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3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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Charlotte Z. Woods-Hill, MD, MSHP
Charlotte Z. Woods-Hill
Attending Physician

Dr. Woods-Hill researches diagnostic and treatment decision-making in the critical care setting, with a specific interest on the impact of these decisions on unintended patient harm and medical overuse. She focuses on bacterial bloodstream infections in children in the PICU, and diagnostic stewardship in this context.



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Education and Training

BA, University Of Miami (Biology And Religious Studies), 2006

MD, University Of South Florida, Morsani College Of Medicine, 2010

MSHP, University Of Pennsylvania , 2019

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Professional Awards

Junior Faculty Honor Roll for Resident Education, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2020

Johns Hopkins Hospital High Value Research Symposium, 2nd place Best Trainee Abstract - Improving Blood Culture Utilization in Critically Ill Children, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Children's Center, 2016

Publication Highlights

Chiotos K, Fitzgerald JC, Hayes M, Dashefsky, Metjian TA, Woods-Hill C, Biedron L, Stinson H, Ku BC, Tighe SR, Weiss SL, Balamuth F, Schriver E, Gerber JS. Improving Vancomycin Stewardship in Critically Ill Children. American Academy of Pediatrics. 2022 Apr; 149(4): e2021052165. PubMed PMID: 35362066
Sick-Samuels AC, Woods-Hill CZ. Diagnostic Stewardship in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2022 Mar; 36(1): 203-218. PubMed PMID: 35168711
Woods-Hill CZ, Xie A, Lin J, Wolfe HA, Plattner AS, Malone S, Chiotos K, Szymczak J. . t. 2022 Jan 22;. Numbers and narratives: how qualitative methods can strengthen the science of paediatric antimicrobial stewardship. JAC Antimicrob Resist. 2022 Jan; 4(1): dlab195. PubMed PMID: 35098126
Woods-Hill CZ, Koontz DW, Voskertchian A, Xie A, Shea J, Miller MR, Fackler JC, Milstone AM. Bright Star Consensus Authorship Group. Consensus Recommendations for Blood Culture Use in Critically Ill Children Using a Modified Delphi Approach. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2021 Sep; 22(9): 774-784. PubMed PMID: 33899804