Elissa Z. Faro, PhD

Associate Director of Pediatric Quality, Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.484.5150 F: 718.405.5260

Primary Location

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Pediatrics
  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Elissa Faro, PhD is the Assistant Director of Pediatric Quality at Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM). She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and the Associate Director of Global Health at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Faro joined CHAM in 2016.

    Dr. Faro received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin and Ancient Greek from Vassar College. She received Master of Arts degrees in Anthropology and Archaeology, and a Doctorate degree in Classical Art and Archeology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

    After teaching at Brown University and Dartmouth College, Dr. Faro was a senior analyst at the National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality, where she worked on initiatives designed to improve the quality of and access to care for children and their families. Her work focused on reducing disparities and improving health equity.

    At CHAM, Dr. Faro teaches and leads quality improvement projects. She is the Co-Investigator and Project Director of the National Institutes of Health-funded Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes project, which studies how environmental factors affect child health and development. She is also the Co-Investigator of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality -funded Pediatric Quality Measures Program Learning Collaborative.

    Dr. Faro is a member of the Society for Medical Anthropology and the American Anthropological Association.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    P: 718.484.5150 F: 718.405.5260