Wynne Morrison, MD

Areas of Expertise: Communication, Ethics, Medical Humanities, Palliative Care
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


    Standford University, Stanford, CA


    Stanford University, Stanford, CA


    Pediatric Critical Care at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program

    Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications


    Morrison W. Mortality, morbidity, and pediatric critical care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Sep;11(5):630-1. No abstract available.

    Morrison W. Resuscitation decisions for premature newborns. Pediatrics. 2008 Sep;122(3):679-80; author reply 680. No abstract available.

    Krishnan J, Morrison W, Simone S, Ackerman A. Implications of thrombocytopenia and platelet course on pediatric intensive care unit outcomes. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2008 Sep;9(5):502-5. Read abstract.

    Morrison WE, Simone S, Conway D, Tumulty J, Johnson C, Cardarelli M. Levels of vasopressin in children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Cardiol Young. 2008 Apr;18(2):135-40. Epub 2008 Mar 7. Read abstract.

    Morrison W. At the window. CMAJ. 2010 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

    Dunham B, Guttenberg M, Morrison W, Tom L. The histologic relationship of preauricular sinuses to auricular cartilage. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Dec;135(12):1262-5. Read abstract.

    Aronson PL, Yau J, Helfaer MA, Morrison W. Impact of family presence during pediatric intensive care unit rounds on the family and medical team. Pediatrics. 2009 Oct;124(4):1119-25. Epub 2009 Sep 7. Read abstract.

    Kersun L, Gyi L, Morrison WE. Training in difficult conversations: a national survey of pediatric hematology-oncology and pediatric critical care physicians. J Palliat Med. 2009 Jun;12(6):525-30. Read abstract.

    Morrison W, Balluffi A. You just have to ask...Crit Care Med. 2009 Jun;37(6):2136-7. No abstract available.

    Morrison WE, Helfaer MA, Nadkarni VM. National survey of pediatric critical care medicine fellowship clinical and research time allocation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 May;10(3):397-9. Read abstract.

    Nishisaki A, Hales R, Biagas K, Cheifetz I, Corriveau C, Garber N, Hunt E, Jarrah R, McCloskey J, Morrison W, Nelson K, Niles D, Smith S, Thomas S, Tuttle S, Helfaer M, Nadkarni V. A multi-institutional high-fidelity simulation "boot camp" orientation and training program for first year pediatric critical care fellows. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009 Mar;10(2):157-62. Read abstract.

    Borasino S, Morrison W, Silberman J, Nelson RM, Feudtner C. Physicians' contact with families after the death of pediatric patients: a survey of pediatric critical care practitioners' beliefs and self-reported practices. Pediatrics. 2008 Dec;122(6):e1174-8. Epub 2008 Nov 17. Read abstract.