Thomas B. Welch-Horan, MD

Thomas B. Welch-Horan, MD

Thomas B. Welch-Horan, MD, is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

MD -College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University in the City of New York


Pediatrics - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY


Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Additional Training

Simulation Instructor Training Course, Texas Children’s Hospital Simulation Center
Simulation Instructor Training Course, Texas Children’s Hospital Simulation Center
Moderate Sedation Certification, Texas Children’s Hospital
Point of Care Ultrasound Course, Texas Children’s Hospital

Board Certification


Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations


Lemke DS, Welch-Horan TB, Hsu DC, Fielder EK, Little-Wienert KJ, Pereira FA, McManemy JK, Kaziny BD, Doughty CB. Comparing rapid cycle deliberate practice and traditional debriefing for resident training. Presented at the 6th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops 2014, Vienna, Austria.

Awards and Honors

2014, Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine

2015-2015, Chief Fellow in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

2008, Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

2008, Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Honor Society, Arnold P. Gold Foundation, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

2006, Top Teacher Award, Student Success Network, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

2003, Phi Beta Kappa, Columbia College Section of New York Delta

2002, Golden Key International Honor Society, Columbia University Chapter

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2014-present, International Pediatric Simulation Society

American Academy of Pediatrics

  • 2008-present, Section on Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees
  • 2012-present, Section on Emergency Medicine

2005-present, American Medical Association