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Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric Critical Care Fellows' Highlights

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Ivanna Maxson, MD was awarded $40,000 in 2020 by the Texas Children’s Hospital Educational Scholarship Award for her project entitled “Creating a Program of Assessment Model for a Point-of-care Ultrasound Competency-Based Educational Program.

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Lauren Williams, MD and Jaime Silva-Gburek, MD were selected as 2020 inductees into the Gold Humanism Honor Society at BCM.

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Kriti Puri, MBBS was selected to serve as the Editorial Fellow on the Editorial Board of the Pediatrics journal, as well as, Pediatrics in Review in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

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Katie Doane, MD was awarded the SCCM Silver Snapshot Award and the SCCM Neuroscience Section’s Travel Award for her abstract entitled “Neurocognitive Outcomes and Mortality are Proportional to Bleeding Severity on Pediatric ECMO.” 

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Michael Smaglick, MD was selected for an oral presentation at the 2020 Pediatric Research Symposium at Baylor College of Medicine where his abstract, “Comparing the impact of DIC on mortality in pediatric HLH and sepsis”, was selected as one of the top five abstracts.

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Nate Serazin, MD was awarded the Texas Children's Hospital Medical Staff Best and Most Complete Physician Award for 2019.

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Kyle Brown, MD was awarded $35,000 in 2019 by the Texas Children’s Hospital Educational Scholarship Award for his project entitled “Development and Implementation of Neonatal ICU Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education and Training Program as a Crucial Step to Improve the Quality and Safety of Patient Care.”

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Two of the top five abstracts selected for oral presentation at the 2019 Pediatric Research Symposium at Baylor College of Medicine were authored by Pediatric Critical Care fellows: 

  • Kyle Brown, MD - “Innovating a Mastery Learning Program for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Using the Design-Based Research Model”
  • Noelle Gorgis, MD - “Cardiomyopathy on Autopsy and Echocardiography of Pediatric Patients with Cirrhotic End-Stage Liver Disease Listed for Transplant”
     

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Craig Pymento, MD was the recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Section on Critical Care (SOCC) 2019 Advocacy Award and wrote an Op-Ed article for the Houston Chronicle on “How to keep your kids safe at the pool or the beach."

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Kyle Brown, MD was one of the recipients of the Best Abstract Award at the 2019 Department of Pediatrics Annual Education Retreat.

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Erika Bernardo, MD: Trainee Member of the Executive Committee for the AAP Section on Critical Care (SOCC); 2017.

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Kyle Brown, MD was awarded $63,000 in 2017 by the Texas Children’s Hospital Educational Scholarship Award for his project entitled “Building a Collaborative Enterprise for the POCUS Education Program.”

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Kyle Brown was awarded $4285 in 2017 by the Academy of Distinguished Educator’s Educational Grant for his project entitled “Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education for Hemodynamic Assessment: A Prototype Learning Module Using Mastery Learning.”

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Dustin Hipp, MD, MBA was an invited speaker to Pediatric Grand Rounds at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in 2018.  Dr. Hipp earned his Certification in Medical Quality (CMQ) from the American College of Medical Quality and was named the trainee liaison to the executive committee for the AAP Council on Quality Improvement & Patient Safety (COQIPS) in 2018.  He was also awarded a Certificate for Outstanding Poster at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition (2017).

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ATS Fellows’ Track for multiple fellows: 

  • Brian Rissmiller, MD (2015)
  • Melanie Kitagawa, MD (2016)
  • Amir Navaei, MD (2017)
  • Kyle Brown, MD (2018)
  • Kristen Meulmester, MD (2019)