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Jill Marie Cholette, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-8138

Fax: (585) 276-2627

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

Thrombosis
Hemostasis
Inflammation

Professional Background

Dr. Jill Cholette is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the divisions of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, and she is the Medical Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Care Center.

Dr. Cholette earned her MD degree from the University of Rochester graduating at the top of her class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Also at the University of Rochester, she completed a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency and went on to complete a Pediatric Critical Care fellowship and then a Pediatric Cardiology fellowship . Dr. Cholette is Board Certified in all four subspecialties.

Research

Dr. Jill Cholette has research interests in thrombosis and use of blood products in critically ill pediatric patients, particularly those undergoing cardiac surgery. Dr. Cholette is working to clarify the role of inflammation in the development of thrombosis, and to determine the optimal anticoagulation regimen for the pediatric post-op cardiac surgery patient.

Her other work involves blood utilization in the pediatric ICU patient, and she is developing a transfusion strategy for the pediatric post-op cardiac surgery patients.

Dr. Cholette's clinical interests are: thrombosis, hemostasis, and inflammation.

Scientific Reviewer for Pediatric Clinical Research Organization (PCRO) at URMC 2009-present

Scientific Reviewer for Strong Children's Research Center Small Grant Program URMC June 2013

Journal Reviewer:
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2007-present
Thrombosis Research 2008-present
Postgraduate Medicine 2009-present

Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis (PALISI) Member
March 2010-present

Pediatric Blood Research Network (BLOOD NET) Member
September 2011-present

Prevalence of Acute critical Neurologic disease in children: a Global Epidemiological Assessment (PANGEA). November 2011-present; PI: Erika Fink; University of Pittsburgh
Site PI: Jill M. Cholette

Prophylaxis against thrombosis practice (PROTRACT) Study February 2012-present
PI: Vince Faustino MD; Yale University Site PI: Jill M. Cholette

Ongoing studies:
Prospective randomized controlled clinical trial comparing a restrictive v. liberal transfusion strategy in neonates and infants undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease. Principle Investigator: Cholette JM

Impact of washed blood on outcomes in adults with acute leukemia.
Co-principle investigator: Cholette JM

Comparing Ultrasound Dilution with Fick Principle in Assessing Cardiac Output and Shunt Fraction in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease.
Co-investigator Cholette JM.

Identification and significance of biologic mediators in red cell concentrates.
Co-investigator: Cholette JM

An investigation of the adverse effects of the storage age of RBC transfusions to critically ill medical patients.
Co-investigator: Cholette JM

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1999
MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

01/01/2011 - 01/31/2014
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

08/10/2003 - 07/31/2006
Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2000 - 08/09/2003
Residency in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1999 - 06/30/2000
Internship in Internal Medicine / Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2012
Therapeutics Specialty Award
Sponsor: Society of Critical Care Medicine
Location: Houston, TX

2012
Research Citation Finalist
Sponsor: Society of Critical Care Medicine
Location: Houston, TX

2007 - 2010
Strong Children's Research Center New Investigator
Sponsor: URMC
Location: Rochester, NY

2005
Clausen-Bradford Fellowship Training Award

2000 - 2000
David A. Haller Award - outstanding devotion and contribution to patient care

1999
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society
Location: South Hadley, MA

1999
The Bryce Collier Prize (student whose performance demonstrates exceptional qualities of responsibility

1999
The Benjamin Rush Prize (4th yr med student who gave unusual promise of creative scholars

1999
The Glasgow Citation (awarded by the American Medical Women's Assoc to those whose academic work is high quality

1999
American Medical Women's Association Award

1995
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

1994
Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology

1993 - 1994
Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges

1993
Sarah Williston Scholar for academic excellence

1992
Abbey Howe Turner Award excellence in biological sciences

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/29/2020
Feldstein LR, Rose EB, Horwitz SM, Collins JP, Newhams MM, Son MBF, Newburger JW, Kleinman LC, Heidemann SM, Martin AA, Singh AR, Li S, Tarquinio KM, Jaggi P, Oster ME, Zackai SP, Gillen J, Ratner AJ, Walsh RF, Fitzgerald JC, Keenaghan MA, Alharash H, Doymaz S, Clouser KN, Giuliano JS, Gupta A, Parker RM, Maddux AB, Havalad V, Ramsingh S, Bukulmez H, Bradford TT, Smith LS, Tenforde MW, Carroll CL, Riggs BJ, Gertz SJ, Daube A, Lansell A, Coronado Munoz A, Hobbs CV, Marohn KL, Halasa NB, Patel MM, Randolph AG. "Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in U.S. Children and Adolescents." The New England journal of medicine.. 2020 Jun 29; Epub 2020 Jun 29.

6/5/2020
Swartz MF, Seltzer LE, Cholette JM, Yoshitake S, Darrow N, Algahim MF, Alfieris GM. "Intra-Operative Cortical Asynchrony Predicts Abnormal Post-Operative Electroencephalogram." The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 2020 Jun 5; Epub 2020 Jun 05.

12/10/2019
Spinella PC, Tucci M, Fergusson DA, Lacroix J, Hébert PC, Leteurtre S, Schechtman KB, Doctor A, Berg RA, Bockelmann T, Caro JJ, Chiusolo F, Clayton L, Cholette JM, Guerra GG, Josephson CD, Menon K, Muszynski JA, Nellis ME, Sarpal A, Schafer S, Steiner ME, Turgeon AF, . "Effect of Fresh vs Standard-issue Red Blood Cell Transfusions on Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA.. 2019 Dec 10; 322(22):2179-2190.

Books & Chapters

2012
Chapter Title: Use of blood products
Book Title: Pediatric Critical Care Study Guide
Author List: Cholette, JM; Lerner, NB
Published By: Springer-Verlag 2012 in London

2008
Chapter Title: Esophageal Caustic Injury
Book Title: Textbook of Pediatric Care
Author List: J Cholette; G Drugas.
Edited By: McInerny TK; Adam HM; Campbell DE; Kamat DK; Kelleher KJ
Published By: American Academy of Pediatrics 2008 in Elk Grove Village, IL

2007
Chapter Title: Toxic Exposures: Diagnosis and Management
Book Title: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: Basic Science & Clinical Evidence
Author List: J Cholette; KS Powers; P. Abboud
Edited By: Wheeler DS; Wong, HR; Shanley, TP.
Published By: Springer-Verlag 2007

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