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Ericka L. Fink, MD

Job Title Associate Professor, Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, and Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 5
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5164 Phone
412-692-6076 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1999 Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.

Residency:

2002 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Fellowship:

2005 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.
2007 NRSA, Neurointensive Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Graduate:

2008 Master's in Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Heart Association

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Awards

  • Nancy Caroline Fellowship Award for Research, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
  • Fellow of the Year, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Winner, Fellow's Research Day, American Heart Association Pennsylvania/Delaware Affiliate
  • Outstanding Critical Care Physician, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Publications

  • von Saint André - von Arnim A, Brogan TV, Hertzig J, Kim K, Wurm G, Roberts J, Fink EL. Intensive Care for Infants and Children in Haiti in April 2010. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, in press.
  • Fink EL, Kochanek PM, Clark RSB, Bell MJ. Fever control and application of hypothermia using intravenous cold saline. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, in press.
  • Fink EL, Clark RSB, Kochanek PM, Bell MJ, Watson RS. A Tertiary Care Center’s Experience with Therapeutic Hypothermia after Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Ped Crit Care Med; 11:66-74, 2010. 12. Fink EL, Kochanek PM, Clark RSB, Bell MJ. How I cool children in neurocritical care. Neurocritical care, 12(3):414-20, 2010.
 

Research Interests

  • Neurocritical care and resuscitation of the pediatric patient
  • Translating neuroprotective strategies to the bedside
  • Temperature management for neuroprotection after pediatric cardiac arrest
     

Biography Summary

Ericka L. Fink, MD, received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. She completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and also is pursuing a certificate in clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She holds a National Research Service Award fellowship through the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/National Institutes of Health. She is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.


Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Hypothermia for neuroprotection after pediatric cardiac arrest
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October 17, 2014
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