Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd

Director, Resident Emergency Department Rotation

Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric emergency medicine; technology in education; resident education

Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd, is currently an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2004, he came to Cincinnati Children’s and subsequently completed a residency in pediatrics, a year as a chief resident, and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine.

In addition to his clinical work in the Emergency Department, Dr. Sobolewski serves as the rotation director for the 250+ residents rotating through the ED. It is in this role that he oversees a broad curriculum involving didactic and simulation based sessions, an asynchronous online platform consisting of a widely read Pediatric Emergency Medicine blog,, and ongoing research projects focused on the use of technology in resident education.

MD: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2007.

Chief Resident: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, OH, 2007-2008.

Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, OH, 2011.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2008; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2013.

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Sobolewski B. Social media, technology create new frontier in medical education. AAP News. 2015;36:34.

Chang TP, Pham PK, Sobolewski B, Doughty CB, Jamal N, Kwan KY, Little K, Brenkert TE, Mathison DJ. Pediatric Emergency Medicine asynchronous e-learning: a multi-center randomized control Solomon-4-group study. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2014 Aug;21(8):912-9. 

Sobolewski, B, MD, Richey, L, Kowatch RA, Grupp-Phelan, J. Mental Health Follow-Up Among Adolescents with Suicidal Behaviors after Emergency Department DischargeArch Suicide Res. 2013;17(4):323-34.

Delgado A, Sobolewski B, Murtagh Kurowski E. A tale of two Torsions: Ovarian Torsion in Infants and ToddlersPediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Mar;29(3):374-6.

Sobolewski BA, Mittiga MR, Reed JL. Atlantoaxial rotary subluxation following minor trauma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Dec;24(12):852-6.

Sobolewski B. Emergency Medicine Section: Med Study Pediatrics Core Curriculum, 7th Edition. The Med Study Corporation.

Sobolewski B, Mittiga M, Gonzalez del Rey J. Chapter 14: Pediatrics. The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 4th Edition. McGraw Hill.

Sobolewski B, Grupp-Phelan J, Marino B. Chapter 20: The Critically Ill and Injured Child. Blueprints Pediatrics, 6th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2013.