Anne Reilly, MD, MPH, is the medical director of the Division of Oncology at CHOP and a professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Her primary areas of interest include clinical operations, care model, and quality improvement in oncology. Dr. Reilly’s clinical interests center around supportive care of children with cancer, such as prevention and treatment of infections and care of the adolescent and young adult with cancer. Her primary oncologic interests are in pediatric lymphomas and lymphoproliferative disease.
Education and Training
MD - Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatrics - The Medical Center of Delaware, Wilmington, DE
Hematology and Oncology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology – American Board of Pediatrics
MPH - Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD
Titles and Academic Titles
Medical Director, Oncology
Associate Chair, Faculty Development, Department of Pediatrics
Distinguished Endowed Chair in the Department of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Freedman JL, Reilly AF, Powell SC, Bailey LC. Quality improvement initiative to increase influenza vaccination in pediatric cancer patients. Pediatrics. 2015 Feb;135(2):e540-6. PMID: 25583919
Kesselheim JC, Atlas M, Adams D, Aygun B, Barfield R, Eisenman K, Fulbright J, Garvey K, Kersun L, Nageswara Rao A, Reilly A, Sharma M, Shereck E, Wang M, Watt T, Leavey P. Humanism and professionalism education for pediatric hematology-oncology fellows: A model for pediatric subspecialty training. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Oct 12. PMID:25307425
Goodman EK, Reilly AF, Fisher BT, Fitzgerald J, Li Y, Seif AE, Huang YS, Bagatell R, Aplenc R. Association of weekend admission with hospital length of stay, time to chemotherapy, and risk for respiratory failure in pediatric patients with newly diagnosed leukemia at freestanding US children's hospitals. JAMA Pediatr. Oct 1;168(10):925-31, 2014. PMID 25155012
Barakat LP, Schwartz LA, Reilly A, Deatrick JA, Balis F. A Qualitative Study of Phase III Cancer Clinical Trial Enrollment Decision-Making: Perspectives from Adolescents, Young Adults, Caregivers, and Providers. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2014 Mar 13(1):3-11. PMID:24669354
Seif AE, Fisher BT, Li Y, Torp K, Rheam DP, Huang YS, Harris T, Shah A, Hall M, Fieldston ES, Kavcic M, Vujkovic M, Bailey LC, Kersun LS, Reilly AF, Rheingold SR, Walker DM, Aplenc R. Patient and hospital factors associated with induction mortality in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014 May;61(5):846-52. PMID 24249480
Hill-Kayser C, Tochner Z, Both S, Lustig R, Reilly A, Balamuth N, Womer R, Maris J, Grupp S, Bagatell R. Proton versus photon radiation therapy for patients with high-risk neuroblastoma: The need for a customized approach. Pediatr Blood Cancer. Oct;60(10):1606-11. 2013 PMID 23737005
Borst AJ, States LJ, Reilly AF, Rheingold SR. Determining Response and Recurrence in Pediatric B-Cell Lymphomas of the Bone. Pediatr Blood Cancer. Mar 20. 2013 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23519982
Kersun LK, Reilly AF, Coffin SE, Sullivan KE. Protecting pediatric oncology patients from influenza. Oncologist. 2013;18(2):204-11. Epub Jan 31.
Kersun LS, Reilly A, Coffin SE, Boyer J, Luning Prak ET, McDonald K, Hou X, Jawad AF, Sullivan KE. A prospective study of chemotherapy Immunologic effects and predictors of humoral influenza vaccine responses in a pediatric oncology cohort. Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2013 Nov;7(6):1158-67.PMID:23199016
Reilly AF, Kang TI. Infections in children with cancer. In: Brodeur, GM, Manno, CS (eds). Requisites in Pediatrics: Hematology and Oncology. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Health Sciences-Mosby Publisher, Philadelphia, 2008
Reilly A. Infections in children with cancer. In: Shah SS (ed). Blueprints Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishing, 2005.
Reilly, AF and McKenzie, S.E.: Hematology. In Pediatric Secrets, Third Edition, Polin R.A. and Ditmar, M.F., eds., Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, p.273-302, 2001.
Posters and Presentations
“Approach to Adenopathy”. Second Annual Pediatric Seminar. Hospital Infantilde México Federico Gómez. Mexico City, Mexico, June 2014.
“New Approaches to Leukemia and Lymphoma”. Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, American British Cowdray Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico, June 2014.
“New Therapies in Treating Childhood Cancer”, Pediatric Grand Rounds, St. Peter’s Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, June 2013.
Awards and Honors
2014, Founding Member, Institute of Master Clinicians, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
2013, I.S. Ravdin Master Clinician Award, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
2008, Master Clinician Award, Department of Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2004-2009, Faculty Honor Roll, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2000, Delta Omega Honor Society, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
1990, Rosenblum Award, Outstanding Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Medical Center of Delaware
1987, Hobart Hare Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College
Editorial and Academic Positions
2014-present, The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, ad hoc reviewer
2008-present, Pediatric Emergency Care, ad hoc reviewer
Academic and Institutional Committees
2013-present, Academic Clinician Mentoring Program, Department of Pediatrics, Chair
2012-present, Peer Review Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Chair
2012-2014, Ethics Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2012-2015, Committee on Appointments and Promotions, Perelman School of Medicine
2012-present, Academic Clinician Advisory Committee, Perelman School of Medicine
2007-present, Leukemia/Lymphoma Steering Committee, Division of Oncology
2006-present, Chemotherapy Safety Committee, Division of Oncology
2006-present, Quality Improvement Committee, Division of Oncology, Chair
2006-present, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2005-present, Infection Prevention and Control Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2005-present, Executive Committee of the Medical Staff
2005-present, Clinical Affairs Committee, Department of Pediatrics
2001-2014, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
Children’s Oncology Group
- Non Hodgkin Lymphoma Committee
- Vice Chair, ANHL01P1 study
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