Anna K. Weiss, MD, MSEd

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Anna K. Weiss, MD, MSEd, is a CHOP pediatric emergency medicine physician at the Main Hospital and at CHOP-Virtua Voorhees. Dr. Weiss is an Associate Program Director for the CHOP Pediatric Residency Program and is the Associate Director for Medical Education in the Division of Emergency Medicine. 

Locations: Main Hospital; CHOP at Virtua Voorhees Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Categorical Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Emergency Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MSc in Russian & East European Studies - Oxford University, Oxford, England
MSEd - University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program

Associate Director for Medical Education, Division of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2012

Shah SS, Test M, Sheffler Collins S, Weiss AK, and Hall M.: Macrolide therapy and outcomes in a multicenter cohort of children hospitalized with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia. J Hosp Med 7: 311-317, April 2012.

2011

Weiss AK, Hall M, Kronman MP, Lee GE, Sheffler-Collins S, Shah SS: Adjunct corticosteroids in children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia. Pediatrics 127: 255-263, February 2011.

Abstracts

2017

Patricia Hicks, Melissa Margolis, Carol Carraccio, Brian Clauser, Marcia Winward, Alan Schwartz. "Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Collaborative: Development and implementation of an authentic workplace-based assessment system," American Board of Medical Specialties Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL September 2017.

Weiss AK, Sullivan A, Castellanos A, Green RS, Conrad MA, Nathanson J, Rezet BE. Decoding the "Alphabet Soup" of Washington: Empowering Pediatric Residents to Envision Themselves as Political Actors. Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Weiss AK, Myers SR: Procedural training in pediatric emergency medicine fellowship: what are we teaching, and what do fellows need to learn? Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Patricia Hicks, Carol Carraccio, Brian Clauser, Melissa Margolis, Marcia Winward, Alan Schwartz. "Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Collaborative - Development and implementation of an authentic workplace-based assessment system" Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies. San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Green RS, Sullivan A, Castellanos A, Rezet BE, Weiss AK: Residents as Voters: Ensuring Suffrage in an 80-Hour Work Week. Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Weiss AK, Sullivan A, Castellanos A, Green RS, Conrad MA, Nathanson J, Rezet BE: Decoding the "Alphabet Soup" of Washington: Empowering Pediatric Residents to Envision Themselves as Political Actors. Annual Meeting of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors April 2017.

Green RS, Sullivan A, Castellanos A, Rezet BE, Weiss AK: Residents as Voters: Ensuring Suffrage in an 80-Hour Work Week. Annual Meeting of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, Anaheim, CA April 2017.

Weiss AK, Sullivan A, Castellanos A, Green RS, Conrad MA, Nathanson J, Rezet BE. : Decoding the "Alphabet Soup" of Washington: Empowering Pediatric Residents to Envision Themselves as Political Actors. Annual Meeting of the Academic Pediatric Association, Regions II and III. New York, NY March 2017.

Books

Chapters

2018

Weiss, AK: Trauma. Nelson Pediatric Board Review. Dean T, Bell L (eds.). Elsevier, 2018.

Weiss AK, Long KC: Selected Topics in Emergency Medicine. Nelson Pediatric Board Review. Dean T, Bell L (eds.). Elsevier, 2018.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures

2018

Mehta J, Boyer DL, Weiss AK. "Education Needs-Assessment as the Foundation for a New Academy." 2018 Academies Collaborative. American Association of Medical Colleges Annual Meeting, Austin TX. Nov, 2018.

Awards and Honors

2021, Association of Pediatric Program Directors Research Award
2020, Faculty Honor Roll
2019, Junior Faculty Honor Roll
2019, Fred Henretig Award for Excellence in Fellow Teaching
2019, AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Award
2017, Junior Faculty Honor Roll
2015, Penn Pearls Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2010, Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2010, Pediatric Research Prize, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2006-2010, 21st Century Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2003, Rhodes Scholar, Oxford University 

Editorial and Academic Positions

2020-present, Reviewer, Academic Medicine
2020-present, Section Editor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, NEJM+ Board Review
2019-present, Reviewer, Journal of Graduate Medical Education
2019-present, Reviewer, Journal of Pediatric Safety and Quality
2018-present, Reviewer, Medical Teacher
2017-present, Reviewer, Injury Prevention
2013-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care 

Leadership and Memberships

2017-2020, 2022-present, Clinical Competency Committee, Pediatric Residency Program
2021-present, Clinical Competency Committee, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
2021-present, Program Evaluation Committee, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
2021-present, Program Evaluation Committee, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
2021 Medical Education Program Objectives Committee, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
2018-present, Education Committee, Department of Pediatrics
2018-2021, Front Line Ordering Clinician and Resident Deployment Committee
2017-present, Graduate Education Committee, Pediatric Residency Program
2016-present, Co-founder and Leadership Council Member, Center for Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME)
2016-2019, IPASS Champion, IPASS Implementation Committee
2015-present, Education Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine
2015-2019, Committee on Pathway Development for Management of Spinal Cord Injuries in the Emergency Department
2013-present, Committee on Pathway Development for Influenza Testing and Treatment in the Emergency Department