Aaron E. Chen, MD

Aaron E. Chen, MD

Aaron E. Chen, MD, is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX

Internship

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - University of Tennessee Medical Center, Memphis, TN

Residency

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - University of Tennessee Medical Center, Memphis, TN

Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Additional Training

Emergency Ultrasound Course and Advanced Emergency Ultrasound Course
Emergency Bedside Ultrasound Course
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Certificate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Director, Emergency Ultrasound

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2015

Marchese RF, Mistry RD, Scarfone RJ, Chen AE.  Identification of optic disc elevation and the crescent sign using point-of-care ocular ultrasound in children.  Pediatric Emergency Care.  2015 Apr; 31(4):304-7.

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Fitzgerald JC, Chen AE, Dean AJ, Panebianco N, Darge K, Cohen MS, Greeley WJ, Berg RA, Nishisaki A.  Implementation of a pediatric critical care focused bedside ultrasound training program in a large academic PICU.  Pediatr Crit Care Med.  2015 Mar; 16(3):219-26.

2013

Darge K, Chen A.  Point-of-care ultrasound in diagnosing pneumonia in children.  J Pediatr Jul 2013; 163(1): 302-3.

Sing AC, Webb JL, Low DW, Chen AE. Pulmonary emboli associated with isolated lower-extremity venous malformation: a case report. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Mar;29(3):371-3. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0b013e31828547a9. Cited in Pubmed; PMID:23462395.

Books

Chapters

Chen AE, Pantle H: Pediatrics (Chapter 5) in Blok, Cheung, Platts-Mills (Ed.) First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards: An Insider’s Guide, McGraw Hill, New York, 2009, pp. 237-309.

Scarfone R, Chen AE (Chapter 55) in Fleisher and Ludwig Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Seventh Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015.

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation

“Pediatric ENT and ophthalmologic emergencies” – invited lecture to HUP Emergency Medicine Department, June 12, 2013.

“Basic Procedures: abscess, foreign bodies, bladder and spine” – lecture at Bedside Ultrasound Course, June 2, 2013.

“Soft tissue infections and MRSA” – lecture at national CHOP Disney emergency medicine course, Feb. 16, 2013.

Awards and Honors

2015, Research Award for Poster Presentation, CHOP Research Day
2014, Faculty Honor Roll (Children’s hospital of Philadelphia)
2008-09 “Outstanding Faculty Award” (Teaching award presented by the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine)
2007, “Employee of the Month” (Recognized by the staff of the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Emergency Department)
2006, Thrasher Foundation New Researcher Award
1999, Competitive Academic Scholarship, UTMB – Galveston
1995-99, Junior Achievement Full Tuition Scholarship, Rice University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and institutional committees

2011-present, ED Ultrasound QA Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2011-present, ED Propofol Sedation Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2011-present, ED Education Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2010-present, ED-Radiology Taskforce Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Medical Association (past Member)
American College of Physicians (past Member)
American Academy of Pediatrics (past Fellow)
Infectious Diseases Society of America (past Fellow)
Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), Member