Robert Pascucci, MD

Robert C. Pascucci, MD

Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine and Perioperative Anesthesia; Faculty member, Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice; Faculty, Boston Children’s Hospital Simulator Program; Pediatric Medical Director, Boston MedFlight

Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7327
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Medical Services


  • Anesthesia
  • Critical Care
  • Transport Program


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine


  • Division of Perioperative Anesthesia
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Experience and Education


Medical School

Georgetown University , 1972

Washington, DC

Internship, Pediatrics

New England Medical Center, 1972-1973

Boston, MA

Residency, Pediatrics

New England Medical Center, 1973-1975

Boston, MA

Residency, Anaesthesia

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1977-1979

Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesia and Intensive Care

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1979-1980

Philadelphia, PA


  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Anesthesia

  • Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Pediatrics


Research Focus Area
Simulation; interpersonal communications (family/provider, interprofessional)

For more information, please visit my research profile.


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Bell SK, Pascucci R, Fancy K, Coleman K, Zurakowski D, Meyer EC. The educational value of improvisational actors to teach communication and relational skills: perspectives of interprofessional learners, faculty, and actors. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Sep; 96(3):381-8.
  2. Pascucci RC, Weinstock PH, O'Connor BE, Fancy KM, Meyer EC. Integrating actors into a simulation program: a primer. Simul Healthc. 2014 Apr; 9(2):120-6.
  3. Waisel DB, Lamiani G, Sandrock NJ, Pascucci R, Truog RD, Meyer EC. Anesthesiology trainees face ethical, practical, and relational challenges in obtaining informed consent. Anesthesiology. 2009 Mar; 110(3):480-6.
  4. Irazuzta J, Pascucci R, Perlman N, Wessel D. Effects of fentanyl administration on respiratory system compliance in infants. Crit Care Med. 1993 Jul; 21(7):1001-4.
  5. Pascucci RC. Prolonged weakness after extended mechanical ventilation in a child. Crit Care Med. 1990 Oct; 18(10):1181-2.
  6. Pascucci RC, Hershenson MB, Sethna NF, Loring SH, Stark AR. Chest wall motion of infants during spinal anesthesia. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1990 May; 68(5):2087-91.
  7. Pascucci RC, Schena JA, Thompson JE. Comparison of a sidestream and mainstream capnometer in infants. Crit Care Med. 1989 Jun; 17(6):560-2.
  8. Pascucci RC. Head trauma in the child. Intensive Care Med. 1988; 14(3):185-95.
  9. Rockoff MA, Pascucci RC. Reye's syndrome. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1983 Apr; 1(1):87-100.
  10. Reske-Nielsen C, Schlosser K, Pascucci RC, Feldman JA. Is It Exertional Heatstroke or Something More? A Case Report. J Emerg Med. 2016 Aug; 51(2):e1-5.
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