Emily Anne Vail, MD MSc.

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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

Description of Research Expertise

Critical care health services, pharmacoepidemiology

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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