Katherine A. Auger, MD, MSc

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-0409

Email katherine.auger@cchmc.org

Pediatric readmission; health services methodology

Dr. Auger is a fellowship trained pediatric hospitalist completing both a pediatric hospital medicine fellowship as well as the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program. Her research interests stem from her clinical work where she has noted the continuity that practicing hospitalists experience with some families.

MD: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 2005.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2005-2008.

Chief Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2008-2009.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Ann Arbor, MI.

MSc: Health and Health Care Research, University of Michigan 2012.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2008.

Williams DJ, Shah SS, Myers A, Hall M, Auger K, Queen MA, Jerardi KE, McClain L, Wiggleton C, Tieder JS. Identifying Pediatric Community-acquired Pneumonia Hospitalizations:  Accuracy of Administrative Billing Codes. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print].

Myers AL, Hall M, Williams DJ, Auger K, Tieder JS, Statile A, Jerardi K, McClain L, Shah SS. Prevalence of Bacteremia in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients with Community-acquired Pneumonia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jul;32(7):736-740.

Auger KA, Kahn RS, Davis MM, Beck AF, Simmons JM. Medical Home Quality and Readmission Risk for Children Hospitalized with Acute Asthma Exacerbations. Pediatrics. Jan 2013;131(1):64-70.

Sun GH, Auger KA, Aliu O, Patrick SW, DeMonner S, Davis MM. Posttonsillectomy hemorrhage in children with von Willebrand disease or hemophilia. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Mar;139(3):245-9.

Jerardi KE, Auger KA, Shah SS, Hall M, Hain PD, Myers AL, Williams DJ, Tieder JS. Discordant Therapy and Length of Stay in Children Hospitalized for Urinary Tract Infection. J Hosp Med. 2012 Oct;7(8):622-7.

Auger KA, Landrigan CP, Gonzalez del Rey JA, Sieplinga KR, Sucharew HJ, Simmons JM. Better Rested, but More Stressed? Evidence of the Effects of Resident Work Hour Restrictions. Acad Pediatr. 2012 Jul-Aug;12(4):335-43.

Tieder JS, Hall M, Auger KA, Hain PD, Jerardi KE, Myers AL, Rahman SS, Williams DJ, Shah SS. Accuracy of Administrative Billing Codes to Detect Urinary Tract Infection Hospitalizations. Pediatrics. August 2011;128(2):323-30.

Tessing S, Amendt A, Jennings J, Thomson J, Auger KA, Gonzalez Del Rey JA. One Possible Future for Resident Hours: Interns' Perspective on a One-Month Trial of the Institute of Medicine Recommended Duty Hour Limits. J Grad Med Educ. 2009 Dec;1(2):185-7.

Auger KA, Sieplinga KR, Simmons JM, Gonzalez Del Rey JA. Failure to Thrive: Pediatric Residents Weigh In on Feasibility Trial of the Proposed 2008 Institute of Medicine Work Hour Restrictions. J Grad Med Educ. 2009 Dec;1(2):181-4.

Improving Hospital Discharge Practices and Processes to Reduce Rehospitalization Risk. Principal Investigator. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation. Sept 2012-Nov 2013.