Christine Cheston, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine

MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Christine Cheston, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Emergency Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. She graduated Chief Resident of the Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP). Dr. Cheston completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia, and her medical training at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency in the Urban Health and Advocacy Track of the BCRP. As a senior resident, she received a Harvard Medical Student Teaching Award. She has published important work on the emerging role of social media in medical education and in the BCRP has had early success as a QI leader, most notably with a medical interpreter project, which aims to consistently incorporate interpreters into family-centered rounds with non-English speaking families. She is passionate about formulating innovative educational strategies that teach residents how quality improvement solutions can address problems of health inequity to address social determinants of health.

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  1. Cheston CC, Rutledge R, Hsu HE. Should We Prioritize Deimplementation of Continuous Pulse Oximetry in Bronchiolitis Care? JAMA Pediatr. 2021 May 01; 175(5):459-461.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33646260
  2. Pingree EW, Huth K, Harper BD, Nakamura MM, Marcus CH, Cheston CC, Schumacher DJ, Winn AS. Encouraging Entrustment: A Qualitative Study of Resident Behaviors That Promote Entrustment. Acad Med. 2020 11; 95(11):1718-1725. PMID: 32379141
  3. Greenlaw C, Jacob S, Cheston CC. Pediatric Quality Improvement (QI) Virtual Practicum: Adapting a QI Simulator. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 08 14; 16:10929. PMID: 32821806; PMCID: PMC7431186; DOI: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10929;
  4. Cheston CC, Sox CM, Michelson CD, Fraiman YS. MINdI: Mindfulness Instruction for New Interns. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 07 31; 16:10933.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32754632; PMCID: PMC7394348; DOI: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10933;
  5. Cheston CC, Vinci RJ. Overuse of Continuous Pulse Oximetry for Bronchiolitis: The Need for Deimplementation Science. JAMA. 2020 04 21; 323(15):1449-1450.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32315041
  6. Cheston CC, Alarcon LN, Martinez JF, Hadland SE, Moses JM. Evaluating the Feasibility of Incorporating In-Person Interpreters on Family-Centered Rounds: A QI Initiative. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 08; 8(8):471-478.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30018123
  7. Roy D, Taylor J, Cheston CC, Flickinger TE, Chisolm MS. Social Media: Portrait of an Emerging Tool in Medical Education. Acad Psychiatry. 2016 Feb; 40(1):136-40. PMID: 25800704; DOI: 10.1007/s40596-014-0278-5;
  8. Batt-Rawden S, Flickinger T, Weiner J, Cheston C, Chisolm M. The role of social media in clinical excellence. Clin Teach. 2014 Jul; 11(4):264-9. PMID: 24917094; DOI: 10.1111/tct.12129;
  9. Cheston CC, Flickinger TE, Chisolm MS. Social media use in medical education: a systematic review. Acad Med. 2013 Jun; 88(6):893-901. PMID: 23619071; DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31828ffc23;
  10. Tchouaffi-Nana F, Ballard TE, Cary CH, Macdonald TL, Sifri CD, Hoffman PS. Nitazoxanide inhibits biofilm formation by Staphylococcus epidermidis by blocking accumulation on surfaces. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2010 Jul; 54(7):2767-74. PMID: 20404119; PMCID: PMC2897279; DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00901-09;

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