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Nicholas M. Potisek

Title: Clinical Associate Professor
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 8644551360
Office: 701 Grove Road
Greenville SC 29605


Background: I am a board-certified pediatrician who works as a pediatric hospitalist routinely caring for children hospitalized for a variety of medical conditions. I primarily work as a clinical educator for multiple levels of learners and previously worked as a clerkship director during my time at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and now serve as the inpatient rotation director for the Pediatric Residency here in Greenville. COVID-19 has delayed acclimation here.
Teaching Interest(s): Clinical teaching with residents and medical students.

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Working with Multiple Levels of Learners for faculty. Presented several times on a national level.
Research Interest(s): Medical Education previously with work-placed based evaluation of medical students.

Clinical research current interest. Created the Hypothermic Young Infant Research Collaborative. Includes coordination of 9 sites across the United States (here, Wake Forest, Virginia Commonwealth, University of Alabama Birmingham, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Oregon Health Sciences, Columbia NY, John Hopkins All Childrens,and Nationwide Children's Hospital. Exploring variety of topics related to hypothermia in young infants. 6/9 sites have completed data entry.
Honors & Awards: USC SOMG Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction
USC SOMG Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction
John P. Matthews, Jr., MD Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award
Wake Forest Pediatric Excellence in Teaching Award
Pediatric Excellence in Teaching Award Clinical Teaching in an Inpatient Setting
Pediatric Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award Clinical Teaching in an Inpatient Setting
Clinical Science Teaching Award
Family Medicine Residency Outstanding Off-Service Teacher
The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
The Jimmy L. Simon MD, Excellence in Teaching Award
Academic Pediatric Association Education Scholarship Program
Henry C. Fordham Award
James Emonson Honours Award
Harvey J. Hamrick Outstanding Teaching Resident Award
Whitehead Award Recipient
Alpha Omega Alpha Distinguished Resident
Campbell McMillan Intern Award
Heusner Pupil Award
Professional Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospital Medicine
Academic Pediatric Association
The Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP)
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Academy of Pediatrics
UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators

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