About Roger Berkow, M.D.
Dr. Roger Berkow recently was appointed professor and vice chair of pediatrics at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He also serves as the director of the pediatrics residency program at the USA College of Medicine and a pediatrician with USA Physicians Group.
“I look forward to helping an already strong residency program become stronger and continue their focus on competency-based education,” Dr. Berkow said.
He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He completed a pediatric residency at the University of Chicago hospitals and clinics and a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at Indiana University.
Dr. Berkow was a member of the department of pediatrics in the division of pediatric hematology/oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from 1984 until 2013. At UAB, he served as associate dean for undergraduate medical education, pediatric clerkship director and pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship director. From 2014 to 2018, he served as a pediatric hematologist/oncologist and chair in the department of medicine at Nemours Children’s Clinic in Pensacola, Fla.
Dr. Berkow is a member of the Society for Pediatric Research and American Pediatric Society, along with many others. He has served as the editor in chief of the “PREP Self-Assessment” with the American Academy of Pediatrics since 2013.