University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Christa Zehle, M.D.
Christa Zehle, M.D.

Christa Zehle, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Associate Dean for Students
University of Vermont College of Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Christa.Zehle@med.uvm.edu
Office Location:
UVM - Medical Student Education, Given Courtyard, N-100, 89 Beaumont Ave., Burlington, VT, 05405

Education

Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University of Rochester, Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, Rochester, NY (2003)
Resident, Pediatrics, University of Rochester, Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, Rochester, NY (2002)
M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1999)
B.S., Neuroscience, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (1994)

Academic Appointments

Associate Dean for Students, Office of Medical Student Education, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2012-present)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2011-present)

Clinical Appointments

Pediatric Hospitalist, The University of Vermont Children's Hospital (2003-present)
Founder, Pediatric Hospitalist Program, The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Burlington, VT (2003)

Awards and Honors

Early Achievement Alumni Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2014)
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2012)
Nominee, Clinical Attending of the Year, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital (2011)
Nominee, Clinical Attending of the Year, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Vermont Children’s Hospital (2011)
Educational Scholar, Educational Scholars Program, Academic Pediatric Association (2009)
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Faculty Inductee, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2008)
Runner Up, Clinical Attending of the Year, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2008)
Recognition for Teaching, Department of Family Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT (2008)

Publications

Chapters in Textbooks

Foreign Bodies in the Gastrointestinal Tract, Current Pediatric Therapy 18th Edition, Chapter Co-Author (2006)

Handbooks

Vermont Children’s Hospital, Acute Care Handbook, 4th Edition, Co-Editor (2004)