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Graduate Medical Education

Faculty

Pediatric Residency
Laurel Erickson-Parsons, MD, FAAP
Program Director

Dr. Erickson-Parsons is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine. She is a Clinical Associate Professor for the Temple/St. Luke’s School of Medicine.

  • Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Residency: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Special Interests: Inpatient medicine, quality improvement, creating future leaders, and enhancing resident education through a nurturing and supportive program

Laura Czulada, DO, FAAP
Associate Program Director

Dr. Czulada is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

  • Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
  • Fellowship (Pediatric Critical Care): University of North Carolina Children’s Hospital

Special Interests: Communication with families, respiratory support in RSV and end of life care in the ICU

Jennifer Janco, MD, FAAP

Dr. Janco is board-certified in Pediatrics. She is the Chair of St. Luke’s Pediatrics.

  • Medical School: Hahnemann University School of Medicine at Drexel University
  • Residency: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Special Interests: Wellness and preventive care through vaccination and nutrition and child advocacy

Dianne Jacobetz, MD, FAAP

Dr. Jacobetz is board-certified in Pediatrics. She is the Regional Medical Director of the Ambulatory Pediatric Practices and an Associate Professor at the Temple/St. Luke’s School of Medicine.

  • Medical School: The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Special Interests: Care of newborns, quality improvement and physician well-being

Ajin Kim, MD, FAAP

Dr. Kim is board-certified in Pediatrics. He is the liaison for the Family Medicine Residents on Inpatient Pediatrics.

  • Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
  • Residency: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Special Interests: Resident education and quality improvement

Vhada Sharma, MD, FAAP

Dr. Sharma is board-certified in Pediatrics. She serves as the Pediatric Representative to the American College of Academic International Medicine.

  • Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Special Interests: Medical education, cultural awareness and diversity