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Michelle                       Penque

Michelle D. Penque MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor; Interim Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics; Pediatrics

 

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1997)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1995)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1994)
  • BA, Biochemistry, Canisius College, summa cum laude (1990)
Employment:
  • Interim Chief, Emergency Medicine, UBMD Pediatrics (2016-present)
  • Interim Medical Director, Emergency Medicine, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Director, Quality Improvement, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2003-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2001-present)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (2001-present)
  • Surgical First Assist, Orthopedic Surgery, St. Joseph‘s Hospital (2003–2004)
  • Pediatric Emergency Department Physician, Strong Memorial Hospital (2000–2001)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital West Side Health Center (1998–2000)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1997–2000)
Awards and Honors:
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Resident Teaching Award (1995)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society: Outstanding House Officer Award (1995)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Frederick B. Wilkes Award (1994)
  • Canisius College: Dean Scholarship (1986-1990)
  • Canisius College: Buffalo Foundation Scholarship (1986-1990)
  • Canisius College: NIH Fellowship (1986-1990)
  • National Science Foundation: Fellowship Recipient
  • Canisius College: Research Grant
  • Sigma XI: Undergraduate Research Grant
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society
  • DiGamma Honor Society


Journal Articles:
Abstracts:
  • Lawrence LM, Penque MD. Discrepancy Rates in Pediatric Teleradiography: General versus Pediatric In-House Radiologists. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2005; 12(5).

Professional Memberships:
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society
  • American Association for Physician Leadership
Presentations:
  • "Asthma, Appendicitis, and Acidosis...Oh, My!" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2017)
  • "Efficacy of Single vs. Double Dose Dexamethasone Treatment for Mild to Moderate Asthma in a Pediatric Emergency Department" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Discrepancy Rates in Pediatric Teleradiography: Adult versus Pediatric In-House Radiologists" Annual Meeting, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2005)
  • "Discrepancy Rates in Pediatric Teleradiography: Adult versus Pediatric In-House Radiologists" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2005)
  • "Utilization of Nurse Practitioners for Procedural Sedation in a Pediatric Emergency Department" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2005)
  • "Utilization of Nurse Practitioners for Procedural Sedation in a Pediatric Emergency Department" Annual Meeting, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2005)
Service Activities:
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department - Provider in Triage System; Coordinator (2016)
  • Kaleida Health: Medical Executive Committee; Committee Member (2016–present)
  • Kaleida Health: Physician Leadership Academy; Invited Participant (2016–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Interest Group; Panel Member (2016–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Students Interested in Pediatrics; Shadowing Mentor (2016–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Code Blue Committee; Committee Member (2016–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Overflow/Surge Process Team; Member (2016–present)
  • Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department Core Group; Member (2016–present)
  • Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo: Sepsis Drill Educational Initiative; Team Leader (2016–present)
  • Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (C-QuIPS): Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Development Program; Participant (2015)
  • UBMD Pediatrics: Strategic Planning Core Group; Member (2015)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department Admission Process Team; Member (2015–present)
  • Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department Activation Team; Member (2015–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Committee Member (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Clinical Competency Committee (Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship); Committee Member (2013–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: STOP Sepsis Protocol Committee; Committee Member (2013–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Center for Pediatric Quality - Emergency Department Pain Management Team; Member (2005–2006)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Center for Pediatric Quality - Radiology Team; Member (2004–2006)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Center for Pediatric Quality - VRC (Teleradiology) Discrepancy Team; Member (2004–2005)
  • UBMD Pediatrics: Quality Care Committee; Committee Member (2004–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Center for Pediatric Quality - Nurse Practitioner Conscious Sedation Team; Member (2003–2006)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department Management Team; Member (2003–2004)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Price Waterhouse Cooper Radiology and Core Team for Improvement of the Emergency Department; Member (2003–2004)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department Laboratory Team; Member (2003)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Candidates; Interviewer (2001–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Association; President (1996)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Association; Chair (1995)

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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: penqu@buffalo.edu

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