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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
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
Education:
BA
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.
Certifications
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.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), 2014.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider, 2014.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2014.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor, 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, Maltese MR, Niles DE, Fischman E, Legkobitova V, Leffelman J, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Blood pressure directed booster trainings improve intensive care unit provider retention of excellent CPR skills. Pediatric Emergency Care Epub ahead of print 2015.

Hsieh TC, Wolfe HA, Sutton RM, Myers S, Nadkarni VM, Donoghue AJ: A comparison of video review and feedback device measurement of chest compressions quality during pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation In Press 2015.

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, 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.

Sutton RM, Wolfe HA, Nishisaki A, Leffelman J, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Donoghue AJ, Maltese MR, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Pushing hard, 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.

Beuhler MC, Gala PK, Wolfe HA, Meaney PA, Henretig FM: Laundry detergent “pod” ingestions: a case series and discussion of recent literature. Pediatr Emerg Care 29(6): 743-747, June 2013.

Beuhler MC, Henretig FM, Gala P, Meaney PA, Wolfe HA, Lewis K. Schierzj, Law R, Punja M, Kjeszak S, Pillai S: Health hazards associated with laundry detergent pods- United States. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 61(41): 825-828, May-June 2012.

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 In Press 201.

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