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Rebecca G. Carter, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics


Suite 2042

Phone (Primary):


Education and Training

Bates Colleges, BS, English, 2005

University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, 2010

Children's National Medical Center, Pediatrics Residency, 2013


Dr. Carter is an academic pediatrician focusing on the general pediatric health of children from birth through age 21. She practices at Pediatrics at Midtown, the general Pediatrics clinic of the Department of Pediatrics at University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she also serves as educating preceptor for Pediatric residents and medical students. Her clinical focus is in caring for children with complex medical needs and children with increased social support needs, as well as preventative care of pediatric patients. She has a direct interest in obesity and lifestyle counseling as well as in lactation support. She is also a strong advocate for vaccination and evidence-based pediatric care. 

Dr. Carter also serves as Co-Clerkship Director of Pediatrics for the third year medical students, as well as Pediatric Elective and Sub-Internship Director for third and fourth year medical students. She has research interests in medical education, obesity prevention, lactation counseling, and preventative health care in children. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

general pediatrics, preventative health care, lactation support, obesity prevention, medical education, children with special health care needs