Shruti Kant, MBBS

Title(s)Professor, Emergency Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th Street, #5544
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of Alabama BirminghamPediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship2012School of Medicine
    University of NevadaPediatric Residency2008School of Medicine
    Grant Medical CollegeMBBS2003
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    I work clinically as an attending in the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Department at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Mission Bay where I provide direct care to acutely ill or injured children and supervise care provided by UCSF Emergency Medicine residents and Pediatric residents. I am the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine physician lead for quality improvement in Fever and Neutropenia management and physician representative for Pediatric Sepsis management in the pediatric emergency department.

    My research interests lie in quality improvement/development of clinical pathways for the pediatric emergency department such as management of fever and neutropenia, pediatric sepsis management, simulation training and just in time procedural teaching.

    I am the Associate Fellowship Director for the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program. This is a new role in which I am responsible for helping to grow the fellowship program as a combined program. I am responsible for oversight of fellow clinical activities at Mission Bay as well as ongoing teaching (e.g. developing a simulation curriculum for the fellows, bedside teaching). I oversee the pediatric emergency medicine simulation program for the UCSF Pediatric residents (including curriculum update, recruitment of instructors for the sessions, coordination with the simulation center). Finally, I coordinate ongoing education for our pediatric emergency medicine faculty (including recruiting speakers, organizing morbidity and mortality sessions, journal club sessions and procedural education). I am participating in the 2015-16 Teaching Scholars Program at UCSF to help enhance my own teaching skills, learn more about curricula design and gain skills in research in medical education particularly with respect to simulation and just in time procedural teaching.

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    1. Virtual Interviewing for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship-A National Survey. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2022 Apr 01; 38(4):e1207-e1212. van der Laan L, George R, Nesiama JA, Nagler J, Langhan ML, Yen K, Ngo TL, Rose JA, Caglar D, Kant S, Ciener D, Feng SY. PMID: 34608060.
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    2. Procedural skill maintenance: Perspectives and motivations of pediatric emergency medicine faculty. AEM Educ Train. 2021 Aug; 5(4):e10696. Lin-Martore M, Kant S, O'Brien BC. PMID: 34671710; PMCID: PMC8513436.
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    3. Improving Pediatric Readiness in General Emergency Departments: A Prospective Interventional Study. J Pediatr. 2021 03; 230:230-237.e1. Abulebda K, Whitfill T, Montgomery EE, Thomas A, Dudas RA, Leung JS, Scherzer DJ, Aebersold M, Van Ittersum WL, Kant S, Walls TA, Sessa AK, Janofsky S, Fenster DB, Kessler DO, Chatfield J, Okada P, Arteaga GM, Berg MD, Knight LJ, Keilman A, Makharashvili A, Good G, Bingham L, Mathias EJ, Nagy K, Hamilton MF, Vora S, Mathias K, Auerbach MA, Improving Pediatric Acute Care through Simulation (ImPACTS). PMID: 33137316.
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    4. Simulation perspective on new latent safety threats in high-risk patient care scenarios during the COVID-19 pandemic. BMJ Simul Technol Enhanc Learn. 2021; 7(3):178-180. Love Benbow M, Kant S, Werner H, Glomb N. PMID: 35518563; PMCID: PMC8936947.
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    5. Identification and management of adolescent gynecologic emergencies in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2019 02; 16(2):1-24. Vayngortin T, Kant S. PMID: 30676713.
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    6. Evaluating distracted driving behaviors in parents of children in suburban and rural areas of Alabama. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 10; 81(4 Suppl 1):S44-7. Massey K, Kant S, Violano P, Roney L, King W, Justice W, McFalls K, Monroe K. PMID: 27488486.
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    7. Recognizing serotonin toxicity in the pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Aug; 28(8):817-21; quiz 822-4. Kant S, Liebelt E. PMID: 22863827.
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