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Tina Kathleen Sosa, M.D., M.Sc.

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Office: (585) 276-4113

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Dr. Sosa is a pediatric hospitalist who is committed to providing family-centered care to children admitted to the hospital with general pediatric conditions. She collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to provide safe and optimal care to hospitalized children with a variety of acute and chronic healthcare needs.

Professional Background

Dr. Sosa graduated from the State University of New York College at Geneseo and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry prior to completing pediatric residency, chief residency, and Pediatric Hospital Medicine fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. During her fellowship, she received a Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research from the University of Cincinnati and completed the Quality Scholars Program through the James M. Anderson Center for Health System Excellence. Dr. Sosa joined the faculty at Golisano Children’s Hospital in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in 2021. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and the Associate Chief Quality Officer for Golisano Children’s Hospital.


Dr. Sosa is interested in pursuing system-level innovations to improve the quality and value of care for hospitalized children. She participates in clinical research and improvement science projects which focus on providing safe and high-value care in the pediatric inpatient setting. During fellowship, her quality improvement initiatives focused on improving situation awareness for hospitalized children demonstrating signs of clinical deterioration and those receiving high-risk therapies. She also received funding from the Academic Pediatric Association Young Investigator Award to study medical device complications in hospitalized children with medical complexity. Dr. Sosa participates in multi-center safety and quality improvement collaboratives, including the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety network.



MD | University of Rochester

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2018 - 06/30/2021
Fellowship in Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

07/01/2015 - 06/30/2018
Residency in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

06/16/2014 - 06/30/2015
Internship in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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Journal Articles

Fallon A, Sosa T. "Harnessing the Data Universe to Understand and Reduce Clinical Deterioration in Children." Hospital pediatrics.. 2022 Apr 26; Epub 2022 Apr 26.

Sosa T, Galligan MM, Brady PW. "Clinical progress note: Situation awareness for clinical deterioration in hospitalized children." Journal of hospital medicine.. 2022 Mar; 17(3):199-202. Epub 2022 Jan 28.

Kanaley RL, Sosa T, Brown K. "Speak Up For Safety: Use of an Abbreviated Reporting Form to Increase Understanding of Near-miss and Adverse Events." Pediatric quality & safety.. 2022 7(Suppl):e607. Epub 2022 Oct 03.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Safety in Healthcare for Children
Book Title: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics
Author List: Brady PW, Sosa T, and Simmons JM
Published By: Elsevier/Saunders 2022 in Philadelphia

Chapter Title: Back to the basics or back to the future? The art and science of predicting clinical deterioration in hospitalized children
Book Title: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Author List: Sosa TK, Dewan M, Tegtmeyer K
Published By: Lippincott 2020