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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
Faculty/Core Member, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine, 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

Chiotos K, Biedron L, Fitzgerald J, Robbins-Tighe S, Weiss SL, Woods-Hill C: Sepsis huddles in the PICU: Understanding the impact on timely antibiotics, perceptions, and barriers. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Conway J, Kharayat P, Sanders R, Nett S, Weiss SL, Edwards L, Page-Goertz C, Zeqo J, Kirby A, Krawiec C, Polikoff L, Turner D, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Ketamine use in tracheal intubation and adverse hemodynamic events. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Kharayat P, Conway J, Sanders R, Nett S, Zeqo J, Weiss SL, Edwards L, Kirby A, Krawiec C, Page-Goertz C, Polikoff L, Turner D, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Dose Effect of Ketamine on Hemodynamic Outcomes Among Critically Ill Children with and Without Shock. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Lindell R, Fitzgerald JC, Nishisaki A, Traynor D, Weiss SL: Predictive validity of mortality prediction scores in pediatric severe sepsis and septic shock. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Glau CL, Conlon TW, Yehya N, Weiss SL, Himebauch AS, Nishisaki A: Pediatric diaphragm atrophy is associated with prolonged non-invasive support following extubation. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: STAR Research Presentation, at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Whitney J, Bush J, Graham K, Chen F, Kengle N, Lacey S, Melenhorst JJ, Yehya N, Weiss SL: Endothelial activation is more prominent in indirect versus direct pediatric ARDS. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: STAR Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Walker SB, Conlon TW, Zhang B, Mensinger J, Fitzgerald JC, Himebauch AS, Glau CL, Nishisaki A, Ranjit S, Nadkarni VM, Weiss SL: Targeting vasoactive therapies to warm versus cold pediatric septic shock. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Ginsburg S, Conlon T, Himebauch A, Glau C, Weiss SL, O’Connor M, Nishisaki A: Prevalence of LV diastolic dysfunction and association with outcomes in septic pediatric patients. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Morgan R, Yeung T, Landis WP, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Weiss SL, Kilbaugh TJ, Topjian AA, Sutton RM: Post-arrest inflammatory markers and outcomes from pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

Matehuala S, Pasala S, Goudi A, Fiser R, Weiss SL, Irby K, Crary S, Wang A, Sanders R: Red blood cell distribution width values predict multiorgan failure in children admitted to the PICU. Critical Care Medicine December 2018 Notes: Research Presentation at the 48th Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, 2019 February 17-20, San Diego, CA.

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Last updated: 12/07/2018
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