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Ellen S. Deutsch, MD, FAAP, FACS

Adjunct Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 837 5283
BA (Liberal Arts)
Goddard College, 1975.
MD (Medicine)
University of Maryland, 1984.
MS (Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety)
Northwestern University, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Post-baccalaureate courses, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1979-1980.
Intern in Surgery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1984-1985.
Resident in Otolaryngology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1985-1988.
Chief Resident in Otolaryngology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1988-1989.
Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1989-1990.
Executive Fellowship in Patient Safety, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2005-2006.
Systems Engineering courses, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, 2011-2012.
American Board of Otolaryngology, 1993.
National Patient Safety Foundation (Certified Professional in Patient Safety), 2015.
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Selected Publications

Deutsch ES, Patterson MD, Perry S: A new pairing: root cause and success analysis. PA Patient Safety Advisory 15(3), June 2018.

Bruley MD, Arnold TV, Finley E, Deutsch ES, Treadwell JR : Surgical Fires: Decreasing Incidence Relies on Continued Prevention Efforts PA Patient Safety Advisory 15(2), June 2018.

Deutsch ES: Staying Well in a Sea of Harm. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery 158(6): 983-984, Jun 2018.

Deutsch ES, Yonash RA, Martin DE, Atkins JH, Arnold TV, Hunt, CM: Wrong-site Nerve Blocks: A Systematic Literature Review to Guide Principles for Prevention. J Clinical Anesthesia 46: 101-111, March 2018.

Patterson M, Deutsch ES: Simulation as a Tool to Support Adaptive Capacity at the Frontline. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Healthcare Symposium March 2018 Notes: Poster presentation, Boston, MA

Deutsch ES: Patient Safety: No Harm, No Foul? PA Patient Safety Advisory 14(4): online, December 2017.

Kearney JA, Deutsch ES: Using Simulation to Improve Systems. Otolaryngol Clin N Am 50(5): 1015-1028, October 2017.

Deutsch ES: Workarounds: Trash or Treasure? PA Patient Safety Advisory 14(3), September 2017 Notes:

Deutsch ES: Bridging the Gap between Work-as-Imagined and Work-as-Done. PA Patient Safety Advisory 14(2): 80-82, June 2017.

Scherzer DJ, Chime NO, Tofil NM, Hamilton MF, Singh K, Stanley RM, Kline J, McNamara LM, Rosen MA, Hunt EA, INSPIRE Epinephrine Research Investigators: Survey of pediatric trainee knowledge: dose, concentration, and route of epinephrine. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 118(4): 516-518, April 2017.

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