Emmanuel S. King

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Interim Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Penn Tower Suite 2009
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3797
Fax: 215-662-6250
B.S. (Cellular & Molecular Biology)
University of Michigan, 1997.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

Transitions in care, hospital discharge process, hospital operations and models of hospital-based care, use of physician extenders

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. King studies operational, administrative and quality/safety improvements in academic hospital-based internal medicine.

Selected Publications

King E., Myers J: Principles and Models of Quality Improvement: Plan-Do-Study-Act. Chapter in Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine. Sylvia McKean (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2012.

Christini A; King E: Neck Mass in a Returning Traveler. JAMA 308(20), November 2012.

King E, Wertheim G, Shiley K, Wagner J, Bagg A, Greenblatt J: Images Dx. Severe babesiosis. J Hosp Med 5(5), May-Jun 2010.

King E, Kasi S, Hoffman S, Metlay J: The BOOST 7P Screening Tool for Transitions as a Predictor of Readmission. J Hosp Med 5(1), 2010 Notes: Also presented as poster/selected for formal oral presentation at April 2010 Society of Hospital Anuual Meeting.

King ES, Horvath B, Shulkin D : Establishing a Rapid Response Team in an Academic Hospital: One Year's Experience. Journal of Hospital Medicine 1(5), Sept/Oct 2006.

King ES, Moyer DV, Couturie M, Gaughan J, Shulkin D: Getting Doctors to Report Medical Errors: Project DISCLOSE. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 32(7): 382, July 2006.

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Last updated: 05/09/2014
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