Glenn Rosenbluth, MD

Pediatric hospitalist

Dr. Glenn Rosenbluth is a pediatric hospitalist, a specialist in coordinating and managing the care of hospitalized children, who are often being treated by many specialists. His special interests include caring for children with medically complex conditions, improving patient safety and other issues related to quality improvement, and medical education.

Rosenbluth earned his medical degree at Weill Cornell Medicine and completed a residency in pediatrics, serving as chief resident, at UCSF. He also completed his training in hospital medicine at UCSF.

Rosenbluth joined the UCSF faculty in 2005 and was one of four doctors to receive the UCSF Exceptional Physician Award in 2006. He serves as associate director of the pediatric residency program and as director of quality and safety programs for the Office of Graduate Medical Education.

More about Glenn Rosenbluth

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

Weill Cornell Medicine, MD 2002

Residencies

UCSF, Pediatrics 2005

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Rosenbluth G. Improving Handoffs: Teaching beyond "Watch One, Do One". J Hosp Med. 2017 Dec; 12(12):1022-1023.
  2. Rosenbluth G, Burman NJ, Ranji SR, Boscardin CK. Development of a Multi-Domain Assessment Tool for Quality Improvement Projects. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Aug; 9(4):473-478.
  3. Coffey M, Thomson K, Li SA, Bismilla Z, Starmer AJ, O'Toole JK, Blankenburg RL, Rosenbluth G, Cole FS, Yu CE, Hepps JH, Sectish TC, Spector ND, Srivastava R, Allen AD, Mahant S, Landrigan CP. Resident Experiences With Implementation of the I-PASS Handoff Bundle. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Jun; 9(3):313-320.
  4. Khan A, Coffey M, Litterer KP, Baird JD, Furtak SL, Garcia BM, Ashland MA, Calaman S, Kuzma NC, O'Toole JK, Patel A, Rosenbluth G, Destino LA, Everhart JL, Good BP, Hepps JH, Dalal AK, Lipsitz SR, Yoon CS, Zigmont KR, Srivastava R, Starmer AJ, Sectish TC, Spector ND, West DC, Landrigan CP. Families as Partners in Hospital Error and Adverse Event Surveillance. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Apr 01; 171(4):372-381.
  5. Myers JS, Tess AV, McKinney K, Rosenbluth G, Arora VM, Tad-Y D, Vidyarthi AR. Bridging Leadership Roles in Quality and Patient Safety: Experience of 6 US Academic Medical Centers. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Feb; 9(1):9-13.
  6. Rosenbluth G, Tabas JA, Baron RB. In Reply to Oyler et al. Acad Med. 2016 Jan; 91(1):8.
  7. Rosenbluth G, Tabas JA, Baron RB. What's in It for Me? Maintenance of Certification as an Incentive for Faculty Supervision of Resident Quality Improvement Projects. Acad Med. 2016 Jan; 91(1):56-9.
  8. Vukkadala N, Auerbach A, Maselli JH, Rosenbluth G. Association between ordering patterns and shift-based care in general pediatrics inpatients. J Hosp Med. 2016 Mar; 11(3):210-4.
  9. Rosenbluth G, Jacolbia R, Milev D, Auerbach AD. Half-life of a printed handoff document. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 May; 25(5):324-8.
  10. Rosenbluth G, Landrigan CP. The authors reply "Variation in printed handoff documents: Results and recommendations from a multicenter needs assessment". J Hosp Med. 2016 Jan; 11(1):81-2.
  11. Rosenbluth G, Garritson S, Green AL, Milev D, Vidyarthi AR, Auerbach AD, Baron RB. Achieving Hand Hygiene Success With a Partnership Between Graduate Medical Education, Hospital Leadership, and Physicians. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Nov; 31(6):577-583.
  12. Rosenbluth G, Bale JF, Starmer AJ, Spector ND, Srivastava R, West DC, Sectish TC, Landrigan CP. Variation in printed handoff documents: Results and recommendations from a multicenter needs assessment. J Hosp Med. 2015 Aug; 10(8):517-24.
  13. Starmer AJ, Spector ND, Srivastava R, West DC, Rosenbluth G, Allen AD, Noble EL, Tse LL, Dalal AK, Keohane CA, Lipsitz SR, Rothschild JM, Wien MF, Yoon CS, Zigmont KR, Wilson KM, O'Toole JK, Solan LG, Aylor M, Bismilla Z, Coffey M, Mahant S, Blankenburg RL, Destino LA, Everhart JL, Patel SJ, Bale JF, Spackman JB, Stevenson AT, Calaman S, Cole FS, Balmer DF, Hepps JH, Lopreiato JO, Yu CE, Sectish TC, Landrigan CP. Changes in medical errors after implementation of a handoff program. N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 06; 371(19):1803-12.
  14. Starmer AJ, O'Toole JK, Rosenbluth G, Calaman S, Balmer D, West DC, Bale JF, Yu CE, Noble EL, Tse LL, Srivastava R, Landrigan CP, Sectish TC, Spector ND. Development, implementation, and dissemination of the I-PASS handoff curriculum: A multisite educational intervention to improve patient handoffs. Acad Med. 2014 Jun; 89(6):876-84.
  15. O'Toole JK, West DC, Starmer AJ, Yu CE, Calaman S, Rosenbluth G, Hepps JH, Lopreiato JO, Landrigan CP, Sectish TC, Spector ND. Placing faculty development front and center in a multisite educational initiative: lessons from the I-PASS Handoff study. Acad Pediatr. 2014 May-Jun; 14(3):221-4.
  16. Kaiser SV, Asteria-Penaloza R, Vittinghoff E, Rosenbluth G, Cabana MD, Bardach NS. National patterns of codeine prescriptions for children in the emergency department. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):e1139-47.
  17. Schumacher DJ, Spector ND, Calaman S, West DC, Cruz M, Frohna JG, Gonzalez Del Rey J, Gustafson KK, Poynter SE, Rosenbluth G, Southgate WM, Vinci RJ, Sectish TC. Putting the pediatrics milestones into practice: a consensus roadmap and resource analysis. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):898-906.
  18. Vidyarthi AR, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron RB. Engaging residents and fellows to improve institution-wide quality: the first six years of a novel financial incentive program. Acad Med. 2014 Mar; 89(3):460-8.
  19. Rosenbluth G, O'Brien B, Asher EM, Cho CS. The "zing factor"-how do faculty describe the best pediatrics residents? J Grad Med Educ. 2014 Mar; 6(1):106-11.
  20. Rosenbluth G, Tsang L, Vittinghoff E, Wilson S, Wilson-Ganz J, Auerbach A. Impact of decreased heparin dose for flush-lock of implanted venous access ports in pediatric oncology patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 May; 61(5):855-8.

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