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Jennifer McCain, MD

Jennifer McCain, MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Assistant Professor

About Me

Dr. McCain received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia and her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her internship and residency at Children's of Alabama. She then stayed at Children's Hospital for a three year fellowship training program in pediatric emergency medicine where she received the Quarterback Club award for excellence in teaching from the graduating residents. After fellowship she became an assistant professor with UAB and continued to work in Children's Emergency Department for two years before working as a general pediatrician at Mayfair Medical Group for 12 years. Dr. McCain is board certified in both General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She is married to Larry McCain, an English teacher at The Altamont School. Dr. McCain enjoys playing tennis and traveling with her family. Additional Information: Dr. McCain was on faculty at UAB in PEM from 2007-2009 and left for 12 years to practice general pediatrics in the Birmingham community before deciding to return to a faculty position in pediatric emergency medicine at Children's of Alabama September 2021,

Education

  • Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham (2004)
  • Medical School: Medical College of Georgia (2001)
  • Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • UnderGraduate: University of Georgia (1997)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Pediatric Emergency Medicine (1970)
  • American Board of Pediatrics: Pediatrics (1970)
  • The American Heart Association (1970)
  • American College of Surgeons (1970)

Languages Spoken

English

Honors and Awards

April 2021 - AAP District X Special Achievement Award November 2020 UAB Department of Pediatrics Community Educator Award May 2006 Quarterback Club Subspecialty Education Award for excellence in resident education

Interests

Clinical: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, bedside teaching in the ED to residents, nurse practitioners, students. Patient/caregiver education/Research: Injury Prevention, COVID testing in schools

Professional Organizations

AAP Alabama Chapter of AAP - Executive Board Member/Representative District 3 Jefferson County Pediatric Society - vice president