Brandon C Ku, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
CTRB 2nd floor - Room 2123
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2152751103
BA (Mathematics and Psychology)
University of Virginia, 2005.
MD (Medicine)
University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2009.
Cert (Clinical Research Certificate in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Ku BC, Beus JM, Lavelle J, Metjian TA, Hayes M, Chiotos K, Gerber JS, Irizarry J, Hamershock R, Zorc JJ: Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ED for Patients Diagnosed with Acute Otitis Media. Oral Presentation, CHOP 10th Annual Quality and Safety Day. Virtual Conference. November 2020 Notes: Best Abstract Award.

Mahajan P, Alpern ER, Chamberlain J, Ruddy R, Shaw K, Carney M, Corboy J, Krack A, Ku BC, Morrison-Ponce D, O'Connell K, Payne A, Singh H: Electronic Triggers to Study Diagnostic Errors in Pediatric Emergency Departments. Poster Presentation, AAP 2020 Virtual National Conference and Exhibition. October 2020.

Souganidis E, Abbadessa MK, Ku B, Minich C, Lavelle J, Zorc J, Balamuth F: Analysis of Missed Sepsis Patients in a Pediatric Emergency Department With a Vital Sign-Based Electronic Sepsis Alert. Pediatric Emergency Care July 2020.

Ku BC, Zonfrillo MR, Periyanayagam U, Bisanzo M, Rice B, Maling S, Cohn KA: The Association of Malnutrition and Disease Conditions in Mortality of Pediatric Patients Presenting to a Rural Emergency Department in Uganda. Pediatric Emergency Care May 2020.

Ku BC, Abbadessa MK, Irizarry J, Chiotos K, Gerber JS, Hayes M, Bales C, Mazzeo P, Rand EB, Mann R, Wall M, Lavelle J: Improving Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ED for Patients with a Central Venous Catheter Presenting with Fever. Poster Presentation, APA Conference for Pediatric Quality Improvement Methods, Research and Evaluation. May 2020 Notes: This peer-reviewed poster presentation was disseminated on 5/1/2020 in the APA Quality Improvement Conference Guide.

Ku BC, Chamberlain JM, Shaw KN: Quality Improvement and Safety in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Pediatric Clinics of North America 65(6): 1269-1281, 12 2018.

Ku BC, Bailey C, Balamuth F: Neutropenia in the Febrile Child: A Review. Pediatric Emergency Care 2016.

Ku, BC: “Ear Pain” and “Anaphylaxis” Emergency Medicine Residents Association (EMRA) Basics of Emergency Medicine: Pediatrics Handbook 2015.

Ludwig S, Ku BC: Chapter 13 – Neck Swelling. Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics. McGraw-Hill, 2013.

Ludwig S, Ku BC: Chapter 6 – Poor Weight Gain. Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics. McGraw-Hill, 2013.

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