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Kathy N. Shaw, MD, MSCE

Division Chief

Director, Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Nicholas Crognale Endowed Chair in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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

Abstracts

2011

Reay, Trish; Shaw, Kathy; Rickard, Sean; The building blocks of safety: creating multi-disciplinary micro-systems and departmental PSOs as the foundation for a successful patient safety program, Cochrane Colloquia, Madrid, Spain, October 2011

Sesok-Pizzini D; Shaw, Kathy; Integrating Safety at Another Level: Departmental Patient Safety Officers, HPI Safety Summit, Grand Rapids Michigan, September 2011

Teets, J; Shaw, K Family Involvement in Bedside Rounds, HPI Safety Summit, Grand Rapids Michigan, September 2011

Teets, J; Shaw, K; Pushing the Pen: Transparency Through Intranet Story Telling, HPI Safety Summit, Grand Rapids Michigan, September 2011

Osterhoudt, Kevin C; Peranteau, William; Shaw, Kathy; Flake, Alan; Dangerous Attraction: A 2-Year-Old Girl with Enteric and Mesenteric Fistulae after Ingestion of Spherical Magnetic Toys. North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology 2011 (NACCT), Washington DC, September 2011

Awards

2011, FOCUS Award for the Advancement of Women in Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

2011, Shaw, K; Improving Patient Safety Culture Through Unit-based Patient Safety Walk-rounds, Patient Safety & Quality Day, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

2007, Department of Pediatrics Teaching Honor Roll, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2007, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

2006, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment of Resident Education (Emergency Department)

2006, The Robert Dunning Dripps Memorial Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine  

2004, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

2004, Friend of Nurse Practitioners Award PA Delaware Valley Chapter, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 

2003, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department) 

2002, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

2002, Department of Pediatrics Teaching Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

2001, Department of Pediatrics Teaching Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

2000, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

2000, Department of Pediatrics Teaching Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

1999, Department of Pediatrics Teaching Honor Roll, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

1999, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department) 

1988, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

1996, Best Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Presentation for the 1996 Annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Meeting

1996, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

1995, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

1994, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department) 

1992, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

1991, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

1990, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

1989, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

1988, Ambulatory Pediatrics Association Excellence in Teaching Award (Program in Emergency Pediatrics)

1987, The Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award for Excellence in and Commitment to Resident Education (Emergency Department)

1982, Bela Shick Pediatrics Prize, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

1982, Alpha Omega Alpha

1978, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honorary Society

1977, Phi Beta Kappa

Books

Chapters

2007

Ellison, A, Shaw, K.N.: Management of Vaso-Occlusive Pain Events in Sickle Cell Disease, Pediatric Emergency Care, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Nov 2007

2006

Shaw, K.N., Spandorfer, P.: Dehydration (revised chapter) in Fleisher, G.R., Ludwig, S. (eds). Textbook of Pediatric Medicine, 5th edition, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 2006, pp 233-8.

2004

Christensen, A.M., Shaw, K.N.: Urinary Tract Infection in Childhood (Chapter 40) in Kaplan, B., Meyers, K. (eds). Requisite in Pediatrics: Nephrology/Urology, Elsevier Health Sciences, Mosby, 2004, pp 317-325. 

2003

Puchalski, A., Shaw, K.N.: An 18-Month-Old Girl Presents with Vomiting, Intermittent Shaking, and Refusal to Walk in Baren, J.M., Alpern, E.R. (eds). Emergency Medicine Pearls, Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2003, pp 217-219.

Friedlaender, E., Shaw, K.N.: A 2-Year-Old Girl with Fever and Rash in Baren, J.M., Alpern, E.R. (eds). Emergency Medicine Pearls, Hanley & Belfus, Inc, Philadelphia, PA, 2003, pp 194-196.

2001

Shaw, K.N.: Bronchiolitis in Harwood-Nuss, A., Wolfson, A.B., Linden, C.H., Moore Shepherd, S., Stenklyft, P. (eds). The Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, 3rd edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2001, pp 1228-1230. Revised Chapter, 4th edition, 2005, pp 1284-1287.

2000

Shaw, K.N., Gorelick, M.H.: Fever as a Sign of Urinary Tract Infection. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med 1:117-123, 2000.

Shaw, K.N.: Fluids and Electrolytes (Chapter 34) in Selbst, S.M., Cronan, K. (eds), Pediatric Emergency Medicine Secrets, Hanley & Belfus, Philadelphia, PA, 2000, pp 152-155. Revised chapter 34, 2007, pp 243-248.

1999

Shaw, K.N., Gorelick, M.H.: Urinary Tract Infection in the Pediatric Patient in Jaffe D (ed). Pediatr Clin N Am, 1999, 46(6):1111-1124.

1997

Shaw, K.N.: Urinary Tract Infection in Schwartz, W. (ed). The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 1997, pp 792-793. Revised chapter (2nd ed) 2000, pp 852-853, revised chapter (3rd ed) 2003, pp 860-861, revised chapter (4th ed) 2005, pp 882-883.

Leonard, M., Shaw, K.N.: Urinary Tract Infection in Schwartz, W. (ed), Pediatric Primary Care, A Problem Oriented Approach, 3rd edition, Yearbook Medical Publishers, Inc., Chicago, 1997, pp 691-699.

Shaw, K.N.: Near Drowning in Schwartz, W. (ed), The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 1997, pp 510-511. Revised chapter (2nd ed) 2000, pp 556-557, revised chapter (3rd ed), 2003, pp 556-557, revised chapter (4th ed) 2005, pp 570-571.

Shaw, K.N.: Converting Stable SVT: Converting Stable Supraventricular Tachycardia Using Vagal Maneuvers in Henretig, F.M., King, C. (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 1997, pp 771-775. Revised chapter, in press, 2005.

Shaw, K.N., Gorelick, M.H.: Burn Management in Henretig, F.M., King, C. (eds), Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 1997, pp 1189-1198. Revised chapter, in press, 2005.

Shaw, K.N.: Prepubertal Vaginal Bleeding in Dieckmann, R.A., Fiser, D.H., Selbst, S.M. (eds), Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Mosby Year-Book, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 1997, pp 437-438.

Shaw, K.N.: Priapism: Aspiration of the Corpus Cavernosum in Dieckmann, R.A., Fiser, D.H., Selbst S.M. (eds), Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Mosby Year-Book, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 1997, pp 439-441.

Shaw, K.N.: Prepubertal Genital Exam in Dieckmann, R.A., Fiser, D.H., Selbst, S.M. (eds), Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Mosby Year-Book, Inc, St. Louis, MO, 1997, pp 427-430.

Shaw, K.N.: Reduction of Paraphimosis in Dieckmann, R.A., Fiser, D.H., Selbst, S.M. (eds), Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Mosby Year-Book, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 1997, pp 435-436.

Shaw, K.N: Phimosis: Dorsal Slit Procedure in Dieckmann, R.A., Fiser, D.H., Selbst, S.M. (eds), Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures, Mosby Year-Book, Inc., St. Louis, MO, 1997, pp 434.

Shaw, K.N., Lavelle, J.M.: The Drowned and Near-Drowned Patient in Paradis, N.A., Halperin, H.R., Nowak, R.M. (eds), Cardiac Arrest: The Science and Practice of Resuscitation Medicine, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 1996, pp 820-829.

1993

Shaw, K.N.: Dehydration in Fleisher, G.R., Ludwig, S. (eds). Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 3rd edition, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 1993, pp 147-151. (Chapter 18 –revised chapter) 4th edition, 2000, pp 197-201.

1989

Shaw, K.N., Briede, C.B.: Submersion injuries: drowning and near-drowning. Emerg Med Clin of N Amer 7(2):355-370, 1989.

1988

Shaw, K.N.: Burns in Selbst, S.M., Torrey, S.B. (eds), Pediatric Emergency Medicine for the House Officer. Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, 1988.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2002 -   Member, Protocol Concept Review and Development Subcommittee (PCRADS), Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), Maternal and Child Health Bureau

2002 -   Associate Editor, Annals of Emergency Medicine

1999 -   Reviewer – Journal of Pediatrics

1999 -   Reviewer - Ambulatory Pediatrics

1998 -   Editorial Board, Pediatric Emergency Care

1988 -   Reviewer - Pediatrics

1988 -   Reviewer - Clinical Pediatrics

1986 -   Reviewer - Pediatric Emergency Care

Academic Committees at the University of Pennsylvania and Affiliated Hospitals

2008 -   Executive Committee Department of Pediatrics, The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

2002 -   Chair, Quality Improvement Committee of the ECMS The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2002 -   Member, Committee on Appointments and Promotions, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

National Societies

2008 - present American Academy of Pediatrics – Chairperson of the Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine(COPEM)

1989 -   American Public Health Association, Society for Medical Decision Making

1987 -   Association of Women Faculty and Administrators, American Medical Association, Ambulatory Pediatric Association, American College of Emergency Physicians

1985 -   American Academy of Pediatrics 

Original Papers

2012

American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine; American College of Emergency Physicians, Pediatric Committee; Emergency Nurses Association, Pediatric Committee. Joint policy statement--guidelines for care of children in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 2013 Mar;39(2):116-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2013.01.003. PubMed PMID: 23498882.

Chamberlain JM, Shaw KN, Lillis KA, Mahajan PV, Ruddy RM, Lichenstein R, Olsen CS, Dean JM; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Creating an infrastructure for safety event reporting and analysis in a multicenter pediatric emergency department network. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Feb;29(2):125-30. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31828043a5. PubMed PMID: 23364372.

Shaw KN. Call for a rational approach for testing for urinary tract infection as a source of Fever in infants. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 May;61(5):566-8. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.11.015. Epub 2013 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 23332612.

2012

Osterhoudt KC, Peranteau WH, Shaw KN, Flake AW. A 2-year-old girl with abdominal pain after an action sure to attract attention. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Dec;28(12):1406-8. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182795f80. PubMed PMID: 23222115.

Shaw KN, Lillis KA, Ruddy RM, Mahajan PV, Lichenstein R, Olsen CS, Chamberlain JM; for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Reported medication events in a paediatric emergency research network: sharing to improve patient safety. Emerg Med J. 2012 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23117714.

Fein JA, Zempsky WT, Cravero JP; Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine; American Academy of Pediatrics. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov;130(5):e1391-405. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-2536. Epub 2012 Oct 29. PubMed PMID: 23109683.

Moore B, Sapien R; Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The role of the pediatrician in rural emergency medical services for children. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov;130(5):978-82. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-2547. Epub 2012 Oct 29. PubMed PMID: 23109681.

Conners GP, Melzer SM; Committee on Hospital Care; Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Betts JM, Chitkara MB, Jewell JA, Lye PS, Mirkinson LJ, Shaw KN, Ackerman AD, Chun TH, Conners GP, Dudley NC, Fein JA, Fuchs SM, Moore BR, Selbst SM, Wright JL. Pediatric observation units. Pediatrics. 2012 Jul;130(1):172-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1358. Epub 2012 Jun 25. Review. PubMed PMID: 22732171.

Mittal MK, Zorc JJ, Garcia-Espana JF, Shaw KN. An assessment of clinical performance measures for pediatric emergency physicians. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Jan-Feb;28(1):33-9. doi: 10.1177/1062860612443849. Epub 2012 Jun 7. PubMed PMID: 22679126.

Yamamoto LG, Manzi S; COMMITTEE ON PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, Shaw KN, Ackerman AD, Chun TH, Conners GP, Dudley NC, Fein JA, Fuchs SM, Moore BR, Selbst SM, Wright JL. Dispensing medications at the hospital upon discharge from an emergency department. Pediatrics. 2012 Feb;129(2):e562. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-3444. Epub 2012 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 22291122.

2011

Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Committee on Bioethics. Consent for emergency medical services for children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2011 Aug;128(2):427-33. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-1166. Epub 2011 Jul 25. PubMed PMID: 21788221.

Dolan MA, Fein JA; Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Pediatric and adolescent mental health emergencies in the emergency medical services system. Pediatrics. 2011 May;127(5):e1356-66. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-0522. Epub 2011 Apr 25. Review. PubMed PMID: 21518712.

Posters and Presentations

2012

April 2012 - “Two Wrongs Don't Make it Right: Teaching the Art of Managing Medical Errors (ME) Using High-Fidelity Simulation”, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, MA  

2011

March 2011 - “Medical Safety”, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Conference, Grapevine, TX

January 2011 - “Pediatric Patient Safety in Emergency Departments”, Keynote speaker, Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC), Banff Alberta, Canada

September 2011 - “Departmental Patient Safety Officers: Transforming the Culture of Safety”, Healthcare Performance Improvement Safety Summit, Ann Arbor, Michigan

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