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Attending Physician, Division of Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research


Maya Dewan, MD, MPH, is an attending physician and assistant professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine and the Division of Biomedical Informatics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The focus of Dr. Dewan’s research is clinical decision support with a specific focus on using implementation science to improve the outcomes for high risk pediatric patients. She is currently working to develop a clinical decision support identification tool for patients in the pediatric intensive care unit at high risk of cardiac arrest. Other work includes clinical decision support around sepsis identification and mitigation, alarm fatigue reduction, and improving healthcare value.

Clinical Interests

Critical care medicine

Research Interests

Clinical informatics; decision support; implementation science; patient safety

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU, Critical Care, Biomedical Informatics

My Education

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics: Oregon Health Services University, Portland, Oregon, 2018.

Clinical Fellow: Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2013-2016.

Resident: Department of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2013.

MPH: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2010.

MD: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2010.

BA: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2004.

Certifications: Pediatric Critical Care, American Board of Pediatrics, November 2016; General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, October 2013; Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

My Publications

Design, Implementation, and Validation of a Pediatric ICU Sepsis Prediction Tool as Clinical Decision Support. Dewan, M; Vidrine, R; Zackoff, M; Paff, Z; Seger, B; Pfeiffer, S; Hagedorn, P; Stalets, EL. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2020; 11:218-225.

Performance of a clinical decision support tool to identify PICU patients at high risk for clinical deterioration. Dewan, M; Muthu, N; Shelov, E; Bonafide, CP; Brady, P; Davis, D; Kirkendall, ES; Niles, D; Sutton, RM; Traynor, D; et al. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2020; 21:129-135.

Family comes first: The importance of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for caregivers. Zackoff, MW; Tegtmeyer, K; Dewan, M. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2020; 21:210-211.

Improving the Transition of Intravenous to Enteral Antibiotics in Pediatric Patients with Pneumonia or Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Girdwood, SC T; Sellas, MN; Courter, JD; Liberio, B; Tchou, MJ; Herrmann, LE; Dewan, ML; Statile, AM; Unaka, NI. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2020; 15:9-15.

Crystal Balls and Magic Eight Balls. Dewan, M; Sanchez-Pinto, LN. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:1197-1199.

State of the Unit: Physician Gender Diversity in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Leadership. Maxwell, AR; Riley, CL; Stalets, EL; Wheeler, DS; Dewan, M. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:e362-e365.

Let's Get It Right, Set It Up Again: Achieving High Reliability Through Simulation and Debriefing. Dewan, M; Tegtmeyer, K. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:497-499.

The effect of an International competitive leaderboard on self-motivated simulation-based CPR practice among healthcare professionals: A randomized control trial. Chang, TP; Raymond, T; Dewan, M; MacKinnon, R; Whitfill, T; Harwayne-Gidansky, I; Doughty, C; Frisell, K; Kessler, D; Wolfe, H; et al. Resuscitation. 2019; 138:273-281.

Reality and Reliability: Using Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Coaches to Identification Poor Performance and Improve Reliability. Dewan, M; Pfeiffer, S; Tegtmeyer, K. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:391-392.

Reducing redundant alarms in the pediatric ICU. Dewan, M; Cipriani, L; Boyer, J; Stark, J; Seger, B; Tegtmeyer, K. Multimodal Technologies and Interaction. 2019; 3:11-11.