Dr. Wagner’s primary clinical appointment is at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center where he is the Associate Program Director for fellowship training. There, he attends in the medical intensive care unit and on the general medicine service, provides inpatient consultative pulmonary medicine, and precepts fellows in pulmonary clinic. He is also active in the medical critical care section of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he attends in the medical intensive care unit.
Dr. Wagner's academic interests include the intersection between medical education and the principles of high-value care. To pursue those interests, he directs a longitudinal quality improvement curriculum for the pulmonary & critical care fellowship, and is a core faculty member for the internal medicine residency program's curriculum in quality, safety, and value. Additionally, Dr. Wagner is actively engaged in the Perelman School of Medicine where he is a pulmonary medicine small group leader for pre-clerkship students, is one of six Measey faculty members selected to lead a highly regarded component of the internal medicine core clerskship, and is an active teacher for Penn medical students in a variety of clinical settings.
Courtright KR, Weinberger SE, Wagner J: Meeting the Milestones: Strategies for Including High-Value Care Education in Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Training. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 12(4): 574-8, April 2015.
Elliott D, Davidson JE, Harvey MA, Bemis-Dougherty A, Hopkins RO, Iwashyna TJ, Wagner J, Weinert C, Wunsch H, Bienvenu OJ, Black G, Brady S, Brodsky MB, Deutschman C, Doepp D, Flatley C, Fosnight S, Gittler M, Gomez BT, Hyzy R, Louis D, Mandel R, Maxwell C, Muldoon SR, Perme CS, Reilly C, Robinson MR, Rubin E, Schmidt DM, Schuller J, Scruth E, Siegel E, Spill GR, Sprenger S, Straumanis JP, Sutton P, Swoboda SM, Twaddle ML, Needham DM: Exploring the Scope of Post-Intensive Care Syndrome Therapy and Care: Engagement of Non-Critical Care Providers and Survivors in a Second Stakeholders Meeting. Critical Care Medicine 42(12): 2518-26, Dec 2014.
Harhay, M.O., Wagner, J., Ratcliffe, S.J., Bronheim, R.S., Gopal, A., Green, S., Cooney, E., Mikkelsen, M.E., Kerlin, M.P., Small, D.S., Halpern, S.D. : Outcomes and Statistical Power in Adult Critical Care Randomized Trials, 2007-2013. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 189(12): 1469-78, June 2014.
Wunsch H, Wagner J, Herlim M, Kramer A, Chong D, Halpern SD: ICU Occupancy and Mechanical Ventilator Use in the United States. Critical Care Medicine 41(12): 2712-9, Dec 2013.
Gabler NB, Ratcliffe SJ, Wagner J, Asch DA, Rubenfeld GD, Angus DC, Halpern SD: Mortality Among Patients Admitted to Strained Intensive Care Units. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 188(7): 800-06, Oct 2013.
Wagner J, Gabler NB, Ratcliffe SJ, Brown SES, Strom BL, Halpern SD: Outcomes Among Patients Discharged from Busy Intensive Care Units. Annals of Internal Medicine 159(7): 447-55, Oct 2013.
Wagner J, Iwahayna TJ, Kahn JM: Reasons Underlying Interhospital Transfers to an Academic Medical Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Critical Care Medicine 28: 202-208, 2013.
Wagner J, Harhay MO, Gabler NB, Ratcliffe SJ, Halpern SD: Discharging Patients from Busy Intensive Care Units: Is it Equitable? The American Thoracic Society International Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2013 Notes: Poster Discussion.
Wagner J, Halpern SD: Deferred Admission to the Intensive Care Unit: Rationing Critical Care of Expediting Care Transitions? Archives of Internal Medicine 172(6): 474-476, 2012.
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