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

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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About Me

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 within the UC Department of Pediatrics. 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.

Clinical Interests

Inpatient and general cardiology; Cardiac Step-Down Unit; General Cardiology Outpatient Clinic; Interstage Program

Research Interests

Quality improvement; hospital care transitions; readmission

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Department

Single Ventricular Interstage

My Locations

My Education

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.