Kristen M. Smith, MSN, RN, CRNP

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Kristen M. Smith, MSN, RN, CRNP, is a surgical nurse practitioner in the Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit and the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Acute-Chronic Nurse Practitioner Program - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Surgical Advanced Practice Nurse

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations

Poster and Abstract: Collaboration of Nurse Practitioner Students and High School Students to Increase Healthy Choices Through Education and Dance. Co-author. Presented at Pediatric Nursing Conference; Orlando, Florida in June 2011.

Awards and Honors

2011, Clinical Nurse Scholarship, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2010, Daisy Award Nominee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2002, Mission Scholarship, LaSalle University