Sarah K. Wood, M.D.

sarah wood

Vice Dean for Medical Education | Interim Chair of the Women’s and Children’s Health Department

Professor of Pediatrics

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

BC 71, Room 148

p: 561-297-4150

swood31@health.fau.edu

Biography

Dr. Sarah Kathleen Wood is the Vice Dean for Medical Education at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. She is a board-certified pediatrician, clinical educator, and administrator. Dr. Wood graduated magna cum laude with Honors in Psychology from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in 1989, and then earned her MD degree at Harvard Medical School in 1995. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, followed by a year as Chief Resident when medical education of medical students and residents became her passion. She is licensed to practice medicine in Florida and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics.

Education

  • 1989: B.A., Psychology, Magna cum Laude with Honors. Yale University,
  • 1995: M.D. Harvard Medical School
  • 1995-1998, Intern and Resident in Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital,
  • 1998-1999, Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital,

Work History

  • 2022-present: Vice Dean for Medical Education, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU
  • 2015-2022: Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU
  • 2011-2015: Assistant Dean for Curriculum, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, FAU
  • 2010-2011: Pediatric Clerkship Director, Regional Campus, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • 2008-2011: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • 2008-2010: Pediatric Clerkship Director, UMMSM at FAU
  • 2008-2011: Affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor at FAU
  • 2008-2010: Pre-Clinical Preceptor and Lecturer, UMMSM at FAU
  • 2006-2008: Concierge practice- Shore Pediatrics, Boca Raton
  • 2003-2006: Private Practice- Rainbow Pediatrics of South Florida, Boca Raton
  • 1999-2002: Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
  • 1999-2002: Private Practice- Longwood Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1998-1999: Resident as Teacher Program, Harvard Medical School
  • 1995-1999: Clinical Fellow of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Ariel H, Wood S, Hennekens CH: Chronobiology, chronotherapy and timing of aspirin ingestion. JIC, 2015 in press.
  • Lanas A, Wood S, Hennekens CH. Utilization of aspirin: need for individual clinical judgments. Chapter in the textbook Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and aspirin: Recent advances and implications for clinical management. Lanas A (Ed), 2015, in press

Manuscripts In Preparation/Under Review:

  • Worley P, Couper I, Strasser R, Hirsh D, Cummings B, Graves L,Woodman R, Stagg P and the CLIC Research Collaborative (Wood S). Transforming research into medical education: A global typology of longitudinal integrated clerkships. New England Journal of Medicine.

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Scholarly Activity

Fellowships/Memberships

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)
  • Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP)
  • Consortium on Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society

Honors/Awards

  • 2015: Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductee –awarded by GHH member students
  • 2015: Harvard Macy Scholar -Program for Educators in the Healthcare Professions
  • 2014: Selected for the Academic Leadership Program at Florida Atlantic University
  • 2014: Selected for AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar (EWIMS)
  • 2014:Outstanding Clerkship Director, Student Teaching Award, Florida Atlantic University
  • 2013: Clinical Teaching Award from the Class of 2015, Florida Atlantic University
  • 2012: Pediatric Clerkship Director Emeritus Award, University of Miami
  • 2011: Clinical Teaching Award, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • 2010 : Clinical Teaching Award, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • 1999: Sidney Farber House Staff Award, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • 1995: The New England Pediatric Society Prize, Harvard Medical School
  • 1993: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Summer Research Grant
  • 1989: The Angier Prize, Department of Psychology, Yale University
  • 1989: Master’s Award, Timothy Dwight College, Yale University

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Address
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 297-4828