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James M. Callahan, MD

Associate Residency Director

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

2011, Faculty Honor Roll, Pediatric Residency Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2010, Faculty Honor Roll, Pediatric Residency Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2009, Faculty Honor Roll, Pediatric Residency Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2008, Faculty Honor Roll, Pediatric Residency Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2007, Faculty Honor Roll, Pediatric Residency Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2004, Clinical Teacher of the Year, Department of Emergency Medicine Residency Program, SUNY Upstate Medical University

2003, Award for Outstanding Service in Promoting Poison Prevention Awareness

2000, Professional Development Award, Joint Labor Management Committee, United University Professionals and, SUNY Upstate Medical University

1997, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Teacher of the Year, Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

1989, Benjamin Ritter Award, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

1984, Alpha Omega Alpha

1981-1985, New York State Regents’ Physician Shortage Scholarship

1981, Omicron Delta Kappa (National Leadership Honorary)

1980, Phi Beta Kappa

1978-1980, Teaching Assistantship, Department of Biology St. Lawrence University

1977-1981, President’s Scholar, St. Lawrence University

Books

Chapters

2011

Myers S, Callahan JM. Injury and Trauma. In Florin TA, Ludwig S, eds. Netter’s Pediatrics. Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders, 2011.

Florin, T, Callahan JM. Rash – Eczematous. In Fleisher GR, Ludwig S, eds. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 6th Ed., Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2010.

Callahan JM. Syncope. In Selbst SM, Cronan K, eds. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets 2nd Ed., Philadelphia, Mosby Elsevier, 2008.

Callahan JM. Jaundice. In Selbst SM, Cronan K eds. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets 2nd Ed., Philadelphia, Mosby Elsevier, 2008.

Bernad J, Callahan JM. Wound Management. In Baren J, Brown L, Brennan J, Rothrock SG, eds.: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2008.

2007

Callahan J, Baker MD. General Wound Management. In In Henretig FM, King C, editors: Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures 2nd Edition, Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2007.

2006

Callahan JM. Emergency Evaluation and Care. In Zeichner SL, Read J, eds.: Handbook of Pediatric HIV Care, London, Oxford University Press, 2006.

2006

Callahan JM: Tick fever. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 4th ed., Baltimore, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005.

Callahan JM: Tetanus. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 4th ed.., Baltimore, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005.

Callahan JM: Kawasaki Disease. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 4th ed., Baltimore, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005.

Callahan JM: Botulism. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 4th ed., Baltimore, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005.

Callahan JM: Respiratory Emergencies. In Dieckmann R, Brownstein D, Gaushe – Hill M, eds. Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals, 2nd ed. Sudbury, MA, American Academy of Pediatrics and Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005.

Callahan JM: Rash-eczematous. In Fleisher GR, Ludwig S, eds. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 5th Ed., Baltimore, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005.

Callahan JM. Emergency Evaluation and Care. In Zeichner SL, Read J, eds.: Textbook of Pediatric HIV Care, London, Oxford University Press, 2005.

2003

Callahan JM: Jaundice. In Schwartz W, editor: Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics, 3rd ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2003.

Callahan JM: Tick fever. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 3rd ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2003.

Callahan JM: Tetanus. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 3rd ed.., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2003.

Callahan JM: Kawasaki Disease. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 3rd ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2003.

Callahan JM: Botulism. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 3rd ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2003.

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Callahan JM: Syncope. In Selbst SM, Cronan K, eds. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, Philadelphia, Hanley and Belfus, Inc., 2001.

Callahan JM: Jaundice. In Selbst SM, Cronan K eds. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, Philadelphia, Hanley and Belfus, Inc., 2001.

2000

Callahan JM: Tick fever. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 2nd ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2000. Callahan JM: Tetanus. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 2nd ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2000.

Callahan JM: Kawasaki Disease. In Schwartz MW, ed. The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, 2nd ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 2000.

1999

Callahan JM: Rash-eczematous. In Fleisher GR, Ludwig S, eds. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 4th Ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1999.

Callahan JM: Emergency evaluation and care. In Zeichner SL, Read J, eds.: Handbook of Pediatric HIV Care, New York, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 1999.

1998

Callahan JM: Jaundice. In Schwartz W, editor: Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics, 2nd ed., Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1998.

1997

Callahan JM, Baker MD: General wound management. In Henretig FM, King C, editors: Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1997.

Callahan JM: Nonpharmacologic aids in pain management. In Dieckman RA, Fiser DH, Selbst SM, editors: Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Philadelphia, Mosby YearBook, 1997.

Callahan JM: Pain management and conscious sedation: Pharmacologic agents. In Dieckman RA, Fiser DH, Selbst SM, editors: Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Philadelphia, Mosby YearBook, 1997.

1996

Callahan JM: Tick Fever. In Schwartz MW, editor: The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1996.

Callahan JM: Tetanus. In Schwartz MW, editor: The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1996.

Callahan JM: Kawasaki disease. In Schwartz MW, editor: The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1996.

Callahan JM: Botulism. In Schwartz MW, editor: The Five Minute Pediatric Consultant Book, Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1996.

1995

Callahan JM: Jaundice. In Schwartz W, editor: Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics, Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, 1995.

Books

2011

Henretig F, Callahan JM, Section Editors – Care of the Acutely Ill Child. In Florin TA, Ludwig S, eds. Netter’s Pediatrics. Philadelphia, Elsevier Saunders, 2011.

2009

Callahan JM, editor; Pante M, Simon S, associate editors. Basic Life Support: Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals. Sudbury, MA, American Academy of Pediatrics and Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial

2005 -   Reviewer, Academic Emergency Medicine

1998 -   Reviewer, Annals of Emergency Medicine

1996 -   Reviewer, Journal of Pediatrics

1995 -   Reviewer, Pediatrics

1993 -   Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
 

Academic Committees at University of Pennsylvania and Affiliated Hospitals

2010 -   Member, Continuing Medical Education Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2008 -   Faculty Coordinator,Professionalism Seminar Series, Pediatric Residency Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2007 -   Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2007 -   Graduate Medical Education Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2007 -   Graduate Education Committee, Department of Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2006 -   Intern Selection Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership

Membership in professional organizations

2007 -   Member, Association of Pediatric Program Directors

1997 -   Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians

1990 -   Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine

New Media

Callahan JM. The Many Faces of Malignancy in the Pediatric Emergency Department. EM: RAP (Reviews and Perspectives). Herbert M, Swadron S,eds. January 2011.

Posters and Presentations

2011

November 2011 “Live, Live, Live, Live, Staying Alive…: A CPR Update”, Pediatric Emergency Medicine in Historic Philadelphia, National CME Course in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia. PA

October 2011 “When is it Safe to Go Back in the Pool? Cognitive and Physical Outcomes of Sports Concussions”, Virtua Pediatric Symposium, Virtua Hospital, Marlton, NJ

September 2011 “The Many Faces of Malignancy in the Pediatric Emergency Department”, 10th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Assembly, Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

April 2011 “Minor Head Trauma and Concussion”, “The Acute Abdomen”, “Dehydration”, “Pain Management and Safe Sedation in Children”, “Evidence – Based Medicine: Guidelines and Pathways”, Pediatría 2011: Curso de Preparación para el Board de Pediatría, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Clinica Alemana, Santiago, Chile

“A 21st Century Approach to Fever in Infants and Young Children”, Advances in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System, New York, NY

 

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