Jason L. Freedman, MD, MSCE

Jason L. Freedman, MD, MSCE

Jason L. Freedman, MD, MSCE, is an attending physician in the Division of Oncology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Supportive care, Hematologic malignancies, Blood and marrow transplantation, Quality improvement
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - State University of NY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Internship

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Residency

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Inpatient Medical Director

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

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2015

Boos M, Lee L, Freedman J, et al. Presentation of Acute Megakaryoblastic Leukemia Associated with a GATA-1 Mutation Mimicking the Eruption of Transient Myeloproliferative Disorder. (Accepted for publication April 2015, Pediatric Dermatology).

Freedman J, Reilly A, Powell S. Bailey LC. Quality Improvement Initiative to Increase Influenza Vaccination in Pediatric Cancer Patients. Pediatrics 2015 Feb;135(2):e540-e546 (PMID: 25583919).

Feinstein J, Dai D, Zhong W, Freedman J, Feudtner C. Exposure to potential drug-drug interactions among hospitalized children in the United States. Pediatrics 2015 Jan 1;135(1):e99-e108 (PMID: 25511114).

2014

Freedman J, Faerber J, Kang T, Dai D, Fisher BT, Huang YS, Li Y, Aplenc R, Feudtner C. Predictors of Antiemetic Escalation in Pediatric Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 2014 Oct; 61(10): 1798-805 (PMID: 24939039).

Feudtner CF, Freedman J, Kang TK, Womer J, Dai D, Faerber J. Comparative Effectiveness of Senna to Prevent Problematic Constipation in Pediatric Oncology Patients Receiving Opioids: A Multicenter Study of Clinically Detailed Administrative Data. J Pain Symptom Management 2014 Aug; 48(2): 272-80 (PMID:24321507).

Books

2014

Freedman J, Fisher M, Rheingold SR. “Oncologic Emergencies.” In: P.A. Pizzo and D.G. Poplack (Eds). Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, 7th Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2014 (Accepted for Publication, May 2014).

2013

Freedman J, Oshrine B, Balamuth N. “Oncology.” In: Frank G, Shah S, Zaoutis L & Catallozzi M (Eds). The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Kerman C, Subramony A, Freedman J. Acute complications of cancer therapy. In: Rauch DA and Gershel JC (Eds). Caring for the Hospitalized Child: 1st Edition – A Handbook of Inpatient Pediatrics. Elk Grove, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2013.

Posters and Presentations

2015

Kersun LS, Mangino JL, Freedman JL, Bagatell R. The Educational Passport for Hematology/Oncology Fellows: A pilot project.” American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, May 2015 (Poster presentation).

2014

Lin KY, Freedman J, Ginsberg J, Goldmuntz E, Shaddy R. Cardiac Biomarkers are Elevated in Children During Chemotherapy Regardless of Anthracycline Status. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2014, Chicago, Illinois, November 2014 (Poster presentation).



Freedman J, Feinstein JA, Dai D, Feudtner C. Potential Drug-Drug Interactions Among Hospitalized Children with Cancer. American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, April 2014 (Poster presentation).

2013

Freedman J, Reilly A, Bailey LC. “Improving the rate of influenza vaccination in pediatric cancer patients.” American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Quality Care Symposium, San Diego, California, November 2013 (Poster presentation).

Freedman, J, Faerber J, Kang TK, Dai D, Fisher BT, Huang YS, Torp K, Li Y, Aplenc R, Feudtner C. “Antiemetic Switch in Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia.” Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, Berlin, Germany, June 2013 (Poster presentation).

Invited Lectures

2015

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease; CHOP Sickle Cell Disease Town Hall Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2015.

Supportive Care and Improving Outcomes in Pediatric Oncology & Stem Cell Transplant; Center for Childhood Cancer Research, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, April 2015.

2014

Nov 2014, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lehigh Valley, PA



July 2014, The Oncologic Complications of Noonan’s Syndrome, Noonan’s Syndrome Family Conference, Clearwater, FL



May 2014, Medical Errors & Technology in Pediatric Oncology, Continuing Education for Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses, Philadelphia, PA



May 2014, Improving the rate of influenza vaccination in pediatric cancer patients, The 4th Annual Quality & Patient Safety Day, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia



March 2014, Root Cause Analysis & Chemotherapy Safety in Pediatric Oncology, Senior Leadership & Patient Safety Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2013

August 2013, The Hematologic & Oncologic Complications of Noonan’s Syndrome, RASopathy & Noonan’s Syndrome Conference, Orlando, Florida



June 2013, Antiemetic Switch & Rescue in Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Children’s Center for Cancer Research Seminar, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia



April 2013, Medication Errors & Computerized Physician Order Entry in Oncology, Continuing Education for Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses, Philadelphia, PA

Other Lectures and Presentations

2015

The ABCs of Supportive Care in Stem Cell Transplant; BMT Educational Series, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, May 2015.

Quality Improvement in Pediatric Oncology: A primer; Division of Oncology Tumor Board, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, April 2015.

2014

October 2014,  Supportive Care of the Pediatric Oncology Patient,Pediatric Hospitalist Team Lecture Series, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2013

May 2013, Invasive Fungal Infections in Pediatric Cancer Patients, Morbidity & Mortality Conference, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

March 2013, Anthracycline-Induced Cardiac Toxicity in Pediatric Cancer Patients, Tumor Board, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

February 2013, Medication Errors & Computerized Physician Order Entry in Oncology, Morbidity & Mortality Conference, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Awards and Honors

2014, Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia

2013, Hyundai Hope on Wheels Scholar Grant Recipient

2013, American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award Recipient, Quality Care Symposium

2011, William Potash Fellow Teacher of the Year, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2010, Nominee, Attending of the Year, Children’s Hospital of NY-Presbyterian, Columbia University

2009, American Society of Hematology Travel Award Recipient, Annual Meeting

2008, AAP International Health Travel Grant Recipient

2007, Nominee, President’s Circle of Excellence, Teaching Award, Children’s Hospital of NY-Presbyterian, Columbia University

2006, SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

2006, Stuart I. Gurman, MD Scholastic Achievement Award, SUNY Upstate Medical University

2006, Bruce Farrell, MD Leadership Award, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Outstanding Senior, Class of 2002, Cornell University

National Collegiate Scholar, Cornell University

Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society

Golden Key International Honor Society

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2015-present, Manuscript Reviewer, Supportive Care in Cancer

2015-present, Manuscript Reviewer, Pediatric Blood & Cancer

2014-present, Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Palliative Medicine

Institutional Committees

2014, Co-leader, Root Cause Analysis in Pediatric Oncology, Patient Safety Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2014-present, Co-chair, Blood & Marrow Transplant Quality Improvement Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2014-present, Blood & Marrow Transplant Standard Operating Procedures Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2012-present, Oncology Quality Improvement Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2012 – 2014, Schwartz Center Rounds Planning Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2012 – 2013, Oncology Care Coordination Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2011-present,  Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations
International Societies

2012 – present, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer

National Societies

2005 – present, Alpha Omega Alpha

2006 – present, American Academy of Pediatrics

2012 – present, American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation

2012 – present, American Society of Clinical Oncology

2011 – present, American Society of Hematology

2011 – present, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

2011 – present, Children’s Oncology Group

Scientific Committees

2012 – present, Member, Pediatric Workgroup, Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer

2012 – present, Member, Cancer Control Steering Committee, Children’s Oncology Group

2014 – present, Member, Antiemetics Committee, Children’s Oncology Group

2014 – present Member, AALL 1231 Committee