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


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


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

For more information, please visit my research profile.


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Pascucci RC. Prolonged weakness after extended mechanical ventilation in a child. Crit Care Med. 1990 Oct; 18(10):1181-2.
  7. 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.
  8. Pascucci RC, Schena JA, Thompson JE. Comparison of a sidestream and mainstream capnometer in infants. Crit Care Med. 1989 Jun; 17(6):560-2.
  9. Pascucci RC. Head trauma in the child. Intensive Care Med. 1988; 14(3):185-95.
  10. Rockoff MA, Pascucci RC. Reye's syndrome. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1983 Apr; 1(1):87-100.
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