Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Internship

Pediatrics - penLucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Residency

Pediatrics - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - University of California, San Francisco, CA
Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Board Certification

Critical Care Medicine
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvaniaa

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Romer AJ, Tabbutt S, Etheridge SP, Fischbach P, Ghanayem NS, Reddy VM, Sahulee R, Tanel RE, Tweddell JS, Gaies, M, Banerjee M, Retzloff L, Zhang W, Patel AR: Atrioventricular block following congenital heart surgery: Analysis from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 157(3): 1168-1177.e2, 2019.

2013

Romer A, Shew ML, Ofner S, Gilliam ML, Martins SL, Fortenberry JD. Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate use is not associated with risk of incident sexually transmitted infection among adolescent women. The Journal of Adolescent Health. 2013. 52(1):83-88.

2010

DeLemos D, Chen M, Romer A, Brydon K, Kastner K, Antony B, Hoehn KS. Building trust through communication in the intensive care unit: HICCC. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2010. 11(3):378-384. 

Abstracts

2018

Romer AJ, Tabbutt S, Etheridge SP, Fischbach P, Ghanayem NS, Reddy VM, Sahulee R, Tanel RE, Tweddell JS, Gaies, M, Banerjee M, Retzloff L, Zhang W, Patel AR. Post-operative heaii block following congenital heart surgery: Analysis from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium. American Association for Thoracic Surgery 98th Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 2018. 

Posters and Presentations

2019

Romer AJ, Tabbutt S, Etheridge SP, Fischbach P, Ghanayem NS, Reddy VM, Sahulee R, Tanel RE, Tweddell JS, Gaies, M, Banerjee M, Retzloff L, Zhang W, Patel AR: Atrioventricular block following congenital heart surgery: Analysis from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium. PC4/PAC3 Annual Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI 2019 Notes: Poster Presentation.Invited Lectures

2019

Romer, A. "Using Big Data to Predict and Manage Surgical Complete Heart Block", American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session, New Orleans, LA. Mar 2019.

2018

Romer, A. "Post-operative Heart Block following Congenital Heart Surgery: Analysis from the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium", American Association for Thoracic Surgery 98th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. May 2018.

Awards and Honors

2011, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Pritzker School of Medicine
2011, Diana Woo Memorial A ward for excellence in clinical pediatrics, Pritzker School of Medicine
2005, Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, Occidental College 

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2020-present, CHOP Laboratory Stewardship Committee
2019-present, Professional Development Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
2019-present, PICU Fellow Clinical Competency Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2018-present, American Heart Association
2015-present, Society of Critical Care Medicine
2012-present, American Academy of Pediatrics