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Emily Tyksinski MSN, CPNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner, Pulmonary Medicine

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


MSN, Rush University 2015
Post Master’s Certificate – Pediatric Primary Care, Drexel University 2020

Board Certifications

  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care
  • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
  • Clinical Expertise

    Emily Tyksinski MSN, CPNP-PC, is a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Connecticut Children’s. Emily sees infants, children and teens with a wide range of respiratory disorders.

    Selected Publications

    • Leyenaar, J., Rizzo, P., Tyksinski (O’Brien), E., Lindenauer, P. (2018). Paediatric hospital admission processes and outcomes: A qualitative study of parents’ experiences and priorities. BMJ Quality & Safety.

    • Leyenaar, J., Capra, L., Tyksinski (O’Brien), E., Leslie, L., Lindenauer, P., Mangione-Smith, R. (2017). Families’ priorities regarding hospital-to-home transitions for children with medical complexity. Pediatrics. 139 (1).

    • Leyenaar, J., Tyksinski (O’Brien), E., Malkani, N., Lagu, T., Lindenauer, P. (2015). Direct admission to hospital: A mixed methods survey of pediatric practices, benefits and challenges. Academic Pediatrics. 16(2) 175 – 182. 

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