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Howard Elliot Jeffries, MD

Howard Elliot Jeffries, MD

Critical Care, Cardiac Surgery

On staff since March 2004

Children's Title: Medical Director, Clinical Effectiveness

Academic Title: Clinical Professor, Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development


Board Certification(s)
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Medical/Professional School
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans
Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - Pediatric Residency, Los Angeles
Research Description

My research is focused on identifying metrics to assess the quality of care provided in pediatric critical care units, developing scoring systems to understand outcomes following pediatric cardiothoracic surgery and reducing the occurrence of hospital acquired infections.

Research Focus Area

Epidemiology, Quality Improvement


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Continuous Performance Improvement: ICU Value StreamMiami Children's HospitalMiami Children's HospitalJan. 1, 2009
Lean implementation using large databasesMulti-societal database committee of pediatric and congenital heart disease of the global organization for pediatric and congenital heart diseaseAtlanta, GAJan. 1, 2009

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device: Pediatric Clinical IDE StudyunknownJan. 1, 2007

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
MB.10.620 - Critical Care
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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