Research

Overview

Faculty in the division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine are involved in a variety of ongoing research projects focused on clinical outcomes, medical education and quality improvement. Areas of interest include asthma, physician communication and care hand-offs, patient safety, quality improvement, and global health. The division participates in multicenter collaborative projects through the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related institutions (NACHRI), the UCSF Division of Adult Hospital Medicine, and the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) networks.

 

Research Highlights

 

Upcoming Deadlines

 

Recent Faculty Publications

  • Oltman S, Rogers E, Baer R, Anderson J, Steurer M, Pantell M, Partridge J, Rand L, Ryckman K, Jelliffe-Pawlowski L. Initial metabolic profiles are associated with 7-day survival among infants born at 22-25 weeks of gestation. J Pediatr. 2018; pii: S0022-3476(18)30379-2. View in: Pubmed

  • Kaiser SV, Rodean J, Bekmezian A, Hall M, Shah SS, Mahant S, Parikh K, Auerbach AD, Morse R, Puls HT, McCulloch CE, Cabana MD. Effectiveness of Pediatric Asthma Pathways for Hospitalized Children: A Multi-Center, National Analysis. J Pediatr. 2018 Mar 20 (Epub ahead of print). View in: Pubmed

  • Newman P, Franke M, Arrieta J, Carrasco H, Elliott P, Flores H, Friedman A, Graham S, Martinez L, Palazuelos L, Savage K, Tymeson H, Palazuelos D. Community health workers improve disease control and medication adherence among patients with diabetes and/or hypertension in Chiapas, Mexico: an observational stepped-wedge study. BMJ Glob Health.
    2018;15(3):e000566. View in: Pubmed

  • Andrews J, Bale J, Soep J, Long M, Carraccio C, Englander R, & Powell D for the EPAC Study Group. Education in pediatrics across the continuum (EPAC): First steps toward realizing the dream of competency-based education. Acad Med. 2018;93(3):441-420. View in: Pubmed

  • Kanamori M, Dhaliwal G, Matsumura M, Monash B. Thinking outside the checkbox. J Hosp Med. 2018;13(2):100-104.
  • Kaiser SV, Rodean J, Bekmezian A, Hall M, Shah SS, Mahant S et al. Rising utilization of inpatient pediatric asthma pathways. J Asthma. 2018;55(2):196-207. PMID: 28521558. View in: Pubmed
  • Rosenbluth, G. Improving handoffs: Teaching beyond "Watch one, do one." J Hosp Med. 2017;12(12):1022-1023. View in: Pubmed

 

Upcoming Presentations

  • Bekmezian A, Pollet S, Wilson-Ganz J, Scarpace S, Spolini K, Sullivan J, Nash K. Innovative use of in-room technology to expedite treatment of seizures in hospitalized pediatric patients. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Metro Toronto Convention Center. 5/7/18, Session 3545 – Neurology. 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.
  • Kaiser S, Lam R, Bardach N, Bekmezian A, Auerbach A, Cabana M, Rehm R. Best Practices in Implementing Inpatient Pediatric Asthma Pathways. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Metro Toronto Convention Center. 5/7/18, Session 3812 - Hospital Medicine: Common Inpatient Illnesses. 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM (Board 110).
  • Chua I, Bogetz A, Ottolini M, Kind T, Long M, Holbreich R. Building Medical Student Empathy and Reflection through a Medical Student-Led Debrief of Patients’ Hospitalization Experiences. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Metro Toronto Convention Center. 5/6/18, Session 2880 - Medical Education. 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM (Board 673).
  • Jelliffe-Pawlowski L, Rogers E, Oltman S, Anderson J, Partridge C, Pantell M, Baer R, Ryckman K. Newborn metabolic profile as a predictor of mortality and major morbidity in preterm neonates. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Metro Toronto Convention Center. 5/5/18, Session 1503 - 1503 Neonatal Epidemiology: Health Services Research I. 1:15 PM – 2:30 PM (Board 853).
  • Pantell M. Socially Isolated Children Have Worse Health Outcomes. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Metro Toronto Convention Center. 5/6/18. Session 2350 - General Pediatrics: Behavioral Health. 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.
  • Jelliffe-Pawlowski L, Rogers E, Oltman S, Steurer M, Anderson J, Partridge C, Pantell M, Baer R, Ryckman K. Mid-pregnancy levels of tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) and epithelial-neutrophil activating peptide (ENA-78) are associated with respiratory distress syndrome in infants with preterm birth. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Metro Toronto Convention Center. 5/6/18. Session - 2903 Neonatal Epidemiology: Health Services Research IV. 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM (Board 860).
  • Pantell M. Social Factors Linked to Prolonged Pediatric Hospitalizations. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Metro Toronto Convention Center. 5/7/18. Session 3813 - Hospital Medicine: Inpatient HSR. 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM (Board 116).
  • Gin B, Sim N, Skrondal A, Rabe-Hesketh S. A Dyadic Item Response Theory Model. International Meeting of the Psychometric Society. New York, NY. 7/10/18 – 7/13/18.
  • Kaiser S. The ABCs of a K Career Development Award: What are they, Why should I apply, and How do I get funded? Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel. 7/20/2018. 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM.

 

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Questions? Comments? Additions? Please email Matt Pantell at [email protected].