Elizabeth O’Brien, MD is an Instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her work includes research on pediatric perioperative outcomes with a focus on pediatric regional anesthesia, point-of-care ultrasound, and quality improvement. She is also a student in the Master of Applied Science in Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality program at Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. O’Brien hails from North Carolina originally and attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She then became an anesthesiology resident at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, where she was a chief resident and a Foundations in Anesthesia and Education Research scholar. Following residency, she worked as an Instructor of Anesthesiology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College for one year before coming to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for a two-year clinical and research fellowship.