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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
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd
7th Floor Central, RM 7C26
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
Fax: 215-590-4327
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, Chicago, IL, 2008-2011.
Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS), 1997.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program, 2005.
American Board of General Pediatrics, 2007.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2011.
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2012.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), 2013.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 2014.
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Selected Publications

Dziorny A, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL: A data-driven improvement initiative to reduce unnecessary laboratory testing in the PICU. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Han M, Roberts A, Allen B, Cardenas AM, Weiss SL: Cytomegalovirus reactivation viremia in pediatric sepsis. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Whitney J, Yehya N, Weiss SL: Increased endothelial activation is evident if pediatric extrapulmonary sepsis complicated by ARDS. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Weiss SL: Umbrella approach leads to sepsis detection, faster treatment. Children’s Hospital Today, October 26 October 2017 Notes: (https://www.childrenshospitals.org/Newsroom/Childrens-Hospitals-Today/Articles/2017/10/Multidisciplinary-Approach-Leads-to-Increased-Sepsis-Detection-Faster-Treatment.

Downes KJ, Schriver E, Russo M, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Tolomeo P, Bilker WB, Han JH, Lautenbach E, Coffin SE, Gerber JS for the CDC Prevention Epicenter Program: Implementation of a pragmatic biomarker-driven algorithm to guide antibiotic use in the pediatric intensive care unit: the optimizing antibiotic strategies in sepsis (OASIS) II study. ID Week Advancing Science and Improving Care October 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation at the ID Week 2017 Conference, October 4-8, 2017, San Diego, CA.

Weiss SL, Balamuth F, Hensley J, Fitzgerald JC, Bush J, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Hall M, Muszynski J: The epidemiology of hospital death following pediatric severe sepsis: when, why, and how children with sepsis die. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(9): 823-830, September 2017.

Gu H, Keele L, Hayes K, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Balamuth F: Machine learning predictive modeling for organ dysfunction in children with suspected sepsis in the emergency department. American Academy of Pediatric Annual Meeting September 2017 Notes: Oral Presentation at the American Academy of Pediatric Annual Meeting, September 2017, Chicago, IL.

Davis AL, Carcillo JA, Aneja RK, Deymann AJ, Lin JC, Nguyen C, Okhuysen-Cawley R, Relvas MS, Rozenfeld RA, Skippen PW, Stojadinovic BJ, Williams EA, Yeh TS, Balamuth F, Brierley J, deCaen AR, Cheifetz IM, Choong K, Conway E, Cornell T, Doctor A, Dugas MA, Feldman JD, Fitzgerald JC, Flori HR, Fortenbery JD, Graciano AL, Greenwald BM, Hall MW, Han YY, Hernan LJ, Irazuzta JE, Iselin E, van der Jagt, EW, Jeffries HE, Kache S, Katyal C, Kissoon N, Kon AA, Kutko MC, MacLaren G, Maul T, Mehta R, Odetola F, Parbuoni K, Paul R, Peters MJ, Ranjit S, Reuter-Rice KE, Schnitzler EJ, Scott HF, Torres A, Weingarten-Abrams, J, Weiss SL, Zimmerman JJ, Zuckerberg AL: The American College of Critical Care Medicine clinical practice parameters for ehmodynamic support of pediatric and neonatal septic shock: Executive Summary. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(9): 884-890, September 2017.

Morgan RW, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA: Sepsis-associated in-hospital cardiac arrest: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and potential therapies. Journal of Critical Care 40: 128-135, August 2017.

Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Grunwell JR, Lindsell CJ: Improved risk stratification in pediatric septic shock using both protein and mRNA Biomarkers: PERSEVERE-XP. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 196(4): 494-501, August 2017.

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Last updated: 11/17/2017
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