Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Pediatrics
  • Hospital Medicine

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Site Director, Inpatient Pediatrics Clerkshp at Packard at El Camino (PEC) (2010 - Present)
  • Faculty Mentor, Stanford Care Optimization for Patients and Education (SCOPE) (2011 - Present)
  • Faculty Facilitator, Humanism Group (2013 - Present)
  • Rotation Director, Packard at El Camino (PEC) Hospitalist Elective (2011 - Present)
  • Associate Medical Director, Packard at El Camino (PEC) (2013 - Present)

Honors & Awards


  • The I-PASS Study Implementation Champion Award, The I-PASS Study Group Executive Council (May, 2013)
  • R4R Innovation Challenge Award Honorable Mention, AAMC (September, 2012)
  • Teaching Honor Roll, Stanford University School of Medicine Pediatric Clerkship (October, 2012)
  • Letter of Teaching Distinction, Stanford University School of Medicine Pediatric Clerkship (October, 2012)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Co-Chair, PEC Quality Oversight Committee (2014 - Present)
  • Co-Chair, General Pediatrics and Medical Subspecialties Professional Practice Evaluation Committee (2012 - Present)
  • Member, Care Improvement Committee (2011 - Present)
  • Member, Handoff Executive Committee (2011 - Present)
  • Member, General Pediatrics and Medical Subspecialties Professional Practice Evaluation Committee (2010 - Present)
  • Member, PEC Quality Oversight Committee (2011 - Present)
  • Physician Team Leader, Acute Care Excellence Committee (2011 - Present)
  • Member, Intern Selection Committee (2011 - Present)
  • Member, Society of Hospital Medicine (2013 - Present)
  • Member, AAP Committee on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (2013 - Present)
  • Member, Academic Pediatric Association (2012 - Present)
  • Member, AAP Section on Hospital Medicine (2010 - Present)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (2009 - Present)
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (2005 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Residency:Children's Hospital of Orange County (2009) CA
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2008)
  • Chief Residency, Children's Hospital of Orange County (2009)
  • Medical Education:Chicago Medical School (2005) IL
  • BS, University of California, San Diego, Biology (2001)

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Site Co-Investigator, "Bringing I-PASS to the Bedside: A Communication Bundle to Improve Patient Safety and Experience;" sponsored by Boston Children's Hospital, funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), 2013 - Present.

Site Co-Investigator, "Closing the Gap in Handoff Communication: Evaluating the Effects of an I-PASS Medical Student Handoff Bundle;" sponsored by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2013 - Present. Member, Executive Council. Chair, Implementation Committee.

Site Co-Investigator, "Bundling effective resident handoff tools to improve patient safety: A multi-center pediatric residency quality improvement initiative;" sponsored by Boston Children's Hospital, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Grant Number R18AE000029, 2011 - 2013. Member, Education Executive Council. Member, Campaign Subcommittee.

Site Co-Investigator, "West Coast Kawasaki Disease Epidemiology Consortium;" sponsored by University of California San Diego, 2011 - 2014.

Publications

Journal Articles


  • I-PASS Handoff Curriculum: Core Resident Workshop MedEdPORTAL Spector N, Starner A, Allen A, Bale J, Bismilla Z, Calaman S, Coffey M, Cole F, Destino L, Everhart J, Hepps J, Kahana M, Lopreiato J, McGregor R, O'Toole J, Patel S, Rosenbluth G, Srivastava R, Stevenson A, Tse L, Yu C, West D, Sectish T, Landrigan C 2013
  • I-PASS Handoff Curriculum: Campaign Toolkit MedEdPORTAL Spector N, Rosenbluth G, Patel S, Destino L, O’Toole J, Everhart J, Stevenson A, Yu C, Calaman S, Allen A, Starmer A, Landrigan C, Sectish T 2013
  • I-PASS, a Mnemonic to Standardize Verbal Handoffs PEDIATRICS Starmer, A. J., Spector, N. D., Srivastava, R., Allen, A. D., Landrigan, C. P., Sectish, T. C. 2012; 129 (2): 201-204

    View details for DOI 10.1542/peds.2011-2966

    View details for Web of Science ID 000300395100040

    View details for PubMedID 22232313

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