Cassandra M. Pruitt, M.D., FAAP  cmpruitt@wustl.edu

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Academic Pediatrics
Associate Pediatric Residency Program Director
Hospitalist MedicineAcademic Pediatrics

phone: (314) 454-6300

Education

  • BA, Emory University1994
  • MD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine1999

Training

  • Pediatric Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine1999 - 2002

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2002 - PresGeneral Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2002 - PresTX, Texas Medical License
  • 2010 - PresMO, Missouri Medical License
  • 2019 - PresPediatric Hospital Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding House Officer, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Galveston, Texas2001 - 2002
  • Young Faculty Award, Southern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 20052005 - 2005
  • Pediatric Educator Award for Excellence in Residency Education, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Galveston, Texas2007 - 2008
  • Pediatric Educator Award for Excellence in Residency Education, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Galveston, Texas2009 - 2010
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, General Pediatric Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri.2011 - 2012
  • Washington University School of Medicine Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, St. Louis, Missouri2011 - 2012

Recent Publications view all (3)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Quality Improvement Initiative to Increase the Use of Nasogastric Hydration in Infants With Bronchiolitis. Hosp Pediatr. 2017;7(8):436-443. PMID:28679563 
  2. Development of a pediatric hospitalist curriculum to promote faculty development, teaching excellence, and evidence-based care. Hosp Pediatr. 2014;4(6):387-92. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2013-0108  PMID:25362082 
  3. Development of performance tracking for a pediatric hospitalist division. Hosp Pediatr. 2013;3(2):118-28. PMID:24340412 
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