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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

Contact information
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

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

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.

Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Maude S, Barrett D, Lacey S, Melenhorst J, Shaw P, Berg R, June C, Porter D, Frey N, Grupp S, Teachey D: Cytokine release syndrome after chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for leukemia. Critical Care Medicine 45(2), February 2017.

Lin JC, Spinella PC, Fitzgerald JC, Tucci M, Bush JL, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Weiss SL for the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network: New or progressive multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (NPMODS) in pediatric severe sepsis: A sepsis phenotype with higher morbidity and mortality. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(1): 8-16, January 2017.

Weiss SL, Deutschman CS, Becker LB: Chapter 80: Cellular Respiration Fuhrman and Zimmerman's Pediatric Critical Care. Fuhrman and Zimmerman (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 1131-1144, 5th Edition 2017.

Weiss SL, Keele L, Balamuth F, Vendetti N, Ross R, Fitzgerald JC, Gerber JS: Crystalloid fluid choice and clinical outcomes in pediatric sepsis: a match retrospective cohort study. Journal of Pediatrics Epub ahead of print 2017.

Carcillo JAj, Podd B, aneja R, Weiss SL, Hall MW, Cornell TT, Shanley TP, Doughty LA, Nguyen TC. : Pathophysiology of pediatric multipole organ dysfunction syndrome Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18: S32-S45, 2017.

Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Grunwell JR, Lindsell CJ: Improved risk stratification in pediatric septic shock using both protein and mRNA Biomarkers: PERSEVERE-XP. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine In Press 2017.

Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Funari MK, Hayes K, Schast A, Lavelle J, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Zorc JJ: Improving recognition of pediatric severe sepsis in the emergency department: Contributions of a vital sign based electronic alert and bedside clinician identification. Annals of Emergency Medicine In Press 2017.

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), In Press 2017.

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