Jill M. Baren

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Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Education, Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Medical Ethics, Center for Bioethics
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
Chief, Emergency Services, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Interim Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground floor Ravdin
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6976
Fax: 215-662-3953
B.S. (Biochemistry)
Brown University, 1983.
(Bioethics, Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
University of Pittsburgh (Magna Cum Laude), 1989.
University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Medical Ethics, Center for Bioethics , 2006.
Fellow (Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine)
Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Acute neurological emergencies, ethical aspects of clinical trials, emergency research, federal regulations on emergency research- exception from informed consent and waiver of informed consentinformed consent and pediatric permission in clinical trials.

Selected Publications

Smith-Coggins R, Baren JM, Beeson MS, Counselman FL, Kowalenko T, Marco CA, Muelleman RL, Nelson LS, Wahl RP, Korte RC; Research Committee, American Board of Emergency Medicine: American board of emergency medicine report on residency training information (2013-2014), american board of emergency medicine. Annals of Emergency Medicine 63(5), May 2014.

James M. Chamberlain, MD1,2; Pamela Okada, MD3; Maija Holsti, MD2,4; Prashant Mahajan, MD, MBA2,5; Kathleen M. Brown, MD1,2; Cheryl Vance, MD2,6; Victor Gonzalez, MD2,7; Richard Lichenstein, MD8; Rachel Stanley, MD, MPH2,9; David C. Brousseau, MD, MPH2,10; Joseph Grubenhoff, MD2,11; Roger Zemek, MD12; David W. Johnson, MD13; Traci E. Clemons, PhD14; Jill Baren, MD, MPH2,15 ; for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN): Lorazepam vs Diazepam for Pediatric Status Epilepticus: A Randomized Clinical Trial. The Journal of the American Medical Association 311(16), April 2014.

Research Committee: Rebecca Smith-Coggins, MD (Chair); Jill M. Baren, MD; Francis L. Counselman, MD; Terry Kowalenko, MD; Catherine A. Marco, MD; Robert L. Muelleman, MD; Robert P. Wahl, MD; Robert C. Korte, PhD: American Board of Emergency Medicine Report on Residency Training Information (2012-2013). Annals of Emergency Medicine 61(5): 584-592, May 2013.

Dickert NW, Mah VA, Baren JM, Biros MH, Govindarajan P, Pancioli A, Silbergleit R, Wright DW, Pentz RD. : Enrollment in research under exception from informed consent: The Patients' Experiences in Emergency Research (PEER) study. Resuscitation April 2013.

Mittal,M; Donda, K; Baren J : Role of Pneumography And Esophageal pH Monitoring in The Evaluation of Infants With Apparent Life Threatening Event: A Prospective Observational Study. Journal of Clinical Pediatrics Page: 338-43, April 2013.

Mittal MK, Sun G, Baren JM. : Some Considerations for the Clinical Decision Rule for ALTE in the Emergency Department-Reply. Pediatric Emergency Care 28(12), December 2012.

Venella JJ, Papa A, Baren JM. : Transforming care in a large inner city university hospital emergency department Journal of Emergency Nursing November 2012.

Manoj K. Mittal, Guoying Sun, Jill M. Baren: A Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Infants With Apparent Life-Threatening Event Who Can Be Safely Discharged From the Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care 28(7), July 2012.

Silbergleit R, Biros M.H, Harney D, Dickert N, Baren J, NETT Investigators: Implementation of the exception from informed consent regulations in a large multicenter emergency clinical trials network: the RAMPART experience. Academy of Emecengency Medicine 19(4), April 2012.

Stanley,R, Johnson, M, VANCE,C, Bajaj,L, Babcock,L, Atabaki,S, Thomas, D, Webster,A, Nelson,D, Rubacalva,DM, Simon,H.K, Bonsu,B, Rubacalva,D, Adelson,DA, Bulloch,B, Rogers,AJ, Mahajan,PV, Baren,J, Lee,L, Hoyle,J, Quayle,DK, Kuppermann,N: A Time Sensitive Trial of Progesterone for Children With Moderate-to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A feasibiligy study in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). American College of Emergency Physicians;Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 2012.

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