Caryn A. Kerman, MD

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Caryn A. Kerman, MD, is the Senior Medical Director of Clinical Operations. She is also a pediatric hospitalist, an attending physician dedicated to caring for hospitalized children, at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Capacity management, Patient flow and throughput, Provider staffing
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY


Pediatrics - Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Senior Medical Director of Clinical Operations

Pediatric Hospitalist

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

Departments and Services

Awards and Honors

2007, Graduated Magna Cum Laude - SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
2006, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Inductee
2006, Humanism and Excellence in Medicine Award Nomination
2006, Leonard Marmor Award
2004-2007, Letter of Commendation
2003, Graduated with Honors and with Distinction - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2001-2003, Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society
2001-2003, Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Med Honor Society)
2000-2003, Dean’s List, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2000-2003, International Society of Collegiate Scholars
2000-2003, Golden Key National Honor Society

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2015-present, Appropriate Care Transition Team, co-lead
2013-present, Febrile Infant Pathway Committee, member

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Alpha Omega Alpha
American Academy of Pediatrics