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Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD

Attending Physician

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

Original Papers


Lorch SA, Wade KC, Bakewell-Sachs S, Medoff-Cooper B, Silber JH, Escobar GJ. Antibiotic use in premature infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Apr;49(3):249-57. Epub 2009 May 15. Cited in PubMed: PMID 19448131. Read the abstract

Lorch SA, Baiocchi M, Silber JH, Even-Shoshan O, Escobar GJ, Small DS. The role of outpatient facilities in explaining variations in risk-adjusted readmission rates between hospitals. Health Serv Res. 2010 Feb;45(1):24-41. Epub 2009 Sep 24. Cited in PubMed: PMID 19780853. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations


Silber JH, Lorch SA, Even-Shoshan O, Fager CE. Severity adjustment for assessing outcomes of transfer-in newborns [poster presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; 2010 May; Vancouver, Canada.



Silber JH. Failure-to-rescue: theory and applications to congenital heart surgery [poster presentation], The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database Task Force; 2010 Jan 23; Fort Lauderdale, FL.


Silber JH, Rosenbaum PR, Brachet TJ, Ross RN, Lorch SA, Volpp KG. Misleading advice about AMI mortality from Medicare [presentation]. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; 2009 Jun 29; Chicago, IL.

Neuman N, Fleisher LA, Even-Shohsan O, Mi L, Silber JH. Why didn’t that hip get fixed? Race & variations in operative & non-operative treatment for hip fracture [platform presentation]. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; 2009 Jun 30; Chicago, IL.

Silber JH, Kaestner R. Dartmouth aggressive care & surgical outcomes [platform presentation]. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; 2009 Jun 30; Chicago, IL.

Lorch SA, Srinivas SK, Silber JH, Fager C. The impact of obstetric unit closures on maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregnancy [platform presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; 2009 May 2; Baltimore, MD.

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