Samuel B. Goldfarb, MD

Samuel B. Goldfarb, MD

Samuel B. Goldfarb, MD, is a pediatric pulmonologist and Medical Director of the Lung and Heart/Lung Transplant Programs at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Cystic fibrosis, Interstitial lung disease, Late effects of childhood cancer - pulmonary complications, Pediatric lung transplant
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Samuel Goldfarb, MD, is the medical director of the Lung Transplant Program and Heart/Lung Transplant Program and the co-director of the Solid Organ Transplant Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also serves as co-director of the hospital’s Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Center and the Director of Children’s Rare Diffuse Lung Disease Center (chILD center) and Minimally Invasive Flexible Bronchoscopy service.

A graduate of Tel Aviv University Medical School, Dr. Goldfarb completed his pediatric internship and residency at Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University, CT. He continued his specialty training at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with a fellowship in pediatric pulmonology and has remained on faculty at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since that time.

Dr. Goldfarb maintains a special interest in the treatment of children with end-stage lung disease such as cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary late effects of oncology treatments and other pulmonary disorders.

An active member of the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative (IPLTC), Dr. Goldfarb has served as president from 2010-2014, participating in the development of a standardized protocol and several multi-center clinical studies. He is also a member of the American Thoracic Society, the Rare Diffuse Pediatric Lung Disease Consortium, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT), where he has served from 2014 as the Associate Medical Director for the Pediatric Lung and Heart/Lung Heart on the Heart and Lung Registry Steering Committee.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Tel Aviv University Medical School, Tel Aviv, Israel

Internship

Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

Residency

Pediatrics - Bridgeport Hospital, Yale University, Bridgeport, CT

Fellowship

Pediatric Pulmonology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Chief Medical Officer, National Induction Center, Israel; Chief Medical Officer, Special Forces Battalion, Israel

Board Certification

Pediatric Pulmonology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Medical Director, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplant Programs, Department of Pediatric Pulmonology and Cystic Fibrosis Center

Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program, Department of Pediatric Pulmonology and Cystic Fibrosis Center

Director, Flexible Bronchoscopy Service, Department of Pediatric Pulmonology and Cystic Fibrosis Center

Director, Rare Diffuse Lung Disease Center, Department of Pediatric Pulmonology and Cystic Fibrosis Center

Co-Director, Solid Organ Transplant Center, Solid Organ Transplant Center

Transplant Grand Rounds Director, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Lung transplantation
Late effects of childhood cancers
Cystic fibrosis
Primary ciliary dyskinesia
Interstitial lung disease

Publications

Papers

2017

Hayes Don, Sweet Stuart C, Benden Christian, Kopp Benjamin T, Goldfarb Samuel B, Visner Gary A, Mallory George B, Tobias Joseph D, Tumin Dmitry: Transplant center volume and outcomes in lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis. Transpl Int. 2017 Apr;30(4):371-377.

2016

Yoav D, Keller MS, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ, Glatz AC, Dodds K, Goldberg DJ, Goldfarb S, Rychik J, Itkin M.: Percutaneous Lymphatic Embolization of Abnormal Pulmonary Lymphatic Flow as Treatment of Plastic Bronchitis in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Circulation 133(12): 1160-1170, Feb 2016.

Goldfarb Samuel B, Levvey Bronwyn J, Edwards Leah B, Dipchand Anne I, Kucheryavaya Anna Y, Lund Lars H, Meiser Bruno, Rossano Joseph W, Yusen Roger D, Stehlik Josef: The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Nineteenth Pediatric Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation Report-2016; Focus Theme: Primary Diagnostic Indications for Transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Oct;35(10):1196-1205.

Lund Lars H, Edwards Leah B, Dipchand Anne I, Goldfarb Samuel, Kucheryavaya Anna Y, Levvey Bronwyn J, Meiser Bruno, Rossano Joseph W, Yusen Roger D, Stehlik Josef: The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-third Adult Heart Transplantation Report-2016; Focus Theme: Primary Diagnostic Indications for Transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Oct;35(10):1158-1169.

Rossano Joseph W, Dipchand Anne I, Edwards Leah B, Goldfarb Samuel, Kucheryavaya Anna Y, Levvey Rn Bronwyn J, Lund Lars H, Meiser Bruno, Yusen Roger D, Stehlik Josef: The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Nineteenth Pediatric Heart Transplantation Report-2016; Focus Theme: Primary Diagnostic Indications for Transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Oct;35(10):1185-1195.

Yusen Roger D, Edwards Leah B, Dipchand Anne I, Goldfarb Samuel B, Kucheryavaya Anna Y, Levvey Bronwyn J, Lund Lars H, Meiser Bruno, Rossano Joseph W, Stehlik Josef: The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-third Adult Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Report-2016; Focus Theme: Primary Diagnostic Indications for Transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Oct;35(10):1170-1184.

O'Byrne ML, Rome N, Santamaria RW, Hallbergson A, Glatz AC, Dori Y, Gillespie MJ, Goldfarb S, Haas AR, Rome JJ. Intra-procedural Bronchoscopy to Prevent Bronchial Compression During Pulmonary Artery Stent Angioplasty. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Mar;37(3):433-41. doi: 10.1007/s00246-015-1296-0. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Yoav D, Keller MS, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ, Glatz AC, Dodds K, Goldberg DJ, Goldfarb S, Rychik J, Itkin M. Percutaneous Lymphatic Embolization of Abnormal Pulmonary Lymphatic Flow as Treatment of Plastic Bronchitis in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Circulation. 2016 Mar 22;133(12):1160-70. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.019710. Epub 2016 Feb 10.

2015

Sell JL, Bacchetta M, Goldfarb SB, Park H, Heffernan PV, Robbins HA, Shah L, Raza K, D'Ovidio F, Sonett JR, Arcasoy SM, Lederer DJ. Short Stature and Access to Lung Transplantation in the United States: A Cohort Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar 15;193(6):681-8. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201507-1279OC.

O'Byrne ML, Rome N, Santamaria Ramiro WL, Hallbergson A, Glatz AC, Dori Y, Gillespie MJ, Goldfarb S, Haas AR, Rome JJ. Intra-procedural Bronchoscopy to Prevent Bronchial Compression During Pulmonary Artery Stent Angioplasty. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Mar;37(3):433-41. doi: 10.1007/s00246-015-1296-0. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Network (iGeneTRAiN). Keating BJ, van Setten J, Jacobson PA, Holmes MV, Verma SS, Chandrupatla HR, et al. Design and Implementation of the International Genetics and Translational Research in Transplantation Network. Transplantation. 2015 Nov;99(11):2401-12. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000913.

Yusen D, Edwards B, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Dipchand AI, Goldfarb SB, Levvey BJ, Lund LH, Meiser B, Rossano JW, Stehlik J: The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-second Official Adult Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation Report — 2015; Focus Theme: Early Graft Failure. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation: the official publication of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 34(10): 1264-77, Oct 2015.

Lund LH, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Dipchand AI, Goldfarb S, Levvey BJ, Meiser B, Rossano JW, Yusen Roger D, Stehlik J. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-second Official Adult Heart Transplantation Report — 2015; Focus Theme: Early Graft Failure. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation: the official publication of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 34(10): 1244-54, Oct 2015.

Goldfarb SB, Benden C, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Dipchand AI, Levvey BJ, Lund LH, Meiser B, Rossano JW, Yusen RD, Stehlik J: The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Eighteenth Official Pediatric Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation Report--2015; Focus Theme: Early Graft Failure. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 34(10): 1255-63, Oct 2015.

Dipchand AI, Rossano JW, Edwards LB, Kucheryavaya AY, Benden C, Goldfarb S, Levvey BJ, Lund LH, Meiser B, Yusen RD, Stehlik J.: The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Eighteenth Official Pediatric Heart Transplantation Report--2015; Focus Theme: Early Graft Failure. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 34(10): 1233-43, Oct 2015.

Keeshan BC, Rossano JW, Beck N, Hammond R, Kreindler J, Spray TL, Fuller S, Goldfarb S: Lung transplant waitlist mortality: height as a predictor of poor outcomes. Pediatr Transplant. 2015 May;19(3):294-300. doi: 10.1111/petr.12390. Epub 2014 Nov 19.

2014

Keeshan BC, Rossano JW, Beck N, Hammond R, Kreindler J, Spray TL, Fuller S, Goldfarb S.: Lung transplant waitlist mortality: Height as a predictor of poor outcomes. Pediatr Transplant. Nov 2014.

Yusen Roger D, Edwards Leah B, Kucheryavaya Anna Y, Benden Christian, Dipchand Anne I, Dobbels Fabienne, Goldfarb Samuel B, Levvey Bronwyn J, Lund Lars H, Meiser Bruno, Stehlik Josef: The registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: thirty-first adult lung and heart-lung transplant report--2014; focus theme: retransplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 33(10): 1009-24, Oct 2014.

Lund Lars H, Edwards Leah B, Kucheryavaya Anna Y, Benden Christian, Christie Jason D, Dipchand Anne I, Dobbels Fabienne, Goldfarb Samuel B, Levvey Bronwyn J, Meiser Bruno, Yusen Roger D, Stehlik Josef: The registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: thirty-first official adult heart transplant report--2014; focus theme: retransplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 33(10): 996-1008, Oct 2014.

Benden Christian, Goldfarb Samuel B, Edwards Leah B, Kucheryavaya Anna Y, Christie Jason D, Dipchand Anne I, Dobbels Fabienne, Levvey Bronwyn J, Lund Lars H, Meiser Bruno, Yusen Roger D, Stehlik Josef: The registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: seventeenth official pediatric lung and heart-lung transplantation report--2014; focus theme: retransplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 33(10): 1025-33, Oct 2014.

Mead L, Danziger-Isakov LA, Michaels MG, Goldfarb S, Glanville AR, Benden C and International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative (IPLTC).: Antifungal prophylaxis in pediatric lung transplantation: An international multicenter survey. Pediatr Transplantation  18: 393-397, June 2014.

Keeshan BC, Goldfarb SB, Lin KY, Kreindler JL, Kaufman BD, Gaynor JW, Shaddy RE, Rossano JW: Impact of congenital heart disease on outcomes of pediatric heart-lung transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 18(2): 204-10, Mar 2014.

2013

Yousef S, Benden C, Boyer D, Elidemir O, Frischer T, Goldfarb S, Lopez-Mitnik G, Mallory G, Visner G, Westall G, Schecter MG. Lung transplantation in children following bone marrow transplantation: A multi-center experience. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 May;17(3):231-6. doi: 10.1111/petr.12023. Epub 2012 Dec 6.

2012

Danziger-Isakov LA, Arslan D, Sweet S, Benden C, Goldfarb S, Wong J. RSV prevention and treatment in pediatric lung transplant patients: A survey of current practices among the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Sep;16(6):638-44. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2012.01744.x. Epub 2012 Jun 28.

Goldfarb S, Sullivan K, Jyonouchi S: A Patient With X-Linked Dyskeratosis Congenita Presenting With Bronchiolitis Obliterans Requiring Lung Transplantation and Immunodeficiency. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2013 Jan;48(1):91-3. doi: 10.1002/ppul.22528. Epub 2012 Mar 19.

Abstracts

2015

Dean TJ, Josephson MB, Goldfarb SB: Thoracic Growth Deficiency In Childhood Cancer Survivors Causes Overestimation Of Restrictive Lung Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med  191: A5467, May 2015.

Wong JY, Glanville AR, Westall GP, Goldfarb SB, Griese M, Rottier B, Budev M, Balcells-Ramirez J, Schwerk N: International Experience in Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Bridge to Lung Transplantation. Conference: ISHLT 35th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, At Nice, France, Volume: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2015  34(4S): S104, April 2015.

2012

Goldfarb S, Weinreb S, Srey S, Kreindler J, Gaynor W, Rossano J. Adolescent CF lung transplant recipients have decreased survival when compared to CF lung transplant recipients in other age groups. North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2012.

Josephson MB, Schwartz AJ, Medori, Goldfarb S. Atelectasis in a patient with prune belly syndrome uncovering a rare disease. American Thoracic Society; May 2012.

Danzinger-Isakov L, Arlsan D, Sweet S, Benden C, Goldfarb S, Wong J. RSV prevention and treatment in pediatric lung transplant patients: A survey of current practices among the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative (IPLTC). ISHLT 2012; April 2012; Prague, Czech Republic.

Books

Books

2013

Editors: Samuel Goldfarb, Christian Benden, Stuart Sweet, James Kirklin: Pediatric Lung Transplantation. ISHLT Monograph Series. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, 7, 2013.

Chapters

2015

Goldfarb SB. and Brooks L.: Wheezing. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult (The 5-Minute Consult Series) Seventh Edition Michael Cabana MD MPH  (eds.). Wolters and Kluwer, 2015.

Goldfarb SB and Ong B: Cystic Fibrosis. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult  (The 5-Minute Consult Series) Seventh Edition Michael Cabana MD MPH (eds.). Wolters and Kluwer, 2015.

2014

Kreindler J and Goldfarb SB: Cystic Fibrosis BMJ Point-of-Care 2009-2014; BMJ Publishing Group Limited  2014.

2013

Marc Schecter and Samuel Goldfarb: Monitoring for and Treatment of Acute Allograft Rejection. ISHLT Monograph Series: Pediatric Lung Transplantation. Samuel Goldfarb, Christian Benden, Stuart Sweet and James Kirklin (eds.). 7, 2013.

Samuel Goldfarb and James Kreindler: Immunosupression Induction and Maintenance Therapy. ISHLT Monograph Series: Pediatric Lung Transplantation. Samuel Goldfarb, Christian Benden, Stuart Sweet and James Kirklin (eds.). 7, 2013.

2012

Goldfarb SB.  and Brooks L.: Wheezing. In: Schwartz MW. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consultant. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia.  2012.

Goldfarb SB and Ong B: Cystic Fibrosis. In: Schwartz MW. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consultant. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia.  2012.

2011

Goldfarb SB. Pediatric lung transplant. In: Reuter-Rice K, Bolick B, editors. Pediatric acute care: a guide for interprofessional practice. Burlington (MA): Jones & Bartlett Learning. 2011

Goldfarb SB, Panitch HB. Flexible bronchoscopy. In: Light MJ, Blaisdell CJ, Homnick DN, Schechter MS, Weinberger MM, editors. Pediatric pulmonology. Elk Grove Village (IL): American Academy of Pediatrics; 2011

Sweet S, Goldfarb SB. Pediatric lung transplantation. In: Klein AA, Lewis CJ, Madsen JC, editors. Organ transplantation: clinical guide. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press; 2011.

Goldfarb SB, Brooks L. Wheezing. In: Schwartz MW. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Updated online edition, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

Goldfarb SB, Ong B. Cystic fibrosis. In: Schwartz MW. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

2010

Goldfarb SB, Panitch HB. Chronic respiratory failure and the roles of noninvasive ventilation and lung transplantation. In: Rubenstein RC, Allen JL, Panitch HB, editors. Cystic fibrosis. Boca Raton: Informa Healthcare; 2010. (Lung Biology in Health and Disease).

Posters and Presentations

2016

Paraskeva M, Edwards LB, Levvey B, Stehlik J, Goldfarb S, Yusen RD, Westall GP, Snell GI. The Hard Truth: Outcomes of Adolescent Recipients Following Lung Transplantation [oral presentation]. 36th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation; 2016 Apr; Washington DC.

Danziger-Isakov L, Buller R, Williams N, Mason S, Fenchel M, Astor T, Conrad C, Faro A, Goldfarb S, Hayes D, Melicoff-Portillo E, Schecter M, Visner G, Ikle D, Storch G, Sweet S. Respiratory Viral Infections Are Common in the First Year After Pediatric Lung Transplantation: A Multi-Center Prospective Study [oral presentation]. International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation 36th Meeting and Scientific Sessions; 2016 Apr; Washington DC.

Benden C, Edwards LB, Goldfarb S, Yusen RD, Stehlik J. Age Trends for Cystic Fibrosis Patients Undergoing Lung Transplantation: An Analysis of the ISHLT Thoracic Transplant Registry [oral presentation]. 36th Annual Meeting and Scientific Session, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation; 2-16 Apr; Washington DC.

2015

Fitzgerald C, Lefkowitz D, Mooreville M, Robinson E, Rossano J, Goldfarb S. Assessment of executive functioning and illness management among adolescent solid organ transplant recipients [poster presentation]. Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference; 2015 Apr; San Diego, CA.

Lefkowitz D, Fitzgerald C, Robinson E, Mooreville M, Rossano J, Goldfarb S. Executive functioning and allocation of treatment responsibility in adolescent solid organ transplant patients [oral presentation]. International Pediatric Transplant Association Congress; 2015 Mar; San Francisco, CA.

2012

Goldfarb S, Winreb S, Srey S, Kreindler J, Gaynor W, Rossano J. Adolescent CF lung transplant recipients have decreased survival when compared to CF lung transplant recipients in other age groups [presentation]. 26th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; 2012 Oct 11-13; Orlando FL.

Danziger-Isakov L, Mohanakumar T, Heeger P, Steward N, Worley S, Conrad C, et al. Antibodies to self antigens (Collagen V & K- 1tubulin) in pediatric lung transplant [poster presentation]. American Transplant Congress 2012, 2012 Jun 2-6; Boston, MA.

Danziger-Isakov L, Storch G, Buller R, Mason S, Worley S, Conrad C, et al. Respiratory viruses have been linked to bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung transplant. Prospective epidemiology of respiratory viral infections and correlations between specimen sources have not been reported in pediatric lung transplant recipients (PLTRs) [poster presentation]. American Transplant Congress 2012, 2012 Jun 2-6; Boston, MA.

Danziger-Isakov L, Wang D, Buller R, Mason S, Conrad C, Faro A, et al. Impact of deep-sequencing for the identification of viruses in pediatric lung transplant recipients [oral presentation]. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions; 2012 Apr 18-21; Prague, Czech Republic.

Danziger-Isakov L, Arlsan D, Sweet S, Benden C, Goldfarb S, Wong J, et al. RSV prevention and treatment in pediatric lung transplant patients: a survey of current practices among the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative (IPLTC) [poster presentation]. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions; 2012 Apr 18-21; Prague, Czech Republic.

Britton C, Keeshan B, Goldfarb SB, Rossano J. Congenital heart disease and Eisenmenger syndrome: outcomes of pediatric heart-lung transplant [poster presentation]. CHOP Research Day; 2012 Feb; Philadelphia, PA.

2011

McBride M, Paridon S, Hanson H, Eilbacher J, Piccinini D, Kreindler J, et al. Factors associated with short-term exercise capacity following lung transplantation [poster presentation].International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions; 2011 Apr 13-16; San Diego, CA.

2010

Buchanan C, Lefkowitz D, McCandless K, Goldfarb S. Beliefs about healthcare transition in pediatric thoracic organ transplant [poster session presentation]. American Psychological Association 118th Annual Convention; 2010 Aug 12-15; San Diego, CA.

Goldfarb SB, Kreindler J, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Fynn-Thompson F, Montenegro L, et al. Induction therapy with anti-thymocyte globulin prior to reperfusion reduces the incident of acute cellular rejection during the first six months post transplantation [oral presentation]. STS 46th Annual Meeting; 2010 Jan 23-26; Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Awards and Honors

2014 CHOP Resident Faculty Honor Roll, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2014 Alan R. Cohen Master Clinician Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Pediatrics

2012 CHOP Resident Faculty Honor Roll, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2011 CHOP Resident Faculty Honor Roll, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2009 CHOP Resident Faculty Honor Roll, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2003-2005 NIH K12 Pediatric Scholars Program

2002-2003 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Clinical Fellowship Award, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

2000-2002 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Clinical Fellowship Award, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Editorial and Academic Positions

2014-Present, Editorial Board, Pediatric Transplantation

Reviewer

2013-Present, Pediatrics
2013-Present, Pediatric Pulmonology
2012-Present, Pediatric Emergency Care
2012-Present, American Journal of Transplantation
2009-Present, The Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation
2007-Present, Pediatric Transplantation
2007-Present, British Medical Journal

Academic and institutional committees

2011-Present, QI Executive Committee member, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2010-Present, Faculty Mentor and Member of Clinical Competency Committee, Pediatric Residency Program
2010-Present, Transplant Economic Committee
2008-Present, Solid Organ Transplant Quality Council member
2007-Present, Transplant Steering Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2014-Present, Pediatric Lung Transplant, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant Registry (Associate Director)

2013-Present, International Heart and Lung Transplant Society - Heart Lung Registry Steering Committee. (Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Lung and Heart/Lung)

2005-Present, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (2008-Present ISHLT Scientific Council on Pediatric Transplantation Member-Standards and Guidelines Workforce)

2005-Present, International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative (IPLTC) (President 4/2010-2014)

National

2000-Present, American Thoracic Society

2009-Present, Rare Diffuse Pediatric Lung Disease (chILD)