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Leslie S. Kersun, MD, MSCE, MSEd
Leslie S. Kersun
Program Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Dr. Kersun has a strong interest in trainee education and collaborates with colleagues at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and other institutions to develop innovative methods of teaching various topics in oncology. She also engages in collaborative research related to the communication of difficult news to patients.

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Education and Training

AB, Dartmouth College (Psychology), 1992

MD, Albany Medical College, 1996

Fellowship, Seattle Children's Hospital and Medical Center (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology), 2001

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology), 2003

MSCE, University of Pennsylvania (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), 2004

MSEd, University of Pennsylvania (Medical Education), 2014

Titles and Academic Titles

Program Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

Children’s Oncology Group, 2004-

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2001-

Professional Awards

Goodman Clinical Oncology Research Scholar, 2006

Dean's Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2015

Publication Highlights

Kesselheim JC, Agrawal A, Bhatia N, Cronin A, Jubran R, Kent P, Kersun L, Rao AN, Rose M, Savelli S, Sharma M, Shereck E, Twist CJ, Wang M. Measuring pediatric hematology-oncology fellows’ skills in humanism and professionalism: A novel assessment instrument. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 May; 64(5). PMID: 27808467
Kesselheim JC, Atlas M, Adams D, Aygun B, Barfield R, Eisenman K, Fulbright J, Garvey K, Kersun L, Nageswara Rao A, Reilly A, Sharma M, Shereck E, Wang M, Watt T, Leavey P. Humanism and professionalism education for pediatric hematology-oncology fellows: A model for pediatric subspecialty training. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Feb; 62(2):335-340. PMID: 25307425
Rapson A, Kersun LS. Oncology house physician model: A response to changes in pediatric resident coverage. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Oct; 36(7):524-7. PMID: 24136018
Kesselheim JC, Agrawal A, Bhatia N, Cronin A, Jubran R, Kent P, Kersun L, Rao AN, Rose M, Savelli S, Sharma M, Shereck E, Twist CJ, Wang M. Measuring pediatric hematology-oncology fellows’ skills in humanism and professionalism: A novel assessment instrument. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 May; 64(5). PMID: 27808467
Kesselheim JC, Atlas M, Adams D, Aygun B, Barfield R, Eisenman K, Fulbright J, Garvey K, Kersun L, Nageswara Rao A, Reilly A, Sharma M, Shereck E, Wang M, Watt T, Leavey P. Humanism and professionalism education for pediatric hematology-oncology fellows: A model for pediatric subspecialty training. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Feb; 62(2):335-340. PMID: 25307425
Rapson A, Kersun LS. Oncology house physician model: A response to changes in pediatric resident coverage. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Oct; 36(7):524-7. PMID: 24136018