Eileen M. Costello, MD
Clinical Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics
Ambulatory Care Services

MD, Northwestern University Medical School



Eileen Costello, MD, Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics, earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and social relations from Harvard University and her medical degree from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Boston City Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital; she served as chief resident at Boston City Hospital from 1989-1990 and did her fellowship at BMC in the developmental and behavioral pediatrics division with a focus on autism. Also an author, Costello’s well-known book, Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who Doesn’t Fit In, highlights her creative and innovative approaches to both clinical care and specifically to children with neuro-developmental challenges.
Costello has been honored throughout her career as the recipient of numerous awards, including the Thayer Academy Humanitarian Award for Community Service, the Portraits of Inspiration Award by the Asperger’s Association of New England, a Boston Children’s Hospital Excellence in Community Pediatrics Award, and a two-time recipient of the Partners Healthcare Partners in Excellence Award.

2009 Children’s Hospital Medical Center Award for service to Pediatrics and the Community
2008 Partners Health Care/Brigham and Women’s Hospital: Partners in Excellence Award for Commitment to Excellence and Outstanding Performance
2006 Spiral Foundation/Occupational Therapy Associates: Award in recognition of exceptional work in raising awareness of Sensory Processing Disorder
2006 Asperger’s Association of New England: Portraits of Inspiration Award
2004 Pediatrics; Partners Health Care/Brigham and Women’s Hospital: Partners in Excellence Award for Commitment to Excellence and Outstanding Performance
1999 Thayer Academy: Humanitarian Award for Community Service
1989 Neighborhood Health Center : Northwestern University Medical School
1986 Northwestern University: Frederick Stenn Award for Compassion in Clinical Medicine Medical School Graduation
1986 Northwestern University Medical School: Class Speaker at Commencement: The Challenge of the Medically Uninsured
1981 Henry Luce Scholars Program Fellowship
1980 Harvard College Commencement: Ames Memorial Award – “for courage, leadership, and self-reliance”
1980 Harvard College: Harriet Boynton Thompson Scholarship
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Costello EM. Primary care on the spectrum. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2013 Jan; 43(1):17-8. PMID: 23332399; DOI: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2012.07.006;.
     
  2. Costello E. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care (Arthur H. Fierman, MD ed.). Primary Care on the Spectrum. 2013; 43(1):1-18.
     
  3. Costello E. Centers for Disease Control Publication with the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, Carol Weitzman, MD and Jana Thomas, MPH eds.). 2012.
     
  4. Costello E. Safe, Lifesaving Vaccines (Opinion Editorial). The Boston Globe. 2010.
     
  5. Costello E. You Mean It’s Not ADD?. ADDitude Magazine. 2010.
     
  6. Caronna E, Costello E. The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care (Marilyn Augustyn, Elizabeth Caronna, and Barry Zuckerman eds.). Treatments for Autistic Spectrum Disorders. 2010.
     
  7. Santosuosso J, Costello E. The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care (Marilyn Augustyn, Elizabeth Caronna, and Barry Zukerman eds.). Alternative Treatments for Autistic Spectrum Disorders. 2010.
     
  8. Costello E. Double Talk, The Real Life of a Pediatrician (Perri Klass, MD ed.). Kaplan Publishing. 2009; 115-122.
     
  9. Costello E. The Facts and Myths of Asperger Syndrome (Opinion Editorial). The Boston Globe. 2007.
     
  10. Costello E. Complementary and alternative therapies: considerations for families after international adoption. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2005 Oct; 52(5):1463-78, ix. PMID: 16154472; DOI: 10.1016/j.pcl.2005.06.006;.
     
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