Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Hempstead, NY 


Vanderbilt Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Nashville, TN

Board Certification


Undergraduate Degree

BA - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services



Peer Reviewed Book Chapter


Bayefsky S.D., Kostelanetz S., & El-Sourady M. (2018). Diverticular Disease. In M. El-Sourady (Ed.), Vanderbilt Internal Medicine/Pediatric Curriculum (pp. AccessMedicine). New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 3rd edition.

Bayefsky, S.D. & McDonald, M. (2018). Atrial Fibrillation. In M. El-Sourady (Ed.), Vanderbilt Internal Medicine/Pediatric Curriculum (pp. AccessMedicine). New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 3rd Edition.

Posters and Presentations


Bayefsky, S.D. (2019). The Association of Body Weight Fluctuation and All-Cause Mortality in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Poster presented at: American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting; Atlanta, GA.


Bayefsky, S.D. (2015). Analysis of Published Research on Nephrology Education of Medical Students. Poster presented at: American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015 Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles


Bayefsky, S.D., Shah, H.H., & Jhaveri, K.D. Nephrology Education for Medical Students: A Narrative Review. Renal Failure. 2016, May; 38(7): 1151-1159. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 27197981. 


Bayefsky, S.D., Skowronski, M., Fenton, M.B., Korine, C., Holderied, M. Variations in the echolocation calls of the European free-tailed bat. Journal of Zoology. 2008, Jun; 275(2): 115-123. 

Kizirian, D.K., Bayefsky, S.D., Eriksson, A., Le, M., Donnelly, M.A. A new Petracola and re-description of P. ventrimaculatus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae). Zootaxa. 2008, Feb; 1700(1): 53-62. 


Bayefsky, S.D. Echolocation calls of the Greater Sac-winged Bat (Saccopteryx bilineata). Bat Research News. 2006, Apr; 47(1): 7-10.


Bayefsky, S.D. Effect of location and season on the arthropod prey of Nycteris grandis (Chiroptera: Nycteridae). African Zoology. 2005, Apr; 40(1): 93-97. 

Awards and Honors

2020, Education Academy Community (Vanderbilt Pediatrics)

2020, Excellence in Teaching Program (Vanderbilt Internal Medicine)

2019-2020, Resident Research Preceptorship

2019, Speaker at Tennessee Rheumatology Society annual meeting

2018, Selected participant in Pediatric Rheumatology Residents Program at ACR annual meeting

2012, Emergency Medical Technician, Basic

2011, David Rockefeller Center Certificate in Latin American Studies - 1 of 25 Harvard seniors

2007, USA Today, All-USA High School Academic Second Team - 1 of 20 US seniors

2007, Intel Science Talent Search Finalist - 1 of 40 US seniors

Leadership and Memberships

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA)