Dr. Kerlin's clinical interests are primarily in critical care, including the management of respiratory failure and sepsis. She serves as attending physician in the Medical Intensive Care Unit and on the Critical Care Outreach and Procedure Service of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Kerlin completed a Master of Science program in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Her primary research interests have been in the intersection between medical education, organizational structure, and patient outcomes in intensive care units. Her current active projects include (1) several studies devoted to the evaluation of physician staffing models in critical care medicine, with respect to patient-centered outcomes, processes of care, physician staff outcomes, and educational outcomes, and (2) defining the role of physician factors in patient outcomes among patients with acute respiratory failure.
Meeta Prasad Kerlin, Dylan S. Small, Elizabeth Cooney, Barry D. Fuchs, Lisa M. Bellini, Mark E. Mikkelsen, William D. Schweickert, Rita N. Bakhru, Nicole B. Gabler, Michael O. Harhay, John H. Hansen-Flaschen, Scott D. Halpern: A randomized trial of nighttime physician staffing in an intensive care unit. The New England Journal of Medicine 368(23): 2201-9, Jun 2013.
Meeta Prasad, Eric S. Holmboe, Rebecca S. Lipner, Brian J. Hess, Jason D. Christie, Scarlett L. Bellamy, Gordon D. Rubenfeld, Jeremy M. Kahn: Clinical protocols and trainee knowledge about mechanical ventilation. The Journal of the American Medical Association 306(9): 935-41, Sep 2011.
Helen C. Koenig, Barbara B. Finkel, Satjeet S. Khalsa, Paul N. Lanken, Meeta Prasad, Richard Urbani, Barry D. Fuchs: Performance of an automated electronic acute lung injury screening system in intensive care unit patients. Crit Care Med 39(1): 98-104, Jan 2011.
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