Who We Are

Meet the team here at Cincinnati Children's. Here you will find information about our Pediatric Residency Leadership and current Chief Residents. You can also find information about our current residents, including their medical school training and their contact information.

Be sure to check out each resident's biographies for their reasons for choosing Cincinnati for residency.

A photo of Jennifer O'Toole.

Jennifer K. O'Toole, MD, MEd Program Director, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics Residency Program 513-803-2009

A photo of Sue Poynter.

Sue E. Poynter, MD, MEd Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program 513-636-4906

A photo of Daniel Mallon.

Daniel Mallon, MD, MSHPEd Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program 513-636-4415

A photo of Brad Sobolewski.

Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd Assistant Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program 513-636-7966

A photo of Angela Statile.

Angela M. Statile, MD, MEd Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program 513-803-4829

A photo of Ndidi Unaka.

Ndidi I. Unaka, MD, MEd Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program 513-636-8354

A photo of Thomas DeWitt.

Thomas G. DeWitt, MD, FAAP Director, Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Weihl Professor of Pediatrics 513-636-5932

A photo of Javier Gonzalez del Rey.

Javier A. Gonzalez del Rey, MD, MEd Vice Chair Graduate Medical Education, Division of Emergency Medicine 513-636-7918

A photo of Melissa Klein.

Melissa D. Klein, MD, MEd Director, Education Section, Division of General and Community Pediatrics 513-636-4506

A photo of Daniel Mallon.

Daniel Mallon, MD, MSHPEd Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program 513-636-4415

A photo of Patrick McGann.

Patrick T. McGann, MD, MS Member, Division of Hematology 513-517-2234

A photo of Charles Schubert.

Charles J. Schubert, MD Director, Residency Global Child Health 513-636-7966

A photo of Russell Ware.

Russell E. Ware, MD, PhD Director, Division of Hematology 513-517-2344


"My decision to come to Cincinnati Children's was made on my interview day. On initial impression, the hospital seemed like this overwhelming mega-medical center but I immediately felt at ease upon meeting the house staff team and program directors. It felt like a close knit family in the support they provided to the residents. All the people I met throughout the day seemed genuinely happy to be at Children's and I can truly say I am now one of those people. I can't imagine training somewhere different that would offer me more opportunities while also supporting me, both personally and professionally. I would do it again in a heartbeat! (And will hopefully be doing it next year for fellowship)" Sarah Swauger, MD – Categorical Resident Class of 2018

"The main reason I chose to come here for residency was the truly amazing 'gut feeling' I felt when I interviewed. I instantly loved the warm, friendly, supportive, and collaborative culture of the program- this was something I could sense right away when I talked with residents and faculty on my interview day, and I have definitely seen this to be completely true over the past 2+ years. Now as a current resident, I can say that the wonderful PEOPLE here are my favorite part of this program. We have such a friendly, caring, and supportive group of co-residents, and I know many of these people will be my lifelong best friends. Residency inherently will be somewhat stressful and tiring at times no matter where you go, but having such an awesome support group of friends and mentors like we do here makes it so much more enjoyable!" Margot Lazow, MD – Categorical Resident Class of 2018

"After going through a total of fifteen interviews across the country, my wife and I nervously ranked Cincinnati Children's as our top choice in our pediatrics-pediatrics couples match. Having been here for two months, we are so happy and thrilled with our choice! Like most of the top tier pediatric programs, Cincinnati Children's initially stood out to us for its incredible clinical exposure, renowned primary care clinics, cutting-edge research opportunities, and stellar reputation. But what separated Cincinnati Children's from our other favorite programs was the feeling of support for the residents. When we interviewed here, we really felt like the program took care of its residents. And since we matched here, that feeling has only grown exponentially. Our program directors, support staff, faculty, chiefs, and fellow residents have done such an amazing job helping us learn how to be residents, which has been so much more complex than I could have imagined. I doubt there exists a more engaging, fun, and challenging environment to learn how to be a pediatrician, though my opinion is likely biased. Lastly, my co-interns are the most amazing group of people I have ever worked with. As expected, they are an exceptional group of bright and dedicated doctors, but they are also just a ton of fun to hang out with after work." James Rudloff, MD – Categorical Resident Class of 2020

Please click on the PDF file to view a list of our current residents, where they went to medical school, and how to contact them.