Heather L. Newton

Offers student research opportunities
  • Director, Graduate Medical Education, Pediatrics

research overview

  • The Office of Graduate Medical Education welcomes students/learners who want to learn how to teach and work within the clinical and non-clinical environment. We pair physicians with our doctoral educators to work on quality improvement projects as well as residency and fellowship research projects.


  • Dr. Newton's passion is education and she has over 25 years of professional experience in the educational field.

    Currently, Dr. Newton works full time with the Office of Graduate Medical Education as the Director of Educational Programs at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). In this role she helps to create and implement faculty development curricula and deliver trainings in multiple modalities to residents, faculty, and staff. Additionally, she serves on the Institution Review Board (IRB) and provides her expertise as a social/behavioral expert while reviewing protocols. Dr. Newton is also an assistant professor with the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of The Kings Daughters (CHKD).

selected publications

preferred title

  • Director, Graduate Medical Education

full name

  • Heather L. Newton, EdD

recognition and awards

  • 2017- President's Faculty Award for Rising Star.


Recent publications and grants in Researchers@EVMS

research areas