Sam Wainwright, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Associate Section Chief for Quality Improvement, Division of Academic Internal Medicine
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Biographical Info

Work: AIM Office
Work Phone Number: SLPG Clinic: 312-492-0025

Biographical Info
Dr. Samuel Wainwright is a general internist and pediatrician, and health services researcher, at UI Health. Dr. Wainwright sees adults and children in outpatient clinics, and cares for adults in the hospital setting. He focuses on generation-spanning care that supports patients across life’s transitions (teen-to-adult, adult-to-parent, hospital-to-home). His research focuses on examining the value of longitudinal care across generations and life-transitions (pediatric-to-adult, parent-to-child). He is particularly focused on building support for new dads as they seek the best possible health for themselves and their families. He completed the Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital combined residency training in internal medicine and pediatrics, where he also served as the Chief Resident for the MGH med-peds program for 2020-2021. He subsequently completed returned to UIC to complete the CLASS Fellowship in Health Services Research from 2021-2023. He is proud graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine.

Education History
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine (2013-2017)
Residency: Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital (2017-2021)
Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago, Clinical Leaders and Academic Scholars (CLASS) Health Services Research Faculty Fellowship (2021-2023)
Post Graduate Education: Master’s in Clinical and Translational Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health (ongoing)
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine (ABIM) and Pediatrics (ABP)

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