Associate Medical Director
Winnie T. Whitaker, M.D., is an associate medical director, director of advanced practice providers and physician of the Emergency Department at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas in Austin, TX for US Acute Care Solutions, as well as volunteer clinical faculty for the Department of Pediatrics at Dell Medical School of the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, TX. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
As an educational administrator, she is a member of numerous committees, including the surgical peer evaluation committee, the ED scheduling committee, the Clinical Competence Committee, the Autism Advisory Council, and the Evidence-Based Outcomes Center Stroke Guideline Committee. She is the director for the Board Review Series and a lecturer for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. She supervises, teaches and mentors numerous pediatric emergency medicine fellows, students and researchers; and is a long-term member of the DCMC Pediatrics Clerkship Task Force.
Dr. Whitaker earned a grant for Dell Children’s Trust to purchase special adaptive tools to be used for special needs patients in the DCMC ED and has authored numerous books, chapters, online materials, posters and presentations.
She earned a bachelor’s degree (cum laude) from the University of Pennsylvania, a medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and completed both a pediatric residency and a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.