Hai Jung H. Rhim, MD, MPH
- Practice Specialty
- Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics
- Medical Education
- Tufts University School of Medicine
- Childrens National Medical Center
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Administrative Title
- Program Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program; Co- Director of Pediatric Clerkship, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
- Clinical Focus
- Inpatient pediatrics
- Research Focus
- Dr. Rhim’s research focus is in educational research, with a focus on comparative effectiveness of different educational modalities. Her recent research has concentrated on teaching medical students clinical reasoning and disclosing medical errors as an interprofessional team. Her other research area includes identifying developmental delays in hospitalized children.
Original Communications in Reviewed Journals
- Fradin K, Rhim H. An Adolescent with Fever, Jaundice and Abdominal Pain: An Unusual Presentation of Kawasaki Disease. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2013;52;131-133.
Books, Chapters in Books and Review Articles
- Pediatrics Board Review Practice Questions Book 1. Slonim AD Editor, Rhim HH Contributor, Medtext Medical World, Inc. California 2004.
- Rhim H. Esophageal Foreign Body. In J Gershel, D Rauch (Eds.), Caring for the Hospitalized Child: A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics. AAP; 2013.
Hai Jung Helen Rhim, MD, MPH, joined the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at CHAM in 2010 after serving as the Director of the Inpatient Division at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx and receiving an MPH in Healthcare Management from Columbia’s Executive MPH program.
In addition to providing care for children admitted to the hospital and supervising residents and students on the wards, her interests at Montefiore and Einstein focus on medical education across the continuum of learners. Dr. Rhim developed and implemented the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program, for which she is the fellowship director. For practicing hospitalists, she co-chairs the NYC PHM Forum Education Committee to implement annual CME conferences in the region.
Dr. Rhim is a graduate of the APA Educational Scholars Program and received a certificate of excellence in educational scholarship for her work on Objective Structured Clinical Exercises and its role in evaluating third-year medical students’ professionalism and communication skills.