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Joshua  Nagler, MD

Department: Emergency Medicine
Hospital Title: Assistant in Medicine; Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Research Area: Emergent Advanced Airway Management in Pediatrics
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Research Overview

Dr. Nagler is involved in clinical as well as educational research.  His clinical research interest aims at improving emergent advanced airway management in pediatrics.  He is involved with studies comparing how new technologies such as videolaryngoscopy can improve success rates and decrease the risk of complications during pediatric intubation.   In addition, he has studied various pedagogic strategies to improve intubation performance by emergency providers.   Finally, he has investigated risk factors for misplaced endotracheal tubes in pediatrics, to inform strategies to help providers avoid related complications.
Dr.Nagler's medical education research has focused on the integration of information systems to improve clinical training within pediatrics.  He has published work demonstrating the development of an automated system that integrates electronic information available through a patient tracking system in combination with the electronic health record to be used for educational initiatives.  In addition, he has modeled how this tool can be used to guide training in pediatric emergency medicine, as well as to improve the evaluation process for medical students.  He is currently leading a randomized control trial investigating the benefit of utilizing an electronic platform to deliver educational material to rotating residents.

About Josh Nagler

Josh Nagler received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and moved on to his residency and  chief residency with the Boston Combined Residency Program  in Pediatrics. . He completed fellowship in  Pediatric Emergency Medicine at  Boston Children's Hospital in 2005 , serving as a Chief Fellow in his final year. Dr. Nagler was an instructor of medicine for three years before his assistant professor appointment.  He recently completed advanced coursework for his MHPE (M.Ed) degree through the Massachusetts Hospital Institute for Health Professions.

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