Eyal Ben-Isaac, MD

Title(s)Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Educational Scholar)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressCHL MailStop68
Off Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089
Phone+1 323 361 2122
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    Eyal Ben-Isaac is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Pediatrics at the USC Keck School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in 1992, and has continued to maintain a practice (inpatient and outpatient) in the Division of General Pediatrics. He has also been the Pediatric Residency Program Director at CHLA since 1994, supervising the training of approximately 85 residents each year.

    Dr. Ben-Isaac lectures throughout the year to both CHLA pediatric housestaff and medical students from the USC Keck School of Medicine. He has developed a large portfolio of lecture topics, and has been instrumental in the development of the overall educational curriculum. He has developed several educational tools used by the residency program including Objective Structured Clinical Exams, a Pediatric Board Review course, a general pediatric educational CD-Rom, a web portal, on-line learning modules, and General Pediatric competency exams.

    Dr. Ben-Isaac has been recognized for his contributions with both teaching and clinical awards. These include the Philip E. Rothman Teaching Award, the Barbara Korsch Excellence in Medical Education Award, Morris and Mary Press Humanism Award, and a number of Top Doctor honors.

    Dr. Ben-Isaac has an interest in education and general pediatrics. He has been an invited speaker and has published articles on such related topics. His current interests involve the impact of restricted duty hours for trainees and the development of teaching modalities to maintain competency. He is also currently involved in the development of new educational curriculums as well as a Simulation Center at CHLA.

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    1. BLM helicase protein negatively regulates stress granule formation through unwinding RNA G-quadruplex structures. Nucleic Acids Res. 2023 09 22; 51(17):9369-9384. Danino YM, Molitor L, Rosenbaum-Cohen T, Kaiser S, Cohen Y, Porat Z, Marmor-Kollet H, Katina C, Savidor A, Rotkopf R, Ben-Isaac E, Golani O, Levin Y, Monchaud D, Hickson ID, Hornstein E. PMID: 37503837; PMCID: PMC10516661.
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    2. Lessons learned from organizing and evaluating international virtual training for healthcare professionals. Int J Med Educ. 2022 03 31; 13:88-89. Galoyan T, Kysh L, Lulejian A, Dickhoner J, Sikder A, Lee M, Ben-Isaac E, Espinoza J. PMID: 35367957; PMCID: PMC9017505.
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    3. When the Physician Becomes the Caregiver: A Review for Physicians Caring for Their Elder Relatives. Pediatr Rev. 2021 08; 42(8):405-413. Ben-Isaac E, Serwint JR. PMID: 34341082.
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    4. TP53 missense mutations in PDAC are associated with enhanced fibrosis and an immunosuppressive microenvironment. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 06 08; 118(23). Maddalena M, Mallel G, Nataraj NB, Shreberk-Shaked M, Hassin O, Mukherjee S, Arandkar S, Rotkopf R, Kapsack A, Lambiase G, Pellegrino B, Ben-Isaac E, Golani O, Addadi Y, Hajaj E, Eilam R, Straussman R, Yarden Y, Lotem M, Oren M. PMID: 34088837; PMCID: PMC8201917.
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    5. Persistent Toe-Walking in a Developmentally Normal 7-year-old Girl. Pediatr Rev. 2020 Oct; 41(Suppl 1):S3-S5. Nguyen NTT, Ben-Isaac E, Warren M. PMID: 33004567.
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    6. Case 1: Progressive Dysphagia in a Teenager with Down Syndrome. Pediatr Rev. 2020 05; 41(5):245-248. Carpenter RJ, Subramanyan RK, Ben-Isaac E. PMID: 32358030.
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    7. Satisfaction, Salaries, and Sustainability: Results of a National Survey of Pediatric Program Directors. Acad Pediatr. 2019 Jan - Feb; 19(1):11-17. Pallant A, Hudson SM, Ben-Isaac E. PMID: 30287393.
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    8. Peer-Debriefing After Distressing Patient Care Events: A Workshop for Pediatric Residents. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 09 05; 13:10624. McDermott A, Brook I, Ben-Isaac E. PMID: 30800825; PMCID: PMC6354715.
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    9. Modeling the dynamics of a tracer particle in an elastic active gel. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2015 Jul; 92(1):012716. Ben-Isaac E, Fodor É, Visco P, van Wijland F, Gov NS. PMID: 26274211.
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    10. Index of suspicion. Case 1: Anasarca in a 2-year-old boy. Case 2: Daily spiking fevers in an 8-year-old girl. Case 3: Poor weight gain and excessive sleepiness in a 7-week-old girl. Pediatr Rev. 2014 Jan; 35(1):42-7. Barseghyan K, Ben-Isaac E, Parikh K, Signoff J, DeBiasi RL, Patel D, Chhabra A, Davies HD, Patel S, Sigal Y. PMID: 24385565.
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    11. Assessing the utility of procedural training for pediatrics residents in general pediatric practice. J Grad Med Educ. 2013 Mar; 5(1):88-92. Ben-Isaac E, Keefer M, Thompson M, Wang VJ. PMID: 24404233; PMCID: PMC3613326.
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    12. Case 1: Why does my eye keep turning in? Paediatr Child Health. 2012 Apr; 17(4):198-9. Ben-Isaac E. PMID: 23544006; PMCID: PMC3381662.
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    13. Effective temperature of red-blood-cell membrane fluctuations. Phys Rev Lett. 2011 Jun 10; 106(23):238103. Ben-Isaac E, Park Y, Popescu G, Brown FL, Gov NS, Shokef Y. PMID: 21770546.
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    14. Case 2: Where have all the white cells gone? Paediatr Child Health. 2010 Nov; 15(9):577-80. Nelson R, Cho M, Ben-Isaac E. PMID: 22043139; PMCID: PMC3009563.
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    15. National profile of nonemergent pediatric emergency department visits. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):454-9. Ben-Isaac E, Schrager SM, Keefer M, Chen AY. PMID: 20123777.
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