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Jim O'Callaghan, MD

Jim O'Callaghan, MD

Hospital Medicine

On staff since November 2002

Children's Title: Medical Director, Regional - EvergreenHealth

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor

James J. OCallaghan, MD, FAAP, is an attending physician at Seattle Childrens Hospital and Lead Pediatric Hospitalist at EvergreenHealth Hospital, Kirkland, WA, part of the Seattle Childrens Regional Hospitalist program. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

He completed his residency at Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital in Cleveland Ohio. James is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and holds certification in PALS. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is the RVU Chairperson of the AAP SOHM Executive Committee. He is also a member and Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He has an interest in Quality Improvement and is the inpatient clinical lead on Seattle Childrens Acute Gastroenteritis Guideline Committee and Community Acquired Pneumonia Guideline Committee.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics

Medical/Professional School

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston

Residency

, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR - 2015 Seattle Magazine 2015
SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR Seattle Magazine 2014
Seattle Magazine Top Doctor Seattle Magazine 2013
AAP CME / CPD Award This award is given in recognition of earning 150 or more AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits over a 3 year period in AAP sponsored or AAP approved CME activities, exeplifying committment to self-directed learning in pediatrics. American Academy of Pediatrics 2011 - 2013
Seattle Magazine Top Doctor Seattle Magazine 2009
Seattle Magazine Top Doctor Seattle Magazine 2008
AAP CME / CPD Award This award is given in recognition of earning 150 or more AMA PRA Catergory 1 CME credits over a 3 year period in AAP sponsored or AAP approved CME activities, exeplifying committment to self-directed learning in pediatrics. American Scademy of Pediatrics 2008 - 2010
AAP CME / CPD Award This award is given in recognition of earning 150 or mor AMA PRA Catergory 1 CME credits over a 3 year period in AAP sponsored or AAP approved CME activities, exeplifying committment to self-directed learning in pediatrics. American Academy of Pediatrics 2003 - 2005

Publications

  • Bulger J | Nickel W | Messler J | Goldstein J | O'Callaghan J | Auron M | Gulati M
    Choosing wisely in adult hospital medicine: five opportunities for improved healthcare value.
    Journal of hospital medicine , 2013 Sept. - 2013 Sept. : 8(9)486-92

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
Update on the Choosing Wisely Campaign Update in Hospital Medicine, 2 day UW-sponsored CME course Seattle, WA Feb. 27, 2014
Update on the Choosing Wisely Campaign EvergreenHealth Grand Rounds EvergreenHealth Hospital, Kirkland Jan. 24, 2014
Update on the Choosing Wisely Campaign Pacific Northwest chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine PNW chapter quarterly meeting, Columbia Tower Nov. 21, 2013
Update on Community Acquired Pneumonia in Children EvergreenHealth Grand Rounds EvergreenHealth Hospital, Kirkland WA April 5, 2013
Update on Community Acquired Pneumonia in Children 35th Annual Advance Practice in Primary and Acute Care, UW School of Nursing Seattle, WA Oct. 4, 2012
Billing and Coding 101 and 201 Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) 2011 Kansas City 2011
Billing and Coding 101 and 201 Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) 2010 Minneapolis 2010