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Meet the Family Care Center Physicians

Suzette O. Oyeku, MD, MPH

Practice Specialty
Medical Education
New York University School of Medicine
Boston Medical Center, Childrens Hospital Boston
Childrens Hospital Boston
Board Certified
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Associate Division Director for Academic Affairs, Division of General Pediatrics
Associate Director, Leadership, Engagement and Diversity (L.E.A.D.) Office
Clinical Focus
General pediatrics, quality improvement, sickle cell disease, healthcare disparities
Research Focus
Working to minimize disparities in child health and improving quality of care for ethnically diverse populations with chronic conditions such as sickle cell disease

Dr. Oyeku, a general pediatrician and health services researcher, joined The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in 2006. She received her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed a pediatric residency at the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Boston and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Oyeku also completed fellowship training in the Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship program at Children’s Hospital Boston, and received a master’s degree in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health.

At The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Dr. Oyeku has served as Co-Director of Pediatric Grand Rounds, and at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she has served as representative to the Child Health Oversight Committee of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards consortium. In addition, Dr. Oyeku was recently elected to the national nominating committee of the Academic Pediatrics Association, and she ┬áserves as Project Director and Physician Champion for the National Coordinating Center for the Sickle Cell Treatment Demonstration Program, based at the National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ).

Dr. Oyeku was a recipient of the Dean’s Award for Community Service from Harvard Medical School. She is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatrics Association.