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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
Room 9NW9329
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 837 5283
BA (Liberal Arts)
Goddard College, 1975.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
University of Maryland, 1984.
MS (Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety)
Northwestern University, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Post-baccalaureate courses, University of Maryland, 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, 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: 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 March 2017.

Deutsch ES: Data, Data Everywhere... Not Any Time to Think! PA Patient Safety Advisory 14(1): 42-43, March 2017.

Lowry SZ, Ramaiah M, Prettyman SS, Simmons D, Brick D, Deutsch E, Possanza L, Gray OB, Levine BA, Gimbel K, Andrews K.: Examining the Copy and Paste Function in the Use of Electronic Health Records NISTIR 8166. National Institute of Standards and Technology; US Department of Commerce January 2017 Notes:

Weintraub, AY, Deutsch ES, Hales RL, Buchanan NA, Rock WL, Rehman MA: Using High-Technology Simulators to Prepare Anesthesia Providers Before Implementation of a New Electronic Health Record Module: A Technical Report. Anesthesia & Analgesia 2017.

Patterson M, Deutsch ES, Jacobson L: Simulation: Closing the Gap Between Work-as-Imagined and Work-as-Done. Resilient Health Care: Reconciling Work-as-Imagined and Work-as-Done. Braithwaite J, Wears RL, Hollnagel E. (eds.). CRC Press; Taylor & Francis Group, 3: 143-152, 2017.

Deutsch ES: Patient Safety Events involving Simulation in Pennsylvania. PA Patient Safety Advisory 13(4): 166-168, Dec 2016.

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