Pediatric Residency Program

Residency Leadership

Akshata Hopkins, MD, FAAP, FHM

Akshata Hopkins, MD, FAAP, FHM

Program Director,

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Pediatric Residency Program

Innovative Education Focus: Health Systems Science

Dr. Hopkins specializes in caring for hospitalized children and serves as the residency program director at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. She has been a core faculty educator since 2014, the first year of the program.

Dr. Hopkins has developed the Quality Improvement, Patient Safety and Patient Experience longitudinal multimodal curriculum for the pediatric residents. Her research interests involve developing a bridging leader role between Graduate Medical Education and Health Care Delivery in order to create a truly integrated clinical learning environment. She graduated from the Armstrong Institute Leadership in Quality and Patient Safety in May 2018 with a research focus on High Value Care.

Hopkins graduated from the seven-year combine program at University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. She completed her residency and served as chief resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida.

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Jamee Walters, MD

Jamee Walters, MD

Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program

Dr. Walters is a pediatric hospitalist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She joined the hospital staff in 2022 and serves as the associate program director of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s pediatric residency program. Dr. Walters is a clinical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She sees patients on Johns Hopkins All Children’s main campus in St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Walters is a graduate of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami. She completed her pediatric residency at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland.

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Matthew Thomas, MD, FAAP

Matthew Thomas, MD, FAAP

Assistant Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program

Co-Director Academic Coaching Program

Dr. Thomas specializes in pediatric infectious diseases in the Department of Medicine. He serves as an assistant residency program director and is co-director of the academic coaching program within the residency program. He is seeking a Master of Education in Healthcare Professions at Johns Hopkins University School of Education. His academic interests include faculty development around academic coaching strategies and teaching methods. He joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in 2016, after completing a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital. Before that, he completed his Pediatrics training and chief residency at West Virginia University/Charleston Area Medical Center.  Dr. Thomas joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in August 2016, after completing a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Before that, he was chief resident of pediatrics as West Virginia University/Charleston Area Medical Center.

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Hannah McAtee, M.D.

Hannah McAtee, M.D.

Chief Resident

Dr. Hannah McAtee is a chief resident at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree from the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include medical education, resident wellness, preventative health, global health, cultural competency, social determinants of health, community health and advocacy, and child psychiatry.

Morgan Smith, M.D.

Morgan Smith, M.D.

Chief Resident

Dr. Morgan Smith is a chief resident at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include medical education, hospital medicine and care of children with complex medical history.