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Natalia L. Paciorkowski, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Hospital Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Paciorkowski completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, University of Connecticut in Hartford, CT. She has been working as a Pediatric Hospitalist since 2007 with specific interest in Community Hospital Pediatrics. Dr. Paciorkowski currently works as a hospitalist at Rochester General Hospital and Golisano Children's Hospital and her clinical responsibilities include inpatient and emergency room care.

Research

Dr. Paciorkowski is involved in several national quality improvement and research collaboratives that are aimed at implementing standards of care and improving safety of inpatient clinical practices. Some of the current projects are Improving Pediatric Patient-centered Care Transitions, a multisite collaborative through the American Academy of Pediatrics Subcommittee of Quality and Safety, Stewardship in Improving Bronchiolitis, through Value in Inpatient Pediatrics network, and Improvement of Utilization of Viral Respiratory Testing in admitted pediatric patients.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1996
BS | St Joseph College
Biology

2004
MD | University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Medicine

2004
PhD | University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Biomedical Sciences

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/26/2004 - 06/25/2005
Internship in Pediatrics at Connecticut Children's Medical Center/University of Connecticut

06/26/2005 - 06/26/2007
Residency in Pediatrics at Connecticut Children's Medical Center/University of Connecticut

Awards

2012 - 2014
Outstanding Hospital Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Pediatric Residents
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

2011
The D.W. Carlson Hospitalist of the Year Award

2009
Progress West Healthcare Center Editing and Mixing Award

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/2013
Gosdin C, Simmons J, Yau C, Sucharew H, Carlson D, Paciorkowski N. "Survey of academic pediatric hospitalist programs in the US: organizational, administrative, and financial factors." Journal of hospital medicine.. 2013 Jun 0; 8(6):285-91. Epub 2013 Feb 27.

2013
Paciorkowski N, Pruitt C, Lashly D, Hrach C, Harrison E, Srinivasan M, Turmell M, Carlson D. "Development of Performance Tracking for a Pediatric Hospitalist Division". Hospital Pediatrics. 2013; 3: 118-128.

8/2007
Ramesh M, Paciorkowski N, Dash Y, Shultz L, Rajan TV. "Acute but not chronic macrophage recruitment in filarial infections in mice is dependent on C-C chemokine ligand 2." Parasite immunology.. 2007 Aug 0; 29(8):395-404.

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