Adam Dziorny, MD, PhD

Adam Dziorny, MD, PhD

Adam Dziorny, MD, PhD, is a fellow in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Clinical Informatics with the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care 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 Rochester, Rochester, NY

Internship

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics (Chief Resident) - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatrics - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Critical Care Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
BLS certified
NRP certified
PALS certified

Graduate Degree

PhD in Biomedical Engineering - University of Rochester, Rochester NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow, Critical Care Medicine and Clinical Informatics

Instructor in Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

The integration of critical care with clinical informatics

Publications

Papers

2016

Lautz AJ, Dziorny AC, Denson AR, O’Connor KA, Chilutti MR, Ross RK, Gerber JS, Weiss SL. Value of procalcitonin measurement for early evidence of severe bacterial infections in the pediatric intensive care unit. Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 Dec; 179:74-81 [PMID 27587074]

2014

Orlando MS, Dziorny AC, Harrington D, Love T, Shamlaye CF, Watson G, Wijngaarden Ev, Davidson PW, Myers GJ. Associations between prenatal methylmercury exposure and auditory function at 19 years. Neurotoxicol and Teratol 2014 Nov-Dec; 46:68-76 [PMID 25462959]

2013

Dziorny AC, Orlando MS, Strain JJ, Davidson PW, Myers GJ. Neurophysiologic measures of auditory function in fish consumers: associations with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and methylmercury. Neurotoxicology 2013 Sept;38:147-57 [PMID 23064205]

2005

Reading SA, Yassa MA, Bakker A, Dziorny AC, Gourley LM, Yallapragada V, Rosenblatt A, Margolis RL, Aylward EH, Brandt J, Mori S, van Zijl P, Bassett SS, Ross CA. Regional white matter change in pre-symptomatic Huntington's disease: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Psychiatry Res. 2005 Oct 30;140(1):55-62. [PMID 16199141]

2004

Reading SAJ, Dziorny AC, Peroutka LA, Schreiber M, Gourley LM, Yallapragada V, Rosenblatt A, Margolis RL, Pekar JJ, Pearlson GD, Aylward E, Brantd J, Basset SS, Ross CA. Functional brain changes in presymptomatic Huntington's Disease. Ann Neurol 2004;55:879-83 [PMID 15174024]

2003

Ratnanather JT, Barta PE, Honeycutt NA, Lee N, Morris HM, Dziorny AC, Hurdal MK, Pearlson GD, Miller MI. Dynamic programming generation of boundaries of local coordinatized submanifolds in the neocortex: applications to the planum temporale. Neuroimage 2003 Sep;20(1):359-77. [PMID 14527596]

Abstracts

2017

Orenstein E, Rasooly I, Phillips W, Mai MV, Dziorny AC, Utidjian L, Luberti A, Posner J, Tenney-Soeiro R, Bonafide C. The Impact of Simulation on Electronic Health Record Use Patterns Among Pediatric Residents. American Medical Informatics Association (Washington, DC); November 2017

Dziorny AC, Fitzgerald J, Weiss S. A Data-Driven Approach to Reduce Unnecessary Oximetry Testing in the PICU. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Quality and Safety Poster Day (Philadelphia, PA), May 16, 2017

Davis D, Traynor D, Craig N, Dziorny AC, Strohm-Farber J, Kraus B, Madu C, Wolfe H. RARE PLAN: A Process to Improve Situational Awareness for Patients Receiving High Risk Low Volume Therapies in the PICU. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Quality and Safety Poster Day (Philadelphia, PA), May 16, 2017

Dziorny AC, Orenstein EW, Lindell RB, Hames NA, Washington N, Desai B. Analyzing Electronic Health Record Interactions to Capture Resident Duty Hours. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Poster Day (Philadelphia, PA), February 22, 2017

Dewan M, Bamat T, Tchou M, Herrmann L, Carlisle A, Dziorny AC, Lindell RB, Salmon E, Poynter S, Gosdin C, Tenney-Soeiro R. The Effect of a Value Curriculum on Pediatric Resident Knowledge of Healthcare Cost and Value. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA), May 2017

Dziorny AC, Orenstein EW, Lindell RB, Hames NA, Desai B. Analyzing Electronic Health Record Interactions to Capture Resident Work Hours. American Medical Informatics Association (Chicago, IL), Nov 12, 2016.

2016

Salant JA, Dziorny AC, Kubis S, Srinivasan V. Accuracy of i-STAT® Versus Complete Blood Count to Measure Hemoglobin in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. 23rd Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium (New York, NY), Nov 11, 2016

Hames NA, Lindell RB, Dziorny AC. A 3 year old male with difficulty walking. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), July 28-31, 2016.

Lindell RB, Hames NA, Dziorny AC. A 13 year old male with fever, cough, malaise, and weight loss. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL), July 28-31, 2016.

Lindell RB, Dziorny AC, Hames NA, Fieldston ES, Dewan ML. A Curriculum to Improve Pediatric Resident Knowledge of Cost and Value in Pediatric Care. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting (Baltimore, MD), May 1, 2016

Dziorny AC, Hames NA, Lindell RB. Integrating Simulation into the Pediatric Residency Curriculum. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting (Baltimore, MD), May 2, 2016

Hames NA, Dziorny AC, Lindell RB. Enhancing Resident Procedure Training through a Targeted, Interdisciplinary Curriculum. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting (Baltimore, MD), May 1, 2016

Dziorny AC, Hames NA, Lindell RB. A Portable, Integrated RFID-Based Attendance and Evaluation System for Resident Education Sessions. Learning Technology Task Force Symposium, Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA), March 31, 2016

Orenstein E, Rasooly I, Phillips W, Dziorny A, Mai M, Bonafide C, Utidjian L, Posner J, Tenney-Soeiro R. Developing an Informatics Curriculum: Using Electronic Health Record (EHR) Simulations to Improve Pediatric Resident Efficiency and Attention to Patient Safety. Learning Technology Task Force Symposium, Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA), March 31, 2016

Lindell RB, Dziorny AC, Hames NA, Fieldston ES, Dewan ML. A web-based application to improve pediatric resident knowledge of cost and value. Learning Technology Task Force Symposium, Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA), March 31, 2016

Hames NA, Stewart MT, Lindell RB, Dziorny AC, Zaoutis LB. Use of a Theoretical Framework to Create a More Complete Wellness program for Residents. Curriculum Task Force Symposium, Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA), March 31, 2016

Kakajiwala A, Hames NA, Dziorny AC, Rubinos L, Deutsch S, Balmer D, Slap G. Ten Tips for Fellows Teaching Residents. Association for Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting (New Orleans, LA), March 31, 2016

2015

Dziorny AC, Hames NA, Lindell RB. A Portable, Integrated RFID-Based Attendance and Evaluation System for Resident Education Sessions. 8th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium (Philadelphia, PA), October 23, 2015

Orenstein EW, Mai MV, Watkins E, Rasooly I, Dziorny AC. Handoff Templates Facilitate Communication and Improve Pediatric Residency Efficiency. 8th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium (Philadelphia, PA), October 23, 2015

Dziorny AC, Lautz AJ, Denson A, O’Connor KA, Weiss SL. Procalcitonin for Early Recognition of Severe Bacterial Infections in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Poster Day (Philadelphia, PA), February 25, 2015

Posters and Presentations

2015

Dziorny AC, Lautz AJ, Denson A, O’Connor KA, Weiss SL. Procalcitonin for Early Recognition of Severe Bacterial Infections in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA), April 28, 2015

Awards and Honors

2016, Resident Boot Camp Award Recipient, American Thoracic Society
2016, Diplomate, American Academy of Pediatrics
2015, Joseph Ritter Senior Resident Teaching Award, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2015, CHOP Alumni Organization Research Award, Pediatric Academic Society, San Diego, CA
2015, Patient-Oriented Research Track Award, CHOP Research Poster Day 2015
2014, Selected as Chief Resident in Pediatrics for 2015-2016, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2013, Pediatric Resident Roundtable Award, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation North American CF Conference
2012, Robert E. Kates Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine & Research, University of Rochester School of Medicine
2012, Certificate of Completion, Medical Education Pathway, University of Rochester School of Medicine
2011, Third Place, Post-Doctoral Award Competition; Neurotoxicology 2011 Conference; RTP, NC
2011, Alpha Omega Alpha Inductee, University of Rochester School of Medicine
2008, Bartlett Student Travel Award (Society for Neuroscience), University of Rochester
2008, First Place, Otolaryngology Research Symposium; Rochester, NY
2007, BME Graduate Student Teaching Award (BME260, Quantitative Physiology), University of Rochester
2003, Graduated with General & Departmental Honors, Johns Hopkins University
2003, Alpha Eta Mu Beta (Biomedical Engineering Honor Society) & Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Science Honor Society), Johns Hopkins University
2002, Tau Beta Pi Inductee, Johns Hopkins University
1999 – 2003, Maryland Distinguished Scholar Award Recipient, Maryland Dept. of Higher Education Membership

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

National

2016 – Present, Society of Critical Care Medicine
2015 – 2016, Association of Pediatric Program Directors
2007 – Present, American Academy of Pediatrics

Academic committees

2015 – Present, Member, Transport Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2015 – Present, Member, Resuscitation Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2015 – Present, Member, Mobile Communications Committee/Clinical Communications Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2015 – 2016, Member, Unit Leadership Partners Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2015 – 2016, Member, Emergency Preparedness Committee & Papal Visit Planning Subcommittee,  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
- Coordinated Pediatric Residency Program preparations and response to Papal Visit, October 2015
2014 – 2016, Member, Intern Selection Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2012 – 2016, Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2012 – 2016, Member, Graduate Education Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia