UA and Banner Welcome New Pediatric Specialists

The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Jenny Mendelson, MD, and Alicia Palmer, MD.

Dr. Jenny MendelsonThe University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner Children’s – Diamond Children’s Medical Center welcome new faculty members Jenny Mendelson, MD, and Alicia Palmer, MD.

Dr. Mendelson, assistant professor, joined the Division of Critical Care.  As a pediatric intensivist and pediatric emergency physician, Dr. Mendelson will take care of critically ill children in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and the pediatric emergency department at Diamond Children’s.

Dr. Mendelson completed her MD and a combined residency in emergency medicine/pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center).

Dr. Alicia PalmerHer research interests are in the areas of pediatric cardiac arrest and post-resuscitation care, medical simulation and transport medicine. She is board certified in pediatrics and emergency medicine.

Dr. Palmer, assistant professor, joined the Division of Hospital Medicine. As a pediatric hospitalist, she will take care of hospitalized children at Diamond Children’s.

Dr. Palmer completed her MD at the Sanford School of Medicine (University of South Dakota) and her pediatrics residency at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.

Her clinical interests include resident and medical student education, and simulation medicine.