EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Tufts University School of Medicine , Boston , MA

Internship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care
  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Madden K, Burns JP. Reading the Smoke Signals: What Is the Meaning of Burnout Among Pediatric Critical Care Physicians? Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan; 46(1):168-170. View abstract
  2. van der Velden MG, Barrett MK, Sampadian GA, Brilli RJ, Burns JP. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Training: 2004-2016. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Jan; 19(1):17-22. View abstract
  3. Wolbrink TA, Rubin L, Burns JP, Markovitz B. The Top Ten Websites in Critical Care Medicine Education Today. J Intensive Care Med. 2018 Jan 01; 885066618759287. View abstract
  4. Duvall MG, Burns JP. Better Late Than Never? Deferred Consent for Minimal Risk Research in the ICU. Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep; 45(9):1571-1572. View abstract
  5. Madden K, Burns JP. Caring for Long Length of Stay Patients in the Neonatal ICU and PICU: How Do We Ensure Coherent Decisions When the Physicians Are Continuously Rotating? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep; 18(9):907-908. View abstract
  6. Wolbrink TA, Kissoon N, Mirza N, Burns JP. Building a Global, Online Community of Practice: The OPENPediatrics World Shared Practices Video Series. Acad Med. 2017 05; 92(5):676-679. View abstract
  7. Sanderson A, Burns JP. Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapy at Home: Broadening the View of End-of-Life Care in the PICU…Even in Children's Homes. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan; 18(1):92-93. View abstract
  8. DelSignore LA, Wolbrink TA, Zurakowski D, Burns JP. Test-Enhanced E-Learning Strategies in Postgraduate Medical Education: A Randomized Cohort Study. J Med Internet Res. 2016 Nov 21; 18(11):e299. View abstract
  9. Burns JP, Truog RD. The DNR Order after 40 Years. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 11; 375(6):504-6. View abstract
  10. van der Velden M, Burns JP. Measuring and Improving, Not Just Describing-The Next Imperative for End-of-Life Care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb; 17(2):167-8. View abstract
  11. Vitali SH, Burns J. Bereaved Parents' Decisions About Organ Donation: Known Knowns and Known Unknowns. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov; 16(9):879-80. View abstract
  12. Agbeko RS, Burns JP, Peters MJ. Tools for revealing uncomfortable truths? Measuring child-centred health-related quality of life after paediatric intensive care. Intensive Care Med. 2015 Jul; 41(7):1330-2. View abstract
  13. Burns J. Seeking consent from those who cannot answer: new light on emergency research conducted under the exception from informed consent. Crit Care Med. 2015 Mar; 43(3):710-1. View abstract
  14. Burns J. If nothing goes wrong, is everything all right? Why we should be wary of zero numerators. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb; 16(2):198-9. View abstract
  15. Burns JP, Sellers DE, Meyer EC, Lewis-Newby M, Truog RD. Epidemiology of death in the PICU at five U.S. teaching hospitals*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Sep; 42(9):2101-8. View abstract
  16. Burns J. Transforming critical care education and career development for the 21st century-time to move beyond the walls*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr; 42(4):1017-8. View abstract
  17. Wolbrink TA, Kissoon N, Burns JP. The development of an internet-based knowledge exchange platform for pediatric critical care clinicians worldwide*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar; 15(3):197-205. View abstract
  18. Kissoon N, Burns J. Who should get pediatric intensive care when not all can? A call for international guidelines on allocation of pediatric intensive care resources*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan; 15(1):82-3. View abstract
  19. Burns JP. Examining knowledge, attitudes, and behavior-the unique function of survey research in illuminating ethical concerns in the practice of intensive care. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jul; 41(7):1819-20. View abstract
  20. Burns J. Critical care in the age of the duty hour regulations: circadian-based scheduling, standardized handoffs, and the flipped classroom?. Crit Care Med. 2012 Dec; 40(12):3305-6. View abstract
  21. Wolbrink TA, Burns JP. Teaching trainees to perform procedures on critically ill children: ethical concerns and emerging solutions. Virtual Mentor. 2012 Oct 01; 14(10):771-7. View abstract
  22. LaRovere KL, Brett MS, Tasker RC, Strauss KJ, Burns JP. Head computed tomography scanning during pediatric neurocritical care: diagnostic yield and the utility of portable studies. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Apr; 16(2):251-7. View abstract
  23. Burns J. Research agendas: when the roadmap lacks a compass, we are all lost. Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan; 40(1):345-6. View abstract
  24. Wolbrink TA, Burns JP. Internet-based learning and applications for critical care medicine. J Intensive Care Med. 2012 Sep-Oct; 27(5):322-32. View abstract
  25. Diamond DA, Burns JP, Huang L, Rosoklija I, Retik AB. Gender assignment for newborns with 46XY cloacal exstrophy: a 6-year followup survey of pediatric urologists. J Urol. 2011 Oct; 186(4 Suppl):1642-8. View abstract
  26. Mancuso T, Burns J. Ethical concerns in the management of pain in the neonate. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Oct; 19(10):953-7. View abstract
  27. Graham RJ, Wachendorf MT, Burns JP, Mancuso TJ. Successful and safe delivery of anesthesia and perioperative care for children with complex special health care needs. J Clin Anesth. 2009 May; 21(3):165-72. View abstract
  28. Weinstock PH, Kappus LJ, Garden A, Burns JP. Simulation at the point of care: reduced-cost, in situ training via a mobile cart. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Mar; 10(2):176-81. View abstract
  29. Burns JP, Truog RD. Futility: a concept in evolution. Chest. 2007 Dec; 132(6):1987-93. View abstract
  30. Truog RD, Meyer EC, Burns JP. Toward interventions to improve end-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2006 Nov; 34(11 Suppl):S373-9. View abstract
  31. Baden HP, Berger J, Brilli RI, Burns JP, Checchia PA, Dalton HJ, Nadkarni V, Pollack M, Wetzel RC, Zimmerman JJ. Pediatric cardiac critical care patients should be cared for by intensivists. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Jul 04; 48(1):221-2; author reply 222-3. View abstract
  32. Baden HP, Zimmerman JJ, Brilli RJ, Wong H, Wetzel RC, Burns JP, Nadkarni V, Checchia PA, Dalton HJ, Berger J, Pollack M, Notterman D, Green TP, Blumer J, Dean M. Intensivist-led team approach to critical care of children with heart disease. Pediatrics. 2006 May; 117(5):1854-6; author reply 1856-7. View abstract
  33. Diamond DA, Burns JP, Mitchell C, Lamb K, Kartashov AI, Retik AB. Sex assignment for newborns with ambiguous genitalia and exposure to fetal testosterone: attitudes and practices of pediatric urologists. J Pediatr. 2006 Apr; 148(4):445-9. View abstract
  34. Burns J. Ask the ethicist. Does anyone actually invoke their hospital futility policy? Adv Neonatal Care. 2006 Apr; 6(2):66-7. View abstract
  35. Meyer EC, Ritholz MD, Burns JP, Truog RD. Improving the quality of end-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit: parents' priorities and recommendations. Pediatrics. 2006 Mar; 117(3):649-57. View abstract
  36. Weinstock PH, Kappus LJ, Kleinman ME, Grenier B, Hickey P, Burns JP. Toward a new paradigm in hospital-based pediatric education: the development of an onsite simulator program. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005 Nov; 6(6):635-41. View abstract
  37. Burns JP, Mitchell C. Is there any consensus about end-of-life care in pediatrics? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Sep; 159(9):889-91. View abstract
  38. Bastek TK, Richardson DK, Zupancic JA, Burns JP. Prenatal consultation practices at the border of viability: a regional survey. Pediatrics. 2005 Aug; 116(2):407-13. View abstract
  39. Truog RD, Waisel DB, Burns JP. Do-not-resuscitate orders in the surgical setting. Lancet. 2005 Feb 26-Mar 4; 365(9461):733-5. View abstract
  40. Burns J. Does anyone actually invoke their hospital futility policy? Med Ethics (Burlingt Mass). 2005; 12(3):3. View abstract
  41. Peerzada JM, Richardson DK, Burns JP. Delivery room decision-making at the threshold of viability. J Pediatr. 2004 Oct; 145(4):492-8. View abstract
  42. Burns JP, Rushton CH. End-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit: research review and recommendations. Crit Care Clin. 2004 Jul; 20(3):467-85, x. View abstract
  43. Graham RJ, Dumas HM, O'Brien JE, Burns JP. Congenital neurodevelopmental diagnoses and an intensive care unit: defining a population. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2004 Jul; 5(4):321-8. View abstract
  44. Mello MM, Burns JP, Truog RD, Studdert DM, Puopolo AL, Brennan TA. Decision making and satisfaction with care in the pediatric intensive care unit: findings from a controlled clinical trial. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2004 Jan; 5(1):40-7. View abstract
  45. Studdert DM, Burns JP, Mello MM, Puopolo AL, Truog RD, Brennan TA. Nature of conflict in the care of pediatric intensive care patients with prolonged stay. Pediatrics. 2003 Sep; 112(3 Pt 1):553-8. View abstract
  46. Burns JP, Mello MM, Studdert DM, Puopolo AL, Truog RD, Brennan TA. Results of a clinical trial on care improvement for the critically ill. Crit Care Med. 2003 Aug; 31(8):2107-17. View abstract
  47. Studdert DM, Mello MM, Burns JP, Puopolo AL, Galper BZ, Truog RD, Brennan TA. Conflict in the care of patients with prolonged stay in the ICU: types, sources, and predictors. Intensive Care Med. 2003 Sep; 29(9):1489-97. View abstract
  48. Burns JP, Edwards J, Johnson J, Cassem NH, Truog RD. Do-not-resuscitate order after 25 years. Crit Care Med. 2003 May; 31(5):1543-50. View abstract
  49. Burns JP. Septic shock in the pediatric patient: Pathogenesis and novel treatments. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2003 Apr; 19(2):112-5. View abstract
  50. Burns JP. Research in children. Crit Care Med. 2003 Mar; 31(3 Suppl):S131-6. View abstract
  51. Troung RD, Burns JP. Excellence in end-of-life care: a goal for intensivists. Intensive Care Med. 2002 Sep; 28(9):1197-9. View abstract
  52. Waisel DB, Burns JP, Johnson JA, Hardart GE, Truog RD. Guidelines for perioperative do-not-resuscitate policies. J Clin Anesth. 2002 Sep; 14(6):467-73. View abstract
  53. Hardart MK, Burns JP, Truog RD. Respiratory support in spinal muscular atrophy type I: a survey of physician practices and attitudes. Pediatrics. 2002 Aug; 110(2 Pt 1):e24. View abstract
  54. Meyer EC, Burns JP, Griffith JL, Truog RD. Parental perspectives on end-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2002 Jan; 30(1):226-31. View abstract
  55. Truog RD, Cist AF, Brackett SE, Burns JP, Curley MA, Danis M, DeVita MA, Rosenbaum SH, Rothenberg DM, Sprung CL, Webb SA, Wlody GS, Hurford WE. Recommendations for end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: The Ethics Committee of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Crit Care Med. 2001 Dec; 29(12):2332-48. View abstract
  56. Burns JP, Mitchell C, Griffith JL, Truog RD. End-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit: attitudes and practices of pediatric critical care physicians and nurses. Crit Care Med. 2001 Mar; 29(3):658-64. View abstract
  57. Burns JP, Mitchell C, Outwater KM, Geller M, Griffith JL, Todres ID, Truog RD. End-of-life care in the pediatric intensive care unit after the forgoing of life-sustaining treatment. Crit Care Med. 2000 Aug; 28(8):3060-6. View abstract
  58. Truog RD, Burns JP, Mitchell C, Johnson J, Robinson W. Pharmacologic paralysis and withdrawal of mechanical ventilation at the end of life. N Engl J Med. 2000 Feb 17; 342(7):508-11. View abstract
  59. Burns JP. From case to policy: institutional ethics at a children's hospital. J Clin Ethics. 2000; 11(2):175-81. View abstract
  60. Truog RD, Waisel DB, Burns JP. DNR in the OR: a goal-directed approach. Anesthesiology. 1999 Jan; 90(1):289-95. View abstract
  61. Burns JP, Truog RD. Ethical controversies in pediatric critical care. New Horiz. 1997 Feb; 5(1):72-84. View abstract
  62. Burns JP, Reardon FE, Truog RD. Using newly deceased patients to teach resuscitation procedures. N Engl J Med. 1994 Dec 15; 331(24):1652-5. View abstract
  63. Truog RD, Burns JP. To breathe or not to breathe. J Clin Ethics. 1994; 5(1):39-41. View abstract