Jon (Sandy) Burnham, MD, MSCE

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Jon (Sandy) Burnham, MD, MSCE, is the Clinical Director of the Division of Rheumatology, Director of the Lupus Program and Co-Director of the Lupus Integrated Nephritis Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Background

Dr. Burnham is Clinical Director and Quality Improvement Leader in the Division of Rheumatology at CHOP. He is also Director of the Lupus Program and Co-Director of the Lupus Integrated Nephritis Clinic, both at CHOP, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Burnham directs the Division of Rheumatology quality and patient safety efforts and the Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program. His research addresses new ways to help improve outcomes for children with conditions like arthritis, lupus and mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD). He has worked at CHOP since 1997 and is excited to work with a dedicated team caring for children and adolescents with lupus/MCTD.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Rheumatology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics - Rheumatology

Graduate Degree

MS in Clinical Epidemiology - University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Clinical Director, Division of Rheumatology

Fellowship Program Director

Co-Director, Lupus Integrated Nephritis Clinic

Director, Lupus Program

Departments and Services

Awards and Honors

2018, Department of Pediatrics Alan R. Cohen Master Clinician Award