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Heather Morein French, MD, FAAP

Attending Neonatologist

Associate Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program

Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania



French HN, Glass K, Urban A, Brno C, Johnston L. Role of Simulation for Trainees in the Next Accreditation Cycle. Roundtable Discussion, International Pediatric Simulation Society. 2013 Apr 23-25, New York, NY.


Durrwachter-Erno K, Levine L, Gracely EJ, Fugarolas KN, French HM. Using Technology to Study the Art of Medicine. Poster presentation, American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting. 2012 Oct 25-26, New Orleans, LA.


2013, CHOP Faclty Honor Role

2012, Neonatal Resuscitation Program Young Investigator's Award

2008, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Travel Award

2008, Finalist; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Young Investigator Award

2007, Young Investigator Award, Perinatal Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics

2007, Society for Pediatric Research Basic Science Travel Award

2007, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Travel Award

2006, CHOP Fellows Research and Development Fund Award




French HM, Simmons RA. Infant of the diabetic mother. In: Rudolph CD, Rudolph AM, Lister G, First L, Gershon, A (eds). Rudolph’s Pediatrics, 22nd Edition. New York: McGraw Hill Medical; 2011.


Memberships in professional organizations

National societies

2012 - present, International Pediatric Simulation Society
2012 - present, Academic Pediatric Association
2008 - present, Perinatal section of the American Academy of Pediatrics
2008 - present, Society for Simulation in Healthcare
2002 - present, American Academy of Pediatrics
2002 - present, American Medical Association

Original Papers


Sawyer T, French H, Soghier L, Barry J, Johnston L, Anderson J, Ades A. Educational perspectives: Boot camps for neonatal-perinatal medicine fellows. Neoreviews. 2014; 15;e46. Read the abstract.

Posters and Presentations


French HM, Calaman S, Dickerman M, Levine L. Maximizing the poer of simlation: Strategies for designing simulation exerciss across the continuum of learners. Pediatric Academic Societies. 2012 Nov 20, Boston, MA.

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