Jessica Goldstein

Associate Professor
Associate Program Director, Neurology Residency


Jessica Goldstein, MD is a board-certified general pediatric neurologist and clinician educator. Dr. Goldstein earned a bachelor's degree with highest honors in biology from Oberlin College and her medical doctorate from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. She completed residencies in general pediatrics and child neurology at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. Her clinical interests include headache, demyelinating disease, neurodevelopmental disorders, care of complex neurological patients, and general pediatric neurology. She previously served as an associate program director for the pediatrics residency program at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. Dr. Goldstein has a passion for medical education and education scholarship. She has a special interest in resident professional development, mentorship, scholarship, and exploring the effective use of technology in curriculum design.

Research Interests
General Child Neurology


MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Major: Medicine
BA, Oberlin College
Major: Biology

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Child Neurology Resident, Residency
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Pediatrics Resident, Residency
UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Licensures and Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology,
American Board of Pediatrics,
Medical Board of Minnesota,
Licensure/Certification Number: 69877

Honors and Recognition

Dennis M Landis Teaching Excellence Award, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Department of Neurology
Scholarship in Teaching Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
AB Baker Teacher Recognition Award, American Academy of Neurology
Faculty Teacher of the Year, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital/Department of Pediatrics
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Frank, E., Goldstein, J. H., Stephans, A., 2021. Index of Suspicion: a young child with subacute onset of behavioral changes. Pediatrics in Review, 42 (Supplement 1): S117-121.
Ginsberg, M., Mosher, K., Broomall, E., Bass, N., Karingada, C., Storey, M., Powers, B., Iammarino, M., Goldstein, J. H., Miller, N., Alfano, L., Noritz, G., Lowes, L., Tsao, C., Mendell, Connolly, A., 2020. Gene Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Safety and Early Outcomes. Pediatrics, 146 (3):
El Moctar, H., Goldstein, J. H., 2016. A hidden cause of hemorrhage: cavernous venous malformation. Pediatric Neurology, 65 100-101.
PubMed ID: 27712854.
Shieh, J., Merrill, M., Deeb, K., Zhang, S., Bass, N. E., Bedoyan, J. K., 2015. Novel SMC1A frameshift mutations in children with developmental delay and epilepsy. European Journal of Medical Genetics, 58 (10): 562-568.
PubMed ID: 26386245.


Administrative Contact


Maple Grove: 763-898-1000
MIDB: 612-301-0115
Explorer Clinic: 612-365-6777

Academic Administrative Assistant

Hope Amundsen