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E. Ana Lia Graciano, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:

Pediatrics

Administrative Title:

Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care

Location:

110 S. Paca Street, 8th Floor, Suite 820

Phone (Primary):

410-328-6957

Fax:

410-328-0680

Education and Training

Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Buenos Aires- MD

Hospital de Niños "Ricardo Gutierrez", Buenos Aires, Argentina- Pediatric Resident

Massachussets General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA- Research Fellow

Children's Medical Center of Dallas, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center- Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Children's Medical Center of Dallas, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center- Chief Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Biosketch

Dr. Ana Lía Graciano joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2016 as an Associate Professor and Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care. Dr. Graciano received her medical degree from the National University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was a research fellow in the Pediatric Surgical Laboratories at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and completed a Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where she was Chief Fellow.

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Maryland, Dr. Graciano was the Academic Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care at the University of California San Francisco, Fresno Medical Education Program and an attending physician in the Pediatric Intensive Care and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Units at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, California. During that time she held several leadership positions locally, regionally and nationally and played a key role in developing the education and clinical research program. Dr. Graciano has been a member of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators since its establishment in 2002. She is member of the Sepsis Task Force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and is an active member of the Society contributing to several of its educational programs. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  In 2014 Dr. Graciano was inducted into the American College of Critical Care Medicine as a Fellow of the College.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Cardiac Intensive Care, Non-Conventional Ventilatory Techniques, Extracorporeal Life Support

Highlighted Publications

 Book Editor

Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care, Society of Critical Care Medicine 2015 Edition

Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care, Society of Critical Care Medicine 2014 Edition 

 

Selected Book Chapters

Graciano AL, Joashi, U; Kocis KC: Myocardial Dysfunction, Ventricular Assist Devices and Extracorporeal Life Support. Fuhrman and Zimmerman Textbook of Pediatric Critical Care - 5th edition, 2017

Graciano AL: Life with a Single Ventricle: A long and winding road-Current Concepts in Pediatric Critical Care. Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2015

Graciano AL, Kocis KC. Management of the Child with Congenital Heart Disease. 2nd Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS)  Society of Care Medicine, 2013

 

Selected Peer Reviewed Articles

Simone S, Edwards S, Lardieri A, walker LK, Graciano AL, Kishk OA, Custer JW. Implementation of an ICU Bundle: An Interprofessional Quality Improvement Project to Enhance Delirium Management and Monitor Delirium Prevalence in a Single PICU. Pediatric Crit Care Med 2017, April 13 (Epub ahead of print)

Spicer AC, Calfee CS, Zinter MD, Khemani RG, Lo VP, Alkhouli MF, Orwol BE, Graciano AL, Boriosi JP, Howard JP, Flori HR, Matthay MA, Sapru A. A Simple and Robust Bedside Model for Mortality Risk in Pediatric Patients with Acute respiratory Distress Syndrome. . Pediatr Crit Care Med 2016;17(10): 907-916

Sanders RC Jr, Nett ST, DavisKF, Parker MM, Bysani GK, Adu-Darko M, Bird GL, Cheifetz IM, Derbyshire AT, Emeriaud G, Giuliano JS, Graciano AL, Hagiwara Y, Hefley G, Ikeyama T, jarvis JD, Kamat P, Krishna As, Lee A, Lee JH, Li S, Montgomery VL, Nagai Y, Pinto M, Rehder KJ, Saito O, Shenoi An, Taekema HC, Tarquinio KM, Thompson AE, Turner DA, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A, National Emergency Airway Registry for Children NEAR4KIDS InvestigatorsFamily Prescence During Pediatric Tracheal Intubations. JAMA Pediatr 2016, 170 (3): e154627

Lee JM, Graciano AL, Dabrowski L, Kuzmic B, Tablizo MA. Coccidioidomycosis in Infants: a retrospective case series. Pediatr Pulmonol 2016, 51(8): 858-862

Graciano AL, Tamburro R, Thompson AE, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A. Incidence and Associated Factors of Difficult Tracheal Intubations in Pediatric ICUs: a report from National Emergency Airway Registry for Children:NEAR4KIDS.  Intensive Care Med 2014, 40(11): 1659-1669

 

 

Clinical Specialty Details

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

Awards and Affiliations

Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine 

Excellence in Education Award, Valley Children's Hospital

Research and Innovation Award, Valley Children's Hospital

Clinical Process Improvement Award, Valley Children's Hospital

Western Society of Pediatric Research Award

Research Citation Award,  Society of Critical Care Medicine

Annual Scientific Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine

Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Chief Fellow. Children’s Medical Center of Dallas

Links of Interest

PubMed

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics- General Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-Board of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

 

 

Languages

English, Spanish, French