• Onelia G. Lage, MD, is the director of pediatric and adolescent health for the Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program (NeighborhoodHELP). She is also the course director of the Community Engaged Physician course series and interim strand leader for the Medicine and Society Strand. She is the principal investigator for the Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, a national initiative sponsored by the American Medical Association focused on evaluating interprofessional education.

    In 2010, Dr. Lage became the first Hispanic woman and pediatrician elected as board chair of the Florida Board of Medicine. Additionally, she was a board member from 2005-2015.

research interests

  • Innovation in medical education focused on interprofessional education, social determinants of health, and chronic disease prevention (AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Grant, Accelerating Change in Medical Education H & P 360 Implementation Grant, and Florida’s State Opioid Response Project: Medical School Curriculum and Implementation Grant)
    Adverse Childhood Experiences and mental health issues in children and adolescents enrolled in NeighborhoodHELP
    Teaching ethics and compassionate care to medical students and other health professions students

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full name

  • Onelia Lage


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