As a highly regarded pediatrician amongst her peers nation-wide and current Chair of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section of Infectious Diseases and twice a member of the Committee of Infectious Diseases (Red Book Committee), Dr. Fisher helps establish national guidelines and standards for quality health care for children and adolescents. This quality of care is evident in The Children’s Hospital standing as a member of the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI), an organization that serves as a collective voice for health systems devoted to the health and well-being of children, no matter how sick or poor. Dr. Fisher was recently named as a New Jersey “Top Doc” in the area of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Fisher came to Monmouth Medical Center in 2000. She received her medical degree at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine in 1975. She returned to the east coast for pediatric residency and fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at St Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. She joined the staff there in 1980 and served as the Hospital Epidemiologist and attending in pediatric infectious diseases; she was active in medical education, serving as Program Director of the residency program and the Associate Chair for Medical Education. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University School of Medicine where she continues to lecture and teach in small groups both in Philadelphia and here at The Children’s Hospital.
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