Christopher C. Stewart, MD, FAAP, is Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF, and Board Certified in child abuse pediatrics. Dr. Stewart received his BA from Yale University in Asian Studies, his MD degree from Harvard University and completed his residency training and a chief residency in pediatrics at UCSF. Dr. Stewart works as a hospitalist and general pediatrician at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, the only trauma center and public hospital serving San Francisco County.
Dr. Stewart is a pediatric medical forensic examiner performing forensic medical evaluations for sexual and physical abuse of children for the county of San Francisco. Dr. Stewart runs a child abuse rotation for medical students, as well as residents. He also works at Stanford University and Lucille Packard Childrens Hospital as director of the SCAN (Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect) program.
Dr. Stewart is also director of a number of global health education programs at UCSF, and has directed NIH and Doris Duke funded programs focused on global health education for university health science trainees.
Dr. Stewart has been involved in a number of international projects, including work in Viet Nam for which he was awarded the UCSF Chancellor’s Award for public service in 2004. He has received a number of teaching awards, including the Global Health Education Consortium’s Veljii award in 2009. He has administered training programs in education and in child physical and sexual abuse in international settings, including the Democratic Republic of Congo and on the Syrian border in Turkey.