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

Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting Call for Scholarly Sessions – Due Oct 2, 2019

Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting Call for Workshops – Due Oct 2, 2019

The journal Hospital Pediatrics call for papers on the subject of children with medical complexities – Due Mar 1, 2020

Recent Faculty Publications

  • McDaniel CE, Jeske M, Sampayo EM, Liu P, Walls TA, Kaiser SV. Implementing pediatric asthma pathways in community hospitals: A national qualitative study. J Hosp Med. 2019;14:E1-E7. View in Pubmed
  • Callahan K, Steinwurtzel R, Brumarie L, Schechter S, Parravicini E. Early palliative care reduces stress in parents of neonates with congenital heart disease: Validation of the “Baby, Attachment, Comfort Interventions”. J Perinatol. 2019;Sept 5:Epub ahead of print. View in Pubmed
  • Borman-Shoap E, Li ST, St Clair NE, Rosenbluth G, Pitt S, Pitt MB. Knowing your personal brand: What academics can learn from Marketing 1010. Acad Med. 2019:94(9):1293-1298. View in Pubmed
  • Balmer DF, Gottlieb-Smith RJ, Hobday PM, Long M, Carraccio C, Bale JF, Lane JL; EPAC Study Group. Pediatric career choice: Insights from a novel, medical school pathway program. Acad Pediatr. 2019; Aug 9. Epub ahead of print. View in Pubmed
  • Ross KM, Dunkel Schetter C, McLemore MR, Chambers BD, Paynter RA, Baer R, Feuer SK, Flowers E, Karasek D, Pantell M, Prather AA, Ryckman K, Jelliffe-Pawlowski L. Socioeconomic status, preeclampsia risk and gestational length in Black and White women. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2019; Jul 31. Epub ahead of print. View in Pubmed
  • Chua IS, Bogetz AL, Bhansali P, Long M, Holbreich R, Kind T, Ottolini M, Park YS, Lineberry M, Hirshfield LE. The patient experience debrief interview: How conversations with hospitalized families influence medical student learning and reflection. Acad Med. 2019; Jul 30. Epub ahead of print. View in: Pubmed
  • Patel PV, Pantell MS, Heyman MB, Verstraete S. Depression predicts prolonged length of hospital stay in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019; Jun 28. Epub ahead of print. View in: Pubmed
  • Baird J, Ashland M, Rosenbluth G. Interprofessional teams: Current trends and future directions. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2019 Aug;66(4):739-750. View in: Pubmed
  • Huang BJ, Wandler AM, Meyer LK, Dail M, Daemen A, Sampath D, Li Q, Wang X, Wong JC, Nakitandwe J, Downing JR, Zhang J, Taylor BS, Shannon K. Convergent genetic aberrations in murine and human T lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemias. PLoS Genet. 2019 Jun 14;15(6):e1008168. View in: PLoS Genetics
  • Neely JA, Dvorak CC, Pantell MS, Melton A, Huang JN, Shimano KA. Autoimmune cytopenias in pediatric hematopoietic cell transplant patients. Front Pediatr. 2019 May 3;7:171. View in: Frontiers in Pediatrics
  • Tobey M, Amir O, Beste J, Jung P, Shamasunder S, Tutt M, Shah S, Le P. Physician workforce partnerships in rural American Indian/Alaska Native communities and the potential of post-graduate fellowships. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2019;30(2):442-455. View in: Pubmed
  • Pantell M, Prather A, Downing J, Gordon N, Adler N. Social and behavioral risk factors associated with earlier onset of adult hypertension and diabetes. JAMA Network Open. May 3;2(5):e193933. View in: JAMA Network Open
  • van Schaik SM, Chang A, Fogh S, Haehn M, Lyndon A, O'Brien B, O'Sullivan P, Ranji S, Rosenbluth G, Sehgal N, Tabas J, Baron RB. Jumpstarting faculty development in quality improvement and patient safety education: A team-based approach. Acad Med. 2019;May 14. Epub ahead of print. View in: Pubmed


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