Dr. Karen Chilton is a board-certified pediatrician and medical director of WakeMed Physician Practices - Pediatrics, pediatric critical care and hospital medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership. In 2014, she was the recipient of the WakeMed Clinical Excellence award, an honor she was nominated for by the nursing staff of the pediatric intensive care unit and Children's Hospital. Dr. Chilton's interests include patient safety, process improvement and change management. She is a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics with the UNC School of Medicine and is a consulting associate with Duke University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics.
She received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, and completed her residency in pediatrics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Western Maryland College.
Dr. Chilton has formally lectured to residents and medical students on various topics, conducted clinical teaching sessions on pertinent topics during rounds with residents and students, and completed the Pediatric Advanced Life Support instructor course with plans to teach pediatric advanced life support to WakeMed employees and the surrounding medical community.
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