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 Call for Abstracts – Jan 5, 2021

Recent Faculty Publications

  • Oltman SP, Rogers EE, Baer RJ, Jasper EA, Anderson JG, Steurer MA, Pantell MS, Petersen MA, Partridge JC, Karasek D, Ross KM, Feuer SK, Franck LS, Rand L, Dagle JM, Ryckman KK, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. Newborn metabolic vulnerability profile identifies preterm infants at risk for mortality and morbidity. Pediatr Res. 2020 Oct 1. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-01148-0. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33003189. View on: Pubmed
  • Kantor MA, Apgar SK, Esmaili AM, Khan A, Monash B, Sharpe BA. The Importance of Emotional Intelligence When Leading in a Time of Crisis. J Hosp Med. 2020 Sep;15(9):568-569. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3484. PMID: 32853143. View on: Pubmed
  • Pantell MS, Shields-Zeeman L. Maintaining Social Connections in the Setting of COVID-19 Social Distancing: A Call to Action. Am J Public Health. 2020 Sep;110(9):1367-1368. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2020.305844. PMID: 32783711. View on: Pubmed
  • O'Toole JK, Hepps J, Starmer AJ, Patel SJ, Rosenbluth G, Calaman S, Campos ML, Lopreiato JO, Schnipper JL, Sectish TC, Srivastava R, West DC, Landrigan CP, Spector ND, Yu CE; I-PASS Study Education Executive Committee. I-PASS Mentored Implementation Handoff Curriculum: Frontline Provider Training Materials. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 Jun 22;16:10912. doi: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10912. PMID: 32715086. View on: Pubmed
  • Rosenbluth G, Good BP, Litterer KP, Markle P, Baird JD, Khan A, Landrigan CP, Spector ND, Patel SJ; SHM I-PASS SCORE Study Group. Communicating Effectively With Hospitalized Patients and Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Hosp Med. 2020 Jul 1;15(7):440-442. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3466. Epub 2020 Jun 17. PMID: 32584245. View on: Pubmed
  • Rosenbluth G, Tong MS, Condor Montes SY, Boscardin C. Trainee and Program Director Perspectives on Meaningful Patient Attribution and Clinical Outcomes Data. J Grad Med Educ. 2020 Jun;12(3):295-302. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-19-00730.1. PMID: 32595849. View on: Pubmed
  • Pantell MS, Hessler D, Long D, Alqassari M, Schudel C, Laves E, Velazquez DE, Amaya A, Sweeney P, Burns A, Harrison FL, Adler NE, Gottlieb LM. Effects of In- Person Navigation to Address Family Social Needs on Child Health Care Utilization: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Jun 1;3(6):e206445. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.6445. PMID: 32478849. View on: Pubmed
  • Kaiser SV, Johnson MD, Walls TA, Teach SJ, Sampayo EM, Dudley NC, Zorc JJ. Pathways to Improve Pediatric Asthma Care: A Multisite, National Study of Emergency Department Asthma Pathway Implementation. J Pediatr. 2020 Aug;223:100-107.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.02.080. Epub 2020 May 11. PMID: 32409021. View on: Pubmed
  • Kaiser SV, Jennings B, Rodean J, Cabana MD, Garber MD, Ralston SL, Fassl B, Quinonez R, Mendoza JC, McCulloch CE, Parikh K. Pathways for Improving Inpatient Pediatric Asthma Care (PIPA): A Multicenter, National Study. Pediatrics. 2020 Jun;145(6):e20193026. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-3026. Epub 2020 May 6. PMID: 32376727. View on: Pubmed
  • Vidyarthi AR, Bagdasarian N, Esmaili AM, Archuleta S, Monash B, Sehgal NL, Green A, Lim A. Understanding the Singapore COVID-19 Experience: Implications for Hospital Medicine. J Hosp Med. 2020 May;15(5):281-283. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3436. Epub 2020 Apr 16. PMID: 32379029. View on: Pubmed


Upcoming Presentations

  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many research conferences have been cancelled. We will be posting abstracts of presentations accepted to conferences that were cancelled shortly.


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