Congratulations to Lauren T. Roth, MD, Attending Physician and Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Montefiore Einstein, on her appointment as Director of Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Service-Learning Course.
As Director, Dr. Roth leads a four-year course, partnering all the college’s medical students with community-based organizations to develop programs to meet community needs. In addition to her work at Einstein, Dr. Roth provides pediatric primary care at the Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC). She has expertise in LGBTQ+ health education and gender affirming care. Her research interests include innovation in medical education, the general pediatrician’s role in providing care for transgender and nonbinary youth, and how to best educate pediatric faculty and trainees about providing inclusive and affirming care for LGBTQ+ youth. Dr. Roth co-chairs the LGBTQ+ Health and Well-Being Special Interest Group of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA), chairs the Trans Youth Working Group at Montefiore Einstein, and is a member of the Academic General Pediatrics Resident Education Committee.