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Scott L Weiss, MD, MSCE, FCCM

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 Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3401 and Civic Center Blvd
6 Wood, Room 6307
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
Fax: 215-590-4735
Education:
BS (Human Development)
Cornell University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2004.
MSCE (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2004-2005.
Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2005-2007.
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, (now Anne & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago) Chicago, IL, 2008-2011.
Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS), 1997.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), 2004.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 2004.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program, 2005.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2007.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2011.
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2012.
Research Mentor Training, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2018.
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Description of Other Expertise

Co-founder, CHOP Pediatric Sepsis Program (www.chop.edu/sepsis)

Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric sepsis, bienergetic failure, microcirculatory dysfunction, mitochondrial dysfunction, biomarkers

Selected Publications

Weiss SL, Zhang D, Bush J, Star J, Kilbaugh T, Deutschman CS, Becker L, McGowan FX, Wallace D: Decreased immune cell mitochondrial respiration is not associated with organ dysfunction or early death in pediatric sepsis. Shock 49(Suppl 1)(Supplement 1): 131, June 2018 Notes: Poster presented at Shock Society 2018 Annual Meeting, 2018 June 9-12, Scottsdale, AZ.

Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL: Taking meaning from numbers in regional epidemiologic data [Invited editorial] The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health Page: 381-382, June 2018.

Glau DL, Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Yehya N, Weiss SL, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Progressive diaphragm atrophy in pediatric acute respiratory failure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5): 406-411, May 2018.

Walker S, Conlon T, Zhang B, Mensinger J, Fitzgerald J, Himebauch A, Glau C, Nishisaki A, Ranjit S, Nadkarni V, Weiss SL: Application of Clinical Signs to Differentiate Warm versus Cold Pediatric Septic Shock. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting May 2018 Notes: Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, 2018 May 5-8, Toronto, Canada.

Walker S, Conlon TW, Zhang B, Mensinger J, Fitzgerald JC, Himebauch A, Glau C, Nishisaki A, Ranjit S, Nadkarni VM, Weiss SL: Application of clinical signs to differentiate warm versus cold pediatric septic shock. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting May 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at PAS Meeting, May 2018, Toronto, Canada.

Shelov E, Woods-Hill C, Kaminski S, Bruhn R, Biedron L, Hadley S, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC. : Using order and administration patterns to improve time to antibiotic administration in a Pediatric ICU. Philadelphia Quality and Patient Safety Day May 2018 Notes: Abstract presented at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Quality and Patient Safety Day, Philadelphia, PA, May 15, 2018.

Signoff JK, Fitzgerald JC, Teachey DT, Balamuth F, Weiss SL: Hypofibrinogenemia is associated with poor outcome and secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis/macrophage activation syndrome in pediatric severe sepsis. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5): 397-405, May 2018.

Weiss SL, Watson RS: Measuring hospital performance in pediatric sepsis: without reliable risk there is no reward. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5): 489-450, May 2018 Notes: Editorial.

Michelson KN, Reubenson G, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Ackerman K, Christie L, Bush JL, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Schreiner MJ: Site variability in regulatory oversight for an international study of pediatric sepsis. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(4): e180-e188, April 2018.

Weiss SL, Deutschman CS: Are septic children really just “septic little adults”? [Invited editorial on Prognostic accuracy of age-adapted SOFA, SIRS, PELOD-2, and qSOFA for in-hospital mortality among children with suspected infection admitted to the intensive care unit] Intensive Care Medicine 44(3): 392-394, March 2018.

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Last updated: 06/13/2018
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