Research Spotlight

Each quarter VPS hosts a Principal Investigator to present one of their recently published projects emphasizing pediatric critical care. These events are free and open to all clinicians regardless of their affiliation with VPS.

Current Open Registrations:

August 2024

Join us as Dr. Krawiec discusses his findings:

Characteristics and Outcomes of Intrahospital Transfers from
Neonatal Intensive Care to Pediatric Intensive Care Units.

This 30-minute session is free and will take place on Wednesday, August 21st
1pmPT / 3pmCT / 4pmET and includes a live Q&A with Dr. Krawiec.

Past Research Spotlight Sessions

May 2024

Dr. Javier Lasa discussed his findings:

Critical Care Unit Characteristics and Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary
Survival in the Pediatric Cardiac Population:

Retrospective Analysis of the Virtual Pediatric System Database


February 2024

Dr. Michael McCrory discussed his findings:

Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network Social Determinants of Health Subgroup

Child Opportunity Index and Pediatric Intensive Care Outcomes: A Multicenter Retrospective Study in the United States

November 2023

Dr. Snooks & Dr. Scanlon discussed:

Characteristics and Outcomes of Critically Ill Children With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

August 2023

Dr. Heneghan discussed:

Variable Identification of Children With Medical Complexity in United States PICUs

May 2023

Dr. Lindell discussed:

The Use and Duration of Preintubation Respiratory Support Is Associated With Increased Mortality in Immunocompromised Children With Acute Respiratory Failure

February 2023

Dr. Epstein & Dr. Shein discussed:

Trends in Time to Extubation for Pediatric Postoperative Cardiac Patients and Its Correlation With
Changes in Clinical Outcomes: A Virtual PICU Database Study

November 2022

Dr. DeSanti discussed:

The Utilization of Critical Care Resources in Pediatric Neurocritical Care Patients

August 2022

Dr. Rogerson discussed:

School Closures in the U.S. and Severe Respiratory Illnesses in Children: A Normalized Nationwide Sample

June 2022

Dr. Bagdure discussed:

Outcomes of Children with Firearm Injuries Admitted to the PICU in the US

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