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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, 5th Edition. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). Wolters, Kluwer, Page: 286-302, 2016.

Giuliano JS, Jr, Markovitz BP, Brierley J, Levin R, Williams G, Lum LC, Dorofaeff T, Cruces P, Bush JL, Keele L, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL for the Sprout Study Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2016 In Press : Variability in pediatric severe sepsis managed in USA and European intensive care units. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine In Press 2016.

Kakajiwala A, Weiss SL, Lopez SB, Palmer J, Baluarte JH: Cerebral edema in a child after preemptive kidney transplantation. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care In Press 2016.

Weiss SL, Levy RL, Deutschman CS 2nd Edition: Chapter 39: Is Sepsis-Inducted Organ Dysfunction and Adaptive Response? Evidence Based Practice of Critical Care, 2nd Edition. Deutschman CS, and Neligan PJ (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, Page: 335-340, 2016.

Thomas NJ, Tamburro RF, Rajasekaran S, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Hall MW : Chapter 87: Bacterial Sepsis. Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). Wolters, Kluwer, Page: 1377-1396, 2016.

Signoff J, Fitzgerald JC, Teachey D, Balamuth F, Weiss SL: Hypofibrinogenemia is associated with poor outcome and secondary HLH in pediatric severe sepsis. Critical Care Medicine December 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at 45th Critical Care Congress, February 2016, Orlando, FL

Han M, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Chilutti M, Grundmier R, Nadkarni VM, Thomas N, Weiss SL: Hourly delays to antimicrobial therapy do not increase one-year mortality in pediatric severe sepsis. Critical Care Medicine December 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at 45th Critical Care Congress, February 2016, Orlando, FL.

Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Weiss SL, Grundmeier R, Chilutti M, Fitzgerald JC, Hayes K, Bilker W, Lautenbach E: Comparison of two sepsis recognition methods in a pediatric emergency department. Academic Emergency Medicine 22(11): 1298-1306, November 2015.

Downes KJ, Weiss SL, Klieger SB, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Kubis S, Tolomeo P, Bilker W, Han X, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Han J, Lautenbach E. Gerber JS, Coffine S for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: Developing a biomarker-driven algorithm to improve antibiotic use in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: the optimizing antibiotic strategies in sepsis (OASIS) Study. Infectious Disease October 2015 Notes: Oral Presentation at the Infectious Disease Week, San Diego, CA, October 2015.

Grunwell JR, Weiss SL, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Cecchia PA, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Fitzgerald JC, Howard K, Frank E, Harmon K, Wong HR: Differential expression of the Nrf2-linked genes in pediatric septic shock. Critical Care 19: 327, September 2015.

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Last updated: 02/12/2016
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