Joseph J. Zorc, MD, MSCE

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Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Emergency Information Systems, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Mark Fishman Endowed Chair in Genomics and Computational Science, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director of Analytics, Center for Healthcare Quality and Analytics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Emergency Medicine
Colket CTRB 2106
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1944
Fax: 215-590-4454
B.A. (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard University, 1988.
Columbia University, 1992.
M.S.C.E. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
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Selected Publications

Zorc JJ, Scarfone RJ, Li Y, Hong T, Harmelin M, Grunstein L, Andre J: Scheduled follow-up after a pediatric emergency department visit for asthma. Pediatrics 111(3): 495-502, 2003.

Zorc JJ, Scarfone RJ, Li Y: Predicting follow-up after an emergency department visit for asthma. Journal of Asthma 42: 571-576, 2005.

Zorc J, Pusic MV, Ogborn CJ, Lebet R, Duggan A.: Ipratropium bromide added to asthma treatment in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatrics 103: 748-752, 1999.

Scarfone RJ, Zorc JJ, Angsuco C.: Emergency physicians' prescribing of asthma controller medications. Pediatrics 117: 821-827, 2006.

Scarfone RJ, Zorc JJ, Capraro GA: Patient self-management of acute asthma: Adherence to national guidelines a decade later. Pediatrics 108: 1332-1338, 2001.

Zorc JJ, Levine DA, Platt SL, Dayan PS, Marcias CG, Krief WI, Schor J, Bank D, Shaw K, Kupperman N and the Mulitcenter RSV-SBI Study Group fo rthe Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics: Clinical and demographic factors associated with urinary tract infection in young febrile infants. Pediatrics 116: 644-8, 2005.

Levine D, Platt S, Dayan P, Macias C, Zorc J, Krief W, Schor J, Bank D, Jacobstein C, Stein M, Shaw K, Kuppermann N for the Multicenter RSV-SBI Study Group for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics.: The risk of serious bacterial infection in young febrile infants with respiratory syncytial virus infections. Pediatrics 113: 1728-34, 2004.

Zorc JJ, Kiddoo DA, Shaw KN: Diagnosis and management of pediatric urinary tract infections. Clinical Microbiologic Reviews 18 (2): 471-422, 2005.

Scarfone, RJ, Capraro, GA, Zorc JJ, Zhao H: Demonstrated use of metered-dose inhalers and peak flow meters by children with acute asthma exacerbations. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 156: 378-383, 2002.

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