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Peter Andrew Meaney, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd
8th Floor Main Building, 8NE, RM 8566
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: (267) 426-7133
Fax: (215) 590-4327
Education:
B.A. (Religious Studies)
University of Virginia, 1993.
M.D. (Medicine)
Medical College of Virginia, 1998.
M.P.H. (Quantitative Methods)
Harvard School of Public Health, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric Internship/Combined Internal Medicine/, University of Massachusetts, 1998-1999.
Pediatric Residency/Combined Internal Medicine, University of Massachusetts, 1999-2002.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2002-2005.
Certifications
Provider Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 1998.
Provider, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 1998.
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics, 2002.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2002.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2002.
Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 2003.
Pediatric Critical Care, American Board of Pediatrics, 2006.
Instructor, Basic Life Support (BLS), 2006.
Fellow, American Board of Pediatrics, 2006.
Instructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 2007.
Master Training Mentor, Helping Babies Breathe, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

International Research Project: Recommendations of Code Cart Revisions: Princess Marina Hospital. Lou Scrattis MSIV, January 21st - March 4th, 2006

Description of Other Expertise

Needs Assessment, Princess Marina Hospital. Served for the foundation of the development of the CLEAR AIM initiative, development of a formal pediatric rotation at Princess Marina Hospital for eligible medical students, house staff, nursing, and other healthcare providers

Selected Publications

Bobrow BJ, Meaney PA, Berg RA: Resuscitation game changer. Journal of Emergency Medical Services Page: 38-41, January 2014.

Rodriguez SA, Sutton RM, Berg MD, Nishisaki A, Leffelman J, Meaney PA, Niles DE, Maltese M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Simplified dispatcher instructions improve bystander chest compression quality during simulated pediatric resuscitation. Resuscitation 85(1): 119-123, January 2014.

Sutton RM, Niles, DE, French B, Maltese MR, Leffelman J, Eilevstjonn J, Wolfe H, Nishisaki A, Meaney PA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: First quantitative analysis of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality during in-hospital cardiac arrest of young children. Resuscitation 85(1): 70-74, January 2014.

Wolfe HA, Sutton RM, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Chapter: Reporting in Pediatric Resuscitation: Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Disease. Barach, Jacobs, Laussen, Lipshutz (eds.). Springer, In Press 2014.

Sutton RM, Wolfe HA, Meaney PA: Imagine what we will "know" tomorrow: The naked truth about cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality research. Resuscitation In Press 2014 Notes: Editorial.

Wolfe HA, Zebuhr C, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Boyle L, Giordano RT, Davis DH, Priestley MA, Apkon M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Interdisciplinary intensive care unit cardiac arrest debriefing improves survival outcomes. Critical Care Medicine In Press 2014.

Sutton RM, Wolfe H, Nishisaki A, Leffelman J, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Donoghue AJ, Maltese MR, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Pushing harder, pushing faster, minimizing interruptions… But falling short of 2010 cardiopulmonary resuscitation targets during in-hospital pediatric and adolescent resuscitation. Resuscitation 84(12): 1680-1684, December 2013.

Rodriguez SA, Sutton RM, Berg MD, Maltese MR, Leffelman J, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Simplified dispatcher-assisted pediatric CPR instructions improves bystander chest compression quality. Circulation November 2013 Notes: Poster Presentation at the AHA/ReSS, November 2013, Dallas, TX.

Bhanji F, Meaney PA, Praestgaard A, Peberdy M, Cheng A, Hunt B, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM for the AHA Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Survival from pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest is worse at night compared with days and evenings: A report from the AHA Get with the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry Circulation November 2013 Notes: Oral Presentation at the AHA/ReSS, November 2013, Dallas, TX.

Matos R, Watson RS, Nadkarni VM, Huang HH, Berg RA, Meaney PA, Carroll CL, Berens RJ, Praestgaard A, Weissfeld L, Spinella PC: Response to letters regarding article, "Duration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and illness category impact survival and neurologic outcomes for in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrests" Circulation 128(7): e102-e103, August 2013.

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