Mohamed Radhi, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, has been appointed director of Medical Student Education at Children’s Mercy Hospital and director of the Core Clerkship in Pediatrics for the UMKC School of Medicine effective July 1.
In these new roles, Radhi will be responsible for all medical student program operations at CMH, reporting to the chairs of the Department of Pediatrics and Medical Education. He will also be responsible for all aspects of the pediatric clerkship, coordinating all other UMKC School of Medicine educational program, and managing the medical student’s elective programs. He will also serve as an advocate for medical education at CHM and at the community, regional and national levels.
Radhi is a graduate of the Al-Mustansiriyah University School of Medicine in Baghdad, Iraq. He trained in pediatrics at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, and completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology and in pediatric bone marrow transplantation at Emory University in Atlanta.
Prior to joining the School of Medicine and CMH, he served as the director of the Iowa Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center and director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant program at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.
A graduate of the Carver College of Medicine Teaching Scholars Program, Radhi was active in medical student education during his tenure at Iowa. Since joining CMH, he has immersed himself in medical education working with Edna Perez, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, in the CMH Year I, II docent experience and as associate program director in the Hematology-Oncology Fellowship program.
He is also an interviewer for the School of Medicine selection committee.