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Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MSCE

Meeta Prasad Kerlin, MD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division
3600 Spruce St
W Gates Bldg, Room 05011
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-614-0627
Fax: 215-662-2856
A.B. (Molecular Biology)
Princeton University, 1997.
M.D. (Medicine)
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2001.
M.S. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2009.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Kerlin's clinical interests are primarily in critical care, including the management of respiratory failure and sepsis. She serves as attending physician in the Medical Intensive Care Unit and on the Critical Care Outreach and Procedure Service of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Kerlin completed a Master of Science program in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Her primary research interests have been in the intersection between medical education, organizational structure, and patient outcomes in intensive care units. Her current active projects include (1) several studies devoted to the evaluation of physician staffing models in critical care medicine, with respect to patient-centered outcomes, processes of care, physician staff outcomes, and educational outcomes, and (2) defining the role of physician factors in patient outcomes among patients with acute respiratory failure.

Selected Publications

Kerlin, M.P., Small, D.S., Cooney, E., Fuchs, B.D., Bellini, L.M., Mikkelsen, M.E., Schweickert, W.D., Bakhru, R.N., Gabler, N.B., Harhay, M.O., Hansen-Flaschen, J., Halpern, S.D.: A Randomized Trial of Nighttime Physician Staffing in an Intensive Care Unit. The New England Journal of Medicine 368(23): 2201-9, Jun 2013.

Prasad, M., Holmboe, E.S., Lipner, R.S., Hess, B.J., Christie, J.D., Bellamy, S.L., Rubenfeld, G.D., Kahn, J.M.: Clinical Protocols and Trainee Knowledge About Mechanical Ventilation. The Journal of the American Medical Association 306(9): 935-41, Sep 2011.

Koenig, H.C., Finkel, B.B., Khalsa, S.S., Lanken, P.N., Prasad, M., Urbani, R., Fuchs, B.D.: Performance of an Automated Electronic Acute Lung Injury Screening System in Intensive Care Unit Patients. Critical Care Medicine 39(1): 98-104, Jan 2011.

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Last updated: 04/03/2017
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