Dr. Himani Divatia is the Medical Director of Patient Experience at ChristianaCare. In her role, Dr. Divatia partners with medical providers and caregivers to identify opportunities to improve communication and connection with patients. She collaborates with an interprofessional team to develop initiatives and coach communication best practices with an emphasis on building a positive culture of experience.
Areas of Expertise (3)
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine: DO 2011
Penn State University: B.S., Biology and Spanish 2006
Media Appearances (1)
Himani Divatia Wins National Award for Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Leadership
ChristianaCare News online
“The experiences I gained through my residency training at ChristianaCare were fundamental in preparing me to follow in Dr. Kelly’s footsteps both as a clinician and a program leader guiding the next generation of Med-Peds specialists,” Dr. Divatia said.
Selected Papers and Publications (1)
Virtual Med-Peds: Description of the First Virtual Med-Peds Student Elective During COVID-19Cureus
2020 For medical students seeking additional specialty experience in Med-Peds, in-person electives have often been a source of mentorship and guidance. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the ability for the completion of in-person clerkships for medical students across the nation. Virtual opportunities to increase exposure to Med-Peds programs and didactics are lacking at this time.
Selected Honors & Awards (2)
Brendan P. Kelly, M.D. Award, Medicine-Pediatrics Program Directors Association (MPPDA)
Alumni, Leadership Delaware