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Joshua Berkman Kayser, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate of Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Director, Patient Flow Services, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Ave., 8B115
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-5800 x5282
BA (Archaeology)
University of Texas - Austin, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
Tulane University School of Medicine, 2002.
MPH (Public Health)
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2002.
MBe (Bioethics)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 2002-2003.
Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 2003-2005.
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System Fellowship, 2006-2009.
Robert L. Mayock Chief Fellow, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2009.
ABIM - Internal Medicine, 2005.
ABIM - Pulmonary Diseases, 2009.
ABIM - Critical Care Medicine, 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

ICU Administration
Medical Ethics
Palliative Medicine

Description of Research Expertise

Medical Ethics

Selected Publications

JB Kayser, HM DeLisser: Ethics and Palliative Care in Critical Care Units. Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5th edition(Chapter 150), 2014 Notes: In Press.

JB Kayser, HM DeLisser: Palliative and End of Life Care. The Intensive Care Unit Manual, 2nd Edition 2013 Notes: Chapter 107.

JB Kayser: Sedation, Analgesia and Paralytic Therapy. Decision Support in Medicine 2013 Notes: e-chapter.

JB Kayser, PN Lanken: Day-to-Day Management of the Critical Care Patient. The Intensive Care Unit Manual, 2nd Edition 2013 Notes: Chapter 13.

S Shlifer, JB Kayser, D Linkin, C Sausman, P Dilon, H Wahl, A Barney, M Carpenter: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reducing Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI). Department of Veterans Affairs Nurse Managers Conference 2010 Notes: Poster Presentation.

JB Kayser, D Jain, Y Tomer, MF Beers: Acute Surfactant Protein D Deficiency Increases Susceptibility to Hyperoxia. American Thoracic Society international conference, San Diego, CA 2009 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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Last updated: 07/17/2014
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