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Lorna                          Fitzpatrick

Lorna K. Fitzpatrick MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Associate Professor and Chief, Medical Education

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2000)
  • Graduate Training Program, Clinical Investigation, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health (2000)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, St. Louis Children‘s Hospital (1997)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, St. Louis Children‘s Hospital (1995)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1994)
  • BS, Biology, Canisius College, with Honors (1990)
Employment:
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2009-present)
  • Chief, Medical Education, UBMD Pediatrics (2006-present)
  • Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University at Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Co-Director, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Residency Program, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Co-Director, Combined Pediatrics/Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Program, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Co-Director, Pediatric Neurology Residency Program, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005-present)
  • Attending Physician, Hematology/Oncology, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2001-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2002–2009)
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University at Buffalo (2001–2006)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2000–2002)
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Awards and Honors:
  • National Institutes of Health: Summer Research Fellowship (1991)
  • Spectra Services Award (1990)


Journal Articles:
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Fitzpatrick LK, Duffner PK. "The Role of Chemotherapy in Pediatric Gliomas". Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy. 2005.
Abstracts:
  • Borowitz DS, Baker SS, Baker RD, Duffy LC, Fitzpatrick LK, McClure K. Stool Elastase-1 in Patients with CF: Misclassification of Patients as Having Insufficient Pancreatic Exocrine Function. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2002; 34(S24).
  • Sweeney JD, Fitzpatrick LK, Hoernig LA. Platelet Function After 24 Hours of Storage. Blood. 1991; 78(10).

Professional Memberships:
  • Irish American Pediatric Society
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors
  • New York State Medical Society
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Children‘s Oncology Group
  • Erie County Medical Society
Presentations:
  • "Pediatric Brain Tumor Awareness" Janet & Nick in the Morning, Kiss 98.5 (2017)
  • "The Impact of Implementing a 4+1 Schedule in Pediatric Resident Education" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "4+1 Schedule Improves Pediatric Resident Satisfaction" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Implementation of a 4+1 Model in Pediatric Resident Education" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Punching the Clock: Institutional Oversight of Resident and Fellow Duty Hours Using the E*System" Spring Meeting, Association of American Medical Colleges: Groups on Resident Affairs (2014)
  • "Physician Partners: A Path to Alignment, Engagement and Integration; the Studer Group" Medical Advisory Committee Meeting, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "Fatigue" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013)
  • "Fatigue" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2012)
  • "Fatigue" Pediatric Fellowship 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" Annual Meeting, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (2011)
  • "Fatigue" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Assessing Improvements in Patient Hand-Offs and Patient Safety" Spring Clinical Day, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "Compliance with Resident Physician Duty Hour Regulations: A 16-Week Observational Study at the Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Annual Meeting, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (2010)
  • "Resident Perceptions of Barriers to Compliance with Work Hour Regulations" Annual Meeting, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (2010)
  • "Diaphragmatic Flutter" Pediatric Chairman's Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Patient Presentation" Pediatric Case Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Professionalism" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Leukemia" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Neonatal HSV Encephalitis" Pediatric Chairman's Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Abdominal Pain and Weight Loss: Presentation of a Pelvic Mass" Pediatric Chairman's Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Introduction to Statistics" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Evidence Based Medicine" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Hemolytic Anemia" Pediatric Chairman's Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Introduction to the IRB" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Analysis and Evaluations" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Epidural Abscess" Pediatric Chairman's Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Professionalism in Residency" Pediatric Case Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Asking the Research Question" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Neutropenia" Pediatric Chairman's Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Clinical Trial Designs" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Family Centered Care" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Fanconi Anemia" Pediatric Case Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Hematologic Emergencies" Pediatric Case Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Pediatric Medical Education Quality Assurance" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "Kikuchifujilmoto Disease" Pediatric Chairman's Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2008)
  • "CAT for Therapy" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Neuroblastoma" Pediatric Chairman's Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Quality Initiative Issues" Pediatric Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "CAT Diagnosis" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "CAT for Harm" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Normocytic Anemia" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "PL-2 Research" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Prognosis and Harm" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Research Projects" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Family Centered Care" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Introduction to Statistics" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Evidence Based Medicine" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Family Centered Care" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Family Centered Care" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Introduction to the IRB" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Quality Initiative Issues" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Analysis and Evaluations" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Family Centered Care" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Asking the Research Question" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Family Centered Care" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Family Centered Care" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Evaluations of Published Literature" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Hematology Board Review" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Blood Banking" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Clinical Trial Designs" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Pediatric Medical Education Quality Assurance" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2007)
  • "Blood Banking" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "PL-2 Research" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Research Projects" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Brain Tumors" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "CAT for Diagnosis" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Leukemia" Pediatric Case Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Sickle Cell Disease" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "CAT for Harm" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "CAT for Therapy" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Prognosis and Harm" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Introduction to Statistics" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Evidence Based Medicine" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Introduction to the IRB" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Asking the Research Question" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Evaluations of Published Literature" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Clinical Trial Designs" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "Fanconi Anemia" Pediatric Case Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2006)
  • "CAT for Diagnosis" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "CAT for Harm" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "CAT for Therapy" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Prognosis and Harm" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Introduction to Statistics" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Evidence Based Medicine" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Central Line Infections" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Introduction to the IRB" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Leukemia" Pediatric Case Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Asking the Research Question" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Clinical Trial Designs" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2005)
  • "Leukemia" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Leukemia" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "CAT for Diagnosis" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "CAT for Therapy" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Neuroblastoma" Pediatric Case Conference, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "CAT for Harm" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Prognosis and Harm" Pediatric Fellowship Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Introduction to Statistics" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Evaluations of Published Literature" Resident Lecture Series, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Introduction to the IRB" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Asking the Research Question" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Leukemia" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Clinical Trial Designs" Pediatric Journal Club, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Leukemia" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2004)
  • "Leukemia" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2003)
  • "Leukemia" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2003)
  • "Leukemia" Resident Didactic Lecture, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2003)
  • "Stool Elastase-1 in Patients with CF: Misclassification of Patients as Having Insufficient Pancreatic Exocrine Function" 16th North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2002)
  • "Is Adjuvant Therapy Necessary in the Treatment of Choroids Plexus Carcinoma that has been Completely Resected?" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Neurosciences (2000)
  • "Oral Sodium Phenylbutyrate Therapy for Children with Sickle Cell Anemi" Annual Meeting, American Society of Hematology (1999)
  • "Platelet Function after 24 Hours of Storage" American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting Abstracts, Blood (Journal of American Society of Hematology) (1991)
  • "Analysis if Bleeding Episodes and Factor VIII Usage in Hemophilia A" 39th Annual Meeting, National Hemophilia Foundation, Hemophilia Center of Western New York (1987)
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Service Activities:
  • Ronald McDonald House; Board of Directors (2014–present)
  • Ronald McDonald House: Strategic Planning Committee; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo: Faculty Senate; Member (2013–2015)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: GME Duty Hour Subcommittee; Chair (2013–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Shepley Steering Committee; Committee Member (2013–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Medical Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2011–present)
  • Irish American Pediatric Society: 2009 International Meeting; Co-Host (2009)
  • UBMD Pediatrics; Board of Directors (2009–present)
  • Steadfast Foundation; Advisor (2008–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Graduate Medical Education Committee; Committee Member (2008–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Group Leaders for Systems for Patient Safety; Member (2008–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Grievance Committee; Committee Member (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Family Advisory Council; Member (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Teaching Interest Group; Member (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Family-Centered Care Committee; Committee Member (2007–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Nursing Subcommittee for Hematology/Oncology Center of Excellence; Chair (2006–2010)
  • UBMD Pediatrics: Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee; Committee Member (2006–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Fellowship Lecture Series; Coordinator (2006–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Generalist Scholars Program; Member (2006–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Curriculum Evaluation Committee; Chair (2006–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Evaluation Committee; Chair (2006–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Chair (2006–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Committee for Hematology/Oncology Center of Excellence; Committee Member (2006–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Medical Education Committee; Chair (2006–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Nursing Appointments and Promotions Committee; Committee Member (2006–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Pediatric Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee; Committee Member (2006–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Pharmacy Subcommittee for Hematology/Oncology Center of Excellence; Chair (2006–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Program Director‘s Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2005–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Stone‘s Buddies Advisory Committee; Committee Member (2005–present)
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute: Institutional Review Board; Board Member (2004–2006)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Graduate Medical Education Core Curriculum Masters Session; Teacher (2004–2006)
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors: Curriculum Committee; Committee Member (2001–2010)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Curriculum Committee; Committee Member (2001–2006)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Evaluation Committee; Committee Member (2001–2006)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Committee Member (2001–2006)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Medical Education Committee; Committee Member (2001–2006)
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors: North Eastern Committee; Committee Member (2001–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Mortality and Morbidity Committee; Committee Member (2001–present)

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UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Medical Education
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-7355
Fax: (716) 878-7185
Email: lkf2@buffalo.edu

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