Sean D. Foster, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Emergency Department Director of Quality Improvement, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Assistant Chief of Emergency Services, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
PPMC Emergency
51 N. 39th Street - Suite M03
Philadelphia, Pa 19104
BS (Biology, Summa cum laude)
University of Richmond, 2006.
University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2010.
HQS Cert (Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety)
Penn CHIPS , 2023.
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Selected Publications

Jaya Aysola; Justin T. Clapp; Patricia Sullivan; Patrick J Brennan; Eve Higginbotham; Matthew Kearney; Chang Xu; Rosemary Thomas; Sarah Griggs; Mohamed Abdirisak; Alec Hilton; Toluwa Omole; *Sean Foster;*Mira Mamtani: Understanding Contributors to Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Emergency Department Throughput Times: A Sequential Mixed Methods Analysis. Journal of Gen Int Med 37(2): 341-350, Aug 2021.

Kemmler CB, Sangal RB, Rothenberg C, Li SX, Shofer FS, Abella BS, Venkatesh AK, Foster SD: Delays in antibiotic redosing: Association with inpatient mortality and risk factors for delay. Amer J Emerg Med 45: 63-69, March 2021.

Foster SD, Lee K, Edwards C, Pelullo AP, Khatri UG, Lowenstein M, Perrone J: Incentivizing Emergency Medicine Physician X-waiver Training: An evaluation of program success and post-intervention buprenorphine prescribing. Ann Emerg Med Article In Press, May 2020.

Agarwal AK, Foster S, Mrad CG, Martino B, Snider CK, Mazzone L, Fasnacht A, Patton K, Edwards C, Flamma J: Nursing driven approaches to improving emergency department discharge. Am J Emerg Med 37(9): 1784-1787, September 2019.

Bryan Langlands and Durell Coleman: Reimagining the ED:Ideas for Shaping the Emergency Department of the Future. FACILITY GUIDELINES INSTITUTE December 2018 Notes: cited contributor.

Foster, SD; Hart, K; Lindsell, CJ; Miller, CN; Lyons, MS: Impact of a low intensity and broadly inclusive ED care coordination intervention on linkage to primary care and ED utilization. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 36(12): 2219-2224, December 2018.

Foster SD, Lyons MS, Runyan CM, Otten EJ: A mimic of soft tissue infection: intra-arterial injection drug use producing hand swelling and digital ischemia. World J Emerg Med 6(3): 233-236, September 2015.

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