Michael E. Russo, MD Michael E. Russo, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA ResidencyPediatrics - Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH FellowshipPediatric Infectious Disease - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Board CertificationPediatrics Titles and Academic Titles Attending Physician Departments and Services Division of Infectious Diseases Research Interests Antimicrobial stewardship Clinical utility of diagnostic tests Cost effectiveness and utilization of diagnostic tests Patient centered outcomes research Publications Papers2017 Russo Michael E, Kline Jennifer, Jaggi Preeti, Leber Amy L, Cohen Daniel M: The Challenge of Patient Notification and the Work of Follow-Up Generated by a 2-Step Testing Protocol for Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatric emergency care Page: doi: 10.1097, May 2017 Notes: epub ahead of print. 2015 Cohen Daniel M, Russo Michael E, Jaggi Preeti, Kline Jennifer, Gluckman William, Parekh Amisha: Multicenter Clinical Evaluation of the Novel Alere i Strep A Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Test. Journal of clinical microbiology 53(7): 2258-61, Jul 2015. PMCID: PMC4473182 2012 Wood Joanne N, Pecker Lydia H, Russo Michael E, Henretig Fred, Christian Cindy W: Evaluation and referral for child maltreatment in pediatric poisoning victims. Child abuse & neglect 36(4): 362-9, Apr 2012. BooksChapters 2018 Cohn K, Russo Michael E, Tsai Carmelle, and Vinograd Alexandra: Infectious disease emergencies. Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics, 6th ed. Jeffrey C. Gershel and Ellen F. Crain (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Page: 379-441, 2018 Notes: doi:10.1017/9781108183109.014. Posters and Presentations2017 Downes KJ, Schriver ER, Russo ME, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth FB, Tolomeo P, Bilker WB, Han J, Lautenbach E, Coffin S, Gerber JS,: "Implementation of a Pragmatic Biomarker-Driven Algorithm to Guide Antibiotic Use in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: the Optimizing Antibiotic Strategies in Sepsis (OASIS) II Study." Infectious Disease IDWeek, San Diego, CA Oct 2017 Notes: Poster presentation. Invited Lectures 2018 Russo M. "What about fungus: Invasive fungal infections for residents," Einstein Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program, Philadelphia, PA. Jan, 2018. Russo M. "The Epidemiology and Impact of Penicillin Allergy Labels", Grand Rounds presented to the Department of Pediatrics at Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. May, 2018. Awards and Honors 2017, Antimicrobial Stewardship Fellowship Award, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2015, Nationwide Children's Hospital created the "Mike Russo Award" which goes to "The resident who exhibits unrivaled knowledge across all areas of medicine" 2012, Chamber Pot Award, Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatric Residency Program 2009, Social Justice Activist of the Year, Student Physicians for Social Responsibility Editorial and Academic Positions Academic and Institutional Committees 2018-present, Quality and Safety Champion 2018-present, Orbital Cellulitis Pathway Working Group 2017-present, Education Committee, Division of Infectious Diseases 2016-present, Penicillin Allergy Pathway Working Group Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations 2015-present, Infectious Diseases Society of America 2015-present, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.