Elizabeth T. Drum, MD, FAAP, FCPP, FASA

Elizabeth T. Drum, MD, FAAP, FCPP, FASA
Elizabeth T. Drum, MD, FAAP, FCPP, FASA, is an attending anesthesiologist, Medical Director of the Radiology Anesthesia Sedation Services, and Associate Chief for Clinical Operations in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at CHOP.

Locations: Main Campus

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Anesthesiology - Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
General Surgery - St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT

Fellowship

Pediatric Anesthesiology - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Associate Chief for Clinical Operations, General Anesthesia Division

Medical Director, Radiology Anesthesia Sedation Services

Medical Director, Anesthesiology Global Health Initiatives

Attending Anesthesiologist

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Drum E.  Collaborating member Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery. “Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery:  A Model of Global Collaboration to Advance the Surgical Care of Children” World J Surgery. 2019; doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-04887-8.

2018

Drum E.  “The 2018-2019 Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program” in ASA Monitor Issue 10 2018, Vol 82, 64-67.

Morewood G, Drume E.  “The Checklist Effect” in ASA Monitor Issue 10 2018, Vol.82, 62.

Isaacson GC, Drum E.  Difficult Airway Management in Children and Young Adults with Arthrogryposis.  World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2018; 10.1016/j.wjorl.2018.04.003

Drum ET, Workneh RS, Tilahun R, et al. Safe Surgery for All: Early Lessons from Implementing a National Government-Driven Surgical Plan in Ethiopia World J Surg. 2018; doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-4523-z.

Butler M, Drum E, Evans FM, et al. Guidelines and checklists for short-term missions in global pediatric surgery. Pediatr Anesth. 2018;28:392–410. https://doi.org/10.1111/pan.13378

2017

Goodman LF, St-Louis E, Yousef Y, et al.  The Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery:  Optimal Resources for Improving Care.  Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Feb;28(1):51-59. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1604399. Epub 2017 Aug 14.

Butler M, Drum E, Evans F, et al.  Guidelines and checklists for short-term missions in global pediatric surgery: Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediat..., J Pediatr Surg (2017), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.11.037

Cloyd B, Simmons C, Brown E, Drum E.  “The 2016-2017 ASA Resident International  Anesthesia Scholarship Recipient Experience in Uganda” in ASA Monitor Issue 10 2017, Vol.81, 54-56.

Drum E, Bould, D. “Not if, but how?  Using technology and task-sharing to strengthen the global anesthesia workforce.”  Anesthesia and Analgesia. Vol. 125, No. 4, October 2017,1095-1097.

2016

Drum E.  “ASA-GHO Announces Second Class of Successful Resident Applicants for Training Program in Ethiopia” in ASA Monitor  Issue 10 2016, Vol. 80, 44-46.

Drum E.  “Pulse Oximeter:  Disruptive Technology or Standard of Care?”.  Anesthesia and Analgesia Case Reports.  15 June 2016, Vol 6, Issue 12, 370-372.

Drum E.  “Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program 2016” in ASA Monitor Issue 1 2016, Vol.80, 40-41.

2015

Drum E.  “Introducing the ASA Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship in Ethiopia” in American Society of Anesthesiologists Newsletter, Vol. 79, No. 1, January 2015, pp 28-29.

Drum E, Evans F. “Introducing the ASA Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship in Ethiopia!” in SPA News, Vol. 27, No. 4, Winter 2015.

2012

Drum E.  Opening Prayer and Closing Litany for “Connecting with Our Roots” In The Heartbeat of God, Katharine Jefferts Schori, SkyLight Paths, 2012.

2006

Kamel I, Drum E, Koch S, Whitten J, Gaughan J, Barnette R, Wendling W: The Use of Somatosensory Evoked Potentials to Determine the Relationship Between Patient Positioning and Impending Upper Extremity Nerve Injury During Spine Surgery:  A Retrospective Analysis.   Anesthesia and Analgesia 102(5): 1538-1542, May 2006.

Books

Chapters

2018

Drum, ET. Women Practicing Anesthesia Around the World International Anesthesiology Clinics Workneh, RS; Vol. 56 Issue 3, pp. 121–127, 2018.

2012

Drum E.  Opening Prayer and Closing Litany for “Connecting with Our Roots” In The Heartbeat of God, Katharine Jefferts Schori, SkyLight Paths, 2012.

2010

Alvandi F, Ayache S, Drum E, Herman J:  “Use of Blood Components” In Critical Care Study Guide: Text and Review -2nd edition.   Ed: Criner GJ, D’Alonzo GE, Barnette RE. Springer, New York, 2010, pp 1091-1111.

2008

Herlich A, Drum E:  "Anesthesia for Pediatric Spine Surgery" in Surgery of the Pediatric Spine. Ed:  Kim D, Betz R, Huhn S, Newton P.  Thieme Publishing, New York. 2008, pp. 57-65.

2002

Drum ET, Levine B, Simmons W.  “Securing the Pediatric Airway” in Clinical Guidelines for Mechanical Ventilation.  Festa C (ed), Handbooks in Health Care Co., Newtown, PA.  2002.

2000

Drum ET.  “Perioperative Care of the Pediatric Patient with a Spinal Cord Injury” in Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  Edited by Vogel LC.  St. Louis, Thomas Land Publishers, Inc. 2000, pp. 54-67.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Zingariello C, Kichula E, Drum E, Dubow S, Brandsema, J. “A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Dosing Experience of Nusinersen for the SMA Population at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: A Roadmap”.  Poster Presentation, Muscular Dystrophy Association Meeting, March 11, 2018, Arlington, VA

Henderson A, Drum E, Obermeier L, Simpao A, Dubow S. “Anesthetic Considerations for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Patients Undergoing Spinraza (Nusinersen) Therapy”.  Poster Presentation, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Meeting, March 23, 2018, Phoenix, AZ

Invited Lectures

2019

Drum E. “The Checklist Effect”, Invited Panelist, Penn Global Surgery Group.  Documentary Screening.  University of Pennsylvania, January 23, 2019.

2018

Drum E. “Capacity Building in Surgery, OB/GYN and Anesthesiology” Moderator and Speaker, 10th Annual Pediatric Global Health Conference, The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia, October 6, 2018.

Drum E. “Global Surgery and Anesthesia: An Overview”, Invited Speaker, Alliance for Surgery and Anesthesia Presence 2018 Annual Meeting, The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia, October 5, 2018

Drum E. “General Anesthesia Global Health Initiatives”, Moderator and Speaker, The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia, June 11, 2018

Drum E. “The Role of Anesthesia in Global Health” Invited Speaker, University of Pennsylvania Global Health Student Interest Group, April 19, 2018

Drum E. “Pediatric Anesthesia Basics” Invited Speaker, St. Peter’s Hospital Department of Anesthesia, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, April 9, 2018

Drum E. “A Global Anesthesia Crisis – How Can That Be?”  Invited Speaker, New Jersey State Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ, March 10, 2018

2017

Drum E. Invited Panelist for Annual Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellows Retreat, November 2, 2017.  The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia

Drum E. Faculty, Advanced Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy Workshop, American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Boston, October 24, 2017

Drum E. Moderator “The Global Surgery Agenda and Progress Towards Implementing National Surgical Plans”, World Congress of Surgery, Basel Switzerland, August 17, 2017

Drum E. Moderator “Achieving an Adequate Workforce for Global Surgery 2030”, World Congress of Surgery, Basel Switzerland, August 16, 2017

Drum E. “Challenges and Solutions for Global Anesthesia Scale Up” Invited Speaker,  World Congress of Surgery, Basel Switzerland, August 15, 2017

Drum E. “Anesthesia Challenges in Low- and Middle-Income Countries” Invited Speaker, Global Surgical Ecosystems:  Strengthening Healthcare Worldwide, Washington, DC, April 6, 2017

2016

Drum E. Invited Panelist for Annual Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellows Retreat, November 19, 2016.  The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia

Drum E. Faculty, Advanced Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy Workshop, American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, October 22-23, 2016

Drum E. “Anesthesia and Surgery in Global Health”  Invited Speaker, Pediatric Global Health Conference, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, September 30-October 1, 2016

Drum E. “Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship in Ethiopia” Invited Speaker, World Congress of Anesthesiology, Hong Kong, August 27-Sept 2, 2016

Awards and Honors

2018, Physician Partnering Award, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
2018, Elected Fellow, American Society of Anesthesiologists (FASA)
2015, International Physician of the Year, MedicalMissions.org
2009, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2008-2012, Oral Board Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology
2008, Elected Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia (FCPP)
2001, Elected Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)
1994, Army Commendation Award
1994, Meritorious Service Medal
1991, Army Service Ribbon
1991, National Defense Service Medal

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2017-present, Editor, World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists Paediatric Anaesthesia Committee Newsletter
2016-present, Reviewer, Anesthesia and Analgesia
2016-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Anesthesia

Academic and Institutional Committees

2018-present, Operations Council, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
2018-present, Chair, Operations Committee, General Anesthesia Division
2016-present, Global Health Conference Committee
2016-present, Sedation Committee
2016-present, Director, Propofol Education Program for Sedation Service, Director

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2016-present, World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists
 - 2016-present, Paediatric Anaesthesiology Committee Member
2016-present, Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery Member
2013-present, Alliance for Surgery and Anesthesia Presence
 - 2017-present, Board of Directors, Secretary
 - 2015-present, Board of Directors
1988-present, International Anesthesia Research Society

National

2016-present, American College of Radiology
 - 2016-present, Pediatric Imaging Sedation and Anesthesia Subcommittee
2008-present, National Physicians Alliance
2008-present, Society for Education in Anesthesia
2001-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
 - 2001, Elected fellow
1998-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists
 - 2018, Elected fellow
 - 2013-present, Global Humanitarian Outreach Committee, US Program Director
1995-present, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
 - 2011-present, SPA Global (Formerly Committee on International Education and Service)
1988-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists