Mackenzie Frost, MD, MedEd

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Mackenzie Frost, MD, MedEd, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Director of Neonatal Education and Director of Fellowship Education in the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Mackenzie Frost, MD MEd, is an attending neonatologist, Director of Pediatric Fellowship Education and Director of Neonatal Education at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Frost is leading the development of the new Core Curriculum for all pediatric subspecialty fellows at CHOP. She has specific expertise in assessment and quality improvement in medical education.  Dr. Frost is the faculty advisor for both the Fellows Association and the Residents and Fellows Subcommittee for the Graduate Medical Education Committee.  Dr. Frost is the Chair for the Assessment Learning Community for the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD). 

Dr. Frost serves as attending neonatologist at CHOP and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Frost received her medical degree from Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, OR. She completed her pediatric residency at Brown University in Providence, RI and was selected as a chief resident.  Dr. Frost completed her neonatal fellowship at University of Colorado in Denver, CO.  She received her Master’s degree in Medical Education from the University of Cincinnati.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Oregon Health Sciences University (Medicine), Portland, OR 

Internship

Pediatrics, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI

Residency

Resident, Pediatrics, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI

Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI

Fellowship

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

Board Certification

General Pediatrics
Neonatal Perinatal
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) Provider
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor

Graduate Degree

MedEd - Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Titles and Academic Titles

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Director of Fellowship Education

Director of Neonatal Education

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2020

Reed S, Frey-Vogel A, Frost MS.: Look Who's Talking: A Survey of Pediatric Program Directors on Communication Skills Education in Pediatric Residency Program. Academic Pediatrics 20(1): 9-13, Jan 2020.

Abstracts

2019

Frost, MS.: Validation of the Mayo Evaluation of Reflection on Improvement Tool (MERIT) for use in a Pediatric Residency Program- Poster Presentation. Association of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting, New Orleans, LA 2019.

Frost, MS.: Improving Pediatric Resident Preparation for Fellowship Interviews with a Fellowship Preparation Curriculum and Interview Website- Poster Presentation. Pediatric Academic Society, Baltimore, MD 2019.

2018

Frost, MS.: Validity of Pooled Faculty Evaluations in a Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program- Poster Presentation. Pediatric Academic Society, Toronto, Canada 2018.

Frost, MS.: Validity of Pooled Faculty Evaluations in a Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program- Poster Presentation. Association of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting, Atlanta, GA 2018.

Frost, MS.: Comparing Combined Weighted Ordered Rank Lists to Traditional Evaluation Methods for Creation of Rank Lists for Neonatal Fellowship Applicants- Poster Presentation. Association of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting, Atlanta, GA 2018.

2017

Frost, MS.: The Impact of moving from an open bed NICU to private rooms on Parent-Provider Communication- Poster Presentation. Pediatric Academic Society, San Francisco, CA 2017.

Frost, MS.: Improving Kangaroo Care in the NICU- Poster Presentation. Pediatric Academic Society, San Francisco, CA 2017.

Awards and Honors

2000 Rose Outstanding Service Award- Oregon Health Sciences University

2001 Rose Outstanding Service Award- Oregon Health Sciences University

2002 Outstanding Service in the NICU: PGY1- Brown Medical School, Woman and Infant's Hospital

2003 Outstanding Service in the NICU: PGY2- Brown Medical School, Women and Infant's Hospital

2005 Haffenreffer Fellow in Medical Sciences- Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital

2018 APPD Quality Improvement Award- National Association of Pediatric Program Directors

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

Faculty Advisor, Fellows Association

Faculty Advisor, Resident and Fellow Advisory Sub-committee, Graduate Medical Education Committee

Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Recruitment

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Association of Pediatric Program Directors
 - Chair, Assessment Learning Community