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Elliot Melendez, MD

Division Head, Pediatric Critical Care


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Education

Education:
Lehman College – City University of New York, 1995
Harvard Medical School, 1999

Residency:
Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital, 1999-2002

Fellowship:
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2002-2006
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, 2002-2006

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Faculty Appointment

    Associate Professor in Pediatrics, University of Connecticut

    Clinical Expertise
    • Pediatric Critical Care
    • Pediatric Sepsis
    • Quality Improvement
    • Critical Asthma
    Selected Publications
    • Paul R, Neuman MI, Monuteaux MC, Melendez, E. Adherence to PALS Sepsis Guidelines and Hospital Length of Stay. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug; 130(2): e273-80.

    • Paul R, Melendez E, Stack A, Capraro A, Monuteaux MC, Neuman MI. Improving Adherence to PALS Septic Shock Guidelines. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5): e1358-1366. (Role: study development, analysis of results, manuscript preparation) [QI]

    • Paul R, Melendez E, Wathen B, Larsen G, Chapman L, Wheeler D, Wakefield T, Macias CG. A Quality Improvement Collaborative for Pediatric Sepsis: Lessons Learned, Pediatric Quality and Safety. 1(3): e051. 2017.

    • Eisenberg M, Madden K, Christianson JR, Melendez E, Harper MB. Performance of an Automated Screening Algorithm for Early Detection of Pediatric Severe Sepsis, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019 Sep 17. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000002101.

    • Melendez E. et al. Standardized Protocol Is Associated with a Decrease in Continuous Albuterol Use and Length of Stay in Critical Status Asthmaticus. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2020. Published ahead of print, Feb 2020

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