Miriam B. Schechter, MD

Director, Medical Student Education, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.405.8040 F: 718.405.8091

Primary Location

Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)1621 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2604
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Pediatrics
    Clinical Focus
    • Dr. Schechter is a general pediatrician who splits her time between her active practice and medical student and resident education.
    Research Focus
    • General pediatrics
    • medical student and resident education
  • Education & Training

    Medical Education

    New York University School of Medicine


    Residency Program

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Miriam Schechter, MD, is Director, Medical Student Education at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her clinical focus is in general pediatrics, and she has multiple roles in the education and training of medical students and residents.

    After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1985, Dr. Schechter attended New York University School of Medicine, earning her Doctor of Medicine in 1989. She pursued her postgraduate training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, completing her residency and chief residency in 1993.

    Dr. Schechter’s research focuses on medical student education, particularly ways to enhance clinical reasoning, problem-based learning and communication skills in pediatric settings.

    Dr. Schechter has been recognized with listings in Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and New York Times Magazine’s New York Super Doctors. She is the recipient of multiple teaching awards from both the Department of Pediatrics and Albert Einstein College of Medicine and was inducted as a faculty member into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Society. In 2014, she received the Leonard Tow Humanism Award in recognition of emulating the qualities of humanism in medicine. Dr. Schechter is board certified and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatrics Association.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)

    1621 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2604

    P: 718.405.8040 F: 718.405.8091

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.405.8040 Additional Details
    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403 P: 718.741.2450 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.741.2150 F: 718.741.2237 Additional Details