Julia E Szymczak, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology
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Blockley Hall Room 708
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 898-1793
B.A. (Sociology)
Brandeis University, 2004.
M.A. (Sociology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
Ph.D. (Sociology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Szymczak, J.E.: "Threatened Efficiency Not Autonomy: Prescriber Perceptions of an Established Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program" Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE) Podcast Series Episode 3 39(5), May 2019 Notes: https://soundcloud.com/user-660720406/episode-3.

Szymczak, JE Muller, BM Shakamuri, N Hamilton, K Gerber, J Dumyati, G Fridkin, S Lautenbach, E: The Path of Least Resistance: Prescriber Perceptions of Fluoroquinolones, Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporins and Clostridium difficile Infection. Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA April 2019.

Szymczak, J.E. Kitt, E. Hayes, M. Chiotos, K. Coffin, S.E. Schriver, E.R. Patton, A.M. Metjian, T.A. Gerber, J.S.: Threatened Efficiency Not Autonomy: Prescriber Perceptions of an Established Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology Mar 2019.

Gerber Jeffrey S, Ross Rachael K, Szymczak Julia E, Xiao Rui, Localio A Russell, Grundmeier Robert W, Rettig Susan L, Teszner Eva, Canning Doug A, Coffin Susan E: Infections after pediatric ambulatory surgery: Incidence and risk factors. Infection control and hospital epidemiology 40(2): 150-157, Feb 2019.

Szymczak, J.E.: "How to Help Your Child Get the Best Outcomes of Antibiotic Medications for Ear, Nose or Throat Infections" PCORI Education Program. PRIME Education LLC, 2019.

Vaughn, V.M. Szymczak, J.E. Newton, D.W. Fakih, M.G.: Addressing the overuse of cultures to improve patient care. Annals of Internal Medicine 2019 Notes: Forthcoming.

Clapp, Justin T. Diraviam, Sushmitha P. Lane-Fall, Meghan B. Szymczak, Julia E. Muralidharan, Madhavi Chung, Jamison J. Gutsche, Jacob T. Curley, Martha A.Q. Berns, Jeffrey S. Fleisher, Lee A. : Nephrology in the Academic Intensive Care Unit: A Qualitative Study of Interdisciplinary Collaboration. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2019 Notes: Forthcoming.

Szymczak Julia E: Are Surgeons Different? The Case for Bespoke Antimicrobial Stewardship. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Nov 2018.

Hill Douglas L, Walter Jennifer K, Casas Jessica A, DiDomenico Concetta, Szymczak Julia E, Feudtner Chris: The codesign of an interdisciplinary team-based intervention regarding initiating palliative care in pediatric oncology. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer 26(9): 3249-3256, Sep 2018.

Szymczak Julia E: Beyond barriers and facilitators: the central role of practical knowledge and informal networks in implementing infection prevention interventions. BMJ quality & safety 27(10): 763-765, Jul 2018.

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Last updated: 06/07/2019
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