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Associate Chief of Staff, Inpatient Services

Associate Medical Director, Destination Excellence

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Board Certified

My Biography & Research


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.

Clinical Interests

Quality improvement; resident education

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Hospital Medicine

Research Divisions

Hospital Medicine

My Education

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

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

Certification: Pediatrics, 2007.

My Publications

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.

Going back to the ward-transitioning care back to the ward team. Herbst, LA; Desai, S; Benscoter, D; Jerardi, K; Meier, KA; Statile, AM; White, CM. Translational Pediatrics. 2018; 7:314-325.

Quality Improvement Feature Series Article 3: Writing and Reviewing Quality Improvement Manuscripts. Schondelmeyer, AC; Brower, LH; Statile, AM; White, CM; Brady, PW. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 2018; 7:188-190.

Development of a New Care Model for Hospitalized Children With Medical Complexity. White, CM; Thomson, JE; Statile, AM; Auger, KA; Unaka, N; Carroll, M; Tucker, K; Fletcher, D; Hall, DE; Simmons, JM; et al. Hospital pediatrics. 2017; 7:410-414.

Optimizing a Nurse-led Transitional Home Visit Program in Preparation for a Randomized Control Trial. Sauers-Ford, HS; Tubbs-Cooley, H; Statile, AM; Pickler, RH; White, CM; Wade-Murphy, S; Gold, JM; Shah, SS; Simmons, JM; Auger, KA; et al. Pediatric Quality and Safety. 2017; 2.

A Nurse Transitional Home Visit Following Pediatric Hospitalizations. Pickler, R; Wade-Murphy, S; Gold, J; Tubbs-Cooley, H; White, CM; Statile, A; Hoying, C; Sauers-Ford, H; Shah, SS; Simmons, J. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2016; 46:642-647.

Improving Discharge Efficiency in Medically Complex Pediatric Patients. Statile, AM; Schondelmeyer, AC; Thomson, JE; Brower, LH; Davis, B; Redel, J; Hausfeld, J; Tucker, K; White, DL; White, CM. Pediatrics. 2016; 138.