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Alefiyah Malbari, MD

Inaugural Head of the Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics and Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Medical Education, Dell Medical School

Dr. Malbari oversees the development and growth of the new division in the Department of Pediatrics at Dell Medical School with a vision to expand outpatient general pediatric services and provide a medical home for patients and families in the communities. Dr. Malbari’s medical education appointments include serving as a mentor in the DOCS clinical skills course for medical students in all four years as well as being involved in pediatric residency education and curriculum development at the graduate medical level. Dr. Malbari previously served as the medical director for the General Pediatric Faculty Practice, as well as the course director for the Art and Science of Medicine introduction to clinical skills course, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She was significantly involved in undergraduate and graduate medical education while at Mount Sinai and was inducted as a fellow educator in the Institute of Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2020. In addition to teaching, Malbari was involved in medical education scholarly research and served on several medical education committees. Dr. Malbari is a well established and sought after general pediatrician and was named as a Top Pediatrician 2020 in New York Magazine. Recognizing her exemplary interpersonal skills and bedside manner, she was awarded the Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication in 2016 and 2018. Dr. Malbari earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at New York University and her medical degree at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University. She completed her pediatric residency training and served as chief resident at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.