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Joanne Baerg, MD
Associate Professor, Surgery
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Service    Journal Reviewer
  • 17-Jul-2015

    MS #: 2015-2629 PEDIATRICS

    Title: Correlation Between the Different PH-metry Scores in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Children

    Authors: Lupu, Vasile Valeriu; Ignat, Ancuta; Moscalu, Mihaela; Burlea, Marin
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    Dear Dr. Joanne Baerg:

    I am writing to invite you to review a manuscript (Regular Article) that has been submitted to PEDIATRICS ( 7/2015 - Present )
  • NEW EDITOR:  On editorial board for Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Disorders. Review of pediatric Surgery articles for journal. ( 7/2015 - Present )
  • JOURNAL EDITOR/REVIEWER  December 2013       Reviewer for Pediatrics “Impact of Hiatal Hernia on Pediatric Dyspeptic Symptoms”   .                

     

     

     

     
    January 2013  Reviewer for Med Ed Portal- Scholarshare Manuscript Central.  "A Validated Rubric for Scoring Learning Goals"
     
     
     
    October 2012          Reviewer for Med Ed Portal- Scholarshare Manuscript                Central.  "Save Stan Simulation Saturday- Planning and    Implementing an Interprofessional Simulation Day"
     
     
     

    July 2012                      
    Reviewer for Pediatrics  "The long term physical consequences of congenital gastroschisis in childrenaged 5-18 years"

    January 2012      Reviewer for Pediatrics   "Hiatal Hernia in the New Era of   Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease"

        

    ( 7/2015 - Present )
  • Annals of Thoracic Surgery:  MS ID#: ATS/2015/500744-

      “A Clinical Prediction Model for Pectus Bar Displacement:  Distance Measurement after Nuss Procedure.”

    ( 7/2015 - Present )
  • MEP-2015-0197.R1 entitled "Management of Postoperative Pediatric Patients" for MedEdPORTAL Publications.

     

    ( 7/2015 - Present )
  • .  March 15, 2015:  # MEP-2015-0058 entitled "An Objective Structured Teaching Exercise (OSTE) for Physicians Employing Multi-Source Feedback"

     

    ( 3/2015 - Present )
  • .  February 23, 2015:  # MEP-2014-0416.R2 entitled "Adenotonsillectomy for Anesthesia residents – a Team-Based Learning Module" for MedEdPORTAL Publication

    ( 2/2015 - Present )
  • February 2013     Reviewer for  World Journal of Pediatrics "Delivery room surgery: an applicable strategy of therapy  for gastroschisis in developing countries" ( 2/2013 - Present )
  • 2010-2011   Abstract Reviewer for Pediatric Academic Society Meeting,  Denver, Colorado      Focus:  Infant Nutrition and Resident Education 10/2010 – 05/2011

    ( 5/2011 - Present )
  Community Service
  • January 2007 to June 2014
    Board Member of Children's Fund, San Bernardino County ( 7/2007 - 7/2014 )
    Non-profit organization, fund raising for at risk chldren. Funded Children's Assessment Center for Child Abuse Evaluation
  Society Memberships (professional)
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons: Regular Member ( 1/2003 - 11/2016 )
    Regular Member
  • Children’s Oncology Group Representative ( 2/2009 - 6/2016 )
     
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association ( 1/2004 - 6/2016 )
    Regular Member
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group ( 1/2003 - 6/2016 )
    Regular Member
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada ( 1/1998 - 6/2016 )
    Regular Member
  • American Pediatric Surgery Association-Simulation Education  Committee   
    -Completed needs assessment survey                                                            
    -Development of new national simulation curriculum for pediatric surgeons available through the APSA website. ( 11/2011 - 11/2015 )
     
  • American Academy of Pediatrics-Member of Surgical Section ( 1/2009 - 11/2015 )
     
  • Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons ( 1/1999 - 11/2015 )
    Regular Member
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Morbidity and Mortality ( 1/2007 - 11/2016 )
     
  • Pediatric Trauma QI - 1 hour every other month ( 3/2001 - 11/2016 )
     
  • Clinical Competency Committee: for PGY 2 General Surgery Residency ( 7/2014 - 7/2016 )
  • Pediatric Tumor Board - Pediatric Tumor Board - 2 hours/week. ( 3/2001 - 6/2016 )
     
  • Surgery Grand Rounds / Morbidity & Mortality - Surgery Grand Rounds and Morbidity & Mortality Conf - 2 hours/week. ( 3/2001 - 6/2016 )
     
  • Neonatal Discussion Meeting - Meeting to discuss neonatal patient care - 1 hour/week with neonatologists. ( 3/2001 - 6/2016 )
     
  • Surgical QI - 1 hour each month ( 3/2001 - 6/2016 )
     
  • Residency Review Committee- meets once each month. Associate program director. See below. ( 3/2014 - 3/2016 )
  • Cancer Committee Pediatric Surgery Representative. ( 3/2003 - 3/2016 )
  • Gastroenterology Journal Club - Gastroenterology Journal Club - 1 hour/month. ( 3/2001 - 6/2014 )
     
  • Clinical Pathway Committee- Primary Author  Clinical Pathway for Early Appendicitis ( 1/2010 - 1/2012 )
     
  Committee Membership (non-LLU)
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group Research Committee- 05/2010 – 11/2015
    planning multi-center studies in areas of interest to laparoscopic pediatric surgeons.  Reviewing IPEG grant applications
    ( 3/2014 - 7/2016 )
  • American Pediatric Surgery Education Committee: 

    2011-present   Member,  American Pediatric Surgery Association Education Committee and Simulation Subcommittee.. Writing materials for family education website, reviewing MOC questions, performed a national
    simulation needs assessment for the committee.

               

    ( 3/2011 - 3/2016 )
  Accreditation Support -- LLU
  • Acute Care Pediatrics Committee ( 3/2009 - 11/2016 )
     
  • Acute Care Pediatrics Committee- Primary Author:  Clinical Pathway  Management of  Pleural Effusion and Empyema in Children (completedand implemented)  a quality improvement project.

    ( 3/2013 - 3/2014 )
  Accreditation Visits
  • Residency Review Committee (monthly)  Associate Program Director- Participate in interviews, site visit, simulation education program ( 9/2010 - 11/2015 )