Michael Pitt
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Credentials
MD

Associate Professor; Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics
Fellowship Program Director and Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Associate Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Pediatrics
Biography

Bio

Dr. Pitt is a graduate from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Northwestern University's Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Pitt believes that a good pediatrician must be a good educator and enjoys equipping medical students and residents with tools that improve bedside teaching, patient rapport, and parent's understanding of complex diseases in their children. He is an Associate Program Director for the University of Minnesota Pediatric Residency. An award-winning magician who has performed internationally since the age of 8, Dr. Pitt leads workshops for pediatricians on how to incorporate magic into the physical exam to ease anxiety, build rapport, and increase diagnostic yield.

Administrator Information

Cathy Centola
Administrative Phone: 612-625-6678
Administrative Email: kreme002@umn.edu
Administrative Fax Number: 612-626-1144

Education

MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Minnesota Monthly "Top Doctors", Minnesota Monthly Magazine
Minneapolis - St. Paul "Top Doctors, Rising Star Edition", Minneapolis - St. Paul Magazine
University of Minnesota Herz Faculty Teaching Development Award
Outstanding Mentor Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Outstanding Faculty Educator Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis - St. Paul "Top Doctors", Minneapolis - St. Paul Magazine
Walter W. Tunnessen, Jr. MD Award for the Advancement of Pediatric Resident Education