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Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Shock; sepsis; respiratory failure; head trauma; mechanical ventilation

Research Interests

Multimedia medical education

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU, Critical Care

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My Education

MD: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1992.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 1995.

Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care, 1998.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1996; Pediatric Critical Care, 2000, 2007.

My Publications

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.

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.

Efficacy and Safety of Pediatric Critical Care Physician Telemedicine Involvement in Rapid Response Team and Code Response in a Satellite Facility. Berrens, ZJ; Gosdin, CH; Brady, PW; Tegtmeyer, K. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:172-177.

No more pediatric code blues on the floor: Evolution of pediatric rapid response teams and situational awareness plans. Sandquist, M; Tegtmeyer, K. Translational pediatrics. 2018; 7:291-298.

Ultrasound-Guided Cannulation of the Subclavian Vein. Schulman, PM; Gerstein, NS; Merkel, MJ; Braner, DA; Tegtmeyer, K. The New England journal of medicine. 2018; 379:e1-e1.

Using Simulation to Develop Care Models for Rapid Response and Code Teams at a Satellite Facility. Rule, AR L; Snider, J; Marshall, C; Kramer, K; Geis, GL; Tegtmeyer, K; Gosdin, CH. Hospital Pediatrics. 2017; 7:748-759.

Do Subspecialty Patients Need Special Evaluation to Screen for Deterioration?. Dewan, M; Tegtmeyer, K. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2017; 18:723-724.

Twitter as a tool for communication and knowledge exchange in academic medicine: A guide for skeptics and novices. Choo, EK; Ranney, ML; Chan, TM; Trueger, NS; Walsh, AE; Tegtmeyer, K; McNamara, SO; Choi, RY; Carroll, CL. Medical Teacher (Informa). 2015; 37:411-416.

Developing and evaluating the success of a family activated medical emergency team: a quality improvement report. Brady, PW; Zix, J; Brilli, R; Wheeler, DS; Griffith, K; Giaccone, MJ; Dressman, K; Kotagal, U; Muething, S; Tegtmeyer, K. BMJ Quality and Safety. 2015; 24:203-211.