Emily Anne Vail, MD MSc.

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Penn Center for Perioperative Outcomes Research and Transformation
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
313 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-327-3955
University of Iowa, 2005.
Columbia University, 2010.
Columbia University, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Anesthesiology, transplant anesthesiology, surgical critical care, cardiothoracic surgical critical care, organ donor management

Description of Research Expertise

Critical care health services, pharmacoepidemiology, observational research methods

Selected Publications

Vail EA, Sheih M-S, Pekow PS, Gershengorn HB, Walkey AW, Lindenauer PK, Wunsch H: Use of vasoactive medications after cardiac surgery in the United States. Annals Am Thorac Soc Online ahead of print, September 2020 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.202005-465OC.

Vail E, Wunsch H, Pinto R, Bosch N, Walkey AJ, Gershengorn HB: Use of hydrocortisone, ascorbic acid, and thiamine in adults with septic shock. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 202(11): 1531-1539, Dec 2020 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202005-1829OC.

Vail EA, Nadig NR, Sahetya SK, Vande Vusse LK, Walkey AJ, Liu V, Mathews KS: The role of professional organizations in fostering the early career development of academic intensivists. Annals Am Thorac Soc 17(4): 412-418, Apr 2020.

Wunsch H, Hua M, Walkey AJ, Rubenfeld GD, Vail E, Gershengorn H: Evaluation of Practice Changes in the Care of Patients with Septic Shock during the U.S. Norepinephrine Shortage. [Research Letter] Annals Am Thorac Soc 15(4): 509-511, Apr 2018.

Vail E, Harrison D, Wunsch H: Relationship between height and outcomes among critically ill adults: a cohort study. Intensive Care Med 44(12): 2122-2133, Nov 2018.

Vail E, Gershengorn HB, Hua M, Walkey AJ, Rubenfeld G, Wunsch H: Association between US norepinephrine shortage and mortality among patients with septic shock. JAMA 317(14): 1433-1442, Apr 2017 Notes: Co-first Author.

Ivie RMJ, Vail EA, Wunsch H, Goldklang MP, Fowler R, Moitra VK: Patient eligibility for randomized controlled trials in critical care medicine: An international two-center observational study. Crit Care Med 45(2): 216-224, Feb 2017.

Vail EA, Gershengorn HB, Hua M, Walkey AJ, Wunsch H: Epidemiology of vasopressin use among adults with septic shock. Annals Am Thorac Soc 13(10): 1760-1770, Oct 2016.

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