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Jorge Augusto Gálvez, M.D.

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 & Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19096
Office: 215-590-1858
Fax: 215-590-1415
Lab: 267-426-0580
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
University of Miami, 2001.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 2006.
M.B.I. (Biomedical Informatics)
Oregon Health and Science University (enrolled, expected completion 2015), 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Yale-Primary Care, Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT , 2006-2007.
Resident in Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT , 2007-2010.
Fellow in Pediatric Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA , 2010-2011.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Difficult Airway Management, Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access, Pain Management, Neonatal Anesthesia, Craniofacial reconstruction, Perioperative Transfusion Medicine.

Description of Other Expertise

Mobile App Developer (Windows Mobile, iOS, Android)

Description of Research Expertise

Information Technology, Clinical Decision Support, Biomedical Informatics, 3D printing, Patient Safety, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pain Management.

Selected Publications

Black, SA, Galvez JA, Rehman MA, Schwartz AJ: Airway management in an infant with a giant occipital encephalocele. Anesthesiology. Charles D. Collard (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 120(6): 1504, June 2014.

Shashidhar D, Lin M, Ivanov R, Lee I, Lingappan A, Rehman M, Galvez J, Laje P, Flake A, Simpao A: Application of python to AIMS data to analyze intraoperative hypotension through pediatric blood pressure curves. IEEE 27th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, Mount Sinai, NY May 2014.

Gálvez JA, Ahumada L, Simpao AF, Lin EE, Bonafide CP, Choudhry D, England WR, Jawad AF, Friedman D, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Rehman MA: Visual analytical tool for evaluation of 10-year perioperative transfusion practice at a children's hospital. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Lucile Ohno-Machado (eds.). 21(3): 529-534, May 2014.

Hsu G, Galvez JA: Maximum surgical blood order schedules: Using data from electronic health records. AABB News: The Magazine for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies Professionals. American Academy of Blood Banks, Page: 8, May 2014 Notes: http://www.aabbnews-digital.org/aabbnews/201405?pg=10#pg10.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Galvez JA, Rehman MA: A review of analytics and clinical informatics in health care. Journal of Medical Systems 38(4): 45, April 2014.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Galvez JA, Rehman MA: A review of analytics and clinical informatics in health care. MDLinx.com April 2014 Notes: Featured on MDLinx, a medical news and information web site: http://www.mdlinx.com/hospital-administration/news-article.cfm/5194423/health-care-analytics-medical-informatics-electronic.

Vadala, N: How 3-D printing is helping make Philadelphia the 'workshop of the world' again. www.philly.com. Interstate General Media, LLC, March 2014 Notes: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/lifestyle/How-3-D-printing-is-helping-make-Philadelphia-the-workshop-of-the-world-again.html

Hsu G, Galvez J, Ahumada L, Friedman D, Jawad A, Sesok-Pizzini D, Rehman M: Use of a novel visual analytics interface to characterize pediatric trauma patients who receive massive transfusions at a children’s hospital. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. March 2014.

Ahumada L, Simpao A, Galvez J, Shelov E, Rehman M, Larru B, Gerber J, Metjian T, Martin J, Oda K, Desai B: A visual analytics antibiogram dashboard as part of a comprehensive approach to perioperative antibiotic administration. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL March 2014.

Simpao A, Ivanov R, Galvez J, Lee I, Laje P, Flake A, England W, Choudhry D, Wartman E, Rehman M: The use of machine learning for auditing and modeling of vital sign data during open thoracotomy versus thoracoscopic surgical resections for congenital cystic lung lesions. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL March 2014.

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Last updated: 06/18/2014
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