Frances M. Nadel, MD, MSCE

Areas of Expertise: Education, Resuscitation
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Internship

    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

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

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    Graduate Degree

    MS in Clinical Epidemiology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

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

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2012

    Nadel F.M. Laryngitis. In Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. In Hoffman R.J., Wang V.J., and Scarfone R.J. (Eds.) 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2012, 584-585.

    2008

    Nadel F.M. and Geiss G. Teaching Procedures in the Emergency Department. In Henretig F.M . and King C. (Eds.) Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2nd edition. Philadelphia, Williams and Wilkins, 2008, pp.69-74.

    Nadel F.M. Vascular access. In Baren J, Rothrock SG, Brennan JA, and Brown L. (Eds.) Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2008, pp.1147-1156.

    2007

    Beno S. and Nadel F.M. Central Line Access. In Zaoutis LB and Chiang VW. (Eds.) Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2007,1255-1257.

    Nadel F.M. Near Drowning. In Zaoutis LB and Chiang VW. (Eds.) Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Philadelphia, Elsevier, pp. 1158-1163, 2007.

    2003

    Nadel F.M. and Giardino A.P. Mimics of child abuse. In Giardino E. (Ed.) Nursing Approach to the Evaluation of Child Maltreatment. St. Louis, GW Medical Publishing Inc., 2003, pp215-249. 2nd edition: submitted

    2001

    Nadel F.M. and Nadel D.M. In Cronan K., Selbst S. (Eds.) Pediatric Emergency Secrets. Philadelphia, Hanley & Belfus, Inc. (1st edition), 2001 Otorhinolaryngology Emergencies, pp 257-262. (2nd edition), in progress, Otorhinolaryngology Emergencies.

    2001

    Fein JA. Selected Pediatric Emergencies. InYassa JG, Brennen PO and Ludwig S (eds) Self-Assessment Colour Review of Paediatric Emergency Medicine. Manson , London, 2001.

    Fein JA. Scrotal Pain. In Selbst SM, Cronan KM (eds): Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets. Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia, PA, 2001.

    2000

    Nadel F.M. In Schwartz, M.W. (Ed.) The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. (2nd edition), 2000 Human Babesiosis, pp.170-171. Mastoiditis [with Casey R], pp. 518-519. (3rd edition), 2003 Human Babesiosis, pp.166-167. Mastoiditis, pp. 520-521. (4th edition), 2005 Human Babesiosis, pp.170-171. Mastoiditis, pp.532-533. 5th edition

    Epistaxis. In Fleisher G., Ludwig, S. (Eds.): Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. (4th edition), 2000 Nadel F.M. and Henretig F.M. pp. 227-30. (5th edition), 2006 Nadel F.M. and Henretig F.M. pp.263-266. (6th edition) Nadel F.M. and Henretig F.M. submitted

    1998

    Nadel F.M. Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. In Altschuler S., Ludwig S. (Eds.) Pediatrics at a Glance. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, Inc., 1998, pp. 58-59.

    Abstracts

    2012

    Aronson Schinasi D., Nadel F.M., Brown L., Shaw K.N., Two Wrongs Don`t Make it Right: Teaching the Art of Managing Medical Errors (ME) Using High-Fidelity Simulation. (Pediatric Academic Societies’ workshop Boston April 2012.)

    Badaki-Makun O., Donoghue A., Nadel F., McBride M., Niles D., Seacrist T., Maltese M., Zhang X., Paridon S., Nadkarni V.. Performing Chest Compressions: How much work does it take? (Pediatric Academic Societies’ Emergency Medicine Platform presentation Boston April 30, 2012.)

    Papers

    2013

    Schinasi DA, Nadel FM, Hales R, Boswinkel JP, Donoghue AJ. Assessing pediatric residents' clinical performance in procedural sedation: a simulation-based needs assessment. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Apr;29(4):447-52. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31828b6552. PubMed PMID: 23528514.

    Fieldston ES, Nadel FM, Alpern ER, Fiks AG, Shea JA, Alessandrini EA. Effects of an education and training intervention on caregiver knowledge of nonurgent pediatric complaints and on child health services utilization. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Mar;29(3):331-6. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31828512c7. PubMed PMID: 23426249.

    2012

    Fieldston ES, Alpern ER, Nadel FM, Shea JA, Alessandrini EA. A qualitative assessment of reasons for nonurgent visits to the emergency department: parent and health professional opinions. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Mar;28(3):220-5. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e318248b431. PubMed PMID: 22344210.

    2011

    Holmes JF, Borgialli DA, Nadel FM, Quayle KS, Schambam N, Cooper A, Schunk JE, Miskin ML, Atabaki SM, Hoyle JD, Dayan PS, Kuppermann N; TBI Study Group for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Do children with blunt head trauma and normal cranial computed tomography scan results require hospitalization for neurologic observation? Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Oct;58(4):315-22. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2011.03.060. Epub 2011 Jun 16. PubMed PMID: 21683474.

    Posters and Presentations

    2012

    Viteri S., McBride M.G., Sutton R,M,, Nadel F.M., Badaki O., Niles D., Nishisaki A., Zhang X., Paridon S.M., Berg R.A., Nadkarni V.M. Simple Stepstool Adjuncts Improve Duration of AHA Guideline-Compliant Chest Compressions and Reduce Rescuer Subjective Fatigue (Oral Presentation, Society of Critical Care Medicine Critical Care Congress, Houston, February 5, 2012.)

    February 16-19, 2012, Pediatric Meningitis (2/16), Moderator (2/17), Blunt Abdominal Trauma (2/17), Introduction to Simulation Education (2/17)

    2011

    November 3, 2011, Megacode Facilitator, Intensive Course in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Viteri S., McBride M.G., Sutton R.M., Nadel F.M., Badaki O., Niles D., Nishisaki A., Zhang X., Paridon S.M., Berg R.A., Nadkarni V.M. Simple Stepstool Adjuncts Improve Depth and Duration of AHA Guideline-Compliant Chest Compressions. (Poster Presentation Resuscitation Science Symposium: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Orlando, November 12, 2011.)

    Aronson Schinasi D., Nadel F.M. Hales R., Boswinkel J., Donoghue A.J. Assessing pediatric residents’ training in procedural sedation: clinical performance and perception of confidence (Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Poster Session, Denver May 2011.)

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial

    2011 -   Academic Pediatrics

    Academic Committees at University of Pennsylvania and Affiliated Hospitals

    2009 -   EZ IO Working group, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    2008 -   Chairman, Junior Faculty Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    2008 -   Member, Junior Faculty Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    2008 -   Member, Junior Faculty Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

    1998 -   Member, Resuscitation Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia