Michelle L. Macy, MD, MS

Michelle Macy, MD

Associate Medical Director, Lurie Children's Pediatric Partners Clinically Integrated Network

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Mary Ann and J. Milburn Smith Research Professor for the Director of Child Health Research; Scientific Director, Community, Population Health, and Outcomes; Director, Smith Child Health Outcomes, Research and Evaluation Center



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Dr. Macy is a pediatric emergency medicine physician scientist who cares for children with acute illness and injury in the emergency department at the main hospital. When she is not providing care in the emergency department, Dr. Macy works to identify and address disparities in access to high-value, high-quality pediatric care in the hospital, in clinics, and through digital health. She partners with parents and community leaders to discover new and better ways to eliminate inequities in child passenger safety and water safety. She is a member of the Safe Kids Worldwide Injury Equity Advisory Committee.

Clinical Interests

Injury prevention, avoiding hospitalization when safe to do so, decreasing overuse of tests and treatments



Education & Training

Education: Masters in Health and Healthcare Research, University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School, 2008; MD: University of Michigan Medical School, 2002

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric health services research, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan Department of Pediatrics, 2007-2009; Fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric health services research, University of Michigan, 2005-2009; Residency in pediatrics, University of Michigan, 2002-2005

Board Certifications: Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Professional Organizations: Academic Pediatric Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Society for Pediatric Research