Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Institute for Immunology

Julia E Szymczak

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Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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Blockley Hall Room 227
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)898-1793
B.A. (Sociology)
Brandeis University, 2004.
M.A. (Sociology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
Ph.D. (Sociology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Szymczak, J.E. and J. Newland. : The Social Determinants of Antimicrobial Prescribing: Implications for Antimicrobial Stewardship. Practical Implementation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), January 2018.

Szymczak, J.E., S.B. Klieger, M. Miller, A.G. Fiks and J.S. Gerber: What parents think about the risks and benefits of antibiotics for their child's acute respiratory tract infection. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society September 2017.

Elango, S; J.E. Szymczak, I.M. Bennett, R.S. Beidas and R.M. Werner: Changing antibiotic prescribing in a primary care network: The role of readiness to change and group dynamics in success. American Journal of Medical Quality July 2017.

Szymczak, J.E., D. Barkman, K. Conaboy and J.S. Gerber: Identifying Patient and Family Centered Outcomes around Antibiotics for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections in Children (Poster Presentation). Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA) May 2017.

Szymczak, J.E., K.D. Getz, R. Madding, B. Fisher, E. Raetz, N. Hijiya, M.M. Gramatges, M. Henry, A. Mian, S.D. Arnold and R. Aplenc: Identifying Patient and Family Centered Outcomes Relevant to Inpatient Versus At-Home Management of Neutropenia in Children with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Poster Presentation). American Society for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) April 2017.

Szymczak, Julia E.: Healthcare worker presenteeism: A challenge for patient safety. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Network Perspectives on Safety 2017.

Szymczak, J.E., J.S. Gerber and K. Hamilton: Barriers and Facilitators to Implementing Antimicrobial Stewardship in Philadelphia-Area Hospitals (Poster Presentation). SHEA Spring Meeting (Atlanta, GA) May 2016.

Szymczak, J.E.: Infections and Interaction Rituals in the Organisation: Clinician Accounts of Speaking Up or Remaining Silent in the Face of Threats to Patient Safety. Sociology of Health and Illness 38(2): 325-339, Feburary 2016.

Odeniyi, F., J.E. Szymczak, S.E. Coffin and K. Feemster: Parent Perceptions of Healthcare-associated Respiratory Infection in Pediatric Clinics: A Qualitative Study (Poster Presentation). IDWeek (San Diego, CA) October 2015.

Szymczak, J.E., S.B. Klieger, N. Vendetti, M. Miller, A.G. Fiks and J.S. Gerber: What Parents Think About Antibiotics for Their Child’s Acute Respiratory Tract (Poster Presentation). IDWeek (San Diego, CA) October 2015.

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