(Wilmington, Del., Aug. 17, 2022) — Two Nemours Children’s Hospital doctors, Meg Frizzola, DO, FAAP, and Shubhika Srivastava, MD, have been accepted into the prestigious Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine and Executive Leadership in Health Care programs at Drexel University, respectively. These programs offer exciting opportunities to further develop the culture and talent of the Nemours Children’s Health associates.
The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program has been at the forefront of the national leadership training programs for women in academic medicine since 1995. It offers an intensive one-year fellowship of leadership training with extensive coaching, networking and mentoring opportunities aimed at expanding the national pool of qualified women candidates for leadership in academic medicine, dentistry, public health and pharmacy.
“I am honored to have been chosen for this prestigious opportunity,” said Meg Frizzola, DO, FAAP, Interim Chair of Pediatrics, Nemours Children’s Hospital Delaware. “I am excited to have opportunity to expand upon prior knowledge and share new learnings with my fellow associates.”
The Executive Leadership in Health Care Program is a year-long, part-time fellowship intended for women in mid-career to senior-level leadership positions to collaborate with colleagues and enhance their strategic, operational and relational leadership behaviors.
“I am honored to be accepted into this program to learn new leadership and program development skills in the current healthcare environment. I look forward to sharing the knowledge with my colleagues at Nemours and contribute towards program development,” said Shubhika Srivastava, MD, Chief of Cardiology, Nemours Children’s Hospital Delaware.
Dr. Frizzola received her degree as an Osteopathic Physician from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed a Pediatric Residency at Nemours Children’s Hospital and a Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at Nemours Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Srivastava completed her medical degree at Lady Hardinge Medical College, her residency in Pediatrics at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and her Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
About Nemours Children’s Health
Nemours Children’s Health is one of the nation’s largest multistate pediatric health systems, which includes two free-standing children's hospitals and a network of more than 70 primary and specialty care practices. Nemours Children's seeks to transform the health of children by adopting a holistic health model that utilizes innovative, safe, and high-quality care, while also caring for the health of the whole child beyond medicine. Nemours Children's also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens, Nemours KidsHealth.org.
The Nemours Foundation, established through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy, and prevention programs to the children, families and communities it serves. For more information, visit Nemours.org.
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