Patricia J. Hicks, MD, MPHE

Patricia J. Hicks, MD, MPHE

Patricia Joan Hicks, MD, MPHE, is an Attending Physician in the Division of General Pediatrics 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 - Indiana School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IL

Residency

Pediatrics - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPHE - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Scientific Evidence and Evidence-Based Medicine
Neonatal resuscitation protocol instructional design and outcomes assessment
Procedure competency in pediatric residency education
Self-directed learning for pediatric residents

Publications

Papers

2010

Burke AE, Guralnick S, Hicks P. Acad Pediatr. 2010 Jul-Aug;10(4):220-1. Epub 2010 Jun 9. No abstract available.

2009

Hicks, PJ Planning for Change: Medical Education Program Design, Patient Care and Measures of Effectiveness. Academic Pediatrics March 2009 (Vol. 9, Issue 2, Pages 67-68)

Books

2011

Hicks PJ. Assessing practice based learning and improvement. In: Alan Schwartz P, editor. Assessment in graduate medical education: a primer for pediatric program directors. Chapel Hill, NC: American Board of Pediatrics; 2011

Hicks PJ. Assessment methods. In: Alan Schwartz P, editor. Assessment in graduate medical education: a primer for pediatric program directors. Chapel Hill, NC: American Board of Pediatrics; 2011

2007

Committee on disability in America. The future of disability in America. M Field, A Jette, editors. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press; 2007

2006

Committee on disability in America. Workshop on disability in America: a new look. M Field, A Jette, editors. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press; 2006

2005

Committee on postmarket surveillance of pediatric medical devices board on health sciences policy. Safe medical devices for children. M Field, H Tilson, editors. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press; 2005

Chapters

2011

Hicks PJ. Chronic illness in children: psychological and behavioral responses of children and parents. In: Rudolph C, Rudolph A, Lister G, First L, Gershon A, editors. Rudolph’s textbook of pediatrics. 22nd edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011

Hicks PJ. The role of supervision in creating responsible and competent physicians. Academic Pediatrics, 2011. 11(1):9-10. New York: Elsevier Inc.; 2011

Haftel HM, Hicks, PJ. Assessing teamwork and communication in the authentic patient care learning environment. Pediatrics. 2011; 127: 601-3

2010

Hicks PJ, Englander R, Schumacher DJ, Burke A, Benson BJ, Guralnick S, et al. Pediatric milestones project: next steps toward meaningful outcomes assessment. Journal of graduate medical education. 2010; 2 (4):577-84

Burke AE, Rushton J, Gurlanick S, Hicks, PJ. Resident duty hour requirements: medical educator's perspectives. Academic Pediatrics. 2010. 10(6):P.369-371

Englander R, Hicks PJ, Benson B, et al. Pediatric milestones: a developmental approach to the competencies. Pediatrics. 2010. 157 (4):p.521-522

Hicks PJ, Schumacher DJ, Benson BJ, Burke A, Englander R, Guralnick S, et al. The pediatrics milestones: conceptual framework, guiding principles, and approach to development. Journal of graduate medical education. Lawrence, KS: Allen Press, 2010; 2(3):410-8

Burke AE, Guralnick S, Hicks PJ. The association of pediatric program directors’ strategic plan: an opportunity for transformational change. Academic pediatrics. 2010;10: 220-221

Rushton JL, Hicks PJ, Carraccio CL. The next phase of pediatric residency education: the partnership of the milestones project. Academic pediatrics. 2010;10: 91-92

2009

Hicks PJ. Planning for change: medical education program design, patient care, and measures of effectiveness. Academic pediatrics. 2009.9: p.67-68

2005

Hicks PJ, Cox SM, Espey EL, et al. To the point: medical education reviews dealing with student difficulties in the clinical setting. American journal of obstetrics & gynecology. 2005;193:1915-1922

Cox SM, Hicks PJ, Goepfert A, et al. Chapter 10: working with students with difficulties: academic and nonacademic. In: Guidebook for clerkship directors. University of Nebraska; 2005,343-364

2004

Ghaffar F, Barton T, Lozano J, Muniz LS, Hicks P, Gan V, et al. Effect of the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on nasopharyngeal colonization by Streptococcus pneumoniae in the first two years of life. Clinical infectious diseases journal. 2004;39(6)

2000

Broyles RS, Tyson JE, Heyne ET, Hicks PJ, et al. Comprehensive follow-up care and life-threatening illnesses among high risk infants: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2000;284(16): 2070-2076

1998

Gan VH, Hicks PJ, Kalayanimit K. Does the care of Inner-city asthmatic children by pediatric residents follow the asthma guidelines? Ambulatory child health. 1998;4:173-179

1996

Hicks PJ, Zweiner RJ, Squires J, Savell V. Azithromycin for Cryptosporidium parvum infection in four children infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Journal of pediatrics. 1996;129:297-300

Ramilo O, Hicks PJ, Borwak J, et al. T cell activation and HIV replication after influenza immunization of HIV-infected children. Pediatric infectious disease journal. 1996;15:197-203

1995

Hicks PJ, Bennett MJ, Squires J, Ramilo O. Heterozygosity for Long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency and deterioration in liver function in an HIV-infected newborn. Journal of pediatrics. 1995;127:599-602

Posters and Presentations

2011

Serwint J, Hicks, P. Scholarship beyond publication: creating a scholarship that counts from the work that you do [presentation]. Pediatric Educational Excellence Across the Continuum; 2011 Sept 9-10; Arlington, VA

Hicks P, Schumacher D. Pediatrics milestones: initial evidence for use as learner-centered roadmaps [presentation]. Association of Pediatric Program Directors; 2011 Mar 31-Apr 3; Miami

Hicks P, Serwint, J. Developing your scholarship roadmap [presentation]. Association of Pediatric Program Directors; 2011 Mar 31-Apr 3; Miami

Hicks P, Burke A, Jones D, Englander R, Carraccio C. Entrustable professional activities (EPAs), milestones and competencies, oh my!...[presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies; 2011 Apr 28-May 1; Denver

Fieldston E, Zaoutis L, Hicks P, et al. Framework for quantifying and matching workload and workforce [presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies; 2011 Apr 28-May 1; Denver

2010

Hicks P, Giudice E, Narayan A, Serwint J. Developing your scholarship roadmap [presentation]. Academic Pediatric Association/Association of Pediatric Program Directors Leadership Conference; 2010 Sept 21-22

Hicks P, Haftel, H, Thomas E. Effective teamwork, communication and patient handovers: mitigating fragmentation of patient care [presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies; 2010 May 1-4; Vancouver

Hicks P, Burke A, Carraccio C. Assessment in medical education: what it is and is not [presentation]. Association of Pediatric Program Directors; 2010 May 1-4

2009

Hicks P, Burke A, Carraccio C, Sendelbach D, O’Connor B, Eapen R. Mentoring, assessing and advising learners with difficulties: design and implementation of a mentorship program for residents with learning and professional difficulties. Pediatric Academic Societies; 2009 May 2-5; Baltimore

Hicks P, Robert NJ, Carraccio C, Lewin L. Medical decision making: the role of knowledge, beliefs and self-efficacy [presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies; 2009 May 2-5; Baltimore

2008

Hicks P, Sendelbach D, Eapen R, Hofkosh D, O’Connor B, Mihalic A. Developing faculty as mentors: design and implementation of an effective mentor program for residents [presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies; 2008 May 2-6; Honolulu

Kelly N, Dharia A, Hicks P. Assessing resident competence and awareness of developmental screening skills [abstract/poster presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies; 2008 May 2-6; Honolulu

Sendelbach D, Hicks P, Eapen R. Successful development of resident mentorship in a large training program [abstract/poster presentation]. Association of Pediatric Program Directors; 2008 Apr 30-May 3

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2008-present, Associate Editor for Academic Pediatrics, Association of Pediatric Program Directors