Jeffrey P. Burns
Jeffrey P. Burns
Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Critical Care Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital
Member, HMS Center for Bioethics

 

Dr. Jeffrey Burns, MD, MPH is the Chief of Critical Care and Chair of the ICU Governance Committee at Boston Children's Hospital where he is responsible for overseeing the hospital’s 4 intensive care units, as well as leading a large critical care research and education program. He is also the Executive Chair of Global Health Services at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Burns completed his residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He also holds a Master’s Degree from the Harvard School of Public Health and was the first fellow in medical ethics at Harvard Medical School. He is board certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Burns’ research focuses on innovations in postgraduate medical education. Recognizing the power of the internet to transform global training in pediatric intensive care—and healthcare more generally—Dr. Burns conceived OPENPediatrics, an award winning cloud-based platform for delivering instruction and fostering communication among geographically dispersed healthcare professionals. OPENPediatrics is a peer-reviewed, open-access, multilingual knowledge exchange application currently used by physicians and nurses in every country and territory worldwide.

Center participation over the last year:  attending endowed lecture

Center participation over the coming year: attending endowed lecture

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Optimal Informed Consent for the Critically Ill Patient-Difficult to Define, but We Know It When We See It.
Authors: Authors: Albert BD, Burns JP.
Crit Care Med
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Epidemiology of childhood death in Australian and New Zealand intensive care units.
Authors: Authors: Moynihan KM, Alexander PMA, Schlapbach LJ, Millar J, Jacobe S, Ravindranathan H, Croston EJ, Staffa SJ, Burns JP, Gelbart B.
Intensive Care Med
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Growth and Changing Characteristics of Pediatric Intensive Care 2001-2016.
Authors: Authors: Horak RV, Griffin JF, Brown AM, Nett ST, Christie LM, Forbes ML, Kubis S, Li S, Singleton MN, Verger JT, Markovitz BP, Burns JP, Chung SA, Randolph AG.
Crit Care Med
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Misinformed Consent: Are We Falling Short in Teaching Trainees Shared Decision-Making?
Authors: Authors: Albert BD, Burns JP.
Pediatr Crit Care Med
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The Top Ten Websites in Critical Care Medicine Education Today.
Authors: Authors: Wolbrink TA, Rubin L, Burns JP, Markovitz B.
J Intensive Care Med
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Is "See One, Do One, Teach One" Still Relevant in the 21st Century?
Authors: Authors: Albert BD, Burns JP.
Pediatr Crit Care Med
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Reading the Smoke Signals: What Is the Meaning of Burnout Among Pediatric Critical Care Physicians?
Authors: Authors: Madden K, Burns JP.
Crit Care Med
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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Training: 2004-2016.
Authors: Authors: van der Velden MG, Barrett MK, Sampadian GA, Brilli RJ, Burns JP.
Pediatr Crit Care Med
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Caring for Long Length of Stay Patients in the Neonatal ICU and PICU: How Do We Ensure Coherent Decisions When the Physicians Are Continuously Rotating?
Authors: Authors: Madden K, Burns JP.
Pediatr Crit Care Med
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Better Late Than Never? Deferred Consent for Minimal Risk Research in the ICU.
Authors: Authors: Duvall MG, Burns JP.
Crit Care Med
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