Kristen M. Glass, MD

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Anemia
  • Apnea
  • Bradycardia
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)
  • Complex congenital heart disease
  • Congenital anomalies and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH)
  • Jaundice
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)
  • Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)
  • Neonatal hypoglycemia
  • Neonatal platelet disorders
  • Newborn resuscitation
  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA)
  • Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL)
  • Prematurity
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sepsis
  • Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN)
  • Urinary Tract Infection

Kristen Glass, MD, is the program director for the neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship and medical director for neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at Penn State Children’s Hospital. Her primary interest and research pursuits focus on educational curriculum design and simulation program creation. Her passion is graduate medical education and creating a stimulating learning environment for residents and fellows. She created and runs  quarterly neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) interdisciplinary ECMO simulations and recently developed an institutional introductory Neonatal ECMO course for fellows, advanced practice providers, and faculty. Dr. Glass’ quality improvement interest focuses on improving the safety of neonatal intubation, and she is the site principal investigator for the multicenter NEAR4NEOS collaborative. She is a member of the Simulation Advisory Council and is active in national and international simulation societies, including the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, International Pediatric Simulation Society, and International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, and Education. Dr. Glass has developed several simulation programs, including procedural simulations and is active in facilitating NICU mock codes.

Fellowship, Neonatology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - 2009

Residency, Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC - 2006

Internship, Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC - 2004

MD,
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (Pennsylvania) - 2003

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