Jim O'Callaghan, MD

Jim  O'Callaghan, MD

Hospital Medicine

On staff since November 2002

Children's Title: Medical Director, EvergreenHealth

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor

  • Biography

    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.

  • Patient Testimonials
  • 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

    Other 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. : 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 Apr 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

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Medical/Professional School

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Residency

Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Cardiology GM, Cleveland, OH