Daniel N Holena

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Director of Audiovisual Video Review , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Trauma Division
Faculty, The Center for Surgery and Health Economics
Physician Leader, Unit based , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty , Center for Emergency Care Policy Research
Representative , Department of Surgery, Telemedicine Committee
Fellow, Penn Injury Science Center
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Fellow, Institute on Aging
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care & Emergency Surgery
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 North 39th St., Suite 120
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7323
Fax: 215-243-3221
McGill University, Montreal , 1995.
State University of New York at Stony Brook , 2002.
University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2011.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania (2013-Present), 2015.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Holena's research interests encompass the study of quality of care after injury. He has a specific interest in the methodology used for risk-adjusting trauma morbidity, mortality, and failure to rescue.

Selected Publications

Dumas R, Holena: Benchmarking Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Using Trauma Video Review to Generate Procedural Norms. .” American College of Surgeons 2017 Clinical Congress. San Diego, CA. October 2017.

Cannon JW, Holena DN: Case fatality rate trend analysis: does stair-step phenomenon exist? Excelsior Surgical Society of the ACS Clinical Congress. San Diego, CA October 2017.

Jacoby S, Kaufman E, Holena DN, Branas C. : Beyond survival: the Boarder Context of Police Hospital Transport of Victims of Penetrating Injury. SAVIR Annual Conference. Ann Arbor, MI. September 2017.

Smith BP, Dumas R, Holena DN: Does Intubation for Glasgow Coma Score ≤ 8 In Blunt Trauma Patients Improve Outcomes? A Propensity- Matched Evaluation. World Congress of Surgery WCS 2017. Basel, Switzerland. August 2017.

Dumas RP, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Cannon J, Schwab CW, Reilly PM, Holena DN: The Epidemiology of Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Does Center Volume Matter? World Congress of Surgery 2017. Basel, Switzerland. August 2017.

Sharoky CE, Bailey EA, Sellers MM, Kaufman EJ, Sinnamon AJ, Wirtalla CJ, Holena DN. : Outcomes of Hospitalized Patients Undergoing Emergency General Surgery Remote from Admission. Surgery June 2017.

Holena DN: “Surgical Research Funding in the Current Political Climate.” Website Blog. Association of Academic Surgery. June 12 2017.

Marcaccio C, Holena DN, Huang Y, Dumas R: Early versus delayed repair in blunt thoracic aortic trauma. SVS Vascular Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 2017.

Kotloff ED, Forker CM, Meyer NJ, Lanken PN, Holena DN, Field C, Feng R, Christie JD, Shashaty MG, Reilly JP. : Declining Risk of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Critically Ill Trauma Patients. ATS Annual Meeting. Washington DC May 2017.

Marcaccio C, Dumas RP, Huang Y, Wang GJ, Holena DN. : Contemporary Trends in Treatment for Blunt Thoracic Aortic Injury: A Nationally Representative Study.” SVS Vascular Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 2017.

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Last updated: 06/16/2017
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