Evan Fieldston

Evan S. Fieldston, MD, MBA, MSHP

fieldsto@upenn.edu

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine
Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer for University City, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Evan S. Fieldston, MD, MBA, MSHP is the Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer for University City at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an Attending Physician in the Division of General Pediatrics at CHOP. He is a Core Faculty Member in two of the CHOP Research Institute’s Centers of Emphasis: the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and PolicyLab. Dr. Fieldston attended Princeton University, where he focused on health policy in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School, obtaining an MD and MBA. He completed his residency in pediatrics at CHOP, where he also served as chief resident. He completed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at Penn, during which time he obtained a masters in health policy research. Dr. Fieldston’s work focuses on evidence-based management as a structure for delivery of high-value care and the impact of operational issues on outcomes. In his role as Associate CMO, and previously as Medical Director of Clinical Operations, at CHOP, he co-sponsors several initiatives addressing clinical operations, safety and reliability, daily management of the hospital, capacity management, care model redesign, and quality of care. He has led development and implementation of educational programs on healthcare cost and value for faculty and trainees at CHOP and beyond. His academic work has included investigating associations between patient flow, care models, workload and occupancy levels, and resource utilization on the quality of healthcare delivered to children, particularly those in the hospital. His research and operational work considered resource utilization, readmissions, costs of care and value in health care. Dr. Fieldston was supported with research funding from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Recent publications include studies on resource utilization, readmissions, and healthcare finance and value. He is on the editorial board of Hospital Pediatrics and Academic Pediatrics.

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