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Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Biography & Affiliation


Terri Byczkowski, PhD, is an associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within the UC Department of Pediatrics.

Prior to joining Emergency Medicine in 2008, she was the assistant vice president of Data Systems for Quality in Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness at Cincinnati Children’s. During that time she provided strategic planning, direction and coordination of activities related to the development and reporting of data and quality measures in order to support the hospital’s on-going quality improvement work. She has extensive training and experience in quality improvement methods, experimental design, survey methods, statistical process control, and measurement for quality improvement.

Her research interests are in the area of measuring and improving patient and family experiences of care and determining how the delivery of patient- and family-centered care ultimately affect health outcomes. She is currently focused on developing a measure of patient and family-centered care for pediatric emergency medicine.

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Research Divisions

Emergency Medicine


PhD: University of Cincinnati, College of Business Administration, Department of Quantitative Analysis. Cincinnati, OH, 1991.

MBA: State University of New York at Buffalo, College of Business Administration, Department of Marketing, Buffalo, NY, 1982.


Initial implementation of resident-sensitive quality measures in the pediatric emergency department: A wide range of performance. Schumacher, DJ; Martini, A; Holmboe, E; Carraccio, C; van der Vleuten, C; Sobolewski, B; Busari, J; Byczkowski, TL. Academic Medicine. 2020; 95:1248-1255.

Resident-sensitive quality measures in the pediatric emergency department: Exploring relationships with supervisor entrustment and patient acuity and complexity. Schumacher, DJ; Holmboe, E; Carraccio, C; Martini, A; van der Vleuten, C; Busari, J; Sobolewski, B; Byczkowski, TL. Academic Medicine. 2020; 95:1256-1264.

Diagnostic Testing and Antibiotic Use in Young Children With Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the United States, 2008-2015. Florin, TA; Byczkowski, T; Gerber, JS; Ruddy, R; Kuppermann, N. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 2020; 9:248-252.

A Video-Based, Case-Control Study of Factors Associated With Intraosseous Catheterization During Pediatric Resuscitation. Lee, SH; Frey, M; Kerrey, BT; Zhang, Y; Byczkowski, T; Geis, GL. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2020; 75:755-761.

Language Barriers and the Management of Bronchiolitis in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Zamor, R; Byczkowski, T; Zhang, Y; Vaughn, L; Mahabee-Gittens, EM. Academic Pediatrics. 2020; 20:356-363.

Emergency Department Management of Bronchiolitis in the United States. Gong, C; Byczkowski, T; McAneney, C; Goyal, MK; Florin, TA. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2019; 35:323-329.

Study of Delayed Antibiotic in Pediatric Febrile Immunocompromised Patients and Adverse Events. Fananapazir, N; Dandoy, C; Byczkowski, T; Lane, A; Nagarajan, R; Hariharan, S. Hospital Pediatrics. 2019; 9:379-386.

Characterizing Hospitalizations for Pediatric Concussion and Trends in Care. Rhine, T; Byczkowski, T; Altaye, M; Wade, SL; Babcock, L. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2018; 13:673-680.

Describing pediatric acute kidney injury in children admitted from the emergency department. Hanson, HR; Babcock, L; Byczkowski, T; Goldstein, SL. Pediatric Nephrology. 2018; 33:1243-1249.

The pediatric emergency department care experience: A quality measure. Byczkowski, TL; Downing, KA; FitzGerald, MR; Kennebeck, SS; Gillespie, GL; Alessandrini, EA. Patient Experience Journal. 2018; 5:32-53.