Donna D. Elliott
, M.D., Ed.D. is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Elliott received her B.S., M.D., MSEd. and Ed.D. from USC. She joined the faculty at USC in 1989 as Associate Director of Pediatric Nephrology at LAC+USC Medical Center. Her role as a medical educator began when she became the Pediatric Clerkship Director in 1991. She was active in COMSEP, the national pediatric clerkship director’s organization, and served on local and national committees with that organization. Dr. Elliott was the Associate Residency Program Director for the USC Pediatric Residency Program from 1999 - 2001. She was the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Pediatrics from 1991 – 2000. Dr. Elliott has chaired many University committees including the Clinical Curriculum Committee, the Educational Policy Committee and most recently was appointed by the Provost as the Chair of the Committee on Work and Family Life for USC. She is member of the Executive Committee for the California Consortium for the Assessment of Clinical Competence, has been a member of an LCME accreditation site visit team, AOA advisor and liaison for the AAMC Careers in Medicine Program. Dr. Elliott has received numerous teaching awards including the excellence in teaching award from the University of Southern California and was recently named a faculty fellow in the Center for Excellence in Teaching at USC.