Robert Adler, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Sr. Vice Chair-Administration and Medical Education

Director of the Institute of Pediatric Medical Education, Children's Hospital Institute for Medical Education (CHIME)

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Robert Adler, MD, MSEd, is senior vice chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He is Board-Certified in pediatrics. Serves as a journal reviewer for numerous publications, including Pediatrics, the Journal of Pediatrics and the Journal of the American Medical Association. Adler has been listed in “Best Doctors in America,” “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare” and “America’s Top Pediatricians.”


  • Circumcision: we have heard from the experts; now let’s hear from the parents Pediatrics. 2001 Feb; 107(2):E20. . View in PubMed
  • Final report of the FOPE II Financing of Pediatric Education Workgroup Pediatrics. 2000 Nov; 106(5):1256-70. . View in PubMed
  • Herbal vitamins: lead toxicity and developmental delay Pediatrics. 2000 Sep; 106(3):600-2. . View in PubMed
  • Immunization levels and risk factors for low immunization coverage among private practices Pediatrics. 2000 Jun; 105(6):E73. . View in PubMed
  • Varicella complicated by group A streptococcal sepsis and osteonecrosis Pediatrics. 1999 Oct; 104(4 Pt 1):967-9. . View in PubMed
  • Dose-related immunogenicity of Haemophilus influenzae type b capsular polysaccharide-Neisseria meningitidis outer membrane protein conjugate vaccine Am J Dis Child. 1991 Jul; 145(7):742-5. . View in PubMed
  • Comparative immune responses to Haemophilus influenzae type b polysaccharide and a polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccine Pediatrics. 1990 Apr; 85(4 Pt 2):648-50. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric generalists in an academic setting Pediatrics. 1985 Aug; 76(2):307-8. . View in PubMed
  • Erythema multiforme: confusion with child battering syndrome Pediatrics. 1983 Nov; 72(5):718-20. . View in PubMed
  • Systematic study of four years of internship Pediatrics. 1980 Dec; 66(6):1000-8. . View in PubMed
  • The process of selecting interns: from the unknown to the unknown Pediatrics. 1979 Sep; 64(3):379-80. . View in PubMed
  • Attitudes and interpersonal skills during pediatric internship Pediatrics. 1979 Mar; 63(3):491-9. . View in PubMed
  • Acute pericarditis associated with hepatitis B infection Pediatrics. 1978 May; 61(5):716-9. . View in PubMed