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Jeffrey Meyers, M.D.

Jeffrey Meyers, M.D.

Pediatrics, Neonatology

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About Me

Dr. Meyers is the Associate Chief Quality Officer at Golisano Children’s Hospital, a role that encompasses leadership and oversight of quality improvement, quality assurance, and patient safety activities involving children. He is passionate about using rigorous improvement methodology to positivel...
Dr. Meyers is the Associate Chief Quality Officer at Golisano Children’s Hospital, a role that encompasses leadership and oversight of quality improvement, quality assurance, and patient safety activities involving children. He is passionate about using rigorous improvement methodology to positively impact the outcomes of children and families. Dr. Meyers has experience leading local, regional, and national QI collaboratives and was an invited faculty member for the Vermont Oxford Network’s internet-based learning collaborative involving more than 100 hospitals from 2019-2022. He remains actively engaged in the NYS Perinatal Quality Collaborative and Vermont Oxford Network, and in addition his research interest involves understanding various patterns of postnatal growth and their influence on long-term outcomes. Dr. Meyers served as Medical Director of the 68 bed, level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit from 2017-2023.

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center. 2009 - 2012

Residency, Pediatrics, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center. 2007 - 2009

Internship, Pediatrics, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center. 2006 - 2007

Education

MD | Medical University Of Ohio. 2006

Awards

Best Scholarly Activity Project. 2009

Dr. and Mrs. El-Shafie Scholarship. 2005

Research

His research interest include: determining optimal growth for premature infants to provide the best long-term outcomes possible, use of quality improvement to improve outcomes, and patient safety.

Publications

Journal Articles

Corrigendum to: "Reducing Unplanned Intubations in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit After Children's Surgery: A Quality Improvement Project" [J Pediatr Surg 59 (1) (2024 Jan) 45-52].

Juviler P, Meyers JM, Levatino E, Axford J, Barker E, Correll L, Decker AS, Faria J, Gloff M, Loria A, McKenna Benoit M, Schriefer J, Stevens TP, Verna S, Wegman S, Wolcott K, Wakeman D

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2024 February 1 Epub 02/01/2024.

Reducing Unplanned Intubations in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit After Children's Surgery: A Quality Improvement Project.

Juviler P, Meyers JM, Levatino E, Axford J, Barker E, Correll L, Decker AS, Faria J, Gloff M, Loria A, McKenna M, Schriefer J, Stevens TP, Verna S, Wegman S, Wolcott K, Wakeman D

Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2023 September 22 Epub 09/22/2023.

Shift-to-shift handoffs in the NICU: lessons learned from a large scale audit.

Kaplan HC, Timpson W, Meyers J, Schierholz E, Cohen H, Fry M, Zayack D, Soll RF, Morrow KA, Edwards EM

Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2023 July 14 Epub 07/14/2023.

Human milk-derived fortifiers are linked with feed extension due to Hypoglycemia in infants <1250?g or <30 weeks: a matched retrospective chart review.

Ackley D, Wang H, D'Angio CT, Meyers J, Young BE

Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2023 March 29 Epub 03/29/2023.

Value Added from Same-day Discharge after Appendectomy for Children with Simple Appendicitis.

Juviler P, Wilson NA, Livingston MH, Levatino E, Bowden A, Meyers JM, Tesini B, Gleason C, Pegoli W, Arca MJ, Wakeman D

Pediatric quality & safety.. 2023 8 (1):e629. Epub 01/16/2023.

Experiences of a Regional Quality Improvement Collaborative to Reduce Unplanned Extubations in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Nelson MU, Pinheiro JMB, Afzal B, Meyers JM

Children.. 2022 August 79 (8)Epub 08/07/2022.

A Quality Improvement Initiative To Optimize Antibiotic Use in a Level 4 NICU.

Meyers JM, Tulloch J, Brown K, Caserta MT, D'Angio CT,

Pediatrics.. 2020 October 14 Epub 10/14/2020.

Impact of Maternal Obesity on Perinatal Outcomes in Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membranes ?34 Weeks.

Olson-Chen C, Soto-Torres E, Holloman C, Li D, Meyers J, Colihan S, Malshe A, Lynch TA

American journal of perinatology.. 2019 November 18 Epub 11/18/2019.

Neurodevelopmental outcomes among extremely premature infants with linear growth restriction.

Meyers JM, Tan S, Bell EF, Duncan AF, Guillet R, Stoll BJ, D'Angio CT,

Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2019 February 39 (2):193-202. Epub 10/23/2018.

The Business Case for Surgical Quality – Using a Multidisciplinary Team to Drive Pediatric Surgery Quality Improvement

Wolcott K, Schriefer J, Michels J, Meyers J, Hilt S, Gitzelmann C, Pegoli W, Caserta M, McGuire A, Thirukumaran C, Pulhamus M, Foito T, Sanders J.

Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing. 2019; 8(1): 15-20.

Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membranes: Outcomes with Expectant Management until 34 versus 35 Weeks.

Lynch TA, Olson-Chen C, Colihan S, Meyers J, Holloman C, Li D, Link H, Torres P, Kim A, King DJ, Eckman C, Varlamov A, Dexter S, Pressman EK, Soto-Torres E, Malshe A

American journal of perinatology.. 2018 December 15 Epub 12/15/2018.

Physical examination score predicts need for surgery in neonates with necrotizing enterocolitis.

Khalak R, D'Angio C, Mathew B, Wang H, Guilford S, Thomas E, Meyers J

Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2018 October 18 Epub 10/18/2018.

Neurodevelopmental outcomes in postnatal growth-restricted preterm infants with postnatal head-sparing.

Meyers JM, Bann CM, Stoll BJ, D'Angio CT, Bell EF, Duncan AF, Guillet R

Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2016 December 36 (12):1116-1121. Epub 09/15/2016.

Unplanned extubation in NICU patients: are we speaking the same language?

Meyers JM, Pinheiro J, Nelson MU

Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2015 September 35 (9):676-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Potential influence of total parenteral nutrition on body composition at discharge in preterm infants.

Meyers JM, Greecher CP, Shaffer ML, Shenberger JS

The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians.. 2013 October 26 (15):1548-53. Epub 05/07/2013.

Books

Perinatal Palliative Care – A Clinical Guide (2019)

Chapter: Neonatal Pain Management

Authors: Meyers JM, Decker A, Tryon C

Publisher: Springer Publishing 2019

Macrosomia (2016)

Authors: Meyers JM.

Publisher: periFACTS 2016