Meghan Brooks Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP, FCCM

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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423 Guardian Drive
309 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4865
Office: 215-573-7399
AB (Molecular and Cell Biology / Interdisciplinary Studies)
University of California, Berkeley, 2001.
Yale University School of Medicine, 2006.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Critical care medicine

Description of Research Expertise

I am a physician-researcher with a specific interest in acute care implementation science and improvement science. My areas of methodological expertise include mixed methods, qualitative research, and survey research. My areas of content expertise include patient handoffs and care transitions, human factors, critical care medicine, anesthesiology, and perioperative care.

Selected Publications

Clapp J, Diraviam S, Lane-Fall M, Szymczak J, Muralidharan M, Chung J, Gutsche J, Curley M, Berns J, Fleisher L: Nephrology in the academic intensive care unit: a qualitative study of interdisciplinary collaboration. American Journal of Kidney Diseases September 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

McDonald M, Henry M, Gallagher C, Lane-Fall M, Mackay E, Hadler R, Laudanski K, Usman A, Miano T, Gutsche J: The effect of sedation on long-term psychological impairment following extracorporeal life support. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia August 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Bhardwaj A, Miano T, Geller B, Milewski K, Williams M, Bermudez C, Vallabhajosyula P, Patel P, Mackay E, Vernick W, Lane-Fall M, Raiten J, McDonald M, Gutsche J: Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for patients with return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest due to ARDS. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 33(8): 2216-2220, August 2019.

Perfetti A, Peifer H, Massa S, Di Taranti L, Choudhary M, Collard M, George D, Wang C, Beidas R, Barg F, Lane-Fall M: Mixing beyond measure: integrating methods in a hybrid effectiveness-implementation study of operating room to intensive care unit handoffs. Journal of Mixed Methods Research May 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Davis J, Price D, Lane-Fall M: Incorporation of quality and safety principles in maintenance of certification: an analysis of American Board of Medical Specialties member boards. American Journal of Medical Quality 34(2): 176-181, Mar/Apr 2019.

Cobb B, Lane-Fall M, Month R, Onuoha O, Srinivas S, Neuman M: Anesthesiologist specialization and use of general anesthesia for Cesarean delivery. Anesthesiology 130(2): 237-46, February 2019.

Vella M, Warshauer A, Tortorello G, Fernandez-Moure J, Giacolone J, Chen B, Cabulong A, Chreiman K, Sims C, Schwab C, Reilly P, Lane-Fall M, Seamon M: What happens to gunshot wound survivors? A comprehensive assessment of long-term outcomes after firearm injury. JAMA Surgery 2019 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Hwang J, Clapp J, Farrar J, Koo G, Estrella De Palm S, Sigafus K, Lane-Fall M, Nazarian S: Inpatient pain medication administration: understanding the process and its delays. Journal of Surgical Research 232: 49-55, December 2018.

Muralidharan M, Clapp J, Pulos B, Diraviam S, Baranov D, Gordon E, Lane-Fall M: How does training in anesthesia residency shape residents’ approaches to patient care handoffs? A single-center qualitative interview study. BMC Medical Education 18(1): 271, November 2018.

Lane-Fall M, Pascual J, Peifer H, Di Taranti L, Collard M, Jablonski J, Gutsche J, Halpern S, Barg F, Fleisher L, and the HATRICC study team (Allen K, Barry M, Buddai S, Chavez T, Choudhary M, George D, Linehan M, Torres Hernandez E, Vander Veen S, Watts J): A partially-structured postoperative handoff protocol improves communication in two mixed surgical intensive care units: findings from the Handoffs and Transitions in Critical Care (HATRICC) prospective cohort study. Annals of Surgery November 2018 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

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Last updated: 10/08/2019
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