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Meet the Comprehensive Family Care Center Physicians

Miriam B. Schechter, MD

Practice Specialty
Medical Education
New York University School of Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Main Location
Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)
1621 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2604
Phone: (718) 405-8040
Fax: (718) 405-8091
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 405-8040
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The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
Phone: (718) 741-2450
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 741-2150
Fax: (718) 741-2237
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Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Attending Physician, General Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and Director of Pediatric Infectious Disease Outpatient Clinic, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Dr. Schechter is a general pediatrician who splits her time between her active practice and medical student and resident education.
Research Focus
General pediatrics; medical student and resident education

Miriam B. Schechter, MD, received a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. She then completed a residency in pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where she also served as chief resident. She joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at Montefiore and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1993 as a general pediatrician at Jacobi Medical Center. In 1998, she moved to Montefiore, where she has practiced general pediatrics and taught residents and medical students at the Comprehensive Family Care Center ever since.

In 2007 Dr. Schechter was appointed Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Pediatrics. She is co-director of the Pediatrics Clerkship and director of the fourth year Pediatric Ambulatory Care Rotation and Pediatric Subinternship. She has a special interest in simulation in medical education. She has mentored scores of students and is the recipient of several teaching awards from both the Department of Pediatrics and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She serves on multiple committees at the medical school, and is Chair of its Clinical Directors Subcommittee of the Medical Education Council.

Dr. Schechter is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Academic Pediatrics Association, and a delegate to the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics.