Michelle D. Penque MD

Michelle Penque

Michelle D. Penque
MD

Clinical Associate Professor; Associate Chair of Hospital Operations; Medical Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0220
penqu@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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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:

  • Medical Director, Child Advocacy Center, Oishei Children's Hospital (2019-present)
  • Medical Director, Emergency Medicine, Oishei Children‘s Hospital (2018-present)
  • Interim Division Chief, Emergency Medicine, UBMD Pediatrics (2016-present)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Oishei Children's Hospital (2001-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2001-present)
  • Interim Medical Director, Emergency Medicine, Oishei Children‘s Hospital (2016–2018)
  • Surgical First Assist, 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 Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (1997–2000)

Awards and Honors:

  • UBMD Pediatrics: Above and Beyond Award (2016)
  • 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)
  • Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society
  • Canisius College: Buffalo Foundation Scholarship (1986-1990)
  • Canisius College: Dean Scholarship (1986-1990)
  • Canisius College: NIH Fellowship (1986-1990)
  • Canisius College: Research Grant
  • DiGamma Honor Society
  • National Science Foundation: Fellowship Recipient
  • Sigma XI: Undergraduate Research Grant

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • November 2021–November 2021
    Ouchless ED
    Role: Principal Investigator

Journal Articles:

Abstracts:

  • Lawrence LM, Penque MD. (2005) Discrepancy Rates in Pediatric Teleradiography: General versus Pediatric In-House Radiologists. (May) 109-109

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association for Physician Leadership
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society

Presentations:

  • "While Child Protective Services calls dropped, abuse admissions at Oishei nearly tripled in 2020" Media Interview; WKBW Channel 7 News (2021)
  • "Child Protective Services calls are down, while abuse admissions are up" Media Interview; WKBW Channel 7 News (2020)
  • "Asthma, Appendicitis, and Acidosis...Oh, My!" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "The Treatment of Fever and Asthma in a Pediatric ED" Grand Rounds; Mercy 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" Regional Meeting; Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2005)
  • "Discrepancy Rates in Pediatric Teleradiography: Adult versus Pediatric In-House Radiologists" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2005)
  • "Retrospective Comparison of Emergency Department Length of Stay for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia by Nurse Practitioners and Physicians" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2005)
  • "Retrospective Comparison of Emergency Department Length of Stay for Procedural Sedation and Analgesia by Nurse Practitioners and Physicians" Regional Meeting; Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2005)

Service Activities:

  • Assist the Chair of Pediatrics in collaborating with the administration of Oishei Children's Hospital regarding pediatric hospital operations.; Associate Chair of Hospital Operations (2021–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Curriculum Committee; Committee Member (2018)
  • Oishei Children's Hospital: Influenza Clinic for ED Team; Coordinator (2018)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Protocol for Pediatric Stroke Patients; Coordinator (2018)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Scientific Review Committee; Committee Member (2017–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Emergency Department Working Group; Member (2017–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Chief Candidates Interviewer (2017–present)
  • University at Buffalo: Faculty Senate; Alternate Member (2017)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department - Provider in Triage System; Coordinator (2016)
  • Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department Core Group; Member (2016)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Students Interested in Pediatrics Shadowing Mentor (2016–present)
  • Oishei Children’s Hospital: Sepsis Drill Educational Initiative Team Leader (2016–present)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Code Blue Committee; Committee Member (2016–present)
  • Kaleida Health: Medical Executive Committee; Committee Member (2016–present)
  • Kaleida Health: Physician Leadership Academy; Invited Participant (2016–present)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Overflow/Surge Process Team; Member (2016–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Interest Group; Panel Member (2016–present)
  • UBMD Pediatrics: Strategic Planning Core Group; Member (2015)
  • Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (C-QuIPS): Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Development Program; Participant (2015)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: PEM Fellowship Program - Quality Improvement; Director (2015–present)
  • Oishei Children’s Hospital: Emergency Department Activation Team; Member (2015–present)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Emergency Department Admission Process Team; Member (2015–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Program Candidates Interviewer (2014–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: PEM Fellowship Program - Clinical Competency Committee; Committee Member (2013–present)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: 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)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Quality Care Committee (Pediatrics); 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: 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)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Department Management Team; Member (2003)
  • UBMD Pediatrics: Emergency Medicine Quality and Patient Safety; Director (2003–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: PEM Fellowship Program Candidates Interviewer (2001–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Faculty Recruitment Interviewer (1998–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
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0220
penqu@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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