Helen Barrett Fromme, MD, MPHE

Barrett Fromme, MD, MHPE is a Professor of Pediatrics and a pediatric hospital​ist at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, where she serves in numerous leadership roles, including Section Chief of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and Vice Chair of Faculty Development in the Department of Pediatrics, as well as the Associate Dean for Faculty Development in Medical Education.  Nationally, she is the Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospital Medicine, and also serves on the Academic Pediatric Association Education Executive Committee. She is the co-creator and Faculty Director of the Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence (APEX) Teaching Program, co-sponsored by the APA and AAP SOHM. She has received numerous awards from students and residents, locally and nationally, for her teaching. She is passionate about mentorship and serves in both formal and informal mentorship roles to countless colleagues, both junior and peer, across the country. She has a strong interest in the scholarship of teaching and mentorship, especially around career development and sustainability, as well as gender bias in leadership and hiring.