Irit Rasooly, MD

Fellow

Irit Rasooly, MD is a general pediatrics fellow in the Pediatric Hospital Epidemiology and Outcomes Research Training (PHEOT) program managed by the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is also a student in the Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology program at Penn.

Dr. Rasooly completed her internship and residency at CHOP, with advanced skills in informatics. She received her MD from George Washington University, with a certificate in health policy, and graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University, where she majored in anthropology.

Dr. Rasooly has done research in several areas, beginning with undergraduate work on urban food deserts and then as a US/Canada Fulbright fellow, evaluating the quality of diabetes care in aboriginal communities. She did quality improvement for community based primary care organizations in Montgomery County Maryland and Ontario, Canada. In medical school she studied trends in opioid prescription to children and pediatric emergency department utilization. Her current research is focused on leveraging large clinical data sets to improve patient outcomes for children with complex healthcare needs.