Kirstin S. Knox, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Hospital Medicine)
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Teaching Hospitalist, Section of Medicine, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
5 Maloney
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3797
Education:
BA (Biology)
Swarthmore College, 1999.
MD
Stanford University, 2009.
PhD (Genetics)
Stanford University, 2009.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

My interests include care coordination for frequently admitted patients ("superutilizers"), care for vulnerable populations, sustainability and green practices in health care, communication in health care, and effective teaching methods for inpatient general internal medicine.

Selected Publications

Genevieve S. Silva, Jeromy W. Gotschall, Phoebe Cunningham, Elizabeth Whidden, Jonathan J. Szeto, Kirstin S. Knox, Misha Rosenbach : Reducing regulated medical waste in dermatology practice. Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting May 2024.

Genevieve S. Silva, Jeromy W. Gotschall, Phoebe Cunningham, Elizabeth Whidden, Jonathan J. Szeto, Kirstin S. Knox, Misha Rosenbach: Regulated Medical Waste Reduction in Dermatologic Settings. Atlantic Dermatological Conference 2024 April 2024.

Genevieve S Silva, Jeromy W Gotschall, Kirstin Knox: Implementing a hospital sustainability quality improvement project: challenges and best practices for trainees. BMJ Student 384: 2936, 2024.

Mika Schwartz MD, Rebecca Neergard BA, Gabrielle Mezochow MD, Judy Shea PhD, Kirstin Knox MD PhD: Patient perceptions of factors contributing to high hospital utilization: A qualitative study of young women enrolled in an inpatient general medicine high utilizer program SHM Converge Conference May 2021 2021.

Mika Schwartz MD, Rebecca Neergard BA, Gabrielle Mezochow MD, Judy Shea PhD, Kirstin Knox MD PhD: Patient perceptions of factors contributing to high hospital utilization: A qualitative study of young women enrolled in an inpatient general medicine high utilizer program. SGIM Conference 2020 2020.

Kirstin Knox, MD, PhD; S Ryan Greysen, MD: Patient Perspective is Critical in Developing Interventions for Frequently Admitted Patients. Journal of Hospital Medicine 14(9), September 2019.

Kirstin Knox MD PhD, Jessica Schneider BSN RN, Heather Charboneau LCSW, Todd Hecht MD : Bridging the Gap: A Successful Inpatient-Based Continuity and Care Coordination Intervention for High Risk Hospital High Utilizers. SGIM Conference 2019.

Chukwuma Onyebeke BS, Jessica Schneider BSN RN- BC, Jennifer Yui MD, Leila Ndong MD, Kirstin Knox MD, PhD : Personalized Sickle Cell Disease Inpatient Care Plans to Decrease Potential Bias and Improve Care: A Collaborative Effort of the Hematology and Hospitalist Services Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health Equity Week 2019.

Kirstin Knox MD PhD, Jessica Schneider BSN RN, Todd Hecht MD, Neha Patel MD MS, and Jennifer S. Myers MD : Breaking the Cycle: A Successful Inpatient Based Intervention for Hospital High Utilizers Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting 2018.

Kirstin Knox MD PhD, Jessica Schneider BSN RN, Vicmar Gatmaitan BSN RN, Todd Hecht MD, Neha Patel MD MS, and Jennifer S. Myers MD : Breaking the Cycle: A Successful Intervention for High Utilizers on a General Medicine Service. SGIM Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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Last updated: 06/04/2024
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