Emmanuel S. King

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Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Recruiting and On-Boarding, Section of Hospital Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Lead Physician, Founders 12/14 Unit Based Clinical Leadership Team, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
5034 Maloney Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3797
Fax: 215-662-6250
B.S. (Cellular & Molecular Biology)
University of Michigan, 1997.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

Transitions in care, hospital discharge process, quality and process improvement

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. King studies operational, administrative and quality/safety improvements in academic hospital-based internal medicine.

Selected Publications

Kim, C., King, E., Stein, J., Robinson, E., Salameh, M., O’Leary, K.: Unit-Based Inter-Professional Leadership Models in Six US Hospitals. Journal of Hospital Medicine 9(8): 545-50, August 2014.

King E., Myers J: Principles and Models of Quality Improvement: Plan-Do-Study-Act. Chapter in Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 1st and 2nd edition. Sylvia McKean (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2017.

Charan, D., Metlay, J., Green, K., Fidyk, L., King, E.: Implementation of Formal Teachback Training for Nurses to Improve Post-Discharge Medication Adherence. Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting May 2012.

King E, Wertheim G, Shiley K, Wagner J, Bagg A, Greenblatt J: Images Dx. Severe babesiosis (case report). J Hosp Med 5(5), May-Jun 2010.

King E, Kasi S, Hoffman S, Metlay J: The BOOST 7P Screening Tool for Transitions as a Predictor of Readmission. J Hosp Med 5(1), 2010 Notes: Also presented as poster/selected for formal oral presentation at April 2010 Society of Hospital Anuual Meeting.

Ocampo J, King E, Metlay J: Pharmacist-Driven Discharge Medication Reconciliation as Part of Project BOOST. J Hosp Med 5(1), 2010 Notes: Also selected for poster/oral presentation given by Dr. Ocampo at Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

King E, Cottrell D, Kasi S, Cary M, Shawhughes L: Impact of a Patient Service Representative on Quality of Care on a Non-teaching Hospitalist Service. J Hosp Med 4(1), 2009 Notes: Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting May 2009 (Miami FL), University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Department of Medicine Research Day June 2009, and Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting May 2009 (Chicago IL).

King ES, Moyer DV, Couturie M, Gaughan J, Shulkin D: Getting Doctors to Report Medical Errors: Project DISCLOSE. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 32(7): 382-92, July 2006.

King ES, Horvath B, Shulkin D : Establishing a Rapid Response Team in an Academic Hospital: One Year's Experience. Journal of Hospital Medicine 1(5): 296-305, Sept 2006.

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Last updated: 09/12/2018
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