Rebecca R. Swan, MD

Rebecca R. Swan, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
General Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Education
Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Residency Program
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
(615) 322-3023

General Pediatrics
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1990
Pediatric Residency-USAF Medical Center Keesler, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi
Chief Resident-USAF Medical Center Keesler, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi

Clinical Interests

General outpatient pediatrics, international adoption

Research Information

Dr. Swan's areas of research interest in medical education include professionalism, mentoring, feedback and communication.  Incorporating use of simulations and role-play, direct observation, focused faculty development on feedback and mentoring, and establishment of core faculty-resident dyads to lead rotations are examples of how Dr. Swan and her team have creatively incorporated these areas into the curriculum. She has also emphasized resident wellness and increasing diversity in graduate medical education, through empowering and funding a resident-run wellness committee as well as having focused recruitment and mentoring efforts for under-represented minority housestaff with faculty partners.