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Richard Scarfone, MD

Medical Director, Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Awards

2001, Best Abstract, Section on Emergency Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, Platform Session

2000-2001, Teacher of the Year Award, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2000-2001, American College of Emergency Physicians' Scientific Assembly Rookie Speaker of the Year Award

1999-2011, Faculty Teaching Honor Roll, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

1999, Best Articles Relevant to Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Allergy and Immunology

1995, Best Articles Relevant to Pediatric Allergy and Immunology American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Allergy and Immunology

1994-1995, Victor Vaughn Award

1994, Best Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Presentation Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

1992, Fellow Research Award, Society for Pediatric Research

1987, The Buffalo Childrens’ Hospital Prize, Buffalo School of Medicine

1987, The Baccelli Award, Buffalo School of Medicine

1987, Magna cum laude, Buffalo School of Medicine

1987, Gibson Anatomical Society Honors, Buffalo School of Medicine

1987, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Buffalo School of Medicine

1983-86, Dean's Letter of Commendation, Buffalo School of Medicine

1983, Summa cum laude, State University of New York at Albany

Books

Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, and Scarfone RJ (eds). 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2012.

Chapters

2012

Chao D, Scarfone RJ: Depression. In Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, and Scarfone RJ (eds). Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2012, 242-243.

Chao D, Scarfone RJ: Psychosis. In Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, and Scarfone RJ (eds). Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. 1st ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2012, 782-783.

2010

Scarfone RJ. Cardioversion and defibrillation. In: UpToDate, Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2010.

Scarfone RJ, Seiden JA: Pediatric respiratory emergencies: lower airway obstruction. In Marx JA (ed), Rosen’s Emergency Medicine Concepts and Clinical Practice, 7th ed., Mosby Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2010, pp.2115-2126.

Scarfone RJ: Pain-Joints. In Fleisher GR, Ludwig S (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 6th ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2010, pp. 468-473.

Scarfone RJ: Emergency department recognition and management of victims of biological and chemical terrorism. In Fleisher GR, Ludwig S (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 6th ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2010, pp. 125-152.

2008

Scarfone RJ: Airway adjuncts, oxygen delivery, and suctioning the upper airway. In Henretig FM, King CC (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, 2nd ed., Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2008, pp. 93-108.

Scarfone RJ: Cardioversion and defibrillation. In Henretig FM, King CC (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, 2nd ed., Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2008, pp. 300-311.

Scarfone RJ: Sedation and analgesia. In Selbst SM, Cronan K (eds), Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, 2nd ed., Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia, 2008, pp. 607-615.

2007

Scarfone RJ, Cho C. The septic appearing infant. In: UpToDate, Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2007.

2006

Scarfone RJ: Joint pain. In Fleisher GR, Ludwig S (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 5th ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2006, pp. 519-523.

Scarfone RJ: Leg pain. In Pohl CA (ed), Pediatrics On Call, Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006, pp. 271-276.

Scarfone RJ: Vomiting. In Pohl CA (ed), Pediatrics On Call, Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006, pp. 435-441.

Scarfone RJ. Management of acute asthma exacerbations in children. In: UpToDate, Rose, BD (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2006.

2004

Scarfone RJ: Intussusception and lethargy. In Baren J, Alpern ER, eds. Emergency Medicine Pearls, Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, 2004, pp.16-18.

Scarfone RJ: Methemoglobinemia and dehydration. Emergency Medicine Pearls, Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, 2004, pp. 46-48.

2002

Scarfone RJ: Joint pain. In Fleisher GR, Ludwig S, Silverman BK (eds), Synopsis of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 4th ed., Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2002, pp.183-187.

2001

Scarfone RJ: Sedation and analgesia. In Selbst SM, Cronan K (eds), Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, 1st ed.,Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia, 2001, pp. 385-391.

2000

Scarfone RJ: Joint pain in children. In Fleisher GR, Ludwig S (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 4th ed., Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2000, pp.467-471.

1999

Scarfone RJ, Fuchs SF: Management of acute asthma in children. In Kaliner M, Brenner BE (eds), Clinical Allergy and Immunology: Emergency Asthma, 1st ed., Marcel Dekker, New York 1999, pp. 429-441.

1997

Scarfone RJ: Airway adjuncts, oxygen delivery, and suctioning the upper airway. In Henretig FM, King CC (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, 1st ed., Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 1997, pp. 101-118.

Scarfone RJ: Cardioversion and defibrillation. In Henretig FM, King CC (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, 1st ed., Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 1997, pp. 313-326.

1994

Scarfone RJ: Chest Pain. In Schidlow DV, Smith DS (eds), A Practical Guide to Pediatric Respiratory Diseases, 1st ed., Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, 1994, pp. 53-60.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial

1993 -   Reviewer of Manuscripts, Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Care, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Journal of Pediatrics, Ambulatory Pediatrics, Academic Emergency Medicine 

Academic Committees at University of Pennsylvania and Affiliated Hospitals

2008 -   Emergency Medicine Executive Committee, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

2008 -   Infection Prevention and Control Committee

2003 -   Chair, Emergency Preparedness Committee

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

National societies

1996 - present, Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Original Papers

2011

Upham BD, Mollen CJ, Scarfone RJ, Seiden J, Chew A, Zorc JJ. Nebulized budesonide added to standard pediatric emergency department treatment of acute asthma: a randomized, double-blind trial. Acad Emerg Med. 2011;18(7):665-73.

Scarfone RJ, Coffin S, Fieldston ES, et al. Hospital-based pandemic influenza preparedness and response: strategies to increase surge capacity. Pediatric Emerg Care, 2011;565-572.

Posters and Presentations

2012

Taught six 1-hour lectures, MCE Conferences, Pediatric Review for Primary Care, Oahu, Hawaii 

2011

Management of Acute Asthma, Methemoglobinemia, 28th Annual Intensive Course in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Philadelphia PA

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