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Harry Hoar III, MD

hoarharryDepartment of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Associate Designated Institutional Official, UMMS-Baystate

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
    • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2007-2008)
    • Internship/Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics (2003-2007)
  • University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT
    M.D. (1999-2003)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
    B.S., Biology (1995-1999)

Scholarly Foci

  • Clinical reasoning and diagnostic error
  • Expertise development
  • Medical education
  • Remediation of struggling learners

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Hoar's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
    • Member (2011-present)
    • Education Committee
      • Clinical Reasoning Toolkit Subcommittee
        • Member (2017-present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Member (2005-present)
    • Section of Hospital Medicine
      • Member (2009-present)
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Member (2005-present)
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors
    • Member (2014-2019)
    • Curriculum Committee
      • Member (2017-2018)
  • Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics
    • Member (2012-2017)
    • Curriculum Committee
      • Member (2013-2014)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
  • Excellence in Teaching in Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine (2011, 2014, 2015, 2017)
  • Physical Diagnosis Teacher of the Year, Tufts University School of Medicine (2008)

Contact Information

Department of Pediatrics
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199