Peter A. Meaney, MD, MPH

Peter A. Meaney, MD, MPH

Areas of Expertise: Global Health,, Resuscitation Education, Simulation Education, mHealth
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA


Pediatrics - The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA


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

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pediatric Critical Care

Graduate Degree

MPH - Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Anesthesia and Critical Care

Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Critical Care and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Resuscitation cross-cultural education simulation training



Meaney PA, Topjian AA, Chandler HK, Botha M, Soar J, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM. Resuscitation training in developing countries: A systematic review. Resuscitation. 2010 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.

Niles DE, Nishisaki A, Sutton RM, Brunner S, Stavland M, Mahadevaiah S, Meaney PA, Maltese MR, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM. Analysis of transthoracic impedance during real cardiac arrest defibrillation attempts in older children and adolescents: Are stacked-shocks appropriate? Resuscitation. 2010 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract.

Sutton RM, Niles D, Meaney PA, Aplenc R, French B, Abella BS, Lengetti EL, Berg RA, Helfaer MA, Nadkarni V. "Booster" training: Evaluation of instructor-led bedside cardiopulmonary resuscitation skill training and automated corrective feedback to improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation compliance of Pediatric Basic Life Support providers during simulated cardiac arrest. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print]. Read abstract

Topjian AA, Localio AR, Berg RA, Alessandrini EA, Meaney PA, Pepe PE, Larkin GL, Peberdy MA, Becker LB, Nadkarni VM; American Heart Association National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Investigators. Women of child-bearing age have better inhospital cardiac arrest survival outcomes than do equal-aged men. Crit Care Med. 2010 May;38(5):1254-60. Read abstract