Benjamin C. Sun, MD, MPP

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Perelman School of Medicine Professor of Emergency Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Ravdin, HUP
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6698
Fax: 215-662-3953
BA, scl (Biochemistry )
Harvard College, 1995.
MPP (Health Care Policy)
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2000.
MD, mcl (Division of Health Science and Technology)
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000.
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Selected Publications

Zimmermann T, du Fay de Lavallaz J, Walter JE, Strebel I, Nestelberger T, Joray L, Badertscher P, Flores D, Widmer V, Geigy N, Miro O, Salgado E, Christ M, Cullen L, Than M, Martin-Sanchez FJ, Di Somma S, Peacock WF, Keller D, Costabel JP, Wussler DN, Kawecki D, Lohrmann J, Gualandro DM, Kuehne M, Reichlin T, Sun BC, Mueller C, for the BASEL IX and SRS investigators: Development of an electrocardiogram-based risk calculator for a cardiac cause of syncope. Heart 2021 Notes: In press.

17. Wassie M, Lee MS, Sun BC, Wu YL, Baecker AS, Redberg RF, Ferencik F, Shen E, Musigdilok V, Sharp AL: Single versus serial measurements of cardiac troponin in the evaluation of emergency department patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction. JAMA Network Open 4(2): e2037930, 2021.

Sharp AL, Kawatkar, AA, Baecker, AB, Redberg, RF, Lee, MS, Ferencik M, Wu YL, Shen E, Zheng C, Park SJ, Goodacre S, Thokala P, Sun BC: Understanding Associations of Hospital Admission or Observation with Patient Outcomes After Emergency Department Evaluation for Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome. American Heart Association Virtual Meeting November 2020.

Zheng C, Sun BC, Wu YL, Ferencik M, Lee MS, Redberg RF, Kawatkar AA, Musigdilok VV, Sharp AL.: Automated Abstraction of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Reports Using Natural Language Processing. J Nucl Cardiol Nov 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s12350-020-02401-z. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33155169.

Kawatkar AA, Sharp AL, Baecker AS, Natsui S, Redberg RF, Lee MS, Ferencik M, Wu YL, Shen E, Zheng C, Musigdilok V, Gould M, Goodacre S, Thokala P, Sun BC: Early Non-Invasive Cardiac Testing after Emergency Department Evaluation for Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome JAMA Intern Med Oct 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4325. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33031502; PMCID PMC7536619.

Moumneh T, Sun BC, Baecker A, Park S, Redberg R, Ferencik M, Lee M-S, Douillet D, Roy P-M, Sharp AL: Identifying patients with low-risk of acute coronary syndrome without troponin testing: Validation of the HEAR score. Am J Med Sep 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.09.021. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33127371.

Shen E, Baecker A, Sharp A, Wu YL, Sun BC. : A Multilevel Bayesian Mediation Model for Categorical Mediators and Outcomes: Assessing the Impact of the HEART Care Pathway on Emergency Physician Inpatient Admitting Rates and Patient Admission Risk. Joint Statistical Virtual Meeting August 2020.

Preciado SM, Sharp AL, Sun BC, Baecker A, Wu YW, Lee MS, Shen, E, Ferencik M, Natsui S, Kawatkar AA, Park SJ, Redberg RF: Evaluating the Effect of Standard Risk Assessment on Gender Disparities for Clinical Management of Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome. Annual Academy Health Virtual Research Meeting August 2020.

Altman D, Sun B, Lin B, Baecker A, Samuels-Kalow M, Park S, Shen E, Wu YL, Sharp A: Impact of Physician-Patient Language Concordance on Patient Outcomes and Adherence to Clinical Chest Pain Recommendation. Academic Emergency Medicine 27(6): 487-491, June 2020 Notes: PMID: 32056327; PMCID: PMC7293585.

Ioannides KLH, Sun BC, Baecker AS, Redberg RF, Lee MS, Ferencik M, Wu YL, Shen E, Zheng C, Musigdilok V, Park SJ, Sharp AL: Not all HEART Scores Are Created Equal: Identifying “Low-Risk” Patients at Higher Risk. Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Virtual Meeting May 2020.

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Last updated: 04/05/2021
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