April Edwell, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th Street, #001
San Francisco CA 94158
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-7185-9566 Additional info
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    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAFellowship07/2021Pediatric Critical Care
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NCResidency07/2017Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NCMD05/2012
    University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CAMAEd07/2021Graduate Medical Education and Racism
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    2020UCSF Exceptional Physician Award
    Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)2024Research in Medical Education - DEI Award

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    I care for all variety of critically ill children, teenagers, and young adults in the ICU. My particular areas of interest are thinking about how to make our system more equitable and just for patients, and how we train the next generation of physicians to be anti-oppressive in their thinking and practice.

    My philosophy of care is one part Derrick Shephard’s “It’s a beautiful day to save lives” one part Captain Hook’s “Indefatigable good form” and one part Mary J. Blige’s “Don’t need no hateration, holleration in this dancery.”

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    1. Dear Black Folx in Academic Pediatrics. Acad Pediatr. 2024 Mar; 24(2):179-181. Edwell AA. PMID: 37591341.
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    2. Integrating Discussions on Racism and Health Equity into Clinical Reasoning Conference. Acad Pediatr. 2024 Mar; 24(2):184-189. Argueza BR, Young ES, Deering L, Franco M, Nightingale J, Irving P, Edwell A, McBride D, Marbin J. PMID: 37567442.
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    3. URM: Underrepresented or Underrecognized? A Case Study of Black Pediatric Critical Care Physicians. Acad Med. 2023 Jul 28. Edwell A, van Schaik S, Teherani A. PMID: 37523368.
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    4. URM: Underrepresented or Underrecognized? A Case Study of Black Pediatric Critical Care Physicians. Acad Med. 2023 11 01; 98(11S):S50-S57. Edwell A, Van Schaik S, Teherani A. PMID: 37983396.
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    5. Myocarditis in children after COVID-19 vaccine. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2022 May-Jun; 15(3):280-283. Aljohani OA, Arcilla L, Kaushik N, Cresalia NM, Li B, Edwell AA, Ramirez AM, Anwar S. PMID: 36589642; PMCID: PMC9802621.
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    6. Beyond satisfaction: evaluating understanding in PICU family centered rounds. J Commun Healthc. 2022 12; 15(4):267-275. Edwell A, Schaik SV, Desai M. PMID: 36911895.
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    7. Ten-Year-Old Girl With Abdominal Pain, Irregular Breathing, and Tachycardia. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 03; 56(3):298-300. Edwards A, Permar S, Buck S, Jhaveri R. PMID: 28220709.
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    8. A 19-year-old man with sickle cell disease presenting with spinal infarction: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2013 Aug 23; 7:210. Edwards A, Clay EL, Jewells V, Adams S, Crawford RD, Redding-Lallinger R. PMID: 23972124; PMCID: PMC3766176.
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