Katherine A. S. Auger, MD, MSc

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-3234

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.

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Auger KA, Shah SS, Tubbs-Cooley HL, Sucharew HJ, Gold JM, Wade-Murphy S, Statile AM, Bell KD, Khoury JC, Mangeot C, Simmons JM, on behalf of the H2O Trial study group. Effects of a 1-Time Nurse-Led Telephone Call After Pediatric Discharge. JAMA Pediatrics. Sept 2018;172(9).

Auger KA, Simmons JM, Tubbs-Cooley HL, Sucharew HJ, Statile AM, Pickler Pickler, Sauers-Ford HS, Gold JM, Khoury JC, Beck AF, Wade-Murphy S, Kuhnell P, Shah SS, on behalf of the H2O Trial study group. Post-Discharge Nurse Home Visits and Reuse: The Hospital to Home Outcomes (H2O) Trial. Pediatrics. July 2018;142(1).

Auger KA, Kahn RS, Simmons JM, Huang B, Shah A, Timmons K, Beck AF. Using Address Information to Identify Hardships Reported by Families of Children Hospitalized with Asthma. Acad Pediatrics. Jan-Feb 2017;17(1):79-87.

Auger KA, Teufel RJ II, Harris JM II, Gay JC, Del Beccaro MA, Neuman MI, Tejedor-Sojo J, Agrawal RK, Morse RB, Eghtesadi P, Simon HK, McClead RE Jr, Fieldston ES, Shah SS. Children’s Hospital Characteristics and Readmission Metrics. Pediatrics. Feb 2017;139(2).

Auger KA, Mueller EL, Weinberg SH, Forster C, Shah A, Wolski C, Mussman G, Ipsaro A, Davis MM. A Validated Method for Identifying Unplanned Pediatric Readmission. J Pediatrics. Mar 2016;170:105-112.

Auger KA, Kenyon CC, Feudtner C, Davis MM. Pediatric Hospital Discharge Interventions to Reduce Subsequent Utilization: A Systematic Review. Journal of Hospital Medicine. Apr 2014;9(4):251-60.

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.

Auger KA, Patrick SW, Davis MM. Infant Hospitalizations for Pertussis Before and After Tdap Recommendations for Adolescents. Pediatrics. Nov 2013;132(5):e1149-55.

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. Academic Pediatrics. July 2012;12(4):335-43.

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. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. Dec 2009;1(2):181-4.

Predicting Pediatric Readmission: Development of Validated Risk Prediction Tool. Principal Investigator. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2017-2022. 1K08HS-24735-01A1.