Biographies

Samuel P. Hanke, MD

Quality Scholar in Healthcare Transformation, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-4574

Email: samuel.hanke@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Inpatient and general cardiology

Quality improvement, hospital care transitions, readmission

Biography

Dr. Hanke is an assistant professor in clinical pediatrics in the Heart Institute and a quality scholar in healthcare transformation with the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s. Dr. Hanke received his medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed his pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s. He later served as pediatric chief resident before completing a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Cincinnati Children's.

His clinical areas of interest are as cardiac hospitalist and general outpatient cardiologist. Currently his research is in hospital care transitions evaluating their potential impact on hospital readmissions in patients with congenital heart disease. Additionally, he is focused on the prevention of sleep related deaths in infancy and highly active in safe sleep education and advocacy.

Education and Training

BS: University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 2002.

MD: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2006.

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

Chief Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2010.

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2010-2013.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2009.