Joshua Berkman Kayser, MD, MPH, MBE, FCCM

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Cpl. Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Ave., 8B115
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-370-3111
Fax: 215-823-4474
BA (Archaeology)
University of Texas - Austin, 1998.
MPH (Public Health)
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 2002.
MD (Medicine)
Tulane University School of Medicine, 2002.
MBE (Bioethics)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

ICU Administration
Medical Ethics
Palliative Medicine

Description of Research Expertise

Medical Ethics

Selected Publications

Jerry J. Zimmerman, Lori A. Harmon, Pamela L Smithburger, Darlene Chaykosky, Alan C. Heffner, Marilyn Hravnak, Jason M. Kane, Joshua B. Kayser, Megan B. Lane-Fall, Renee I. Matos, Riza V. Mauricio, David J. Murphy, Michael Nurok, Anita J. Reddy, Eric Ringle, Edward G. Seferian, Norma M. Smalls-Mantey, Kathleen B. To, Lewis J. Kaplan: Choosing Wisely For Critical Care: The Next Five. Critical Care Medicine Page: Epub ahead of print, Dec 2020.

Jason N Batten, Jacob A Blythe, Sarah Wieten, Miriam Piven Cotler, Joshua B Kayser, Karin Porter-Williamson, Stephanie Harman, Elizabeth Dzeng, David Magnus: Variation in the design of Do Not Resuscitate orders and other code status options: a multi-institutional qualitative study BMJ Quality & Safety Page: Published on-line, Oct 2020.

JB Kayser, LJ Kaplan: Conflict Management in the Intensive Care Unit - A Concise Definitive Review. Critical Care Medicine 48: 1349, 2020.

Jason Batten, Gregory Taylor, Jacob Blythe, Karin Porter-Williamson, Elizabeth Dzeng, Miriam Cotler, Joshua Kayser, Stephanie Harman, David Magnus: The Relationship Between Do-Not-Resuscitate and No Escalation of Treatment. Critical Care Medicine 47(1 (Suppl)): 178, January 2019.

SM Kassutto, JB Kayser, MP Kerlin, M Upton, G Lipschik, AJ Epstein, CJ Dine, W Schweickert: Google Glass Video Capture of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation events: A Pilot Simulation Study. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 9(6): 748-754, December 2017.

LE Dingfield, JB Kayser: Topics in Practice Management: Integrating Advance Care Planning into Practice. CHEST 151(6): 1387-1393, June 2017.

JB Kayser, K Mooney-Doyle, PN Lanken: Palliative Care and Respiratory Diseases - Chapter 1: Definitions and Policy. European Respiratory Society - ERS Monograph. ERS, Page: 1-20, Sep 2016.

SM Kassutto, JB Kayser: Care of the Surgical ICU Patient with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension. Principles of Adult Surgical Critical Care. ND Martin, LJ Kaplan (eds.). Springer International Publishing, Page: 137-148, 2016.

Maung AA, Toevs CC, Kayser JB, Kaplan LJ: Conflict Management Teams in the ICU: A Concise Definitive Review. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 79(2): 314-320, August 2015.

Joshua Kayser: Mediation Training for the Physician: Expanding the Communication Toolkit to Manage Conflict. Journal Of Clinical Ethics 26(4): 339-341, Winter 2015.

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Last updated: 02/22/2021
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