Christine M. Hrach, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Hospitalist Medicine
Hospitalist Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2076


  • BA, Saint Louis University1998
  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine2002


  • Resident, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh2002 - 2005

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Basic Life Support
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • 2005 - PresMO, Physician License
  • 2005 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2012 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification
  • 2019 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics certified in Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Teacher Award General Pediatric Medicine2008 - 2009
  • APA-APPD Combined Leadership and Peer Mentoring Forum Sept 2010 in Reston, VA.2010
  • Department of Pediatrics Office of Faculty Development Leadership Development Program2012 - 2013
  • Attended the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar2013 - 2013
  • Outstanding Teacher Award General Pediatric Medicine2014 - 2015
  • Society of Hospital Medicine St. Louis Chapter - Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award2015
  • Society of Hospital Medicine St. Louis Chapter - Platinum Status Chapter Excellence Award - awarded yearly at the Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Conference2015 - 2018
  • Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation2016 - Pres
  • Attended the AAMC 2017 Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar2017 - 2017
  • Outstanding Teacher Award General Pediatrics2019
  • Outstanding Teacher Award General Pediatrics2020 - 2021
  • Award for Clinical Excellence by Washington University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics2020
  • Academy of Educators Honor Roll Award2021

Recent Publications view all (7)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Teaching scripts via smartphone app facilitate resident-led teaching of medical students BMC Medical Education. 2021;21. 
  2. Perspectives on Patient Experience: A National Survey of Hospitalists Journal of Patient Experience . 2020. 
  3. Prevalence of Continuous Pulse Oximetry Monitoring in Hospitalized Children with Bronchiolitis Not Requiring Supplemental Oxygen JAMA. 2020;323(15):1467-1477. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.2998  
  4. Integrating Research, Quality Improvement, and Medical Education for Better Handoffs and Safer Care: Disseminating, Adapting, and Implementing the I-PASS Program. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43(7):319-329. PMID:28648217 
  5. Development of Performance Tracking for a Pediatric Hospitalist Division Hospital Pediatrics. 2013;3(2):118-128. 
  6. Successful implementation of a referral-based academic pediatric hospitalist service. Hosp Pediatr. 2013;3(1):52-8. PMID:24319836 
  7. I-pass, a mnemonic to standardize verbal handoffs. Pediatrics. 2012;129(2):201-4. doi:10.1542/peds.2011-2966  PMID:22232313 
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