Title: Head of the Center for Adolescent Medicine
Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Pepper Pike, Ohio, United States
Ellen S. Rome, MPH, MD, Head of the Center for Adolescent Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatric medicine.
Inspired to delve into the field of pediatric medicine due to the influence of her father, who was also a pediatrician, Dr. Rome pursued a formal education at Yale University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1984. She later obtained a Doctor of Medicine at the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in 1988 and completed a residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1988 to 1991. Dr. Rome subsequently completed two fellowships in adolescent medicine soon thereafter at the Boston Children’s Hospital in affiliation with Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she also earned a Master of Public Health in 1994. From 2001 to 2002, she completed an additional fellowship in adolescent medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.
Since 2005, Dr. Rome has been employed with the Cleveland Clinic in several capacities, including as an associate chief of staff, president, women’s professor, and head of the Center for Adolescent Medicine, a role she has fulfilled since 1995. Alongside her current appointment, she has also been serving as a professor of pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine affiliated with Case Western Reserve University since 2011 and president of the International Federation of Infant and Juvenile Gynecology since 2010. She maintains affiliation with the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, where she has served on the financial committee and as chairperson of the subcommittee on eating disorders, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Academy of Eating Disorders.
In recognition of her exceptional contributions to pediatric medicine, Dr. Rome has accrued several accolades throughout her illustrious career, including the Kaiser Award for Teaching Excellence from the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in 2014 and the Mount Zion Award in 2013. Notably, she has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.
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