Jennifer R. James, MD

Jennifer R. James, MD

Jennifer R. James, MD, is an Attending Neonatologist with the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus; CHOP Newborn Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD – University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Residency

Pediatrics – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

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

Board Certification

ECMO certification
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

James J, Munson D, DeMauro SB, Langer JC, Dworetz AR, Natarajan G, Bidegain M, Fortney CA, Seabrook R, Vohr BR, Tyson JE, Bell EF, Poindexter BB, Shankaran S, Higgins RD, Das A, Stoll BJ, Kirpalani H; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Outcomes of Preterm Infants following Discussions about Withdrawal or Withholding of Life Support. J Pediatr. 2017 Nov;190:118-123.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.05.056. [Epub ahead of print]

Posters and Presentations

2014

A Dworetz, G Natarajan, J Riehl, J Langer, K Kinlaw, M Bidegain, D Munson, A Das, R Higgins, B Poindexter, E Bell, CM Cotton, H Kirpalani, B Stoll, S Shankaran: Predictors of withdrawing or withholding life-sustaining therapies in extremely low gestational age newborns. Poster Presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada 2014.

J Riehl, D Munson, J Langer, S DeMauro, E Bell, B Poindexter, C Fortney, R Seabrook, J Tyson, A Dworetz, G Natarajan, S Shankaran, B Vohr, R Higgins, A Das, B Stoll, H Kirpalani: Variation in withdrawal discussions in infants u8804 28 weeks gestation across US centers. Poster Presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada 2014.

J Riehl, D Munson, J Langer, S DeMauro, E Bell, B Poindexter, C Fortney, R Seabrook, J Tyson, A Dworetz, G Natarajan, S Shankaran, B Vohr, R Higgins, A Das, B Stoll, H Kirpalani: Variation in withdrawal discussions in infants u8804 28 weeks gestation across US centers. Platform Presentation, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA 2014.

Awards and Honors

2009, The Robert J. Joynt, M.D., Ph.D. Prize for Excellence in Clinical Neurology, demonstrates both outstanding academic excellence in clinical neurosciences and the professional qualities shown by Dr. Joynt

2009, The Class of 1976 Prize, in recognition of promise to become an outstanding clinical teacher

2009, The Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Award, graduating 1st in the Class of 2009

2008, Alpha Omega Alpha

2006, URSMD International Medicine Fellowship, Gowa, Malawi

2003, Phi Beta Kappa

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2014

2014, Peer Reviewer, American Journal of Perinatology

Academic and Institutional Committees

2015-2016, Member, Neonatology Fellowship Selection Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2015-present, Member, Intensive Care Nursery Codes Committee, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

2013-2014, Staff Observation Program, Ethics Committee, Department of Medical Ethics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2013-2014  Member, Neonatology Fellow-FLC Working Group, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2013-present, Member, Neonatology Teaching Initiative Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2013-present, Society for Pediatric Research, Fellow Member