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Scott L Weiss, 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 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
Education:
BS (Human Development)
Cornell University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2004.
MSCE (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (2012-)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
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.
Certifications
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

Weiss SL, Shanley TP, Carcillo JA: Chapter 23: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome. Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). In Press 2015.

Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Shanley TP, Quasney M, Hall M Gedeit R, Freishstat RJ, Nowak J, Shekhar RS, Gertz S, Dawson E, Howard K, Harmon K, Beckman E, Frank E, Lindsell CJ: Developing a clinically feasible theragnostic approach to pediatric septic shock. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine In Press 2015.

Thomas NJ, Tamburro RF, Rajasekaran S, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Hall MW : Chapter 87: Bacterial Sepsis. In Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). In Press 2015.

Balamuth F, Caplan I, Scott H, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Kubis S, Chilutti M, Grundmeier R, Alpern ER: Increased risk of one-year-all-cause mortality after pediatric severe sepsis. Critical Care Medicine December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 44th Critical Care Congress, Phoenix, AZ.

Weiss SL, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GA, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Fitzgerald J, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Howard K, Frank E, Harmon K, Wong HR: Differential expression of the nuclear-encoded mitochondrial transcriptome based on genome-wide expression profiling in pediatric septic shock. Critical Care 18(6): 623, November 2014.

Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Lavelle J, Chilutti M, Grudemeier R, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ: Delayed antimicrobial therapy increases mortality and organ dysfunction duration in pediatric sepsis. Critical Care Medicine 42(11): 2409-2417, November 2014.

Atkinson S, Cvijanovich N, Thomas N, Allen G, Anas N, Bigham M, Hall M, Freishtat R, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia P, Shanley T, Nowak J, Quasney M, Weiss SL, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Howard K, Frank E, Harmon Kelli, Lahni P, Lindsell C, Wong H: Corticosteroids and Pediatric Septic Shock Outcomes: A Risk Stratified Analysis. PLoS One 9(11): e112702, November 2014.

Balamuth F, Weiss SL, Neuman MI, Scott H, Brady PW, Paul R, Ferris RWD, McClead R, Hayes, K, Gaieski D, Hall M, Shah SS, and Alpern ER: Pediatric severe sepsis in US Children's Hospitals. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(9): 798-805, November 2014.

Weiss SL*, Fitzgerald JC*, Faustino EV, Festa MS, Fink EL, Jouvet P, Bush JL, Kissoon N, Marshall J, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ: Understanding the global epidemiology of pediatric critical illness: The power, pitfalls, and practicalities of point prevalence studies. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(7): 660-666, September 2014 Notes: (*Co-first authors).

Balamuth F, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Hayes K, Chilutti M, Grundmeier R, Myers S, Lautenbach E, Alpern ER: Comparison of two sepsis recognition methods in a pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatric Academic Societies May 2014 Notes: Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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