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Elizabeth R. Alpern, MD, MSCE

Elizabeth R. Alpern, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Emergency Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1944
Fax: 215-590-4454
BA (English Literature - High Distinction)
The University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and Arts, 1987.
MD (Cum Laude)
The University of Michigan Medical School, 1992.
MSCE (Masters of Science in Clin. Epid. & Biostatistics)
The University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
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Selected Publications

Timm N, McAneney C, Alpern ER, Macy M, Ruddy R, PECARN: Is Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization by Pregnant Adolescents on the Rise? Pediatric Emergency Care 28(4): 307-9, Apr 2012.

Macy ML, Hall M, Shah SS, Hronek C, Del Bacarro M, Hain PD, Rindner E, Hoffman E, Alpern ER: Differences in Observation Care Practices in US Freestanding Children’s Hospitals: Are they virtual or real? J Hosp Med 7(4): 287-93, April 2012.

Fieldston ES, Alpern ER, Nadel FM, Shea JA, Alessandrini EA.: A qualitative assessment of reasons for nonurgent visits to the emergency department: parent and health professional opinions. Pediatr Emerg Care. 28(3): 220-5, Mar 2012.

Macy ML, Hall M, Shah SS, Harding JP, Del Beccaro MA, Hain PD, Hronek C, Alpern ER. : Pediatric observation status: Are we overlooking a growing population in children's hospitals? J Hosp Med doi: 10.1002/jhm.1923( ), Feb 2012.

Alessandrini E, Alpern E, Chamberlain J, Shea J, Holubkov R, Gorelick M: Developing a Diagnosis-Based Severity Classification System for Use in Emergency Medical Services for Children. Acad Emerg Med 19(1): 70-8, Jan 2012.

Alessandrini E, Varadarajan K, Alpern ER, Gorelick MH, Shaw K, Ruddy RM, Chamberlain JM. Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network: Emergency department quality: an analysis of existing pediatric measures. Acad Emerg Med 18(5): 519-26, May 2011.

Mistry RD, Scott HF, Zaoutis TE, Alpern ER: Emergency department treatment failures for skin infections in the era of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Pediatr Emerg Care 27(1): 21-6, 2011.

Marin JR, Alpern ER, Panebianco NL, Dean AJ: Assessment of a training curriculum for emergency ultrasound for pediatric soft tissue infections. Acad Emerg Med 18(2): 174-82, 2011.

Mistry RD, Scott HF, Weisz K, Alpern ER.: Emergency Department Physician Management of Pediatric Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in the CA-MRSA Era. Academic Emergency Medicine 17: 187-193, 2010.

Marin JR, Bilker W, Lautenbach E, Alpern ER: Reliability of clinical examinations for pediatric skin and soft-tissue infections. Pediatrics 126(5): 925-30, 2010.

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