EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School , 1992 , Worcester , MA

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1995 , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1998 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Declines in the Number of Lumbar Punctures Performed at United States Children's Hospitals, 2009-2019. J Pediatr. 2020 Oct 17. View abstract
  2. The Elephant in the Hospital Room Charge. Pediatrics. 2020 06; 145(6). View abstract
  3. A Dedicated Satellite Trauma Orthopaedic Program Operating Room Safely Increases Capacity. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 May 16; 100(10):e70. View abstract
  4. Issues Identified by Postdischarge Contact after Pediatric Hospitalization: A Multisite Study. J Hosp Med. 2018 04; 13(4):236-242. View abstract
  5. Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials That Evaluate the Effectiveness of Hospital-Initiated Postdischarge Interventions on Hospital Readmission. J Healthc Qual. 2017 Nov/Dec; 39(6):354-366. View abstract
  6. Asthma Care Quality Measures at Children's Hospitals and Asthma-Related Outcomes. J Healthc Qual. 2016 Jul-Aug; 38(4):243-53. View abstract
  7. From development to implementation-A smartphone and email-based discharge follow-up program for pediatric patients after hospital discharge. Healthc (Amst). 2016 Jun; 4(2):109-15. View abstract
  8. Electronic medication reconciliation and medication errors. Int J Qual Health Care. 2015 Aug; 27(4):314-9. View abstract
  9. Rehospitalization for childhood asthma: timing, variation, and opportunities for intervention. J Pediatr. 2014 Feb; 164(2):300-5. View abstract
  10. Variation in pediatric care at US hospitals. Pediatrics. 2013 Aug; 132(2):369-70. View abstract
  11. A taste of periodic fever syndromes. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Jul; 29(7):842-8; quiz 849-51. View abstract
  12. Magnet-related injury rates in children: a single hospital experience. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Jul; 57(1):14-7. View abstract
  13. Uncomfortable. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 20(3):325-6. View abstract
  14. Pediatric readmission prevalence and variability across hospitals. JAMA. 2013 Jan 23; 309(4):372-80. View abstract
  15. Cardiac troponin T as a screening test for myocarditis in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Nov; 28(11):1173-8. View abstract
  16. Insurance status and the care of adult patients 19 to 64 years of age visiting the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Jul; 19(7):808-15. View abstract
  17. Pediatric residents' perspectives on reducing work hours and lengthening residency: a national survey. Pediatrics. 2012 Jul; 130(1):99-107. View abstract
  18. Insurance status and the care of children in the emergency department. J Pediatr. 2012 Sep; 161(3):536-541.e3. View abstract
  19. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Nov; 27(11):1085-8; quiz 1089-90. View abstract
  20. Influenza vaccination, diagnosis, and treatment in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Aug; 27(8):760-9; quiz 770-1. View abstract
  21. Peripherally inserted central catheters. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Jun; 27(6):556-61; quiz 562-3. View abstract
  22. Unit-based care teams and the frequency and quality of physician-nurse communications. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 May; 165(5):424-8. View abstract
  23. Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room. Procedural Sedation: Let's Review the Basics - The Pediatrician's Perspective. 2011; 11-20. View abstract
  24. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies Supplement: a Framework for Curriculum Development by the Society of Hospital Medicine with acknowledgement to pediatric hospitalists from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatric Association. J Hosp Med. 2010 Apr; 5 Suppl 2:i-xv, 1-114. View abstract
  25. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Fleisher GR, Ludwig S, eds.). Seizures. 2010; (6th):564-570. View abstract
  26. Part-time training in pediatric residency programs: principles and practices. Pediatrics. 2008 Oct; 122(4):e938-44. View abstract
  27. An 18-month-old girl with recurrent apneic spells. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Aug; 24(8):546-9. View abstract
  28. Effects of the accreditation council for graduate medical education duty hour limits on sleep, work hours, and safety. Pediatrics. 2008 Aug; 122(2):250-8. View abstract
  29. Variation in pediatric hospitalists' use of proven and unproven therapies: a study from the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) network. J Hosp Med. 2008 Jul; 3(4):292-8. View abstract
  30. Rates of medication errors among depressed and burnt out residents: prospective cohort study. BMJ. 2008 Mar 01; 336(7642):488-91. View abstract
  31. Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea as a unique cause of hyponatremia. Pediatr Neurol. 2007 Nov; 37(5):360-2. View abstract
  32. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine. 2007. View abstract
  33. Variations in management of common inpatient pediatric illnesses: hospitalists and community pediatricians. Pediatrics. 2006 Aug; 118(2):441-7. View abstract
  34. Extreme thrombocytosis predicts Kawasaki disease in infants. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2006 Jun; 45(5):446-52. View abstract
  35. Pediatric hospitalists: report of a leadership conference. Pediatrics. 2006 Apr; 117(4):1122-30. View abstract
  36. Preventable adverse events in infants hospitalized with bronchiolitis. Pediatrics. 2005 Sep; 116(3):603-8. View abstract
  37. Pediatric Hospital Medicine - Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2005. View abstract
  38. Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics, Urgent and Emergent Care. 2005. View abstract
  39. Cardiac troponins in pediatrics. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2004 May; 20(5):323-9. View abstract
  40. Underdosing of midazolam in emergency endotracheal intubation. Acad Emerg Med. 2003 Apr; 10(4):329-38. View abstract
  41. Senior resident autonomy in a pediatric hospitalist system. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Feb; 157(2):206-7. View abstract
  42. Rapid sequence intubation for pediatric emergency airway management. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2002 Dec; 18(6):417-23. View abstract
  43. Effect of a pediatric hospitalist system on housestaff education and experience. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Sep; 156(9):877-83. View abstract
  44. Rotavirus cerebellitis? Clin Infect Dis. 2002 Jan 01; 34(1):130. View abstract
  45. Rate and prediction of infection in children with diabetic ketoacidosis. Am J Emerg Med. 2001 Jul; 19(4):270-3. View abstract
  46. Carbamazepine overdose recognized by a tricyclic antidepressant assay. Pediatrics. 2001 Jan; 107(1):176-7. View abstract
  47. Uses and complications of central venous catheters inserted in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2000 Aug; 16(4):230-2. View abstract
  48. Cost analysis of enteroviral polymerase chain reaction in infants with fever and cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2000 Aug; 154(8):817-21. View abstract
  49. Cardiac toxicity of intravenous terbutaline for the treatment of severe asthma in children: a prospective assessment. J Pediatr. 2000 Jul; 137(1):73-7. View abstract
  50. Microlaparoscopy with conscious sedation in adolescents with suspected pelvic inflammatory disease. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 1999 Aug; 12(3):149-54. View abstract
  51. Brain abscesses caused by Clostridium septicum as a complication of hemolytic-uremic syndrome. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1995 Jan; 14(1):72-4. View abstract
  52. Clinical Toxicology Review. Ribavirin. 1994; 17(4). View abstract