guidelines for practicing physicians, and has written a book on adoption for parents.  She directs a clinical adoption program, and maintains an active general pediatric practice, with special interest in learning disabilities, immunization, and graduate medical education.  



Healthcare leaders at the forefront of the global patient experience movement will address which systems, tools and insights revolutionize the role of the patient and the caregiver. We’ll explore patient perspectives and clinical considerations to understand how empathy and innovation must be incorporated as integral pillars to deliver the best clinical, physical and emotional experience in healthcare.


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