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Heather Ann Wolfe, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1879
Education:
BA
The University of Michigan, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
The University of Michigan Medical School, 2005.
MS (Healthcare Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship & Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2005-2009.
Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2009-2010.
Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2013.
Fellow, Center for Healthcare Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2016.
Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2009.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009.
Advanced Training Program, Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare, 2014.
American Board of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine, 2014.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor, 2016.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider, 2016.
Basic Life Support (BLS), 2018.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2018.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), 2018.
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Selected Publications

Traube C, Silver G, Reeder RW, Doyle H, Hegel E, Wolfe HA, Schneller C, Chung MG,Dervan LA, DiGennaro JL, Buttram SDW, Kudchadkar SR, Madden K, Hartman ME, deAlmeida ML, Walson K, Ista E, Baarslag MA, Salonia R, Beca J, Long D, Kawai Y, Cheifetz IM, Gelvez J, Truemper EJ, Smith RL, Peters ME, Iqbal O'Meara AM, Murphy S, Bokhary A, Greenwald BM, Bell MJ : Delirium in critically-ill children: An international point prevalence study. Critical Care Medicine 45(4): 584-590, April 2017.

Dewan M, Galvez J, Polsky T, Kreher G, Kraus B, Ahumada L, McCloskey J, Wolfe HA: Reducing unnecessary postoperative complete blood count testing in the pediatric intensive care unit. The Permanente Journal 21: 16-051, December 2016.

Wolfe HA, Morgan RW, Donoghue AJ, Niles DE, Kudenchuk P, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Quantitative analysis of duty cycle in pediatric and adolescent in-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 106: 65-69, September 2016.

Dewan M, Wolfe HA, Young C, Desai B: Payer formulary alerts as a cause of patient harm and the journey to change them. Hospital Pediatrics 6(9): 1-7, September 2016.

Morgan RW, French B, Kilbaugh TJ, Naim MY, Wolfe HA, Bratinov G, Shoap W, Hsieh TC, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM: A quantitative comparison of physiologic indicators of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality: Diastolic blood pressure versus end-tidal carbon dioxide. Resuscitation 104: 6-11, July 2016.

Niles D, Dewan M, Zebuhr C, Wolfe HA, Bonafide CP, Sutton RM, DiLiberto MA, Boyle L, Napolitano N, Morgan RW, Stinson H, Leffelman J, Nishisaki A, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: A pragmatic checklist to identify pediatric ICU patients at risk for cardiac arrest or code bell activation. Resuscitation 99: 33-37, February 2016.

Wolfe HA, Maltese MR, Niles DE, Fischman E, Legkobitova V, Leffelman J, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Blood pressure directed booster trainings improve intensive care unit provider retention of excellent CPR skills. Pediatric Emergency Care 31(11): 743-747, November 2015.

Hsieh TC, Wolfe HA, Sutton RM, Myers S, Nadkarni VM, Donoghue AJ: A comparison of video review and feedback device measurement of chest compressions quality during pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation 93: 35-39, August 2015.

Wright SW, Steenhoff AP, Elci O, Wolfe HA, Ralston M, Kgosiesele T, Makone I, Mazhani L, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA: Impact of contextualized pediatric resuscitation training on pediatric healthcare providers in Botswana. Resuscitation 88: 57-62, March 2015.

Wolfe HA, Sutton RM, Leffelman J, Niles DE, Boyle L, Giordano R, Davis DH, Priestley MA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Quantitative post-cardiac arrest audiovisual debriefing improves resuscitation quality. Circulation 126: A137, November 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation at Resuscitation Science Symposium. American Heart Association, Nov 2012.

Wright SW, Steenhoff AP, Elci O, Wolfe HA, Ralston M, Kgosiesele T, Makone I, Mazhani L, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA: Impact of contextualized pediatric resuscitation training on pediatric healthcare providers in Botswana. Resuscitation 88: 57-62, 2015.

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