Elaine Schulte, MD, MPH
Elaine Schulte, MD, MPH is the Vice Chair, Academic Affairs and Faculty Development in the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is also the Medical Director of the Adoption Program which provides pre-adoption consultation, comprehensive post-adoption evaluation and ongoing care of adopted children.
Dr. Schulte earned bachelor of arts degrees in music and biochemistry from Skidmore College, a medical degree from Albany Medical College, and a master of public health degree from the University of Albany. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the Albany Medical Center and a residency in preventative medicine at the University of Albany, New York State Department of Health. At Albany Medical College, Dr. Schulte served as the Division Chief of General Pediatrics.
Prior to joining Montefiore in September 2017, Dr. Schulte was at the Cleveland Clinic, where she served as the Department Chair of General Pediatrics, Medical Director of the Adoption Program and Co-Director of the Center for Excellence in Coaching and Mentoring.
Dr. Schulte is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care. She has created clinical guidelines and educational programs for pediatricians and adoption agencies and has given numerous national presentations on adoption, physician leadership, and professional development.
Dr. Schulte is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a certified developmental coach.