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Avram H. Mack

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Behavioral Health Integrated Program (BHIP)
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, 9NE85
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
A.B (History)
University of Michigan, 1994.
M.D.
Cornell University Medical College, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern & Resident, Psychiatry, Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1998-2001.
Fellow, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2001-2003.
Fellow, Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, 2003-2004.
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Selected Publications

Woods-Hill C, Srinivasan L, Schriver E, Haj-Hassan T, Bezpalko O, Sammons JS: Novel risk factors for central-line associated bloodstream infections in critically ill children. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 41(1): 67-72, 2020 Notes: Dr. Mack helped the research develop their study ideas.

Nawab U, Mack A, Colfer A: Cognitive Bias Think Tank. Oral presentation for the Society for the Improvement of Diagnosis in Medicine, Washington DC November 2019.

Mack A.H.: Effects of Traumatic Events. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ) 16(4): 4s, 2018.

Mack AH, Brennan S, Sherker J: Morbidity and mortality conferences for behavioral health. Oral presentation at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum, Orlando, FL December 2017.

Hall C, Hopkins E, Geiger D, Mack AH, Scholtz A.: The CHOP Handoff Improvement: Project: A Multidisciplinary Approach using I-PASS. Oral presentation at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum, Orlando, FL December 2017.

Starmer AJ, Spector ND, West DC, Srivastava R, Sectish TC, Landrigan CP, I-PASS Study Group: Integrating Research, Quality Improvement, and Medical Education for Better Handoffs and Safer Care: Disseminating, Adapting, and Implementing the I-PASS Program. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 43(7): 319-329, 2017 Notes: Dr. Mack contributed data and was part of the national team.

Mack, A.H.: DX: Diagnostic Excellence. Hanover, NH: MedU. Olson and Lang (eds.). July 2015 Notes: Available from: http://www.med-u.org.

Brooks, E., Sharp, A., Mack, A: Psychiatric conditions among patients with CLABSIs: Indications of opportunities for the reduction of adverse outcomes. American Association of Medical Colleges, Integrating Quality Meeting, Rosemont, IL June 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Mack, AH: Safe and secure - How ISIS recruits kids in the United States. Sinclair News Service (national distribution) March 12 2015 Notes: Invited Commentator.

Mack, AH: Patient safety in psychiatry. American Psychiatric Association March 2015 Notes: Online CME Course.

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