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Irit R. Rasooly, MD, MSCE
Irit R. Rasooly, MD, MSCE
Clinical Instructor

Dr. Rasooly's research aims to understand diagnostic decision making and leverage the electronic health record to support diagnostic excellence. Her current work focuses on recognition of child abuse, evaluating decision making in simulation, and improving diagnostic performance at CHOP.



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Dr. Rasooly is a hospital medicine physician and researcher within the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) and the Clinical Futures, a CHOP Research Institute Center of Emphasis, at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Rasooly completed her pediatrics residency and the Academic General Pediatrics fellowship at CHOP. She graduated the Master’s of Science in Clinical Epidemiology at University of Pennsylvania, through the Pediatric Hospital and Epidemiology Outcomes Training (PHEOT) T32 program. Dr. Rasooly is currently pursuing a Certificate in Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety at Penn as part of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) Fellowship in Diagnostic Excellence. SIDM supports Dr. Rasooly’s research aimed at understanding and improving diagnostic decision making.

Diagnostic error is increasingly recognized as one of the most significant threats to patient safety. Together with members of the DBHi Human Systems Informatics Lab, Dr. Rasooly is working to develop approaches to support diagnostic excellence leveraging the electronic health record. Her current work focuses on improving recognition of child abuse, evaluating diagnostic decision making in simulation, and partnering with operational leaders to evaluate and improve diagnostic performance throughout the institution.

She also leads the analytic team at CHOP’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funded Pediatric Patient Safety Learning Laboratory, applying expertise in clinical epidemiology, QI, and informatics to evaluation of this longitudinal quality improvement effort.

Education and Training

AB, Princeton University, 2007

MD, The George Washington School of Medicine (Health Policy), 2014

Pediatrics Internship and Residency (advanced skills in Clinical Informatics), CHOP, 2017

Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship, CHOP, 2019

Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2019

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Penn

Attending Physician, CHOP

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