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CURRICULUM VITAE

Justinn M. Tanem MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Clinical

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
2004 - 2008 Bachelors of Science; Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
2008 - 2012 M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2012 - 2013 Pediatrics Internship, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
2013 - 2017 Integrated Combined Pediatrics and Anesthesiology Training Program, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
2017 - 2018 Critical Care Anesthesiology Fellowship, Anesthesiology, Critical Care Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI
2018 - 2019 Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
2019 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53213

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
2019 - Present Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician, Department of Anesthesiology, Divisions of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Children's Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53213
2019 - Present Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI 53213

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Pediatrics
10/2017
None
Anesthesiology
05/2018
None
Critical Care Medicine
10/2018
None
Pediatric Anesthesiology
10/2019
None
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
MedCert
04/2020
04/2022
Basic Life Support
American Heart Association
08/05/2020
08/2022
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
American Heart Association
08/05/2020
08/2022
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin State Medical License
61773-20
01/2014
10/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2014 - Present Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Resident Scholar, Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
2016 - Present Outstanding Teacher of the Medical Students, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Best In-Training Examination Score, CA-3, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Earnest O. Henschel Award for Chief Resident Service, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2013 - Present American Society of Anesthesiologists (Member)
2013 - Present Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists (Member)
2017 - Present Society of Pediatric Anesthesia (Member)
2018 - 2019 Society of Critical Care Medicine (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
05/31/2021 - Present Pediatric Emergency Care

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Total Cell-Free Deoxyribonucleic Acid (tcf-DNA) as a predictor of severity of illness and outcome following pediatric cardiac surgery
Role:
Co-investigator
PI:
Michael E. Mitchell, M.D.
Dates:
2018 - Present
 
Title:
Variations in resuscitation prior to pediatric appendectomy (1759950-1)
Role:
Co-investigator
PI:
Stylianos Voulgarelis
Dates:
05/06/2021 - Present
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Anesthesia Associated Pediatric Cardiac Arrest
Role:
Co-investigator
Dates:
2018 - Present
 
Title:
Opioid Utilization in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Umbilical Hernia Repair with Regional Anesthesia
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
2019 - Present
 
Title:
Evaluation and Management of Coagulopathy in Pediatric Acute Liver Failure
Role:
Co-investigator
PI:
Sheila Hanson
Dates:
05/01/2021 - Present
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Basis for the equilibrium constant in the interconversion of l-lysine and l-beta-lysine by lysine 2,3-aminomutase
Role:
Research assistant
PI:
Perry Frey, Ph.D.
Dates:
2006
 
Title:
The length of the bound fatty acid influences the dynamics of the acyl carrier protein and the stability of the thioester bond
Role:
Research assistant
PI:
Brian Fox, Ph.D.
Dates:
2007 - 2008
 
Title:
Workforce Survey of Pediatric Interfacility Transport Systems in the United States
Role:
Co-investigator
PI:
Michael T. Meyer, M.D.
Dates:
2011 - 2014
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Exposure to Near Infrared Light Decreases Osteoblast Apoptosis
Role:
Co-investigator
PI:
James Ninomiya, M.D.
Dates:
2009
 
Title:
Arterial Line Starter Kits: A Quality Improvement Project
Role:
Co-investigator
Dates:
2014 - 2015
 
Title:
Maintenance of Normothermia in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
Role:
Co-investigator
Dates:
2015 - 2017
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Justinn M. Tanem, Procedures Workshop- Airway Management, Department of Internal Medicine Didactic Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/14/2016
Justinn M. Tanem, Michael Zundel, Everything I Wish I Knew as a CA-1, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/12/2016
Justinn M. Tanem, Anesthesiology Interest Group- Hands on Workshop, Medical College of Wisconsin, 02/21/2018
Justinn M. Tanem, Procedure Workshop-Airway Management, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/26/2018
Justinn M. Tanem, Michael Zundel, Dear CA-1, You Have a Case. Now What?, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/20/2018
Justinn M. Tanem, Anesthetics and the Cardiologist, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Lecture Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/24/2019
Justinn M. Tanem, Nicholas Meier, ERCP: Communication Breakdown, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/27/2019
Rob Kale, Justinn M. Tanem, Journal Club, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, 10/10/2019
Justinn M. Tanem, MRICU: Adventures in the Basement, Morbidity and Mortality Conference, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, 07/24/2020
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Justinn M. Tanem, Susan Taylor, Complexities and Anesthetic Management of the Failing Fontan Presenting for Non-Cardiac Surgery, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Heart Summit: Management of the Failing Fontan, Children's Wisconsin, 10/04/2019
 
Regional
Justinn M. Tanem, Sarah Reck, Anesthetic Considerations for Partial Hepatectomy in a Patient with Transposition of the Great Arteries, Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, Chicago, IL, 04/2014
Justin Tawil, Justinn M. Tanem, Breakout Session- Surface Ultrasound, Transthoracic Echocardiograph, and Surface Anatomy Workshop, Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 09/09/2017
Kari Rajzer-Wakeham, Justinn M. Tanem, Sheila Hanson, Acute liver failure in a previously healthy child associated with Influenza B infection, Pediatric Critical Care Regional Meeting, Madison, WI, 05/21/2018
Justinn M. Tanem, Eckehard Stuth, Methadon't: A Factor of 10 Intraoperative Dosing Error During Posterior Spinal Fusion, Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, Detroit, MI, 04/13/2019
Brittany Schneider, Justinn M. Tanem, Management of a Patient Diagnosed with Tracheal Atresia and Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula, Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference, Milwaukee, WI; Cancelled due to COVID-19, 04/2020
Anisha Arora, Justinn Tanem, Acute Pulmonary Edema in an Asthmatic: A Case Report, Virtual Pediatric Critical Care Regional Meeting, Online- Gundersen Health, LaCrosse WI (Host), 04/20/2021
 
National
Justinn M. Tanem, Michael T. Meyer, Workforce Survey of Pediatric Inter-Facility Transport Systems, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, Section on Transport Medicine Program, New Orleans, LA, 10/21/2012
Justinn M. Tanem, Ilene Lewis, Cesarean section and ECMO cannulation in a 42 year-old female with Influenza A, American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 10/22/2016
Justinn M. Tanem, Jake Scott, Perioperative management of an infant with congenital Marfan's Syndrome, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia-American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 03/04/2017
Justinn M. Tanem, Christofer Barth, Utilization of IVIG for Treatment of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia in a Patient with a Residual Descending Aortic Dissection, Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 04/27/2018
Justinn M. Tanem, Susan Taylor, 29-Year-Old with Fontan Physiology and Pacemaker Dependency Requires Atrial Lead Change: Epicardial, That is, Via Thoracotomy, American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Problem-Based Learning Discussion, Orlando, FL, 10/20/2019 - 10/22/2019
Justinn M. Tanem, Jake Scott, Rob Niebler, Michelle Otto, Rebecca Bertrandt, Karl Stamm, Michael E. Mitchell, Peak Total Cell-free DNA Predicts Death and Adverse Events Following Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Wester Thoracic Surgical Association Annual Meeting; Podium Presentation, Scientific Sessions, Vail, CO; Cancelled due to COVID-19, 06/25/2020
Justinn M. Tanem, Jacqueline Simon, Richard Berens, Jake Scott, George Hoffman, Anesthesia Associated Cardiac Arrest: A Single Center Experience, American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Research Abstract, Orlando, FL, 10/19/2020
Justinn M Tanem, John P Scott, Robert A Niebler, Rebecca A Bertrandt, George M Hoffman, Karl D Stamm, and Michael E Mitchell, Total Cell-free DNA Predicts Death and Adverse Events Following Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, CHSS & ECHSA Joint Meeting, Online (Due to COVID-19 Pandemic), 10/24/2020 - 10/25/2020
Justinn M Tanem, John P Scott, George M Hoffman, Robert A Niebler, Aoy Tomita-Mitchell, Karl D. Stamm, Huan ling Liang, Paula North, Rebecca A Bertrandt, Ronald K Woods, Viktor Hraska, and Michael E Mitchell, Total Cell-Free DNA Predicts Death and Adverse Events Following Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Online (Due to COVID-19 Pandemic), 11/13/2020
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2015 - 2017 Member, Resident Advisory Panel, Pediatrics Residency Program, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present Member, Fellowship Interview Committee, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 Moderator, Midwest Pediatric Fellowship Bootcamp, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - Present Member, Residency Interview Committee, Anesthesiology Residency, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2020 - Present Member, Quality Improvement Committee, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2020 - Present Member, Program Evaluation Committee, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2020 - Present Member, Clinical Competency Committee, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
04/2021 - Present Member, Professional Health Committee, Children's Wisconsin
05/01/2021 - Present Member, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Collaborative, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Children's Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Resident and Fellow Education
03/19/2019 Anesthesiology Resident Didactic Series: Respiratory Mechanics in the Neonate
04/30/2019 Anesthesiology Resident Didactic Series: Renal Physiology and Neonatal Pharmacology
09/17/2019 Anesthesiology Resident Didactic Series: Pediatric Cardiac Case Discussion
11/18/2019 Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellow Lecture Series: Developmental Approach to Congenital Anomalies
08/19/2020 Pediatric Critical Care Lecture Series: Sedation, Analgesia, and Anesthetic Agents
02/15/2021 Anesthesiology Residency Didactic Series: Noninvasive CO monitoring and fluid responsiveness
02/17/2021 Pediatric Critical Care Lecture Series: Sedation and Analgesia 2.0
03/01/2021 Anesthesiology Residency Didactic Series: GI & Hepatic physiology
03/11/2021 Pediatric Anesthesiology Residency Didactic Series: Human Development and Anesthesia
06/08/2021 Pediatric Anesthesiology Residency Didactic Series: Pediatric Anesthesia Board Review
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Resident and Fellow Education
04/28/2021 Children's Wisconsin, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellow Lecture Series: Cardiac Embryology and the Transitional Circulation
 
Continuing Medical Education
02/01/2021 Children's Wisconsin, Operating Room Simulation Day: Trauma and the Massive Transfusion Protocol
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Chen D, Tanem J, Frey PA. Basis for the equilibrium constant in the interconversion of l-lysine and l-beta-lysine by lysine 2,3-aminomutase. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2007 Feb;1774(2):297-302. PMCID: PMC2045507
2. Zornetzer GA, Tanem J, Fox BG, Markley JL. The length of the bound fatty acid influences the dynamics of the acyl carrier protein and the stability of the thioester bond. Biochemistry. 2010 Jan 26;49(3):470-7. PMCID: PMC2808145
3. Tanem J, Triscari D, Chan M, Meyer MT. Workforce Survey of Pediatric Interfacility Transport Systems in the United States. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Jun;32(6):364-70.
4. Tanem JM, Plambeck CJ, Pagel PS, Boettcher BT. Profound Hypotension After Anesthetic Induction in an Elderly Man With a Large Ascending Aortic Aneurysm: The Usual Anesthetic-Induced Vasodilation or a More Uncommon Mechanism? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 10;31(5):1916-1918.
5. Voulgarelis S, Halenda GM, Tanem JM. A Novel Use of Liposomal Bupivacaine in Erector Spinae Plane Block for Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery. Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2021;2021:5521136. PMCID: PMC7981172