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Heather Ann Wolfe, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Clinical Instructor, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1879
The University of Michigan, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
The University of Michigan Medical School, 2005.
MS (Healthcare Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship & Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2005-2009.
Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2009-2010.
Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2013.
Fellow, Center for Healthcare Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2016.
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2009.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009.
Advanced Training Program, Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare, 2014.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor, 2014.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2014.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), 2014.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider, 2014.
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Selected Publications

Wright SW, Steenhoff AP, Elci O,Wolfe HA, Ralston M, Kgosiesele T, Makone I, Mazhani L, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA: Impact of contextualized pediatric resuscitation training on pediatric healthcare providers in Botswana. Resuscitation 88: 57-62, March 2015.

Wolfe, HA: "How to Read and Use a Run Chart and Control Chart", Webinar for Multicenter group, NEAR4KIDS. NEAR4KIDS sites January 2015.

Wolfe HA, Nishisaki A: That went well, or did it? Fighting Rosy Recall in the documentation of in-hospital cardiac arrest. Pediatriac Critical Care Medicine In Press 2015 Notes: Editorial.

Wolfe HE, Priestley MA, Kraus B, Roberts K, Warrington S, Hewlett J, Maxwell L, Zuppa AF, Himebauch A, Giordano R, Lourie K, Freedman R, Hadley S, Forrer J, Douglas L, Minich C, Craig N: Sedation management in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Institute for Healthcare Improvement December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Institute for Health Care Improvement, 26th Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare, December 7-10, 2014, Orlando, FL.

Sutton RM, French B, Niles DE, Donoghue AJ, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Leffelman J, Wolfe HA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA. : 2010 American Heart Association recommended compression depths during pediatric in-hospital resuscitations are associated with survival. Resuscitation 85(9): 1179-1184, September 2014.

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 42(7): 1688-1695, July 2014.

Sutton RM, Wolfe, HA, Meaney PA: Imagine what we will "know" tomorrow: The naked truth about cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality research. Resuscitation 85(6): 722-723, June 2014 Notes: Editorial.

Wright SW, Mazhani L, Wolfe, HA, Ralston M, Steenhoff AP, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA: Impact of contextualized pediatric critical care training on pediatric healthcare providers in Botswana. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(4 Suppl), May 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation 7th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care May 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Wolfe, HA, Donoghue AJ, Berg RA: Are we ready to put the SQUEEZE into all IO placements? Resuscitation 85(1): 17-18, January 2014 Notes: Editorial.

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

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