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Christine McKiernan, MD, FAAP

mckiernan 140x196Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Critical Care

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics
  • Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Baystate Medical Center

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA
    Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care (1995-1998)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
    Internship/Residency, Pediatrics (1992-1995)
  • UMass Chan Medical School, Worcester, MA
    M.D. (1988-1992)
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
    B.A., Chemistry (1984-1988)

Scholarly Foci

  • Invasive and noninvasive respiratory support in pediatric patients
  • COVID-19 and pediatric patients
  • Traumatic brain injury in children

Scholarly Activity

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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • School Re-Opening Task Force
      • Member (2020-present)
    • Fellow (1995-present)
  • Northeast Pediatric Intensive Care Consortium
    • Founding Member (2015-present)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
    • Member (1995-present)
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Member (1995-present)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Teacher of the Year Award, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate (1999, 2006, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  • Certificate of Recognition, Massachusetts Department of Public Health (1998)

Contact Information

Department of Pediatrics
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated February 2022)