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Efrat Lelkes, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-5153
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    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMD2006
    University of Chicago2009Pediatrics
    University of California San Francisco2013Pediatric Critical Care
    Mercy Children's, Kansas City, Missouri2016Pediatric Bioethics
    University of Washingon2017Hospice and Palliative Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Efrat Lelkes is a pediatric critical care and palliative care physician who is interesting in fostering an increased understanding and integration of bioethics in pediatrics to ameliorate moral distress and enhance meaning in medicine for providers. Through clinical ethics, multidisciplinary education and narrative ethics, she aims to strengthen our ability to provide excellent care, advance pediatric medicine further, and care for the sickest of children.

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    1. Adamus M, Lelkes E, Potesil D, Ganji SR, Kolesar P, Zabrady K, Zdrahal Z, Palecek JJ. Molecular Insights into the Architecture of the Human SMC5/6 Complex. J Mol Biol. 2020 May 07. PMID: 32389690.
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    2. Patel A, Joong A, Lelkes E, Gossett JG. Should Physicians Offer a Ventricular Assist Device to a Pediatric Oncology Patient With a Poor Prognosis? AMA J Ethics. 2019 05 01; 21(5):E380-386. PMID: 31127916.
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    3. Chao-Hui Huang, James Dionne-Odom, Kathleen Bickel, Efrat Lelkes, Elizabeth Kvale, Edward MacPhee. Trauma-informed Palliative Care: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Assessing and Treating Patients and Families with Trauma- and Stress-Related Symptoms (SA505). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2018 Feb 1; 55(2):639-640.
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    4. Lelkes E. Humility Through Humiliation in Continuity Clinic. Perspect Biol Med. 2016; 59(3):419-424. PMID: 28479583.
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    5. Lelkes E, Headley MB, Thornton EE, Looney MR, Krummel MF. The spatiotemporal cellular dynamics of lung immunity. Trends Immunol. 2014 Aug; 35(8):379-86. PMID: 24974157.
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    6. Efrat Lelkes, Mark R. Looney, Matthew F. Krummel. 162 Regulatory T cells modulate systemic illness following acute lung injury. Cytokine. 2013 Sep 1; 63(3):281.
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    7. Lelkes E, Unsworth BR, Lelkes PI. Reactive oxygen species, apoptosis and altered NGF-induced signaling in PC12 pheochromocytoma cells cultured in elevated glucose: an in vitro cellular model for diabetic neuropathy. Neurotox Res. 2001 Apr; 3(2):189-203. PMID: 14715473.
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