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Tara                           Petroski

Tara M. Petroski MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2014)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2007)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2006)
  • MA, Communicative Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo (1998)
  • BA, Communicative Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo (1996)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Childrenā€˜s Hospital of Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Rochester General Hospital (2014–2016)
  • Per Diem Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Rochester General Hospital (2013–2014)
  • Per Diem Attending Physician, Western New York Immediate Care (2011–2013)
  • Per Diem Attending Physician, Amherst Pediatrics (2009–2010)
Awards and Honors:
  • Golden Key National Honor Society (1991-1995)



Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2006–2014)
  • American Medical Association (2002–2006)
  • American Medical Student Association (2002–2006)
  • American Women in Medicine Association (2002–2004)
  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association (1998–2008)
  • New York State Speech-Language Hearing Association (1997–1998)
Presentations:
  • "Crash Course in ED X-Ray Interpretation" CME Lecture, Rochester General Hospital (2016)
  • "Splinting in the ED" CME Lecture, Rochester General Hospital (2014)
  • "Procedure Training" Annual Conference, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2014)
  • "Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies" Regional Meeting, EMS Providers (2013)
  • "Procedure Training" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "Anaphylactic Shock" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "PALS Algorithm Review" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Changes in Work Hour Violations after Implementation of a Night Float System in a Pediatric Residency Program" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2011)
  • "Patient Handoffs and Safety - Before and After" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • "Comparison of Speech Language Skills in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder" David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis, David W. Smith Society (2006)
Service Activities:
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Council on Patient Safety and Quality; Member (2009–2010)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Family Advisory Council; Member (2009–2010)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: QA Committee; Committee Member (2009–2010)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Teaching Development Committee; Committee Member (2009–2010)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Team STEPPS Committee; Committee Member (2009–2010)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo: Throughput Committee; Committee Member (2009–2010)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Association; Member (2006–2009)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Association; Vice President (2006–2007)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Student Government (Polity); Vice President (2003–2004)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Student Government (Polity); School Representative (2002–2003)
  • Speech-Language Hearing Association of Western New York; Executive Board (1997–2006)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society: Local Chapter; Vice President (1992–1993)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7109
Fax: (716) 888-3874
Email: hinterm@buffalo.edu

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