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Recent Publications

Lase Ajayi, MD

  1. Ajayi, TA (2019). What Do I Do Now? Pediatric Palliative Care. Chapter 5: Can You Go Change the Family's Mind? Oxford University Press. New York, NY.
  2. Edmonds KP, Saunders IM, Willeford A, Ajayi TA, Atayee RS (2019). Emerging Challenges to the Safe and Effective Use of Methadone for Cancer-Related Pain in Paediatric and Adult Patient Populations. Drugs. 2019 Dec 9. doi: 10.1007/s40265-019-01234-6.
  3. Edmonds KP, Ajayi TA (2019). Do We Know What We Mean? An Examination of the Use of the Phrase "Goals of Care" in the Literature. J Palliat Med. 2019 Dec;22(12):1546-1552. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2019.0059. Epub 2019 Jun 19.
  4. Ajayi, TA, Shaw D, Edmonds KP (2019). Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Mnemonic Approach to Teach Residents How to Assess Goals of Care. J Palliat Med. 2019 Jun;22(6):696-701. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0509. Epub 2019 Jan 31
  5. Devries J, Rafie S, Ajayi TA, Kreshak A & KP Edmonds (2019). Results of a naloxone screening quality-improvement project in an academic emergency department. J Emer Med. S0736-4679(18)31222-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.12.029.
  6. Steinhubl SR, Kim KI, Ajayi TA, Topol EJ. (2018). Virtual care for improved global health. Virtual care for improved global health. Lancet. Lancet. 2018 Feb 3;391(10119):419. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30109-0.
  7. Barghi K, Edmonds KP, Ajayi TA & RS Atayee (2018). Prescribing trends of palliative care team's use of dexamethasone for cancer-related pain. J Pain Pal Care Pharmaco. Published online, 5/7/18. DOI: 10.1080/15360288.2018.1460436
  8. Karimian P, Atayee RS, Ajayi TA & KP Edmonds (2017). Methadone dose selection for treatment of pain compared to consensus recommendations. J Pall Med, 20(12): 1385-1388. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2017.0089.

Julia Beauchamp-Walters, MD

  1. Huang, M., Beauchamp-Walters, J.  "Genetics," Caring for the Hospitalized: A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics. 2nd Edition. American Academy of Pediatrics 2018, pp. 259-263
  2. Beauchamp-Walters, J. Pediatric Interfacility Transport. In S. Gage, J. Maniscalco, S. Teferi, E. S. Fisher (Eds.), The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies: 2020 Revision. J. Hosp. Med 2020 June;15(S1);e110-111
  3. Beauchamp-Walters, J. Feeding Tubes. In S. Gage, J. Maniscalco, S. Teferi, E. S. Fisher (Eds.), The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies: 2020 Revision: Section 2:Core Skills. J. Hosp. Med.2020;15(S1): e75-76.  https://doi.org/jhm.3398
  4. Asmerom B, Drobish I, Winckler B, Chiang L, Farnaes L, Beauchamp-Walters J, Bradley JS,  Ramchandar N. Detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from Joint Aspirate by Metagenomic Sequencing in Disseminated Gonococcal Infection. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Sep 23:piaa108. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piaa108.
  5. Beauchamp-Walters, J. "Developmental Regression, Transaminitis, & Poor Weight Gain" In:          Rauch DA, Osorio SN. Challenging Cases in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Itasca, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2021

Laurie Bernard Stover, MD

  1. Bernard Stover, L, Erythema Multiforme & Stevens Johnson Syndrome. (Update) In: Caring for the Hospitalized Child: A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics: AAP: 2018:79-83. 2nd Edition.
  2. Rungvivatjarus J, Barnard J, Patel A, Bernard Stover L. Hematemesis and bloody stools in a 2-month-old infant: More than a Milk Protein Allergy. Clinical Pediatrics: 2019 (Case report) PMID 30607976
  3. Ivy Tam, MD, Begem Lee, MD, Pavika Varma, MD,  Bernard Stover L, MD. More than a pain in the neck: An unusual case of persistent neck stiffness in a 10-month-old. Clinical Pediatrics 2019. PMID 31257913
  4. Lee P, Larrow A, Stover LB, et al.  Vallecular cyst: a dangerous cause of failure to thrive in infants.  BMJ Case Reports CP 2020;13:e237216. (12/17/2020)
  5. Holton-Burke, Robert; Laurenzano, Sarah; Phillips, Susan; Bernard, Laurie; Radhakrishna, Suhas; Khare, Manaswitha. A case of Takayasu's Arteritis in a patient with pre-existing Type I Diabetes. Clinical Pediatrics, CLP-BR-20-1210 (accepted 02/2021)

Melissa Cameron, MD

  1. Cameron MA, Bigos D, Festa C, Topol H, Rhee KE.  Missed Opportunity: Why Parents Refuse Influenza Vaccination for Their Hospitalized Children. Hospital Pediatrics. 2016 Sept; 6(9):507-512.

Alicia Cantu, MD

  1. Must-Do Instruction for Metered-Dose Inhalers: Provider Perspectives, A survey of outpatient providers' instruction and assessment of MDI technique.  Dan Schmitz, Kyung E. Rhee, MD, MSc, MA, Rebecca Wolk, MD, Heather Pierce, MD, Alicia Cantu, MD, and Erin Fisher MD, Respiratory Care (Sept 2017)

Alan Card, PhD

  1. Card AJ. Flourishing as a Definition of Health. JAMA. 2019 09 10; 322(10):981. PMID: 31503301.
  2. Holden J, Card AJ.. Patient safety professionals as the third victims of adverse events. Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management. 2019; 4(24):166–175.
  3. Card AJ. Physician Burnout: Resilience Training is Only Part of the Solution. Ann Fam Med. 2018 05; 16(3):267-270. PMID: 29760034.
  4. Taylor E, Card AJ, Piatkowski M. Single-Occupancy Patient Rooms: A Systematic Review of the Literature Since 2006. HERD. 2018 01; 11(1):85-100. PMID: 29448834.
  5. Card AJ. The underlying narrative of risk management. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2017 Oct; 37(2):6-7. PMID: 29064151.
  6. Card AJ. Learning: New avenues and new topics. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2017 Jul; 37(1):7-8. PMID: 28719090.
  7. Card AJ. A time of uncertainty, a time to step forward. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2017 Apr; 36(4):5-6. PMID: 28415146.
  8. Card AJ. Risks without walls. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2017 Jan; 36(3):4-5. PMID: 28099793.
  9. Card AJ. The problem with '5 whys'. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 08; 26(8):671-677. PMID: 27590189.
  10. Card AJ. Making the invisible visible. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2016 Aug; 36(2):7-8. PMID: 27547873.
  11. Card AJ. The varied and expanding role of risk management practice. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2016 Jul; 36(1):5-6. PMID: 27400170.
  12. Card AJ. Organizational multimorbidity and polypharmacy. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2016 Apr; 35(4):4-5. PMID: 27088769.
  13. Card AJ, Klein VR. A new frontier in healthcare risk management: Working to reduce avoidable patient suffering. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2016; 35(3):31-7. PMID: 26789746.
  14. Reed JE, Card AJ. The problem with Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Mar; 25(3):147-52. PMID: 26700542.

Ami Doshi, MD

  1. Mindy K. Ross MD, Ami Doshi MD, London Carrasca RN, Patricia Pian RN, JoAnne Auger, Amira Baker MD,  Mark S. Pian, MD  Comfort Codes: Interactive Palliative and End-of-Life Care Teaching for Pediatric Residents" Int J Pediatr. 2017; 2017:7568091. doi: 10.1155/2017/7568091. Epub 2017 Feb 12.
  2. Rosenberg Leah B., Greenwald Jeff, Caponi Bartho, Doshi Ami, Epstein Howard, Frank Jeff, Lindenberger Elizabeth, Marzano Nick, Mills Lynnea M., Razzak Rab, Risser James, and Anderson Wendy G.. "Confidence with and Barriers to Serious Illness Communication: A National Survey of Hospitalists" J Palliat Med. 2017 Sep;20(9):1013-1019. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2016.0515. Epub 2017 Apr 4.
  3. Sanford EF, Clark MM, Farnaes L, Williams MR, Perry MC, Ingulli EG, Doshi A, Sweeney NM, Gold JJ, Briggs B, Bainbridge MN, Feddock M, Watkins K, Chowdhury S, Nahas  SA, Dimmock  DP, Kingsmore  SF, Coufal  NG, "Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing Has Clinical Utility in Children In the PICU"  Pediatr Crit Care Med 2019 Nov;20(11):1007-1020. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000002056
  4. Doshi, A, Palliative Care and Hospice In: Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies Supplement. Journal of Hospital Medicine. Erin Fisher, Editor in Chief; Weijen Chang Section Editor (In Press Spring 2020)
  5. Koay W MD, Rakhmania N, Wilkins M, Matthews S, Doshi, A Primary and Acquired Immune Deficiency Disorders. In: Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care 2nd Edition. Joanne Wolfe, Editor in Chief; Pamela Hinds, Barbara Sourkes Editors. Oxford University Press (Finalized May 2020)
  6. Doshi A, Palliative Care in Hospital Medicine. In: Challenging Cases in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Editor in Chief Daniel Rauch and Snezana Osorio. American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter (In Press for Fall 2020)

Zephyr Dworsky, MD

  1. Dworsky ZD, Roberts JE, Son MBF, Tremoulet AH, Newburger JW, Burns JC. Mistaken MIS-C: A Case Series of Bacterial Enteritis Mimicking MIS-C. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2021 (Accepted for online publication in April 2021 edition).
  2. Barber A, Passarelli P, Dworsky ZD, Gatcliffe C, Ryu J, Lesser DJ. Clinical Implications of Pulmonary Nodules Detected in Children. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2020:1-8.
  3. Dworsky ZD, Bakhoum C, Chiraseveenuprapund P, Khare M, Nourbakhsh ND. Sjogren's Syndrome Presenting with Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis in Adolescence. Biomed J Sci & Tech Res. 2019.
  4. Garg A, Tripodis Y, Dworsky ZD, Sege RD. Do Basic Unmet Maternal Needs Influence Infant Maltreatment Risk? A Nested Case-Control Study. Clin Pediatr. 2019;58(4):461-465.
  5. Dworsky ZD, Bradley JS, Brigger MT, Pong AL, Kuo DJ. Kim JM, Kuo DJ. Multi-modal treatment of rhinocerebral mucormycosis in a pediatric patient with relapsed Pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017.
  6. Dworsky ZD, Bennett R, Kim JM, Kuo DJ. Severe medication-induced peripheral neuropathy treated with topical doxepin cream in a paediatric patient with leukaemia. BMJ Case Rep. 2017.
  7. Curran TP, McTeague TA, Nguyen VD, Yennie CJ, Handali PR, Sanderson-Brown JP, Dworsky ZD. Synthesis and conformational behavior of metallacyclicdipeptides derived from coordination of side chain alkynylamino acids to tungsten. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry. 2016;806:12-21.

Erin Stucky Fisher, MD

  1. Singh A, Rhee KE, Brennan JJ, Kuelbs C, El-Kareh R, Fisher ES. Who's My Doctor? Using an electronic tool to improve team member identification on an inpatient pediatrics team. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Mar;6(3):157-65. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2015-0164. Epub 2016 Jan 1.
  2. Marino NE, Davenport K, Hilfiker M, Langness S, Fairbanks T, Stucky Fisher E, Newbury R, Andrews A, Wells A, Chaparro JD, Bradley JS Low Infection-Related Re-Admission Rates in a Retrospective of 4725 Children with Appendicitis Using a Clinical Pathway in a Tertiary Care Pediatric Center. Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2017 Nov/Dec;18(8):894-903. Epub 2017 Oct 24. doi: 10.1089/sur.2017.104.
  3. Jerardi K, Fisher E, Rassbach C, Maniscalco J, Blankenburg R, Chase L and Shah N; Council of Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Directors. Development of a curricular framework for pediatric hospital medicine fellowships. Pediatrics. 2017 Jul;140(1). pii: e20170698. doi: 10.1542/peds.2017-0698. Epub 2017 Jun 9.
  4. Ivancie (Wolk) R, Fisher ES. Sepsis. In: Daniel A. Rauch, Jeffrey C. Gershel, eds. Caring for the Hospitalized Child, A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics, Second Edition. Illinois: American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospital Medicine, 2017, p. 439-445. () (Book Chapter)
  5. Fisher, ES. Consultation and Comanagement. In: L. Zaoutis, V. Chiang, eds. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Second Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2017, p. 27-28. (Book Chapter)
  6. Fagan MJ, Connelly CD, Williams BS, Fisher ES. Integrating Team Training in the Pediatric Life Support Program: An Effective and Efficient Approach? JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration. 2018;48(5):279-284.
  7. Mannino Avila, E, Stucky Fisher, E, Rhee, K. True Versus False Bacteremia in Infants and Children Less Than 3 Years of Age, Pediatric Emergency Care: August 13, 2018 - Volume Publish Ahead of Print - Issue - doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001585.
  8. Schmitz D, Ivancie R, Rhee K, Pierce H, Cantu A, Fisher E. Imperative Instruction for Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhalers: Provider Perspectives. Respir Care 2019 Mar;64(3):292-298. Epub 2018 Sept; DOI: 10.4187/respcare.06302.
  9. Mueller BU, Neuspiel DR, Fisher ES, COUNCIL ON QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY, COMMITTEE ON HOSPITAL CARE. Principles of Pediatric Patient Safety: Reducing Harm Due to Medical Care. (Guideline) Pediatrics 2019 Feb, 143 (2) e20183649; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-3649.
  10. Huang MZ, Rhee KE, Gist L, Fisher ES. Barriers to Minimizing Respiratory Viral Testing in Bronchiolitis: Physician Perceptions on Testing Practices Hospital Pediatrics 2019 Feb; 9(2):79-86. DOI: 10.1542/hpeds.2018-0108.
  11. Rungvivatjarus T, Kuelbs CL, Miller L, Perham J, Sanderson K, Billman G, Rhee KE, Fisher ES.  Medication Reconciliation Improvement Utilizing Process Redesign and Clinical Decision Support. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2020;46(1):27-36.
  12. Patra KP, Mains N, Dalton C, Welsh J, Iheonunekwu C, Dai Z, Murray PJ, Fisher ES.   Improving Discharge Outcomes by Using a Standardized Risk Assessment and Intervention Tool Facilitated by Advanced Pediatric Providers. Hosp Pediatr. 2020;10(2):173-180.
  13. Tam I, Huang MZ, Patel A, Rhee KE, Fisher E. Spanish Interpreter Services for the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient: Provider and Interpreter Perceptions. Acad Pediatr. 2020;20(2):216-224.
  14. Lee B, Hershey D, Patel A, Pierce H, Rhee KE, Fisher E. Reducing Unnecessary Testing in Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Quality Improvement Approach. Hosp Pediatr. 2020;10(2):129-137.
  15. Fisher, ES. Quality Improvement. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies: A Framework for Curriculum Development, Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2020; x (supplement 1). Accepted, publication anticipated June 2020.
  16. Maniscalco J, Gage S, Teferi S, Fisher ES. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies Revision: Introduction and Methodology. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies: A Framework for Curriculum Development, Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2020; x (supplement 1). Accepted, publication anticipated June 2020.
  17. Roberts, KB, Fisher ES, Rauch, DA. The History of Pedatric Hospital Medicine in the United States, 1996-2019. Journal of Hospital Medicine. Published Online First March 18, 2020. DOI: 10.12788/jhm.3381
  18. Mittal V, Shah N, Dwyer A, O'Toole J, Percelay J, Carlson D, Woods S, Lee V, Russo C, Rochester N, Rauch D, Chase L, Quinonez R, Fisher E. Developing Content for the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Certifying Exam Using Practice Analysis. Pediatrics. Accepted 4.30.2020, publication pending


Daniel Hershey, MD

  1. Daniel A. Rauch MD FAAP, Jeffrey C. Gershel MD FAAP. Hershey D contributing author. Chapter:  Acute Abdomen. Caring for the Hospitalized Child:  A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics. American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-0927.  2/2016
  2. Doshi A, Ryu J, Thornburg CD, Hershey D, Cherry R, Milligan K, Rosenzweig S, Leonard S. Ataxia telangiectasia presenting as hyper IgM syndrome without neurologic signs.  Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Sep;117(3):221-6.
  3. Coulter M, Hershey D, Jiang W, Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Presenting with Facial Nerve Paralysis and Strawberry Gingivitis in a Child, Otolaryngology Case Reports (2018), doi:10.1016/j.xocr.2018.05.002.
  4. Elizabeth Nguyen, PharmD, Daniel Hershey, MD, Gale Romanowski, PharmD, and Adriana Tremoulet, MD, MAS.  Ref.:  Ms. No. JPPT-D-18-00022R2.  Intravenous Immunoglobulin Infusion Reactions in Kawasaki Disease Patients Who Undergo Sedation.  J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2020; 25(3): 251–255. (accepted 10/2019)
  5. Lee B, Hershey D, Patel A, Pierce H, Rhee KE, Fisher E. Reducing Unnecessary Testing in Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Quality Improvement Approach. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Feb;10(2):129-137.doi:10.1542/hpeds.2019-0179. Epub 2020 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 31941651.
  6. Hershey, D. Non-invasive Monitoring. In S. Gage, J. Maniscalco, S. Teferi, E. S. Fisher (Eds.), The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies: 2020 Revision: Section 2: Core Skills. J. Hosp. Med.2020;15(S1): e81. https://doi.org/jhm.3398
  7. M. Jelic, T. Rungvivatjarus, B. Geng, D. Hershey. Recurrent Stridor in a 9-Year-Old Boy. Open Journal of Clinical & Medical Case Reports: Volume 6 (2020) OJCMCR-2017
  8. Annie Larrow, MD; Amy Chong, MD; Treavor Robison, MD; Aarti Patel, MD; Cynthia Kuelbs, MD; Erin Fisher, MD; Daniel Hershey, MD; and Heather Pierce, MD.  A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Discharge Timeliness and Documentation.  Pediatric Quality and Safety.  Accepted for publication 2-15-2021


Maria Huang, MD

  1. Jariwala RH, Srialluri S, Huang MZ, Boppana SB. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of Lemierre's syndrome. Pediatr InfectDis J. 2017 Apr;36(4):429-431. doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000001460.
  2. Huang MZ, Beauchamp-Walters J. Genetics. In: Rauch DA, Gershel JC, editors. Caring for the Hospitalized Child: A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics. 2nd ed. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2017.
  3. Huang MZ, Rhee, KE, Gist L, Fisher ES. Barriers to Minimizing Respiratory Viral Testing in Bronchiolitis: Physician Perceptions on Testing Practices. Hosp Pediatr. 2019 Feb;9(2):79-86. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2018-0108.
  4. Tam I, Huang MZ, Patel A, Rhee KE, Fisher E. Spanish Interpreter Services for the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient: Provider and Interpreter Perceptions. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Mar;20(2):216-224. Epub 2019 Aug. doi:10.1016/j.acap.2019.08.012.
  5. Williams BS, Smith SS, Marbin JN, Huang MZ, Garell CL, Kosack AS, Shaikh U, Tebb KP, Fiore MC. Addressing Environmental Smoke Exposure During Pediatric Hospitalization: Attitudes and Practices of Pediatric Nurses versus Respiratory Therapists. Respir Care. 2021 Feb:66(2):275-280. doi:10.4187/respcare.08038.


Manaswitha Khare, MD

  1. Surampalli A, Nalbandian A, Donkervoort S, Khare M, Wang A, Castellani R, Yin H, Rubio A, Patel P, Weiss J, Mozaffar T, Kimonis V. A Clinicopathologic Case Report of a Female with Valosin-Containing Protein (VCP) Gene Mutation Related Disease. Int J Neurodegener Dis. 2018 Dec, DOI: 10.23937/ijnd-2017/1710006
  2. Butler M, Matthews N, Patel N, Surampalli A, Gold JA, Khare M, Wencel M, Thompson T, Cassidy S, Kimonis V. Impact of genetic subtypes of Prader-Willi syndrome with growth hormone therapy on intelligence and body mass index. Am J Med Genet A. 2019 Sep;179(9):1826-1835. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61293. Epub 2019 Jul 16.
  3. Dworsky Z, Bakhoum C, Chiraseveenuprapund P, Khare M, Nourbakhsh N. Sjogren's Syndrome Presenting with Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis in Adolescence. Biomedical Journal of Scientific and Technical Research. Published 2019. DOI:10.26717/bjstr.2019.20.003433
  4. Khare M, Azim A, Kneese G, Boulus M, Weinstein K, Rhee K, Foster A. Vancomycin dosing in children with overweight or obesity, a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2019-Manuscript accepted for Hospital Pediatrics)
  5. Khare, M, Williams B. (2017). A case of recurrent pancreatitis in an adolescent female.  Challenging Cases in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, AAP Book (Release 2020).


Annie Larrow, MD, MS

  1. Lee P, Larrow A, Bernard L, Gardiner M. Vallecular cyst: a dangerous cause of failure to thrive in infants. BMJ Case Rep 2020;0:e237216. doi:10.1136/bcr-2020-237216; accepted November 8, 2020. 


Begem Lee, MD

  1. Lee B, Kofman CD, Tremoulet AH, and Kuo DJ. Fever without a source: evolution of a diagnosis from Kawasaki disease to acute myelogenous leukaemia. BMJ Case Reports. May 2017. DOI:10.1136/bcr-2016-217937.
  2. Tam I, Lee B, Bernard Stover L. More Than a Pain in the Neck: An Unusual Case of Persistent Neck-Stiffness in a 10-Month-Old. Clinical Pediatrics. July 2019. DOI:10.1177/0009922819859865.
  3. Lee B, Hershey D, Pierce H, Patel A, Rhee K, and Fisher E. Reducing Unnecessary Testing in Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Quality Improvement Approach. Hospital Pediatrics. February 2020. DOI: 10.1542/hpeds.2019-0179. 

Christiane Lenzen, MD

  1. Jessica L. Markham, MD, MSc, Troy Richardson, PhD, Matthew Hall, Phd, Bonafide CP, Williams DJ, Katherine A. Auger, Md, MSC, Karen M. Wilson, Mph, Shah SS, group authorship.  Association of Weekend Admission and Weekend Discharge with Length of Stay and 30-Day Readmission in Children's Hospitals. J. Hosp. Med 2019;2;75-82.
  2. Lenzen C, Lewis C, Hershey D. 'Safe sleep for Infants'. Online curriculum for all clinical staff at Rady Children's Hospital. Live in Online Learning Center for Rady Children's Hospital since 1/29/2019. Version 2.0 live since 11/2019. 


Michael Levy, MD

  1. Anderson AT, Shapiro NL, Aronoff SC, Davis J, Levy M. 50 Studies Every Pediatrician Should Know. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 2016.
  2. Levy M. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. In: Challenging Cases in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. American Academy of Pediatrics. Accepted 3/2019. (In Press)


Elizabeth Mannino Avila, MD

  1. Mannino Avila E, Stucky Fisher E, Rhee K.  True versus false bacteremia in infants and children less than 3 years of age.  Pediatr Emerg Care.  2018 Aug 13. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001585


Aarti Patel, MD, MEd

  1. Stanski N, Patel A. Improving Trainee Education During Family-Centered Rounds: A Resident's Perspective. Pediatrics. 2016 Jan; 137(1). doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-3679. PMID: 26644487.
  2. Khan A, Coffey M, Litterer KP, Baird JD, Furtak SL, Garcia BM, Ashland MA, Calaman S, Kuzma NC, O'Toole JK, Patel A et al. Families as partners in hospital error and adverse event surveillance. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Feb 27. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.4812. PMID: 28241211.
  3. Patel A, Unaka N, Sobolewski B, and Statile A. Five Steps for Success in Building Your Own Educational Website. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Mar 11. pii: S1876-2859(17)30104-3. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2017.03.004. PMID: 28300656.
  4. Patel A, Unaka N, Holland D, Schuler C, Mangeot C, Sucharew H, Younts A, Maag L, Treasure J, Sobolewski B, and Statile A. Increasing Physical Exam Teaching on Family-Centered Rounds Utilizing a Web-based Tool. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2017; 2(4):e032. doi: 10.1097/pq9.0000000000000032; published online June 16, 2017. PMID: 30229169.
  5. Khan A, Spector ND, Baird JD, Ashland M, Starmer AJ, Rosenbluth G, Garcia BM, Litterer KP, Rogers JE, Dalal AK, Lipsitz S, Yoon CS, Zigmont KR, Guiot A, O'Toole JK, Patel A, Bismilla Z, Coffey M, Langrish K, Blankenburg RL, Destino LA, Everhart JL, Good BP, Kocolas I, Srivastava R, Calaman S, Cray S, Kuzma N, Lewis K, Thompson ED, Hepps JH, Lopreiato JO, Yu CE, Haskell H, Kruvand E, Micalizzi DA, Alvarado-Little W, Dreyer BP, Yin HS, Subramony A, Patel SJ, Sectish TC, West DC, and Landrigan CP for the Patient and Family Centered I-PASS Study Group. Patient safety after implementation of a coproduced family centered communication programme: multicenter before and after intervention study. BMJ 2018; 363. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k4764; published December 5, 2018. PMID: 30518517.
  6. Rungvivatjarus T, Barnard JM, Patel A, Stover LB. Hematemesis and Bloody Stools in a 2-Month-Old Infant: More Than a Milk Protein Allergy. Clinical Pediatrics. 2019:9922818822319. doi: 10.1177/0009922818822319; published online January 4, 2019. PMID: 30607976.
  7. Lewis KD (co-first), Patel A (co-first), and Lopreiato JO. A Focus on Feedback: Improving Learner Engagement and Faculty Delivery of Feedback in Hospital Medicine. Hospital Medicine and Clinical Education, Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2019 Aug; 66(4):867-880. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2019.03.011; published online May 15, 2019. PMID: 31230628.
  8. Tam I, Huang M, Patel A, Rhee K, Fisher E. Spanish Interpreter Services for the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient: Provider and Interpreter Perceptions. Academic Pediatrics.  2020 Mar 1; 20(2):216-24. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2019.08.012; published online August 22, 2019. PMID: 31445969.
  9. Lee B, Hershey D, Patel A, Pierce H, Rhee KE, Fisher E. Reducing Unnecessary Testing in Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Quality Improvement Approach. Hospital Pediatrics. 2020 Feb; 10(2):129-137. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2019-0179. Epub 2020 Jan 15. PMID: 31941651.
  10. Larrow A, Chong A, Robison T, Patel A, Kuelbs C, Fisher E, Hershey D, Pierce H. A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Discharge Timeliness and Documentation. Pediatric Quality and Safety. [in press, accepted 2/3/2021]


Heather Pierce, MD

  1. Schmitz DC, Ivancie RA, Rhee KE, Pierce HC, Cantu AO, Fisher ES.  Imperative Instruction for Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhalers:  Provider Perspectives.  Respiratory Care. Vol. 142/Issue 1. May 2018.
  2. Lee B, Hershey D, Patel A, Pierce H, Rhee KE, Fisher E. Reducing Unnecessary Testing in Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Quality Improvement Approach. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Feb;10(2):129-137.doi:10.1542/hpeds.2019-0179. Epub 2020 Jan 15. PubMed PMID: 31941651.

Kyung (Kay) Rhee, MD, MSc, MA

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  1. Singh A, Rhee KE, Brennan JJ, Kuelbs C, El-Kareh R, Fisher ES. Who's My Doctor? Using an electronic tool to improve team member identification on an inpatient pediatrics team. Hospital Pediatrics. 2016. Vol 6, Issue 3.
  2. Rhee KE, Jelalian E, Boutelle K, Dickstein S, Seifer R, Wing R.  Warm parenting associated with Decreasing or Stable Child BMI during treatment. Childhood Obesity. 2016 April. Vol 12, No 2. doi: 10.1089/chi.2015.0127. PMID: 26895374.  PMCID: PMC4817557.  ClinicalTrials.gov NCT01004341
  3. Liang J, Matheson B, Rhee KE, Peterson C, Boutelle K. Parental Control and Overconsumption of Snack Foods in Overweight and Obese Children. Appetite. 2016. Vol 100; May 2016, 181-188. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.02.030. PMID: 26911259.  PMCID: PMC4799726.
  4. Cameron M, Bigos D, Festa C, Topol H, Rhee KE. Missed Opportunity: Why parents refuse influenza vaccination for their hospitalized children. Hospital Pediatrics. 2016 Sept. Vol 6, Issue 9. DOI:10.1542/hpeds.2015-0219
  5. Mondzelewski L, Gahagan S, Johnson C, Madanat H, Rhee KE. Timing of Circumcision and Breastfeeding Initiation Among Male Newborns. Hospital Pediatrics. 2016 Nov; 6(11): 653-658. Epub Oct 3. DOI: 10.1542/hpeds.2015-0268
  6. Kern L, Crow J, Williams C, Boies E, Gahagan S, Rhee KE. Increasing universal lipid screening among 9-11 year old children through a quality improvement initiative. Clinical Pediatrics. 2016 Sept 23. (Epub ahead of print) DOI:10.1177/0009922816670979
  7. Martinez S, Rhee KE, Blanco E, Boutelle K. Latino mothers' beliefs about child weight and family health. Public Health Nutrition. 2016 Nov 21: 1-8.  (Epub ahead of print) DOI:10.1017/S1368980016002962. PMID: 27869046.
  8. Yeung H, Leff M, Rhee KE. Effect of exclusive breastfeeding among overweight and obese mothers on infant weight-for-length percentile at 1 year. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2016 Nov 11. (Epub ahead of print)  DOI: 10.1089/bfm.2016.0071
  9. Rhee KE and Boutelle KN. Parent and Family-level Factors Associated with Childhood Obesity. Ed. Goran, M. Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. Childhood Obesity: Causes, Consequences and Intervention Approaches (pp 159-170).  New York, NY: CRC Press. ISBN 9781498720656
  10. Maginot TR, Kumar MM, Shiels J, Kaye W, Rhee KE. Outcomes of an Inpatient Refeeding Protocol in Youth with Anorexia Nervosa: Rady Children's Hospital San Diego/University of California, San Diego. Journal of Eating Disorders. 2017. Vol 5:1. DOI: 10.1186/s40337-016-0132-0
  11. Boutelle K, Rhee KE, Liang J, Braden A, Douglas J, Strong D, Rock C, Wilfley D, Epstein L, Crow S. Effect of attendance of the child on body weight, energy intake, and physical activity in childhood obesity treatment. JAMA Pediatrics. 2017 Jul 1; 171(7): 622-628. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.0651. PMID: 28558104.
  12. Reiss J, Rhee KE, Kumar M. Changing Provider Approaches to Marijuana Use in a New Era of Legalization. JAMA Pediatrics. 2017 Oct 9. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.3030.
  13. O'Connor T, Masse L, Tu A, Watts A, Hughes S, Beauchamp M, Baranowski T, Pham T, Berge J, Fiese B, Golley R, Hingle M, Kremers S, Rhee KE, Skouteris H, Vaughn A. Food Parenting Practices for 5 to 12 year old children: A concept map analysis of parenting and nutrition experts input. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2017 Sep 11;14(1):122. doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0572-1.
  14. Katzow MW, Homel P, Rhee KE. Factors associated with documentation of obesity in the inpatient setting. Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Nov. 28, 2017.
  15. Shiels J, Maginot T, Rhee KE. Suicide. Caring for the Hospitalized Child: A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics. Eds. Rauch, D, Gershel J. American Academy of Pediatrics.
  16. Rhee KE, Kessl S, Lindback S, Littman M, El-Kareh RE. Provider views on childhood obesity management in primary care settings: a mixed methods analysis. BMC Health Services Research. 2018 Jan 30; 18(1): 55. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-2870-y.
  17. Boutelle KN, Braden A, Knatz-Peck S, Anderson LK, Rhee KE. An open trial targeting emotional eating among adolescents with overweight or obesity. Eating Disorders. 2018 Jan-Feb; 26(1): 79-91. doi: 10.1080/10640266.2018.1418252. PMID: 29384462.
  18. Eichen, D. M., Matheson, B. E., Liang, J., Strong, D. R., Rhee, K., & Boutelle, K. N. (2018). The relationship between executive functioning and weight loss and maintenance in children and parents participating in family-based treatment for childhood obesity. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 105, 10-16. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2018.03.010
  19. Avila EM, Fisher ES, Rhee KE. True versus false bacteremia in infants and children less than 3 years of age. Pediatric Emergency Care. Aug 2018. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001585
  20. Schmitz D, Ivancie R, Rhee KE, Pierce H, Cantu A, Fisher ES. Imperative Instruction for Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhalers: Provider Perspectives. Respiratory Care. March 2019, 64 (3) 292-298.
  21. Maginot T, Rhee KE. Challenges of Obesity Treatment: The Question of Decisional Capacity. 2018. The American Journal of Bioethics. Vol 18, Issue 7. 85-87.
  22. Kumar M, Boies E, Sawyer M, Kennedy M, Williams C, Rhee KE. A brief provider training video improves comfort with recommending the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. Clinical Pediatrics. 2019 Jan; 58(1): 17-23. doi: 10.1177/0009922818805217.
  23. Rhee KE, Kessl S, Manzano MA, Strong DR, Boutelle KN. Cluster randomized control trial promoting child self-regulation around energy-dense food. 2019. Appetite 133; 156-165. NIHMS 1511823. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.10.035.   PMID: 30391226.
  24. Dawson-Hahn E, Rhee KE. The association between antibiotics in the first year of life and child growth trajectory. BMC Pediatrics. (2019) 19-23. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-018-1363-9
  25. Eichen DM, Strong DR, Rhee KE, Rock CL, Crow SJ, Epstein L, Wilfley DE, Boutelle KN. Change in eating disorder symptoms following pediatric obesity treatment. International Journal of Eating Disorders. 2019 Jan 14. doi: 10.1002/eat.23015. [Epub ahead of print]
  26. Huang MZ, Rhee KE, Gist L, Fisher ES. Barriers to Minimizing Respiratory Viral Testing in Bronchiolitis: Physician Perceptions on Testing Practices. Hospital Pediatrics. 2019 Feb; 9(2): 79-86. Doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2018-0108. Epub 2019 Jan 15.
  27. Bergmann K, Mestre Z, Strong D, Eichen DM, Rhee K, Crow S, Wilfley D, Boutelle KN. Comparison of Two Models of Family-Based Treatment for Childhood Obesity: A Pilot Study. Child Obes. 2019 Feb/Mar; 15(2): 116-122. Doi: 10.1089/chi.2018.0250.
  28. Kang Sim DJ, Strong D, Manzano M, Eichen D, Rhee KE, Tanofsky-Kraff M, Boutelle K. Evaluating Psychometric Properties of the Emotional Eating Scale Adapted for Children and Adolescents (EES-C) in a Clinical Sample of Children Seeking Treatment for Obesity: A Case for the Unidimensional Model. International Journal of Obesity. 2019.
  29. Boutelle K, Kang Sim DJ, Manzano M, Rhee KE, Crow S, and Strong D. Role of appetitive phenotype trajectory groups on child body weight during a family-based treatment for children with overweight or obesity. International Journal of Obesity. Oct. 2019.
  30. Boutelle K, Manzano M, Rhee KE. Evaluating the Acceptability and Feasibility of Providing Eff or Cereal Breakfast during a Pediatric Weight Control Intervention. Childhood Obesity. 2019
  31. Rungvivatjarus T, Kuelbs C, Billman G, Mcdonough L, Rhee KE, Fisher ES. Medication Reconciliation Improvement Utilizing Process Redesign and Clinical Decision Support. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Oct. 2019
  32. Tam I, Huang M, Patel A, Rhee KE, Fisher E. Spanish Interpreter Services for the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient: Provider and Interpreter Perceptions. Academic Pediatrics, 2019.
  33. Lee B, Pierce H, Hershey D, Patel A, Rhee KE, Fisher ES. Reducing Unnecessary Testing in Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Quality Improvement Approach. Hospital Pediatrics Jan 15. 2020
  34. Eichen D, Mestre Z, Strong D, Rhee KE, Boutelle KB. Defining and Identifying Predictors of Rapid Response to Pediatric Obesity Treatment. Pediatric Obesity. June 2020. Vol 15, Issue 6. e12621. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12621
  35. Eichen D, Rhee KE, Strong D, Boutelle KB. Impact of Race and Ethnicity on Weight-Loss Outcomes in Pediatric Family-based Obesity Treatment. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 2020.
  36. Robert A. Quinn, Alexey V. Melnik, Alison Vrbanac, Ting Fu, Kathryn A. Patras, Mitchell Christy, Zsolt Bodai, Pedro Belda-Ferre, Anupriya Tripathi, Lawton K. Chung, Michael Downes, Ryan D. Welch, Melissa Quinn, Greg Humphrey, Morgan Panitchpakdi, Kelly Weldon, Alexander Aksenov, Ricardo da Silva, Julian Avila-Pacheco, Clary Clish, Sena Bae, Himel Mallick, Eric A. Franzosa, Jason Lloyd-Price, Robert Bussell,  Taren Thron, Andrew T. Nelson, Mingxun Wang, Eric Leszczynski, Fernando Vargas,  Julia M. Gauglitz, Michael J. Meehan, Emily Gentry, Timothy D. Arthur, Alexis C. Komor, Orit Poulsen, Brigid S. Boland1, John T. Chang, William J. Sandborn, Meerana Lim,  Neha Garg, Julie C. Lumeng, Ramnik J. Xavier, Barbara I. Kazmierczak, Ruchi Jain, Marie Egan, Kyung E. Rhee, David Ferguson, Manuela Raffatellu, Hera Vlamakis,  Gabriel G. Haddad, Dionicio Siege, Curtis Huttenhower, Sarkis K. Mazmanian,  Ronald M. Evans, Victor Nizet, Rob Knight & Pieter C. Dorrestein. Global chemical effect of the microbiome includes new bile acid conjugations. Nature. Jan 3 2020. Doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2047-9
  37. Kern L, Eichberger L, Wang H, Rhee KE. Parental knowledge and attitudes about universal lipid screening among children aged 9-11 years old. Clinical Pediatrics. January 31, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1177/0009922820903043
  38. Eichen D, Mestre Z, Strong D, Rhee KE, Boutelle KB. Defining and Identifying Predictors of Rapid Response to Pediatric Obesity Treatment. Pediatric Obesity. June 2020. Vol 15, Issue 6. e12621. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12621
  39. Kang Sim DE, Strong DR, Manzano MA, Rhee KE, Boutelle K. (2020) Evaluation of Dyadic Changes of Parent-Child Weight Loss Patterns During a Family-Based Behavioral Treatment for Obesity. Pediatric Obesity. June 2020. Vol. 15, Issue 6. e12622. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12622 
  40. Khare M, Azim A, Kneese G, Haag M, Weinstein K, Rhee KE, Foster BA. Vancomycin Dosing in Children With Overweight or Obesity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Hospital Pediatrics April 2020, 10 (4) 359-368; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/hpeds.2019-0287
  41. Hingle MD, Shanks CB, Parks C, Prickitt J, Rhee KE, Wright J, Hiller-Venegas S, Yaroch AL. Examining Equitable Online Federal Food Assistance During the SARS-CoV-2: A Case Study in Two Regions. Current Developments in Nutrition. Vol 4, Issue 10, Oct 2020. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzaa154
  42. Boutelle K, Kang Sim DJ, Rhee KE, Manzano M, and Strong D. Family-Based Treatment Program Contributors to Child Weight Loss. International Journal of Obesity. Jan 2021. 45 (77-83). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-020-0604-9   
  43. Boutelle K, Strong D, Crow S, Rhee KE, Wilfley D, Rock C, Epstein L. Comparative costs of a parent-only and parent and child treatment for children with overweight or obesity. Obesity. 2021.
  44. Rhee KE, Manzano M, Goffin S, Strong D, Boutelle KN. Exploring the relationship between appetitive behaviors, executive function, and weight status among preschool children. Pediatric Obesity. 2021.


Tiranun “Jane” Rungvivatjarus, MD

  1. Rungvivatjarus, T., Barnard, J., Patel, A., Bernard-Stover, L. Hematemesis and bloody stools in a 2-month-old infant: More than a Milk Protein Allergy. Clinical Pediatrics. 2019 Apr;58(4):474-477. Epub 2019 Jan 4. PMID: 30607976
  2. Rungvivatjarus T., Kuelbs CL, Miller L, Perham J, Sanderson K, Billman G, Rhee KE, Fisher ES. Medication Reconciliation Improvement Utilizing Process Redesign and Clinical Decision Support.  Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019 Oct 22. pii: S1553-7250(19)30388-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2019.09.001.
  3. Jelic M., Rungvivatjarus T., Hershey DH. Recurrent Stridor in a 9-Year-Old Boy. Open Journal of Clinical & Medical Case Reports. Accepted for publication Aug 2020


Britanny Winckler, MD, MBA

  1. Tiffany C Lee, Stephanie N Frangos, Marcella V Torres, Britanny Winckler, Sung G Ji, Emily Dow. "Integrating Undergraduate Patient Partners into Diabetes self-management education: Evaluating a free clinic pilot program for the Underserved." J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016 Nov;27(4):1689-1708. PMID: 27818432 


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