Faculty Profile

Dr. Lynn Davidson, M.D.

Lynn Davidson, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics)

Areas of Research: Dr. Davidson is PI, “Advancing Pediatric Provider Practice: Preparing Youth for Transition from Pediatric to Adult Medical Care"

Professional Interests

Lynn Davidson, MD, graduated from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai College and completed her residency at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.

Dr. Davidson has been a clinician-educator at the Children’s Hospital At Montefiore for over two decades. In that capacity she has played an active role in teaching medical students and residents. She provides comprehensive, coordinated and culturally appropriate care to a large population of multi-ethnic patients. She also provides co-located neurodevelopmental-behavioral consultations to the Family Care Center practice.

Dr. Davidson has particular interest in the successful transition of youth with special health care needs to the adult medical world. She is involved in education, published research, and quality improvement transition initiatives both locally and nationally. These included:

  • Quality improvement project in improving provider practice methods transitioning youth with and without special health care needs to adult health care.
  • Co-chair of the Academic Pediatric Association special interest group “Health Care Transition and Disease Self –Management”.
  • Monthly workshops for residents during their developmental/behavioral rotation, in which we review transitional literature and practices
  • Active membership in the International Health Care Transition Research network
  • Active membership in the Montefiore Adolescent Primary Care Initiative

For over 20 years, Dr. Davidson has been an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). She is on the AAP national executive committee of the Council on Children with Disabilities. She has served as co-chair of the District 2, Chapter 3 Committee on Children and Disabilities committee since 2007.

 

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Montefiore Medical Center
3444 Kossuth Avenue
Brown Zone
Bronx, NY 10467

Tel: 718.920.2273
Fax: 718.652.5707
ldavidso@montefiore.org

Research Information