Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd

Assistant Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-7966



Emergency medicine; graduate medical education


Emergency medicine; technology in education; resident education

Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd, is an assistant director for the Pediatric Residency Training Program and an assistant professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Emergency Medicine within the UC Department of Pediatrics. In addition to his clinical work in the ED and his role within the Residency Program Dr. Sobolewski is the creator of the educational website and PEM Currents the Pediatric Emergency Medicine podcast. His research is focused on the use of technology in education. You can view his Educator Portfolio at

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.

MEd: The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2013.

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

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Patel A, Unaka N, Holland D, Schuler C, Mangeot C, Sucharew H, Younts A, Maag L, Treasure J, Sobolewski B, Statile A. Increasing Physical Exam Teaching on Family-Centered Rounds Utilizing a Web-Based Tool. Pediatric Quality and Safety. 2017;2:e032.

Patel A, Unaka N, Sobolewski B, Statile A. Five Steps for Success in Building Your Own Educational Website. Academic Pediatrics. 2017;17(4):345–348.

Zackoff MW, DeBlasio D, Sobolewski B, Klein M. Implementation of point-of-care tools for assessment of teaching. Med Educ. 2016;50:1169.

Sobolewski B, Kerrey BT, Geis GL, Bria CL, Mittiga MR, Gonzalez del Rey JG. The April Effect: A Novel Orientation Approach to Improve Rotation Transitions During Pediatric Residency. Academic Pediatrics. 2016;16(3):220–223. 

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.