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Caoimhe Carmel Duffy, MD, MSc, FCAI

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Anesthesiologist , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Part-Time Instructor in Anesthesiology , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street, Suite 680 Dulles
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-240-0454
Education:
MD (Medicine, Surgery, and Obstetrics)
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 2011.
BMedSci (Medical Science)
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 2011.
MSc (Human Factors in Patient Safety)
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 2018.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine and Surgery, Beaumont & Connolly Hospitals, Dublin, Ireland, 2011-2012.
Senior House Officer in Rehabilitation Medicine, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Rochestown Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland, 2012-2012.
Senior House Officer in Emergency Medicine, Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland, 2012-2013.
Senior House Officer in Gastroenterology, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Ireland, 2013-2013.
Senior House Officer in Anesthesiology, St. James' Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland, 2013-2014.
Senior House Officer in Anesthesiology, Coombe Women & Infant University Hospital, Cork Street, Dublin 8, Ireland, 2014-2015.
Specialist Registrar (Senior Resident) in Anesthesiology, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, 2015-2016.
Specialist Registrar (Senior Resident) in Anesthesiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, Ireland, 2015-2015.
Specialist Registrar (Senior Resident) in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Tallaght University Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland, 2016-2017.
Specialist Registrar (Senior Resident) in Anesthesiology, Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin, Dublin 12, Ireland, 2017-2017.
Specialist Registrar (Senior Resident) in Anesthesiology, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland, 2017-2018.
Specialist Registrar (Senior Resident) in Anesthesiology, St. James' Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland, 2018-2018.
Specialist Registrar (Senior Resident) in Anesthesiology, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin 4, Ireland, 2018-2018.
Specialist Registrar (Senior Resident) in Anesthesiology, St. James' Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland, 2019-2020.
Fellow in Peri-operative Safety & Quality Management, Department of Perioperative Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2020-2021.
Certifications
Membership of the College of Anesthesiologists of Ireland (MCAI), 2014.
Healthcare Management Certification, Smurfit Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 2015.
European Diploma in Regional Anesthesia (EDRA) Part 1, 2015.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2017.
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS), 2017.
Fellowship of the College of Anesthesiologists of Ireland (FCAI), 2017.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2020.
Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS), Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2021.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 2021.
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Selected Publications

Duffy CC and Atkins JH: Characteristics of intraoperative emergencies and perspectives on operating room emergency responses in a large Academic Medical Center: A case series. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 72, September 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinane.2021.110264.

COVIDSurg Collaborative; GlobalSurg Collaborative: Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia 76(6): 748-758, June 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1111/anae.15458.

Mosquera D, Duffy CC, Valentine E, Lorenzi C, Ziemba JB: Engaging Residents in a Sustainable Patient Safety Curriculum: A Proof-of-Concept Pilot. Society of Education in Anesthesia, Spring Meeting, virtual April 2021 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Bass GA, Gillis AE, Cao Y, Mohseni S, European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES) Cohort Studies Group: Patients over 65 years with Acute Complicated Calculous Biliary Disease are Treated Differently-Results and Insights from the ESTES Snapshot Audit. World Journal of Surgery April 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1007/s00268-021-06052-0.

COVIDSurg Collaborative, GlobalSurg Collaborative: SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study. British Journal of Surgery March 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjs/znab101.

Scott E, Lindow SW & Duffy CC: Assessment of operating room team members’ ability to identify other team members in the operating room, a quality improvement exercise. Irish Journal of Medical Science February 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11845-021-02521-6.

Duffy CC, Bass GA, Fitzpatrick G, Doherty EM: What Can We Learn From the Past? Pandemic Health Care Workers' Fears, Concerns, and Needs: A Review. Journal of Patient Safety December 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000803.

Scott E, Lindow WS, Duffy CC: Guess who? Identifying Operating Room Staff. A Quality Improvement Exercise National Patient Safety in Anesthesia Conference, Dublin, Ireland (virtual) November 2020 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Duffy CC, Bass GA, James D, Barry L, O'Dea A: Medication Errors in Anesthesiology - Is It Time to Train by Example? Vignettes Can Assess Error Awareness, Assessment of Harm, Disclosure, and Reporting Practices. Journal of Patient Safety October 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000785.

Bass GA, Gillis AE, Cao Y, Mohseni S, and European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES) Cohort Studies Group: Self‐reported and actual adherence to the Tokyo guidelines in the European snapshot audit of complicated calculous biliary disease. BJS Open 4(4): 622–629, August 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1002/bjs5.50294.

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