James M. Callahan, MD

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - SUNY-Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

    Residency

    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Clinical Epidemiology - Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Associate Residency Director

    Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    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 Dieckmann RA, Fiser DH, Selbst SM, editors: Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Philadelphia, Mosby Year Book, 1997.

    Callahan JM: Pain management and conscious sedation: Pharmacologic agents. In Dieckmann 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.

    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

     

  • 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