Lesley J. Walinchus-Foster, MD

Attending Physician Clinical Faculty, MedStar Emergency Physicians


Lesley Walinchus-Foster is an Attending Physician at MedStar Emergency Physicians in the Greater DC Area. She splits her time between MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, MD and MedStar Washington Hospital Center in DC. Lesley completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Cooper University Hospital in 2020 and served as Chief Resident for the 2019-2020 AY. She graduated from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in 2017 and has a Masters in Pharmacology from Jefferson University. Lesley graduated with a BS in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics from the University of Maryland in 2009. Her clinical interests are FEMinEM, medical education, EM advising, and airway education. Her professional goals are to be an example of female leadership in academic medicine.

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