A photo of Stephen Porter.

Division Director, Division of Emergency Medicine

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Pediatric emergency medicine

Research Interests

Clinical informatics; health communication; human factors and information design; patient-centered care

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Emergency Medicine

Research Divisions

Emergency Medicine

Blog Posts

Porter Returns Home to Lead Emergency Medicine

Emergency and Critical Care

Porter Returns Home to Lead Emergency Medicine

Stephen C. Porter, MD, MPH, MSc6/28/2019

My Education

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1993.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

Clinical Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA.

Research Fellowship: Health Services Research, Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA.

Certifications: Pediatrics, 1996-present and Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1999-present.

My Publications

Improving Documentation Using a Real-Time Location System in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Overmann, KM; Barrick, L; Porter, SC. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2021; 12:459-468.

Medication Education for Dosing Safety: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Naureckas Li, C; Camargo, CA; Faridi, M; Espinola, JA; Hayes, BD; Porter, S; Cohen, A; Samuels-Kalow, M. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2020; 76:637-645.

Machine learning-based prediction of acute severity in infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis: a multicenter prospective study. Raita, Y; Jr, CC A; Macias, CG; Mansbach, JM; Piedra, PA; Porter, SC; Teach, SJ; Hasegawa, K. Scientific Reports. 2020; 10.

Bronchiolitis severity is related to recurrent wheezing by age 3 years in a prospective, multicenter cohort. Mansbach, JM; Hasegawa, K; Geller, RJ; Espinola, JA; Sullivan, AF; Camargo, CA; Bauer, CS; Beasley, AK; Boos, M; Celedon, J; et al. Pediatric Research. 2020; 87:428-430.

A Quality Improvement Bundle to Improve Informed Choice for Children With Typical, Newly Diagnosed Immune Thrombocytopenia. Beck, CE; Carcao, M; Cada, M; Porter, S; Blanchette, VS; Parkin, PC. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2018; 40:e537-e543.

Understanding discharge communication behaviours in a pediatric emergency care context: a mixed methods observation study protocol. Curran, JA; Bishop, A; Plint, A; MacPhee, S; Zemek, R; Chorney, J; Jabbour, M; Porter, S; Sawyer, S. BMC Health Services Research. 2017; 17.

Development and feasibility testing of the Pediatric Emergency Discharge Interaction Coding Scheme. Curran, JA; Taylor, A; Chorney, J; Porter, S; Murphy, A; MacPhee, S; Bishop, A; Haworth, R. Health Expectations. 2017; 20:734-741.

Parental Language and Return Visits to the Emergency Department After Discharge. Samuels-Kalow, ME; Stack, AM; Amico, K; Porter, SC. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2017; 33:402-404.

Information Engineering for Value in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Porter, SC. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. 2017; 18:98-102.