Contact Information


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Phone: (301) 295-3130
Fax: (301) 295-3898

Department Chair

Ildy Katona, MD, CAPT, USN (Retired)
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

Secretary: Ms. Daphne Thomas

Education Resources

A variety of medical resources have been compiled by the USUHS Learning Resource Center to benefit the uniformed pediatric care provider. These can be found at:

Patients as Advisors: Enhancing Medical Education Curricula is a guidethat describes the theoretical and practical approach to using parents of children with special needs and patients with chronic illness as advisors to medical school curricula, as assistants in developing teaching activities, and as co-teachers with faculty. The guide includes examples of tested teaching activities complete with lesson plans and handouts, and can be found at:

AAP Chapter East and West Website