Dr. Trzaski is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics. She is board-certified in both Pediatrics and Neonatology, and she is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Dr. Trzaski serves as director of the fellowship training program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine/Connecticut Children’s. She has always had an interest in medical education. She received the UCONN Neonatal Fellowship award for excellence in teaching. She developed a new fellowship educational series and is working on integrating simulation training into the fellowship curriculum. Dr. Trzaski is involved in the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Organization of Neonatal Training Program Directors’ efforts to build a neonatal national curriculum. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, running and yoga.


University of Connecticut School of Medicine


University of Connecticut School of Medicine


University of Connecticut School of Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Trzaski JM, Kiefer AS, Myers P, ONTPD Fellowship Directors Writing Group, Johnston LC. Essentials of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Part 7: Careers in Neonatal- Perinatal Medicine. Journal of Perinatology. 2021.
  • Ford V, Hagadorn JI and Trzaski JM. Examining the Validity of Pediatric Resident Self-Assessment in the Delivery Room. American Journal of Perinatology. 2021.
  • Fabrizio V, Trzaski JM, Brownell EA, Esposito P, Lainwala S, Lussier MM, Hagadorn JI. Individualized versus standard diet fortification for growth and development in preterm infants receiving human milk. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Nov 23;11:CD013465. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013465.pub2. PMID: 33226632.
  • Trzaski, JM. Inhaled Nitric Oxide. Organization of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Training Program Directors’ National Neonatal Flipped Classroom Curriculum Program. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2019. MedEd On The Go – Neo Flip Classroom Respiratory – Inhaled Nitric Oxide
  • Hagadorn JI, Quinn GE, Gauthier MF, Herbst KW, Sink DW, Trzaski JM. Insulin‐like growth factor‐1 for the prevention or treatment of retinopathy of prematurity. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD013216. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD013216.
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