Christiana Care Medicine-Pediatrics hospitalist Himani Divatia, D.O., FAAP, has been named associate director of the combined Med-Peds residency training program.
Dr. Divatia graduated from the Med-Peds program in 2015 after serving as co-chief resident.
Over her years as a resident, she served as chair, Physician Health and Wellness, Med-Peds section of the American Academy of Pediatrics, secretary of the National Med-Peds Residents’ Association, and secretary of the Resident Council.
She received two resident Focus on Excellence awards and was a member of the Patient-Centered Medical Home for Wilmington Hospital Health Center Medicine and Pediatrics team.
She received the Gary Onady Award – the top national Med-Peds award, and the Herman Rosenblum Award for Excellence in Delivering Pediatric Care.
Since joining the Med-Peds faculty and inaugural LEED-R (Leadership Excellence and Education for Residents/Fellows) program, Dr. Divatia has presented national plenary and workshops, been a faculty advisor to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine students, served on the faculty of the Quality & Safety Council, a leader of the Med-Peds Board Review, a member of the Delaware Chapter of the American College of Physicians planning group, and an organizer of county-wide advocacy events.
Dr. Divatia graduated from Penn State University with B.S. in biology in 2006 and earned her medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011.
Her interest and desire to pursue internal medicine-pediatrics originated at a regional specialty meeting held at Christiana Hospital in 2009.