Pamela Dietz, MD, FAAP is currently Associate Program Director of BBCH Pediatric residency with a dual focus on Resident Wellness and Outpatient Ambulatory Pediatrics. She practices as a Preceptor in the BBCH Pediatric Clinic, as Preceptor and clinician at Portland School Based health centers and has a practice at the MMC Weight and Wellness Program working with Childhood Obesity treatment.

Dr. Dietz graduated from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey for medical school and completed her Pediatric Residency Training at Massachusetts General Hospital. After residency she was in private practice for a year and then at South Boston Community Health Center for 8 years where she mentored and precepted residents from both Boston City Hospital and Tufts before relocating to Maine.

Current research interests reside in the arena of resident wellness. Dr. Dietz has been involved in two national studies of resident wellness and the affects of Mindfulness through the Association of Pediatric Program Directors and her current study originated through collaboration with Hasbro Children’s hospital as part of a New England Pediatric Program Directors project.

Scholarship Areas of Interest: resident wellness and burnout

Project Name: Narrative “Passports” as a Method for Reflecting on Meaning in Medicine