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Mary Kay Kuzma, MD, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the pediatric residency curriculum for approximately 100 residents. She also is Director of the Pediatric Education in Community Sites (PECS) program. Dr. Kuzma designed the PECS program to provide a continuity clinic experience for the residents in private medical offices with community physicians serving as preceptors. She has recently developed the newest residency curricular experience, the Residents in Schools Initiative (RISI). RISI is an ongoing school-based experience for residents to teach healthy choices and mentor elementary students. As Director of Continuity Clinic/Scheduling, she is responsible for continuity clinic assignments and coordination of schedules. She provides direct patient care and supervises residents and medical students at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Near East Primary Care Center. This clinic is the primary care site for approximately 6,000 patient visits per year, for both well and acute patient care. Dr. Kuzma serves on several hospital committees including: Pre-MD Education Committee, Pediatric Residency Recruitment Committee and Post-MD Education Committee.