Alexander (Alex) T. Rakowsky, MD, is an associate program director of our General Pediatrics residency program and the co-track director of the Osteopathic Recognition Track, serving in these roles for the last 5 years. His clinical work is primarily with residents at the Olentangy continuity clinic, having been in this for 14 years. His passions include resident education with particular focus on the development and improvement of the osteopathic recognition track, increasing the evidence based medicine (EBM) experiences, and incorporating more advocacy and mental health education into the resident curriculum. He works with the osteopathic track residents in evaluating the potential role and efficacy of Osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) in our patients. He is also active with plain language and health literacy initiatives at Nationwide. Dr. Rakowsky serves on several national committees including the APPD (Association of Pediatric Program Directors) Self Study and Residency Aims Group and the APA (Academic Pediatric Association) EBM SIG, of which he is the co-chair.
Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/23/2004
|Fellowship||Children's National Medical Center||Date Completed: 06/30/1995|
|Residency||Hahnemann University Hospital||Date Completed: 06/30/1993|
|Internship||Hahnemann University Hospital||Date Completed: 06/30/1991|
|Medical School||Pennsylvania State University||Date Completed: 05/13/1990|