Christopher P. Bonafide, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Core Faculty, Clinical Futures, a Center of Emphasis within the CHOP Research Institute (previously known as the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness)
Associate Member, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Core Faculty, Section of Clinical Informatics, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Director, Pediatric Hospital Epidemiology and Outcomes Research Training (PHEOT) T32 Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Core Faculty, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Core Faculty, Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety (CHIPS), University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Institute for Biomedical Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Research Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Research Director, Section of Hospital Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Fellow, Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Pediatric Implementation Research, Penn Implementation Science Center at the University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (PISCE@LDI)
Associate Chief for Research Integration and Implementation, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Director for Implementation Science, Clinical Futures, a Center of Emphasis within the CHOP Research Institute
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3500 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Psychology)
Colby College, 2000.
MD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 2004.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2011.
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Description of Research Expertise

I am an implementation scientist focused on the pediatric hospital setting, with a particular interest in deimplementing overused and ineffective practices.

Specific areas of focus include:
-Bronchiolitis and other lung diseases in children
-Patient Safety
-Clinical Communication
-Human Factors Engineering
-Physiologic Monitoring Systems
-Alarm and Alert Fatigue

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric hospital medicine

Description of Other Expertise

Clinical informatics

Selected Publications

Foglia EE, Shah BA, DeShea L, Lander K, Kamath-Rayne BD, Herrick HM, Zaichkin J, Lee S, Bonafide C, Song C, Hallford G, Lee HC, Kapadia V, Leone T, Josephsen J, Gupta A, Strand ML, Beasley WH, Szyld E: Laryngeal mask use during neonatal resuscitation at birth: A United States-based survey of neonatal resuscitation program providers and instructors. Resuscitation Plus 17: 100515, March 2024 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.resplu.2023.100515.

Albanowski K, Brent C, Landrigan CP, Wolk CB, Schondelmeyer AC, Brady PW, Beidas RS, Schisterman EF, Bonafide CP, for the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) Network: Getting Started With Multi-site Research: Lessons From the Eliminating Monitor Overuse (EMO) Study. Hospital Pediatrics 14(3): e181-8, February 2024 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1542/hpeds.2023-007550.

Van Pelt AE, Bonafide CP, Rendle KA, Wolk C, Shea JA, Bettencourt A, Beidas RS, Lane-Fall MB: Evaluation of a brief virtual implementation science training program: the Penn Implementation Science Institute Implementation Science Communications 4(1): 131, Nov 6 2023.

McLoone M, McNamara M, Jennings MA, Stinson HR, Luo BT, Ferro D, Albanowski K, Ruppel H, Won J, Bonafide CP, Rasooly IR: Observing sources of system resilience using in situ alarm simulations. Journal of Hospital Medicine October 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1002/jhm.13217.

Xiao R, Bonafide CP, Williams NJ, Cidav Z, Landrigan CP, Faerber J, Makeneni S, Wolk CB, Schondelmeyer AC, Brady PW, Beidas RS, Schisterman EF: Eliminating Monitor Overuse (EMO) type III effectiveness-deimplementation cluster-randomized trial: Statistical analysis plan. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications 36: 101219, Oct 2023.

Woods-Hill CZ, Nelson MN, Eriksen W, Rendle KA, Beidas RS, Bonafide CP, Brajcich MR, Milstone AM, Shea JA: Determinants of Blood Culture Use in Critically Ill Children: A Multicenter Qualitative Study. Pediatric Quality & Safety 8(2): e647, April 2023 Notes: PMID: 37051407; PMCID: PMC10085482.

Ruppel H, Pohl E, Rodriguez-Paras C, Froh E, Perry K, McNamara M, Muthu N, Ferro D, Rasooly I., Bonafide CP: Clinician perspectives on specifications for metrics to inform pediatric alarm management. Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology 57(1): 18-25, April 2023.

Ruppel H, Makeneni S, Faerber JA, Lane-Fall MB, Foglia EE, O’Byrne, ML, Bonafide CP: Evaluating the accuracy of pulse oximetry in children according to race. JAMA Pediatrics Page: Epub ahead of print, March 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2023.0071.

Faerber J, Xiao R, Makeneni S, Schisterman EF, Brady PW, Schondelmeyer AC, Landrigan CP, Lucey K, Lee V, Frolova Gregory P, Prasto J, Parthasarathy P, Greenfield M, Solomon C, Brent CR, Albanowski K, Beidas RS, Bonafide CP, For the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) Network : Sustainment of Continuous Pulse Oximetry Deimplementation: Analysis of Eliminating Monitor Overuse (EMO) Study Data from 6 Hospitals. Journal of Hospital Medicine Page: In press, 2023.

Carr LH, Oluwalade B, Muthu N, Beus J, Bonafide CP: Between‐hospital variation in clinical decision support availability for common inpatient pediatric conditions: Results of a national Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRĪS) Network survey. Journal of Hospital Medicine Page: doi:10.1002/jhm.13141, 2023.

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