Charlotte Woods-Hill, MD is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her broad areas of interest are the intersection of healthcare resource utilization, diagnostic stewardship, and implementation science, as it relates to preventable pediatric patient harm and pediatric patient safety. Currently, she serves as the divisional physician lead for harm prevention stemming from central-line associated bloodstream infections and departmental co-director of vascular access/infection prevention. She is the primary co-investigator on a four-year multi-site R18 collaborative studying the impact of innovative diagnostic stewardship strategies on antibiotic use in critically ill children, which served as the foundation for her recent K23 submission. She has received funding from the NIH, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the MITRE Corporation, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Microbiome Center. Dr. Woods-Hill has published her work in leading pediatric and critical care journals, and regularly speaks at national meetings as an emerging expert on diagnostic stewardship in the critical care environment.
Dr. Woods-Hill attended the University of South Florida College of Medicine. There, she was valedictorian and a member of AOA and the Gold Humanism in Medicine Society. She completed residency training in general pediatrics at Harvard University/Boston University’s Boston Combined Residency Program in 2013 and was awarded the medical student teaching award from the Harvard medical school pediatric clerkship. After fellowship training in pediatric critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, including specialized certification from the Armstrong Patient Safety Institute’s Analytics Leadership in Patient Safety program, she joined the pediatric critical care medicine faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2016. She received her Master of Science in Health Policy degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019.