Oscar Mitchell, MD MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Center for Resuscitation Science, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
839 W. Gates Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BMedSci (Medicine)
University of Nottingham, 2010.
University of Nottingham, 2012.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2022.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Critical Care
Cardiac Arrest
Patient Deterioration

Description of Research Expertise

Oscar is interested in inpatient clinical emergencies, both inside and outside of the intensive care unit. His research focusses on inpatient decompensation and delays in RRT activation with a goal to improve care for patients who are at risk of decompensation during their hospitalization.

Selected Publications

Mitchell OJL, Shi X, Abella BS, Girotra S.: Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation During In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. J Am Heart Assoc 12: e027726, Apr 2023.

Helber AR, Helfer DR, Ferko AR, Klein DD, Elchediak D, Deaner TS, Slagle D, White WB, Buckler DG, Mitchell OJL, Fiorilli PN, Isenberg DL, Nomura JT, Murphy KA, Sigal A, Saif H, Reihart MJ, Vernon TM, Abella BS.: Timing and Outcomes After Coronary Angiography Following Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Without Signs of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. J Emerg Med 2023.

Yuriditsky E, Mitchell OJL, Moore WH, Sista AK, Brosnahan SB, Cruz R, Amoroso NE, Goldenberg RM, Smith DE, Jamin C, Maldonado TS, Horowitz JM.: Reduced CT iodine perfusion score is associated with adverse clinical outcomes in acute pulmonary embolism. Vasc Med 2023.

Mitchell OJL, Neefe S, Ginestra JC, Schweickert WD, Falk S, Weissman GE, Covin D, Shults J, Abella BS, Shashaty MGS.: Association of Time to Rapid Response Team Activation With Patient Outcomes Using a Range of Physiologic Deterioration Thresholds. Crit Care Explor 4: e0786, Nov 2022.

Owyang CG, Abualsaud R, Agarwal S, Del Rios M, Grossestreuer AV, Horowitz JM, Johnson NJ, Kotini-Shah P, Mitchell OJL, Morgan RW, Moskowitz A, Perman SM, Rittenberger JC, Sawyer KN, Yuriditsky E, Abella BS, Teran F.: Latest in Resuscitation Research: Highlights From the 2021 American Heart Association's Resuscitation Science Symposium. J Am Heart Assoc 11: e026191, Oct 2022.

Anderson ML, Beltran CP, Harnik V, Atkins M, Corral J, Farina G, Fornari A, Hamburger M, Holliday S, Manko J, Normand K, Ownby A, Pfeil S, Rankin D, Cohen A, Schwartzstein RM, Hayes MM; Role Modeling Faculty Working Group; Role Modeling Faculty Working Group*.: A multisite randomized trial of implicit versus explicit modeling in clinical teaching. Med Teach Oct 2022.

Mitchell OJL, Dewan M, Wolfe HA, Roberts KJ, Neefe S, Lighthall G, Sands NA, Weissman G, Ginestra J, Shashaty MGS, Schweickert WD, Abella BS. : Defining Physiological Decompensation: An Expert Consensus and Retrospective Outcome Validation. Crit Care Explor. 4(4): e0677, Apr 2022.

Ginestra JC, Mitchell OJL, Anesi GL, Christie JD. : COVID-19 Critical Illness: A Data-Driven Review. Annu Rev Med. 73: 95-111, Jan 2022.

Ramadan A, Abella BS, Mitchell OJL. : In-hospital cardiac arrest during the COVID-19 pandemic: Where do we go now? Resuscitation. 170: 371-372, Jan 2022.

Helfer DR, Helber AR, Ferko AR, Klein DD, Elchediak DS, Deaner TS, Slagle D, White WB, Buckler DG, Mitchell OJL, Fiorilli PN, Isenberg D, Nomura J, Murphy KA, Sigal A, Saif H, Reihart MJ, Vernon TM, Abella BS.: Clinical factors associated with significant coronary lesions following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Acad Emerg Med 2022.

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Last updated: 05/11/2023
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