Dr. Phillip H. Kaieida is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, and a staff pediatrician at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky. After completing pediatrie residency training at Emory University School of Medicine and then 5 years as a private practitioner, he joined the faculty at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh as Clinical Research Pediatrician at the Otitis Media Research Center and as a member of his current division.
Dr. Kaleida has had a longterm interest in the diagnosis and management of otitis media and the principles of effective teaching. Regarding the former, he has published articles, made national presentations, and coproduced teaching videos on otoscopy. Regarding the latter, he has also made national presentations and currently serves as Director of the Pediatrie Clerkship (Community /Ambulatory Medicine Clerkship) for third-year medical students, Director of the Primary Care Pediatrics Elective for fourthyear medical students, and Coordinator of the Primary Care Center Rotation for pediatrie residents.
Dr. Kaleida is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics, the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics, and the Ambulatory Pediatrie Association. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Otitis Media with Effusion Project Advisory Committee. He is also past president of the Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children.