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Rebecca L. Ruebner, MD, MSCE

Attending Physician

Abstracts

2012

Ruebner R, Reese PP, Denburg M, Xie D, Abt PL, Furth SL. End-stage kidney disease after pediatric non-renal solid organ transplantation: 20 year US experience [oral presentation]. 2012 American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Annual Meeting; 2012 Apr 28-May 1; Boston, MA.

Ruebner R, Reese PP, Denburg M, Xie D, Rand E, Abt PL, Furth SL. Risk factors for end-stage kidney disease after pediatric liver transplantation. Oral presentation at the American Transplant Congress, Boston, MA, June 2012

2011

Ruebner R, Metjian TA, Zaoutis T, Coffin S, Windt K, Katchur S, et al. Improving outcomes from central-line associated bloodstream Infection in pediatric hemodialysis patients [presentation]. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Patient Quality and Safety Conference; 2011 May;  Philadelphia, PA.

Awards

2012, Young Investigator Award, American Transplant Congress

2012, Society for Pediatric Research Fellow Clinical Research Award

2010, William Pottash Fellow Teacher of the Year Award, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2009, Sidney Farber Chief Resident Award, Children’s Hospital Boston

2005, Pincus Award for Outstanding Clinician, University of Pennsylvania

2005, Outstanding Women in Medicine Award, University of Pennsylvania

2005, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society, University of Pennsylvania

2000, Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania

1998, Thomas H Wood Prize for Physics, University of Pennsylvania

1997-2001, Benjamin Franklin Scholar, University of Pennsylvania

Books

2013

Ruebner R, Pradhan M. Proteinuria. In: Zorc JJ, Alpern ER, Brown LW, Loomes KM, Marino BS, Mollen CJ, Raffini LJ, editors. Schwartz’s clinical handbook of pediatrics, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2013.

Ruebner R, Pradhan M. Hematuria. In: Zorc JJ, Alpern ER, Brown LW, Loomes KM, Marino BS, Mollen CJ, Raffini LJ, editors. Schwartz’s clinical handbook of pediatrics, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2013.

2012

Ruebner R, Copelovitch L. Nephrotic syndrome. In: Schwartz MW, editor.  Schwartz: 5-minute pediatric consult. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott William Wilkins; 2012.

Ruebner R, Copelovitch L. Edema. In: Schwartz MW, editor.  Schwartz: 5-minute pediatric consult. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott William Wilkins; 2012.

Ruebner R, Copelovitch L. Dysuria. In: Schwartz MW, editor.  Schwartz: 5-minute pediatric consult. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott William Wilkins; 2012.

Ruebner R, Copelovitch L. Chronic kidney disease. In: Schwartz MW, editor.  Schwartz: 5-minute pediatric consult. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott William Wilkins; 2012.

Ruebner R, Copelovitch L. Acute kidney injury. In: Schwartz MW, editor.  Schwartz: 5-minute pediatric consult. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott William Wilkins; 2012. 

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and institutional committees

2010-present, Patient Quality and Safety Committee, Division of Nephrology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2010-present, Admissions Interview Panel, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2008-2009, Education Committee of Program for Patient Quality and Safety, Children’s Hospital Boston
2007-2009, Intern Selection Committee, Children’s Hospital Boston
2006-2009, Residency Program Training Committee, Children’s Hospital Boston

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

2009-present, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
2005-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

New Media

Ruebner R. Ascites. In: Sectish TC, Growdon ASP, editors. Sectish: Chief complaints in pediatrics [mobile device content]. New York, NY: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.

Ruebner R. Bloody diarrhea. In: Sectish TC, Growdon ASP, editors. Sectish: Chief complaints in pediatrics [mobile device content]. New York, NY: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.

Ruebner R. Epistaxis. In: Sectish TC, Growdon ASP, editors. Sectish: Chief complaints in pediatrics [mobile device content]. New York, NY: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.

Ruebner R. Hoarseness. In: Sectish TC, Growdon ASP, editors. Sectish: Chief complaints in pediatrics [mobile device content]. New York, NY: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.

Ruebner R. Obesity. In: Sectish TC, Growdon ASP, editors. Sectish: Chief complaints in pediatrics [mobile device content]. New York, NY: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.

Ruebner R. Stridor. In: Sectish TC, Growdon ASP, editors. Sectish: Chief complaints in pediatrics [mobile device content]. New York, NY: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.

Ruebner, Rebecca. Wheezing. In: Sectish TC, Growdon ASP, editors. Sectish: Chief complaints in pediatrics [mobile device content].  New York, NY: PocketMedicine.com, Inc.

Original Papers

2012

Ruebner R, Goldberg D, Abt PL, Bahirwani R, Levine M, Sawinski D, et al. Risk of end-stage renal disease among liver transplant recipients with pretransplant renal dysfunction. Am J Transplant. 2012 Nov;12(11):2958-65. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04177.x. Epub 2012 Jul 3. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22759237. Read the abstract

Ruebner RL, Reese PP, Denburg MR, Rand EB, Abt PL, Furth SL. Risk factors for end-stage kidney disease after pediatric liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2012 Dec;12(12):3398-3405. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04270.x. Epub 2012 Sep 20. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22994862. Read the abstract

Ruebner RL, Kaplan BS, Copelovitch L. A time for reappraisal of "atypical" hemolytic uremic syndrome: should all patients be treated the same? Eur J Pediatr. 2012 Oct;171(10):1519-25. Epub 2012 Jun 7. PubMed; PMID 22673930. Read the abstract

Ruebner R, Russo P, Kaplan BS. Nephrotic syndrome presenting in a patient with primary Sjögren's syndrome: questions. Pediatr Nephrol. 2012 Aug;27(8):1277, 1279-82. doi: 10.1007/s00467-011-2030-7. Epub 2011 Oct 29. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22038202. No abstract available.

Posters and Presentations

2012

Goldberg D, Ruebner R, Bahirwani R, Abt PL, Levine M, Sawinski D, et al. Risk of end-stage renal disease after liver transplant among recipients with sustained pre-transplant renal dysfunction [poster presentation]. American Transplant Congress 2012; 2012 Jun 2-6; Boston, MA.

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