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Christine M. White, MD, MAT

  • Associate Chief of Staff, Inpatient Services
  • Associate Medical Director, Destination Excellence
  • Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine
  • Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Christine White, MD, MAT, is a professor for the UC Department of Pediatrics and the medical director for the Division of Hospital Medicine, Burnet Campus, General Pediatric Hospitalist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. White is a graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia School Of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics and chief residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. White's interests and research focus on quality improvement. She has led hospital-wide efforts to increase medication reconciliation completion. She is currently leading institute-wide improvement projects on improving capacity management and the patient/family experience. In 2010, she was the recipient of the Faculty Teacher of the Year Award.

MD: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, 2004.

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

Certification: Pediatrics, 2007.


Quality improvement; resident education

Services and Specialties

Hospital Medicine

Research Areas

Hospital Medicine


Implementation of a Peer-to-Peer Support Program in a Quaternary Pediatric Medical Center. Simpson, SL; Khan, S; Schiferl, LM; Boehl, L; Horewitz, D; Hausfeld, J; Samuels, P; Kreeger, RN; White, CM. Academic Pediatrics. 2023; 23:1481-1488.

Postdischarge Remote Patient Monitoring for Children Hospitalized for Failure to Thrive. Sump, C; Denker, K; DeBlasio, D; Ruschman, J; White, C; Riddle, S. Academic Pediatrics. 2022; 22:1529-1531.

Improving Shared Situation Awareness for High-risk Therapies in Hospitalized Children. Sosa, T; Mayer, B; Chakkalakkal, B; Drozd, A; Hater, K; Johnson, A; Nasr, A; Seger, BM; Meyer, R; Dewan, M; et al. Hospital Pediatrics. 2022; 12:37-46.

Optimizing Situation Awareness to Reduce Emergency Transfers in Hospitalized Children. Sosa, T; Sitterding, M; Dewan, M; Coleman, M; Seger, B; Bedinghaus, K; Hawkins, D; Maddock, B; Hausfeld, J; Falcone, R; et al. Pediatrics. 2021; 148:e2020034603.

Improving Discharge Efficiency and Charge Containment on a Pediatric Acute Care Cardiology Unit. Madsen, NL; Porter, A; Cable, R; Hanke, SP; Hoerst, A; Neogi, S; Brower, LH; White, CM; Statile, AM. Pediatrics. 2021; 148:e2020004663.

Challenges Following Hospital Discharge for Children With Medical Complexity. Musial, A; Butts, B; Loechtenfeldt, A; Herrmann, LE; Schmidlin, E; Kelley, J; Hail, T; White, CM; Thomson, J. Hospital Pediatrics. 2020; 10:531-536.

Children's Hospitals Caring for Adults During a Pandemic: Pragmatic Considerations and Approaches. Jenkins, A; Ratner, L; Caldwell, A; Sharma, N; Uluer, A; White, C. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2020; 15:311-313.

Comparison of Parent Report with Administrative Data to Identify Pediatric Reutilization Following Hospital Discharge. Statile, AM; White, CM; Sucharew, HJ; Moore, M; Tubbs-Cooley, HL; Simmons, JM; Shah, SS; Auger, KA; Bachus, J; Beck, AF; et al. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2019; 14:411-414.

Joy in Work: a Systems-Based Approach. Musial, A; Clemens, N; Meier, KA; Olbrecht, VA; Gerrein, BT; Ungard, W; Schweer, M; Statile, AM; White, CM. Current treatment options in pediatrics. 2019; 5:26-36.

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