Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Institute for Immunology

Julia E Szymczak

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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
Education:
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

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 Jul 2018.

Szymczak Julia E, Lee Grace, Klieger Sarah B, Woods Charles, Creech C Buddy, Gilsdorf Janet R, Dennehy Penelope, Zaoutis Theoklis: Multifaceted but Invisible: Perceptions of the Value of a Pediatric Cognitive Specialty. Hospital pediatrics 8(7): 385-393, Jul 2018.

Keller Sara C, Tamma Pranita D, Cosgrove Sara E, Miller Melissa A, Sateia Heather, Szymczak Julia E, Gurses Ayse P, Linder Jeffrey A: Ambulatory Antibiotic Stewardship through a Human Factors Engineering Approach: A Systematic Review. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM 31(3): 417-430, May-Jun 2018.

Kohut MR, Keller S, Linder JA, Tamma P, Cosgrove SE, Davidson L, Miller M, Szymczak JE: Antimicrobial absolution: Identifying prescriber perceptions about the causes of antimicrobial overuse in outpatient settings. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR April 2018.

Gaw Christopher E, Hamilton Keith W, Gerber Jeffrey S, Szymczak Julia E: Physician Perceptions Regarding Antimicrobial Use in End-of-Life Care. Infection control and hospital epidemiology 39(4): 383-390, Apr 2018.

Szymczak Julia E, Schall Theodore, Hill Douglas L, Walter Jennifer K, Parikh Shefali, DiDomenico Concetta, Feudtner Chris: Pediatric Oncology Provider Perceptions of a Pediatric Palliative Care Service: The Influence of Emotional Esteem and Emotional Labor. Journal of pain and symptom management 55(5): 1260-1268, Feb 2018.

Szymczak, J.E. and J. Newland. : The Social Determinants of Antimicrobial Prescribing: Implications for Antimicrobial Stewardship. Practical Implementation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), January 2018.

Szymczak, Julia E.: Are Surgeons Different? The Case for Bespoke Antimicrobial Stewardship. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2018 Notes: Forthcoming.

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. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2018 Notes: Accepted for Publication.

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