Santhi Iyer Kumar, MD

Title(s)Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressIRD 720 2020 Zonal Avenue
Off Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 226 7923
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    Title(s)Vice Chair for Quality and Safety

    Title(s)Interim Division Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

    Title(s)Medical Director of Respiratory Services at Arcadia Hospital

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    Lehigh University2000Dean's Scholar
    Phi Eta Sigma2004Member
    LAC+USC Medical Center2007Resident of the Year Award
    LAC+USC Medical Center2009  - 2010Chief Fellow, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship

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    Dr. Kumar's clinical interests include critical care, pulmonary, and internal medicine. Her research interests include critical care, quality improvement, patient safety and team science.

    Dr. Kumar earned her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. She then went on to complete her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center, followed by a Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship.

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    1. Psychological Safety: What It Is, Why Teams Need It, and How to Make It Flourish. Chest. 2024 Apr; 165(4):942-949. Kumar S. PMID: 37977265.
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    2. Kolb Meets Quality: Applying Learning Theory to a Process Improvement and Safety Curriculum. ATS Sch. 2023 Dec; 4(4):431-440. Lee MM, Kumar SI. PMID: 38196692; PMCID: PMC10773268.
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    3. Hypotension Prediction Score for Endotracheal Intubation in Critically Ill Patients: A Post Hoc Analysis of the HEMAIR Study. J Intensive Care Med. 2022 Nov; 37(11):1467-1479. Smischney NJ, Surani SR, Montgomery A, Franco PM, Callahan C, Demiralp G, Tedja R, Lee S, Kumar SI, Khanna AK. PMID: 35243921.
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    4. Risk factors for and prediction of post-intubation hypotension in critically ill adults: A multicenter prospective cohort study. PLoS One. 2020; 15(8):e0233852. Smischney NJ, Kashyap R, Khanna AK, Brauer E, Morrow LE, Seisa MO, Schroeder DR, Diedrich DA, Montgomery A, Franco PM, Ofoma UR, Kaufman DA, Sen A, Callahan C, Venkata C, Demiralp G, Tedja R, Lee S, Geube M, Kumar SI, Morris P, Bansal V, Surani S, SCCM Discovery (Critical Care Research Network of Critical Care Medicine) HEMAIR Investigators Conso. PMID: 32866219; PMCID: PMC7458292.
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    5. Super Obesity in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. J Intensive Care Med. 2020 May; 35(5):478-484. Kumar SI, Doo K, Sottilo-Brammeier J, Lane C, Liebler JM. PMID: 29562815.
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    6. Peritoneal and pleural sarcoidosis: an unusual association - review and clinical report. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2008 Sep; 14(5):481-7. Iyer S, Afshar K, Sharma OP. PMID: 18664980.
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