Benjamin Kinnear

Benjamin Kinnear , MD,MEd

Associate Professor Educator-Affiliate

Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-584-0397
Fax 513-584-0369

Professional Summary

Benjamin Kinnear: Benjamin is originally form St. Louis, MO.  His undergraduate degree is a bachelor of arts in chemistry from St Louis University, summa cum laude.  A graduate of the University Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Benjamin Kinnear was elected junior AOA and served as chapter president. 


Bachelor's Degree: Saint Louis University St. Louis, MO, 2004 (Major: Chemistry Minors: Theology, Biology, Spanish summa cum laude)

Medical Degree: University of Missouri Columbia, MO, 2009 (Junior AOA)

House Staff Officer: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, OH, 2013

Residency: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2014 (Medicine Pediatrics- Chief Resident )


American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 08-19-2013 )

American Board of Pediatrics (Certification Date: 10-24-2013 )

Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine


Research and Practice Interests

Benjamin has a strong interest in Medical Education, specifically in the areas of competency-based assessment, evidence-based learning, and coaching.  He also has an interest in using point of care ultrasound for general inpatient Medicine and Pediatrics.

Positions and Work Experience

2014 -2018 Attending physician, Serve as attending on inpatient services at University of Cincinnati Medical Center as well as Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Also serve as attending on the Hospital Medicine Adult Care Team at CCHMC.,


Peer Reviewed Publications

Kinnear, Benjamin; Warm, Eric J; Hauer, Karen E (2018. ) Twelve tips to maximize the value of a clinical competency committee in postgraduate medical education.Medical teacher, , 1-6 More Information

Warm, Eric; Kelleher, Matthew; Kinnear, Benjamin; Sall, Dana (2018. ) Feedback on Feedback as a Faculty Development Tool.Journal of graduate medical education, , 10 (3 ) ,354-355 More Information

Kinnear, Benjamin; Bensman, Rachel; Held, Justin; O'Toole, Jennifer; Schauer, Daniel; Warm, Eric (2017. ) Critical Deficiency Ratings in Milestone Assessment: A Review and Case Study.Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, , 92 (6 ) ,820-826 More Information

Conway-Habes, Erin E; Herbst, Brian F; Herbst, Lori A; Kinnear, Benjamin; Timmons, Kristen; Horewitz, Deborah; Falgout, Rachel; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Vossmeyer, Michael (2017. ) Using Quality Improvement to Introduce and Standardize the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) for Adult Inpatients at a Children's Hospital.Hospital pediatrics, , 7 (3 ) ,156-163 More Information

Warm, Eric J; Held, Justin D; Hellmann, Michael; Kelleher, Matthew; Kinnear, Benjamin; Lee, Caroline; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Mathis, Bradley; Mueller, Caroline; Sall, Dana; Tolentino, Jonathan; Schauer, Daniel P (2016. ) Entrusting Observable Practice Activities and Milestones Over the 36 Months of an Internal Medicine Residency.Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, , 91 (10 ) ,1398-1405 More Information

Kinnear, Benjamin; O'Toole, Jennifer K (2015. ) Care of Adults in Children's Hospitals: Acknowledging the Aging Elephant in the Room.JAMA pediatrics, , 169 (12 ) ,1081-2 More Information

Wigger G, Kelleher M, Kinnear B, O'Toole J, Warm EJ, Sall D (2018. ) Paracentesis Simulation: A Comprehensive Approach to Procedural Education .MedEdPortal, ,

Warm EJ, Kinnear B, Kelleher M, Sall D, Holmboe E. (2018. ) Using Deming's System of Profound Knowledge to Transform Resident Assessment .Academic Medicine, ,

Book Chapter

Warm, Eric J. Kelleher, M. Kinnear, B. Sall, D. (2016 ) Developing Evaluation Systems Textbook for Internal Medicine Education Programs (TIMEP) 12th edition .


Invited Presentations

(2018. ) Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasonography .The Northeast Ohio Bedside Ultrasound Consortium, Cleveland, OH.

(2018. ) Change Management in Programs of Assessment .ACGME faculty development assessment course, Chicago, IL.

(2018. ) Bringing Bayes to the Bedside .Internal Medicine Grand Rounds , University of Cincinnati.

(2018. ) Help! There’s an Adult in my Pediatric Hospital! .Pediatric Grand Rounds, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

(2017. ) Implementing CBME: Competency committees .ICBME international webinar,

(2017. ) Plenary - A Review of Top Articles in Hospital Medicine .Pediatric Hospital Medicine national meeting, Nashville, TN.

(2017. ) Clinico-pathologic Conference .Pediatric Grand Rounds, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

(2017. ) Plenary - Linking entrustment with assessment and ACGME milestones .AACOM/AODME Joint National Conference, Baltimore, MD.

(2017. ) Med-Peds Hospitalists: Myth or Reality? .NMPRA Midwest Regional Meeting,

(2017. ) Observable Professional Activities and ACGME milestones .Internal Medicine Grand Rounds , Marshall University.

(2016. ) Bringing Bayes to the Bedside .Pediatric Grand Rounds, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital - St. Louis, MO.

(2016. ) Turning Your Assessment System into ACGME Reporting Gold .University of Texas Health Sciences Center Education Conclave,

(2015. ) Plenary - Making the Most of Milestones with your Clinical Competency Committee .ACP Ohio State meeting, Columbus, OH.

(2015. ) Clinical Competency Committees in the Age of ACGME Milestones .Webinar, Michigan State University.

(2015. ) Direct Assessment Using Observable Practice Activities .Webinar, Michigan State University.

(2015. ) Observable Practice Activities – Bridging the Bedside to Milestones .American College of Osteopathic Internists national medical education meeting , Phoenix, AZ.

Poster Presentations

Kinnear B, (2011. ) "A variant of Lemierre's syndrome: portal vein thrombosis with Fusobacterium necrophorum septicema." .Ohio ACP Meeting,

Kinnear BR, Patel N, Davenport R, Drass J, Bachrach B. (05-01-2008. ) "Hypercalcemia developing in an 11 month old after discontinuation of ACTH and predinsone therapy for infantile spasms. Pediatric Academic Society 2008 Conference,

Kinnear, B., Sullivan, J., Koehn, K.. (05-2008. ) "The effect of patient education on Tdap immunization rates in poat-partum women." .Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI. .

Honors and Awards

2013 Internal Medicine Annual Resident Teaching Award Selected by co-residents

2011 Ohio ACP Doctor's Dilemma Champion

2010 Pediatric Resident Teaching Award at Cincinnati Children's November and December, selected by medical students

2009 -Alpha Omega Alpha General Academic Scholarship, awarded to one graduating MS4 -Class of 2009 Graduating Student Leadership Award, awarded to one graduating MS4 -James L. Chapel Academic Scholarship, awarded to one graduating MS4

2008 -Ruby T. McVean Academic Scholarship, awarded to one graduating MS4 -ACP Outstanding Clerkship Student Award for Internal Medicine, awarded to the year's top MS3 for Internal Medicine Clerkship

2007 -2008 Frank and Ena Hickerson Scholarship for Academic Excellence Twice recieved, awarded to top two UMC-SOM MSI and MS2s each year

2007 American Society for Clinical Pathology Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement for the University of Missouri

2000 -2004 Dean's List, St. Louis University

2001 -2004 Alpha Epsilon Delta, Premed Honor Society, St. Louis University

2014 ACP Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarship

2015 Outstanding Teaching Award form Medical Sciences Program

2016 Cincinnati Top Doctor in Hospital medicine

2018 Top Internal Medicine Grand Rounds Presenter

Professional Affiliation

2009 -To Present: National Med-Peds Residents' Association -Served term as NMPRA president from 2012-2013 -Now national faculty advisor

2009 -To Present: American Academy of Pediatrics

2007 -To Present: Alpha Omega Alpha junior electorate -President of UMC SOM chapter (2008-2009)

2007 -To Present: American College of Physicians

2014 -To Present: Director of UC IM Medical Education Pathway

Contact Information

Academic - Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-584-0397
Fax: 513-584-0369