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
Attending Intensivist , University Of Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Trauma Physican , University Of Pennsylvania Hospital
Attending Intensivist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Audiovisual Video Review , University Of Pennsylvania Hosital Trauma Division
Director of Surgical Rapid Response , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty, The Center for Surgery and Health Economics
Member, Clinical Emergencies Committee
Physician Leader, Unit based , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty , Penn Center for Surgery and Health Economics
Member, As hoc Code Improvement Committee
Faculty , Center for Emergency Care Policy Research
Representative , Department of Surgery, Telemedicine Committee
Fellow, Penn Injury Science Center
Department: Surgery

Contact information
51 N 39th Street;Suite 120
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7323
Fax: 215-243-3221
Education:
B.Sc.
McGill University, Montreal , 1995.
M.D.
State University of New York at Stony Brook , 2002.
R.C.
University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2011.
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Penn Medicine Leadership Academy, 2014.
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

DiSanto T, Reilly JP, Forker C, Christie JD, Holena DN, Lanken P, Shashaty M.: Modest Early Elevations in Creatine Kinase are Associated with Acute Kidney Injury after Trauma. Critical Care Congress. Honolulu, Hawaii. 2017.

Kaufman EJ, Earl-Royal E, Barie PS, Holena DN: Failure to Rescue after Infectious Complications in a Statewide Trauma System. Sugical Infections 2017 Notes: accepted for publication.

Earl-Royal E, Holena DN, Frasso R, Ruggieri DG, Shofer F: Variation of Blunt Traumatic Injury with Age in Older Adults: A Statewide Analysis from 2011-2014. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine 2017 Notes: Accepted for Publication.

Kaufman EJ, Holena DN, Wiebe DJ, Terry R. : “Patient Experiences of Trauma Resuscitation.” American College of Surgeons 2016 Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. October 2016.

Pascual JL, Holena DN, Abel-Baker P, Motuk G, McMaster J, Kim PK, Mook MM, Holland S, Huffenberger A. : “Gauging Trauma Center Quality Improvement by Classifying Adverse Events from Recurring in Situ Simulations Using the JC Taxonomy.” American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Washington, DC. October 2016.

Holena DN, Kaufman EJ: "Go With Your First Impression: Trauma Center Admission Vital Signs Underpredict Mortality in Transferred Trauma Patients." American College of Surgeons 2016 Clinical Congress. Washington, DC October 2016.

Cannon JW, Seamon MJ, Smith BP, Kaplan L, Holena DN, Reilly PM: “Resuscitation Hypocalcemia and Over-Correction Should Be Avoided in Severely Injured Patients.” 75th Annual Meeting of AAST. Waikoloa, HI. September 2016.

Delgado MK, Nova J, Holena DN, Carr B, Neuman M, Small D, DeLia D: “Validation of Travel Distance as an Instrumental Variable for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Regionalized Trauma Care.” Research Symposium. Penn Institute on Aging. June 2016.

Kaufman EJ, Earl-Royal E, Barie PS, Holena DN: Failure to Rescue after Infectious Complications in a Statewide Trauma System. Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting. Palm Beach, FL. May 2016.

Holena DN, Kaufman EK, Wiebe DJ, Carr BG, Reilly MD: “A Metric of Our Own: Failure to Rescue in Trauma.” Emergency Medicine Day of Research. Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA. April 2016.

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Last updated: 10/31/2016
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