Stephen Ludwig, MD

Stephen Ludwig, MD, is the Medical Director of International Medical Education with International Medicine.

Areas of Expertise: – international medical education, Child abuse, Health, Medical education, Pediatric emergency medicine
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Market Street; Primary Care, CHOP Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Background

    Stephen Ludwig, MD serves as chairman of the Graduate Medical Education Committee and Continuing Medical Education Committee at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is a designated institutional official and senior advisor for Medical Education. Dr. Ludwig is an attending physician in general pediatrics at CHOP and is a professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Dr. Ludwig has served as president of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA), was elected to the Institute of Medicine, chaired the Pediatric Residency Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP).

    After graduating from the Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Ludwig obtained his Doctorate of Medicine (MD) at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his internship and residency at Children's Hospital National Medical Center, where he was chief resident.
     

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Internship

    Pediatrics - Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC

    Residency

    Pediatrics - Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC (Chief Resident)

    Additional Training

    ATLS, PALS, ACLS

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Senior Physician

    General Pediatrics Attending Physician

    Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    2011

    Florin T, Ludwig S, editors. Netter’s pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011.

    2010

    Fleisher G, Ludwig S, editors. Textbook of pediatric emergency medicine. 6th ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 2010.

    2009

    Ludwig S, Strobel S, Marks SD, Smith PK, El Habbal MH, Spitz L, editors. Pediatrics and child health – the core. London (UK): Manson Publishing; 2009.

    2005

    Fleisher G, Ludwig S, Henretig FM, editors. Textbook of pediatric emergency medicine. 5th ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 2005.

    2004

    Shah S, Ludwig S, editors. Pediatric complaints and diagnostic dilemmas: a case-based approach. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2004.

    2001

    Reece R, Ludwig S, editors. Child abuse: medical diagnosis and management. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2001. 

    2000

    Fleisher G, Ludwig S, editors. Textbook of pediatric emergency medicine. 4th ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 2000.

    1993

    Fleisher G, Ludwig S, editors. Textbook of pediatric emergency medicine. 3rd ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1993.

    1988

    Fleisher G, Ludwig S, editors. Textbook of pediatric emergency medicine. 3rd ed. Translation into Italian and Spanish. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1988.

    1983

    Fleisher G, Ludwig S, editors. Textbook of pediatric emergency medicine. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1983.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    2010-present, Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Reviewer
    2001-present, Current Opinion in Pediatrics, Editorial Board
    1992-present, Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Reviewer
    1986-present, Journal of the American Medical Association, Reviewer
    1985-present, Pediatric Emergency Care, Co-editor in Chief
    1980-present, Pediatrics, Reviewer  

    Academic committees

    2010-present,  Medical Director, International Medical Education Programs, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    2010-present,  Chairman, Continuing Medical Education Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    2009-present,  Designated Institutional Official, Senior Advisor for Medical Education, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    1995-present Chairman, Graduate Medical Education Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia