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Scott L Weiss, MD, MSCE, FCCM

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

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd
7th Floor Central, RM 7C26
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
Fax: 215-590-4327
BS (Human Development)
Cornell University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2004.
MSCE (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2004-2005.
Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2005-2007.
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2008-2011.
Basic Life Support (BLS), 1997.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program, 2005.
American Board of General Pediatrics, 2007.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2011.
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2012.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), 2013.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 2014.
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Selected Publications

Downes KJ, Schriver E, Russo M, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Tolomeo P, Bilker WB, Han JH, Lautenbach E, Coffin SE, Gerber JS for the CDC Prevention Epicenter Program: Implementation of a pragmatic biomarker-driven algorithm to guide antibiotic use in the pediatric intensive care unit: the optimizing antibiotic strategies in sepsis (OASIS) II study. ID Week Advancing Science and Improving Care October 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation at the ID Week 2017 Conference, October 4-8, 2017, San Diego, CA.

Gu H, Keele L, Hayes K, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Balamuth F: Machine learning predictive modeling for organ dysfunction in children with suspected sepsis in the emergency department. American Academy of Pediatric Annual Meeting September 2017 Notes: Oral Presentation at the American Academy of Pediatric Annual Meeting, September 2017, Chicago, IL.

Davis AL, Carcillo JA, Aneja RK, Deymann AJ, Lin JC, Nguyen TC, Okhuysen-Cawley RS, Relvas MS, Rozenfeld RA, Skippen PW, Stojadinovic BJ, Williams EA, Yeh TS, Balamuth F, Brierley J, de Caen AR, Cheifetz IM, Choong K, Conway E, Cornell T, Doctor A, Dugas M, Feldman JD, Fitzgerald JC, Flori HR, Fortenberry JD, Braciano AL, Greenwald BM, Hall MW, Han YY, Hernan LK, Irazuzta JE, Iselin E, van der Jagt WE, Jeffries HE, Kache S, Katyal C, Kissoon N, Kon AA, Jutko MC, MacLaren G, Maul T, Mehta R, Odetola F, Parbuoni K, Paul R, Peters MJ, Ranjit S, Reuter-Rice KE, Schnitzler EJ, cott H, Torees A, Weingarten-Abrams J, Weiss SL, Zimmerman JJ, Zuckerberg AL. : American College of Critical Care Medicine clinical practice parameters for hemodynamic support of pediatric and neonatal shock. Critical Care Medicine 45(6): 1061-1093, June 2017.

Hall M, Steele L, Jamspm-Buber L, Agan A, Anushay M, Mourani P, Loftis L, Weiss SL, Paden M, Higgerson R, Hartman M, Randolph A: Longitudinal innate immune function and outcomes from pediatric critical influenza. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting May 2017 Notes: Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting May 6-9, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Lin JC, Spinella PC, Fitzgerald JC, Tucci M, Bush JL, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Weiss SL: The authors reply: [response to Baldanzi and Degado, New or progressive multiple organ dysfunction syndrome as surrogate outcome for mortality in pediatric severe sepsis trials; Workman and Larsen, Searching for a pediatric severe sepsis phenotype: are we there yet?] Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(5): 501-502, May 2017.

Dziorny A, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL: A data-driven approach to reduce unnecessary oximetry testing in the PICU. Quality and Safety Day Poster Presentation May 2017 Notes: 2017 Quality and Safety Day Poster Presentation at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, May 2017.

Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Grunwell JR, Opoka A, Wong HR: Glucocorticoid receptor polymorphisms and outcomes in pediatric septic shock. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(4): 299-303, April 2017.

Weiss SL, Asaro LA, Flori HR, Allen GL, Wypij D, Curley MAQ, for the Randomized Evaluation of Sedation Titration for Respiratory Failure (RESTORE) Study Investigators: Multiple organ dysfunction in children mechanically ventilated for acute respiratory failure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(4): 319-329, April 2017.

Morgan RW, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA: Sepsis-associated in-hospital cardiac arrest: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and potential therapies. Journal of Critical Care 40: 128-135, March 2017.

Weiss SL: Clinical trials in pediatric sepsis: what's the (end) point? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(3): 296-297, March 2017 Notes: Invited editorial on Primary outcome measures in pediatric septic shock trials: a systematic review.

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