Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Brown University, Providence, RI

Internship

Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics, Global Health Track - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPH - Brown University, Providence, RI

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Pediatric Hospitalist

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

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Global health
Public health
Medical education
Hospital Medicine

Publications

Papers

2020

Vasan A, Krass, P, Leah Seifu L, Talia Hitt T, Ijaz N, Villegas L, Pallegedara K, Pandurangia S, Congdon M, Rezet B, Kenyon C. Pediatric Provider Perspectives and Practices Regarding Health Policy Discussions with Families: A Mixed Methods Study. BMC Pediatr 20, 343 (2020).  

Congdon M, Hong H, Young RR, Cunningham CK, Enane LA, Arscott-Mills T, Banda FM, Chise M, Motlhatlhedi K, Feemster K, Patel SM, Boiditswe C, Leburu T, Shah SS, Steenhoff AP, Kelly MS. Effect of Haemophilus influenzae type b and 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on childhood pneumonia hospitalizations and deaths in Botswana. Clinincal Infectious Diseases. July 2020.

Campbell I, Congdon M, Capucilli P, Fox BW. A Not So Common Infection in an Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant. Clinical Pediatrics. June 2020.

Congdon M, Kern-Goldberger AS, Hart  JK. Pediatric Readmissions and the Quality of Hospital-to-Home Transitions. J Hosp Med. 2020 Dec;15(12):767. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3525. PMID: 33284744.

2018

Vajravelu M, Congdon M, Mitteer L, Koh J, Givler S, De Leon D. Continuous Intragastric Dextrose: A Therapeutic Option for Refractory Hypoglycemia in Congenital Hyperinsulinism. Hormone Research in Paediatrics. 2018 Aug 7: 1-7

2015

Congdon M, Gjelsvik A, Lurie M, Enimil A, Antwi S, Kwara A. The role of nutritional status on follow-up among HIV-infected children at a Teaching Hospital clinic in Ghana. West Afr J of Med. 2015 Jan-Mar; 34(1): 20-26.

2012

McCulloh R, Smitherman S, Adelsky S, Congdon M, Librizzi J, Koehn K, Alverson B. Hospitalists better adhere to evidence-based guidelines for inpatient bronchiolitis management: results from a multi-center study. Hospital Pediatrics 2(1): 19-25, 2012.

Posters and Presentations

2020

Congdon M, Carroll B, Costello A, Londono T, Ronan J, Tenney-Soeiro R. Dissecting Clinical Pathways; a Curriculum Development Project. Poster presented at CHOP’s 3rd Annual Education Symposium. Philadelphia, PA. January 2020.

2019

Congdon M, Young RR, Cunningham CK, Enane LA, Arscott-Mills T, Banda FM, Chise M, Motlhatlhedi K, Feemster K, Patel SM, Boiditswe C, Leburu T, Shah SS, Steenhoff AP, Kelly MS. Evaluation of the impact of pneumonia vaccines on childhood pneumonia-related hospitalizations and mortality in Botswana. Poster presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition. New Orleans, LA. October 2019.

Congdon M, Londoño T, Schnell S, Ellison A, Blackstone M, Johnson T. Impact of patient race/ethnicity on emergency department management of gastroenteritis. Poster presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Clinical Exhibition. New Orleans, LA. October 2019.

Congdon, M, Londono T, Schnell S. There’s Fat in my Brain Bleed. Clinical Conundrum presented at the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference. Seattle, WA. July 2019.

Congdon M, Londoño T, Schnell S, MD, Ellison, A, Blackstone M, Johnson T. Impact of patient race/ethnicity on emergency department management of gastroenteritis. Poster presented at Pediatric Academic Society National Meeting. Baltimore, MD. April 2019.

2018

Congdon M, Htoo D, Harnoor K, Madhava M, Sachs R, Shen K. Medical Education in the Community: Sexual and Reproductive Health for Karen Refugee Youth. Poster presented at the CHOP Global Health Conference. Philadelphia, PA. October 2018.

Congdon M, Enane, Arscott-Mills T, et al. Evaluating the impact of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumonia hospitalizations and deaths among children in Botswana. Poster presented at the CHOP Global Health Conference. Philadelphia, PA. October 2018.

Londono T, Congdon M, Schnell S. When a rash is not just a rash. Clinical Conundrum presented at the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference. Atlanta, GA. July 2018.

Congdon M, Zaoutis L. More than bad Bronchiolitis. Clinical Conundrum presented at the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference. Atlanta, GA. July 2018.

Congdon M,  Htoo D, Harnoor K, Madhava M, Sachs R, Shen K. Medical Education in the Community: Sexual and Reproductive Health for Karen Refugee Youth. Poster presented at the University of Pennsylvania Health Equity Conference. Philadelphia, PA. April 2018.

Invited Lectures

2020

Global Childhood Malnutrition; Operation Smile Resident Leadership Conference, November 2020.

2019

Congdon M. “Introduction to Global Health.” Julian Krinsky Camp Lecture. Philadelphia. August 2019.

Awards and Honors

2019, Senior Resident Research Award, CHOP Residency Class of 2019
2018, American Academy of Pediatrics Resident Research Grant
2018, Resident Travel Award for the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference
2018, Contributor to a resident project awarded the American Academy of Pediatrics CATCH Grant

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2020-present, Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Hospital Medicine, Ad hoc Reviewer, BMC Pediatrics

2018-present, Global Health Conference Abstract Reviewer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Academic and Institutional Committees

2020-present, Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) Clinical Pathway Committee
2020-present, Educational Committee for the Division of General Pediatrics
2019-present, Chair, Readmissions Committee, Section of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics
2019-present, BRUE Clinical Pathway Revision and Quality Improvement Committee
2019-present, Faculty interviewer for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Resident Admissions Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2019-present, Academic Pediatric Association
2018-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
 - Section of Hospital Medicine
 - Section of Early Career Physicians
 - Section on International Child Health