Grace Hsu

Title(s)Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology (Clinician Educator)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address4640 West Sunset Blvd
Off Campus
Los Angeles CA 90027
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    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OHBA2005Biology with Honors
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FLMD2009Doctor of Medicine
    Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, MAInternship2010Internal Medicine
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MAResidency2013Anesthesiology
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PAFellowship2014Pediatric Anesthesiology
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    Howard Hughes Medical Institute / Case Western Reserve University2004Research Fellowship
    Arnold P. Gold Foundation / University of Florida College of Medicine2008Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Society for Education in Anesthesia and Health Volunteers Overseas2012Traveling Fellowship

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    Grace Hsu, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology.

    Dr. Hsu completed undergradate education and received her bachelor’s degree in Biology at Case Western Reserve University. She completed medical school education at the University of Florida College of Medicine and her residency training in Anesthesiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She went on to complete her fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Hsu has completed the Global Health Delivery Intensive Program at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and the Intermountain Healthcare Delivery Institute Advanced Training Program in Clinical Quality Improvement.

    Dr. Hsu has published research and conducted quality improvement initiatives in the optimal management of the pediatric difficult airway and perioperative blood product utilization. She has taken her expertise and translated them to educational initiatives to improve the care of children across systems. Dr. Hsu was the co-founder and co-director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Pediatric Difficult Airway Conference attended by international faculty and was the Education Lead for the CHOP Airway Research, Education and Quality Improvement Program (AirEQuIP). Understanding the critical impact of education on improving the safety in pediatric anesthesia, Dr. Hsu has been involved in several international global health initiatives. With a multidisciplinary background in research, quality improvement, and education, Dr. Hsu is focused on creating a data-driven, scalable, and sustainable system for improving the quality and safety of pediatric anesthesiology.
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    Understanding the risk of COVID-19 exposure based on a strategy of routine pre-procedure screening during a pandemic
    Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania COVID-19 Rapid Response AwardMay 1, 2020 - Jul 30, 2020
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Thromboelastography Changes of Whole Blood Compared to Blood Component Transfusion in Infant Craniosynostosis Surgery. J Craniofac Surg. 2022 Jan-Feb 01; 33(1):129-133. Nelson O, Wu L, Swanson JW, Hsu G, Lambert MP, Obstfeld A, Thottathil P, Wohler BL, Stricker PA, Simpao AF, Galvez JA. PMID: 34967520.
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    2. Pediatric airway management. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2021 Jun 01; 34(3):276-283. Hsu G, von Ungern-Sternberg BS, Engelhardt T. PMID: 33935175.
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    3. How do I…Incorporate a two-sample blood type verification in a pediatric hospital? Transfusion. 2020 12; 60(12):2787-2792. Gálvez J, Hsu G, Dubow S, Obermeier L, Blair P, Friedman D, Sesok-Pizzini D. PMID: 32860229.
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    4. The Pediatric Difficult Airway: Updates and Innovations. Anesthesiol Clin. 2020 Sep; 38(3):459-475. Hsu G, Fiadjoe JE. PMID: 32792177.
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    5. Pediatric Airway Management in COVID-19 Patients: Consensus Guidelines From the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia's Pediatric Difficult Intubation Collaborative and the Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society. Anesth Analg. 2020 07; 131(1):61-73. Matava CT, Kovatsis PG, Lee JK, Castro P, Denning S, Yu J, Park R, Lockman JL, Von Ungern-Sternberg B, Sabato S, Lee LK, Ayad I, Mireles S, Lardner D, Whyte S, Szolnoki J, Jagannathan N, Thompson N, Stein ML, Dalesio N, Greenberg R, McCloskey J, Peyton J, Evans F, Haydar B, Reynolds P, Chiao F, Taicher B, Templeton T, Bhalla T, Raman VT, Garcia-Marcinkiewicz A, Gálvez J, Tan J, Rehman M, Crockett C, Olomu P, Szmuk P, Glover C, Matuszczak M, Galvez I, Hunyady A, Polaner D, Gooden C, Hsu G, Gumaney H, Pérez-Pradilla C, Kiss EE, Theroux MC, Lau J, Asaf S, Ingelmo P, Engelhardt T, Hervías M, Greenwood E, Javia L, Disma N, Yaster M, Fiadjoe JE, PeDI-Collaborative. PMID: 32287142; PMCID: PMC7173403.
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    6. Care Standardization Reduces Blood Donor Exposures and Transfusion in Complex Cranial Vault Reconstruction. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 10; 8(10):595-603. Muhly WT, Tan JM, Hsu G, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Fiadjoe JE, Taylor JA, Bartlett SP, Stricker PA. PMID: 30181236.
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    7. Technique Utilizing a Modified Oral Ring-Adair-Elwyn Tube to Provide Continuous Oxygen and Sevoflurane Delivery During Nasotracheal Intubation in an Infant With a Difficult Airway: A Case Report. A A Pract. 2018 May 15; 10(10):254-257. Man JY, Fiadjoe JE, Hsu G. PMID: 29757793.
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    8. Discussion: Assessing the Impact of Blood Loss in Cranial Vault Remodeling: A Risk Assessment Model Using the 2012 to 2013 Pediatric National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data Sets. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Dec; 136(6):1261-1263. Stricker PA, Hsu G. PMID: 26273736.
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    9. Aminocaproic acid administration is associated with reduced perioperative blood loss and transfusion in pediatric craniofacial surgery. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2016 Feb; 60(2):158-65. Hsu G, Taylor JA, Fiadjoe JE, Vincent AM, Pruitt EY, Bartlett SP, Stricker PA. PMID: 26346761.
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    10. Transient and reproducible loss of motor-evoked potential signals after intravenous levetiracetam in a child undergoing craniotomy for resection of astrocytoma. A A Case Rep. 2015 Jan 15; 4(2):26-8. Simpao AF, Janik LS, Hsu G, Schwartz AJ, Heuer GG, Warrington AP, Rehman MA. PMID: 25611003.
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