Elise W. van der Jagt, M.D., M.P.H.

Elise W. van der Jagt, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 667
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-8138
Fax: (585) 276-1128
Administrative: (585) 276-4113

Professional Bio

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care and Hospital Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York.



Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Golisano Children's Hospital, Rochester, New York.

Co-Chair, Golisano Children's Hospital Resuscitation Committee, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York.

Co-Chair, Golisano Children's Hospital Rapid Response Team Committee, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York

Director, University of Rochester Medical Center, AHA Training Center (PALS Program); PALS Training Center Faculty, Rochester, New York.

Director, Pediatric Transport Program, Golisano Children's Hospital @ University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York.

Director/Coordinator, University of Rochester Medical Center Pediatric Simulation Program, Rochester, New York.

Research Bio

Dr. van der Jagt's major research interests are:



1) Pediatric Resuscitation
2) Pediatric Transport
3) Pediatric Pain/Sedation Managment
4) Pediatric Hospital Medicine- Quality Improvement
5) Pediatric Emergency Medical Services
6) Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Childhood

GRANT:
NHLBI (NIH). (Frank Moler, MD at University of Michigan, Principal Investigator)
Title: Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest (THAPCA) Trials; 6 year Multicenter Study Project Period: 2009-2015 (Rochester site initiated 2010)
Description: 34 institutions, 6 year grant (2009-2015), $22 million
Role: Site Principal Investigator (5% effort),

Dr. van der Jagt has also been active as a National Faculty Member of the American Heart Association's Advanced Pediatric Life Support Course (PALS). This has involved multiple critical reviews of the "State of the Art" in pediatric resuscitation and authorship of portions of the new PALS textbook.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Strong "STAR" for outstanding patient care | Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York 2011 - 2013
Recognition award | NYS American Heart Assoc. Emergency Cardiovascular Committee | Chairman 2006
Recognition Award | American Heart Assoc. Emerg. Cardiovascular Committee, Chariman | New York State 2004 - 2006
Recognition Award- PALS National Faculty | American Heart Association | New York State 2003
PALS Representative | National Emergency Cardiac Care Program Administration (PROAD) | Liaison to the National Ped Resuscitation Scientific Sub-Com 2002 - 2005
Ruth Lawrence Faculty Service Award - For Developing Ped Clinical Pathology Conf Series | University of Rochester School of Medicine | Rochester, New York 2002
Miracle Maker Award-Outstanding Physician Achievement | Children's Hospital at Strong | Rochester, New York 2000
Faculty Service Award | Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Strong | Rochester, New York 1999
Quality Assurance Achievement Award | Strong Memorial Hospital | Physician Best Exemplifying the Spirit of Quality Improvement 1994
Faculty Service Award | Department of Pediatrics/Children's Hospital at Strong | Rochester, New York 1989
Volunteer of the Year | American Heart Association, Genesee Chapter 1986
Laurence J. McLaughlin Memorial Award-Presented at the 7th Regional EMS Conf 1985
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award | Department of Pediatrics | Rochester, New York 1985
Certificate of Appreciation | American Heart Association 1984 - 1985
Medical Student Teaching Award | University of Rochester Medical Center 1980
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Fellowship 1980 - 1982
Letter of Appreciation | J. Wilkerson, Commander, Sevells Point Dispensary, NAB | Norfolk, Virginia 1978
Letter of Commendation - W. Weise, Colonel, 9th Regiment, 3rd Marine Division 1976
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 1974

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 19 available »

2013
van der Jagt, E. W. "Improving pediatric survival from resuscitation events: The role and organization of hospital-based rapid response systems and code teams". Current Pediatric Reviews. 2013; 9(2): 158-174. Link
2013
Biondi E, Macduff A, Capucilli P, Tsuboyama M, Wu S, Beck C, Lynn J, van der Jagt E, Wilson K. "Using Patient Characteristics to Predict Usefulness of Abdominal Computed Tomography in Children." Hospital Pediatrics. 2013; 3: 226-232. Link
2012
Cheng A, Rodgers DL, van der Jagt E, et al. "Evolution of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support course: Enhanced learning with a new debriefing tool and Web-based module for Pediatric Advanced Life Support instructors." Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2012; 13: 589-595. Link
2011
Moler FW, Donaldson AE, Meert K, Brilli RJ, Nadkarni V, Shaffner DH, Schleien CL, Clark RS, Dalton HJ, Statler K, Tieves KS, Hackbarth R, Pretzlaff R, van der Jagt EW, Pineda J Hernan L, Dean JM. "Pediatric emergency care applied research network. Multicenter cohort study of out-of-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest." Critical Care Medicine. 2011; 39(1): 141-9. Link
2010
Kleinman ME; Chameides L; Schexnayder SM; Samson RA; Hazinski MF; Atkins DL; Berg MD; de Caen AR; Fink EL; Freid EB; Hickey RW; Marino BS; Nadkarni VM; Proctor LT; Qureshi FA; Sartorelli K; Topjian A; van der Jagt EW; Zaritsky AL. "Part 14: pediatric advanced life support: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care,". Circulation. 2010; 10(5): 544-53. Link

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Critical Care (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

MPH | Public Health | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry1987
MD | Medicine | University of Maryland School of Medicine1974
AB | Biology | University of Rochester1970

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1980 - 06/30/1982
Residency in Pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1978 - 06/30/1980
Internship in Pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1974 - 06/30/1975