Meet Our Team

Leadership team

Program Directors Rush Pediatrics

   

Jean M. Silvestri, MD
She/her
Pediatric Department Chairperson

Undergraduate: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Residency: Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 

Jean Silvestri, MD

Bridget Voigt, MD
She/her
Program Director

Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame, Southbend, IN
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Residency and Chief Residency: Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL

Bridget Voigt

Lisa Giordano, MD
She/her
Associate Program Director

Undergraduate: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Medical School: University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA
Residency: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH and University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Colleen Nash, MD
She/her
Associate Program Director

Undergraduate: Northwestern University, BS
Graduate: New York University, MPH
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Colleen Nash

Marylouise K. Wilkerson, MD
She/her
Associate Program Director

Undergraduate: University of Chicago, BA, Anthropology, Chicago, IL
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Residency: Rush University Medical Center/Rush University Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL

Marylouise Wilkerson
Molly Rose Elkins-Ryan, BA
She/her
Program Manager/Coordinator
Molly Rose Elkins-Ryan

Veronika Salas, BA
She/her
Program Coordinator 

Veronika Salas

Chief residents 2021-22

 

   

Kate Burns, MD
She/her
Medical School: Georgetown University
Undergraduate: University of Virginia

Pooja Mehta, DO
She/her
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: University of California-Davis