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CURRICULUM VITAE

Sarah Bauer MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hospitalist

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Corporate Center
999 N 92 St
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
2005 - 2009 BS, Magna Cum Laude Major in Molecular & Cellular Biology, Minor in Chemistry, University of Illinois
2009 - 2013 MD, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM), Chicago

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2013 - 2016 Pediatric Resident, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226
2013 - 2016 Pediatric Resident, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
12/2019 - 03/2020 Introduction to Biomedical Informatics Certificate, American Medical Informatics Association and Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/15/2016 - Present Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin & Children's Wisconsin
08/15/2016 - Present Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin & Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2017 - Present Director of EPIC Operations for Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Director of Epic Operations for Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Wisconsin
2017 - Present Epic Value Champion, Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Wisconsin
2018 - Present Epic Champion, Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
2016 - Present Present, Children's Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Pediatrics Board Certification
2016
None
Pediatrics Board Certification
2016
None
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
BLS and PALS
American Heart Association
2017
2019
BLS and PALS American Heart
Association
2019
2023
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin Medical License
63290-20
11/01/2017
10/31/2020
Wisconsin Medical License 63290 -
20
11/01/2017
10/31/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2005 - 2009 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Merit Scholarship, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
2005 - Present Lauren M. Hermany Patriot Courage Scholarship, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
2005 - 2009 Spina Bifida Association of America Lazof Family Foundation Scholarship, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
2005 - 2009 James Scholar, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
2006 - 2009 Chancellor's Scholar, Campus Honors Program, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
2009 - 2010 Spina Bifida Association, One-Year Scholarship, Stritch School of Medicine
2010 - 2013 Jewish Vocational Service Scholarship, Stritch School of Medicine
2010 - 2013 Research Honors Program, Stritch School of Medicine
02/2015 - Present Selected for the Frontiers in Science Program at the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs Annual Meeting in Newport Beach, CA
2017 - 2018 MCW's Outstanding Medical Student Teachers Award
2018 - 2019 MCW Teaching High 5
2019 - 2020 MCW David A. Lewis Advisor Award

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2008 - Present Phi Beta Kappa
2013 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics
2019 - Present Co-Chair (Academic Pediatrics Association Clinical Informatics Special Interest Group)
2019 - Present Academic Pediatrics Association
NATIOALLY ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEES:

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Bauer, S, Professor Rounds, 6-Week-Old Make with Apnea, Department of Pediatrics Noon Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 04/07/16 - Present
Bauer, S, Ching, A, Thapa, B. Medical College of Wisconsin Second Look Day, Panelist, 04/09/21 - Present
Toth, H, Weisgerber, M, Tuomela, K, Rogers, A, Bauer, S, Hadjiev, J, Lauck, S, Vepraskas, S, Meningo, J, Titus, L, Lynch, K, Agbeh, A, Anibaba, F, Porada K. Invited Grand Rounds Speakers, Optimizing Roles During Patient- and Family-Centered Rounds (PFCR). Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Medicine, Milwaukee, WI, 04/23/21 - Present
 
Regional
Bauer, S, Kaeppler, C, Invited Grand Rounds Speakers, Electronic Health Record Strategies for Clinical Guideline Implementation. Loyola University, Department of Pediatrics, Chicago, IL, 02/18/20 - Present
Bauer, S, Pediatric Hospitalist, Careers in Healthcare and Medicine, Career Exploration Class, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, annually since 2020
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Bauer, S, Nguyen, C, Sumski, C, Krimmer, N, Thill S, Lehman, P, Raskin R. Improving Resident Utilization of Hospital Respiratory Protocols, Medical College of Wisconsin Pediatric Residency Quality Improvement Day, 05/19/16 - Present
Bauer S, Kaeppler C, Madhani K, McFadden V, Weigert R, Porada K. Pager Triage Training Increases Resident Confidence and the Efficiency of the Admission Process. Poster # RP19. MCW Innovations in Healthcare Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 04/26/18 - Present
Hanson, A, Palmer, B, Scheuermann, A, Bauer, S. Improving Inpatient Vaccination Rates Through EMR Interventions. Medical College of Wisconsin Pediatric Residency Quality Improvement Day, 05/23/19 - Present
Bauer S, Thomson T, Chhangani P, Shareef M. Prevalence of Gastrointestinal perforations in preterm neonates diagnosed with Patent Ductus Arteriosus who were treated with Ibuprofen in comparison to Indomethacin. Poster #4, Midwest Society for Pediatric Research, Madison, WI, 10/06/2011 - 10/07/2011
 
Regional
Bauer S, Thomson T, Chhangani P, Shareef M., Prevalence of Gastrointestinal perforations in preterm neonates diagnosed with Patent Ductus Arteriosus who were treated with Ibuprofen in comparison to Indomethacin. Poster # 142, Loyola SSOM, Chicago, IL, 11/12/2011 - 11/13/2011
Bauer S, Thomson T, Chhangani P, Shareef M., Twice Daily Dosing of Indomethacin Is More Effective in PDA Closure Compared to Indomethacin or Ibuprofen Daily Dosing. Poster #114, Loyola SSOM St. Albert's Research Day, Maywood, IL, 10/25/2012 - 10/26/2012
 
National
Liu, A, Titus, L, Bauer, S, Rogers, A. You Don't Have to Go Home, But You Can't Stay Here": Optimizing Discharge Criteria Documentation on a Hospital Medicine Resident Team. Annual Academic Pediatric Association Conference: Advancing Qu, 04/29/21 - Present
Yale, S, Bauer, S, Stephany A, Porada, K, Lijiestrom, T. One Call Away: Addressing a safety gap for urgent issues post discharge. Society of Hospital Medicine Virtual Meeting, 05/05/21 - Present
Bauer, S, Craig, S, Wright, C. Academic Pediatrics Association Medical Healthcare Informatics Special Interest Group Workshop: Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines in Your EHR. Pediatric Academic Societies Virtual C, 05/17/21 - Present
Bauer S, Thomson T, Chhangani P, Shareef M., Twice Daily Dosing of Indomethacin Is More Effective in PDA Closure Compared to Indomethacin or Ibuprofen Daily Dosing. Poster # 447, Pediatric Academic Societies, Boston, MA, 05/01/2012 - Present
Bauer S, Patil A, Sweeney W, Kampa N, Schwasinger E, Van Why S, Sreedharan R, Avner E., Ischemic Tubular Epithelium Plays a Key Role in Interstitial Fibrosis in ADPKD. Poster #204, Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, 05/01/2016 - Present
Palmer, B, Gage, S, Bauer, S. A Gut Feeling: An Unusual Case of Altered Gate, Pediatric Clinical Conundrums Oral Presentation, Society of Hospital Medicine, Orlando, FL, 04/09/2018 - Present
Bauer, S, Kaeppler C, McFadden V, Weigert R, Porada, K. Pager Triage Training Increases Resident Confidence and the Efficiency of the Admission Process, Poster #45, AAP 2018 National Conference & Exhibition, Orlando, FL, 10/04/2018 - Present
Bauer, S, Kaeppler C, McFadden V, Madhani, K, Weigert R, Porada, K. Letting Residents Lead: Triage Curriculum for Admission Calls. Poster #21, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference, Seattle, WA, 07/26/2019 - Present
Houser, K, Bauer, S, McCarthy, P. The Game is Afoot: The Case of the Mysterious Necrotic Toe. Oral Presentation. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference, Seattle, WA, 07/26/2019 - Present
Hayes, J, Kaeppler, C, Bauer, S, Nelson A. Timing of Renal Ultrasound for First Febrile UTI in Young Children: Sooner or Later? Post #42 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference, Seattle, WA, 07/27/2019 - Present
Houser, K, Bauer, S, McCarthy, P. The Game is Afoot: The Case of the Mysterious Necrotic Toe Oral Presentation. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference, Seattle, WI, 07/27/2019 - Present
Craig, S, Bauer, S, Wright, C. Academic Pediatrics Association Medical Informatics and Electronic Health Records (EHR) Special Interest Group Workshop. Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 05/02/2020 - Present
Tuomela, K, Bauer, S, Anibaba, F, Toth, H, Rogers, A, Porada, K, Lynch K, Hadjiev, J, Player, B, Weisgerber, M. The Rounds Efficiency Index: A novel physics-based construct for patient- and family-centered rounds. Poster Presentation. Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, PA, 05/02/2020 - Present
Kaeppler, C, Bauer, S. Utilizing EHR to Decrease Length of Antibiotics for Rule-Out Sepsis. Poster #2 Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 05/04/2020 - Present
Tuomela, K, Bauer, S, Anibaba, F, Toth, H, Rogers, A, Porada, K, Lynch K, Hadjiev, J, Player, B, Weisgerber, M. The Rounds Efficiency Index: A novel physics-based construct for patient- and family-centered rounds. Poster #102 Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 05/05/2020 - Present
Hadjiev, J, Bauer S, Nelson A, Porada K, Hospitalists' Communication with Referring Providers: Building Skills for Collaborative Triage, Poster #46, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference, Seattle, WA
Tuomela, K, Bauer, S, Anibaba, F, Toth, H, Rogers, A, Porada, K, Lynch K, Hadjiev, J, Player, B, Weisgerber, M. The Rounds Efficiency Index: A novel physics-based construct for patient- and family-centered rounds. Poster Presentation. Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting. Virtual Meeting
Tuomela, K, Bauer, S, Anibaba, F, Toth, H, Rogers, A, Porada, K, Lynch K, Hadjiev, J, Player, B, Weisgerber, M. The Rounds Efficiency Index: A novel physics-based construct for patient- and family-centered rounds. Poster Presentation. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference. October 2020. Meeting
Hayes, J, Kaeppler, C, Bauer, S, Nelson A. Timing of Renal Ultrasound for First Febrile UTI in Young Children: Sooner or Later? Poster #811, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, 4/28/2019, Baltimore, MD
Titus, L, Liu, A, Bauer, S, Rogers, A. You Don't Have to Go Home, But You Can't Stay Here": Optimizing Discharge Criteria Documentation on a Hospital Medicine Resident Team. Pediatric Academic Societies Conference Virtual Meeting, May 2021
Bauer, S, Kaeppler, C, Porada, K, Bushee, G. Using Clinical Decision Support to Reduce Antibiotic Exposure in the Young Infant Sepsis Evaluation Population. Pediatric Academic Societies Conference Virtual Meeting, May 2021
Hadjiev, J, Bauer S, Nelson A, Lye P, Porada K, Hospitalists' Communication with Referring Providers: Building Skills for Collaborative Triage, Poster #207, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, 4/30/2019, Baltimore, MD
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Hospital
2014 - 2017 Member, Schwartz Rounds Planning Committee, Children's Wisconsin
2017 - Present Member, Bronchiolitis Workgroup, Children's Wisconsin
2018 - Present Member, Electronic Health Record Provider Committee and Physician Builder, Children's Wisconsin
2018 - Present Member, Admission Medication Reconciliation Committee, Children's Wisconsin
2018 - 2019 Member, Asthma Navigator Project Committee, Children's Wisconsin
2019 - Present Member, Electronic Health Record Decision Team, Children's Wisconsin
2019 - Present Present, Voalte Steering Committee, Children's Wisconsin
2020 - Present Epic Refuel History & Physical Note Template Committee, Co-Chair, Children's Wisconsin
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
Clinical Programs
2017 - Present Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support Course, Milwaukee, WI
2017 - Present Clinical Practice Guideline - Inpatient Febrile Urinary Tract Infections
2019 - Present Clinical Practice Guideline - Inpatient Cellulitis
- 2017 August 2017 - CLN 150: Physician Builder, Basic, Epic University, Verona, WI
- 2018 January 2018 - CLN 160: Physician Builder, Advanced, Epic University, Verona, WI
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2005 - 2009 REACT (Reaching and Educating America's Chemists of Tomorrow) Member, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) - Traveled to local elementary schools to teach 3rd graders chemistry experiments.
05/2008 - Present Costa Rica Spanish Institute Volunteer, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica - Volunteered at the Felix Foundation, a school program for children with disabilities
2008 - Present Learning Leader, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) - Taught LAS 100, a course designed to help transition freshman students into college
2008 - 2009 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Office Assistant, Elk Grove Village, IL, Division of Developmental Pediatrics & Preventive Services Maintained and updated the Bright Futures Toolkit and developed
03/2009 - Present Hillel Alternative Spring Break Volunteer, UIUC, Montevideo, Uruguay Participated in various projects including building a greenhouse, painting a soup kitchen, and volunteering in a group home for per
2009 - 2010 STEPS Tutoring Volunteer, SSOM - Tutored patients on the pediatrics floor, assisting with homework assignments and educational games
2009 - 2010 Cradle Cuddle Volunteer, SSOM - Held and comforted premature infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
2010 - 2011 Pediatric Interest Group Treasurer, Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM)
07/2011 - Present Pediatrics Mobile Van Volunteer, SSOM Traveled to underserved schools and completed well child checks for children without insurance
2011 - 2013 Students Advising Students, Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM)
2013 - Present EPIC Super User, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital & Rockford Memorial Hospital, Served as physician liaison for EPIC implementation projects
2016 - 2020 Big Brothers Big Sisters, Milwaukee, WI
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
2010 - 2011 Pediatric Interest Group Treasurer, Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM)
2011 - 2013 Students Advising Students, Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM)

ONLINE BOOK CHAPTER UPDATES (INVITED, PEER REVIEWED):
2019 - Present Ancillary Writer, Expert Consult Updates for Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 21st edition, 6/2019 – current -Worked closely with Dr. Robert Kliegman -Writes 1-2 page articles based on literature published after the textbook, articles augment current topics in the online versions of the text -Writes 1-2 updates per month MMR Vaccine Does Not Cause Autism, 7/1/19 Postnatally Acquired Zika in Children, 7/2/19 Sunscreen Plasma Concentrations, 8/7/19 Vaping and Lipoid Pneumonia, 8/13/19 Procalcitonin Levels and Duration of Antibiotic Treatment, 9/18/19 High Risk BRUE, 9/24/19 Enterovirus and Acute Flaccid Myelitis, 10/11/19 Pediatric Medical Emergencies on Commercial Airline Flights, 10/16/19 Utility of Corticosteroids in Anaphylaxis, 11/06/19 Febrile UTI’s and the Risk of Renal Scarring, 11/14/19 Myelomeningocele Repair, 12/05/19 Daptomycin plus Ceftaroline for Treatment of MRSA Bacteremia, 12/10/19 Baloxavir for the Treatment of Influenza, 1/9/20 FDA Approval of Voxelotor for Sickle Cell Disease, 1/21/20 Coronavirus Outbreak, 2/6/20 Autoimmune Encephalitis Diagnosis, 3/22/2020 Paradoxical Vocal Cord Motion, 4/17/2020 Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Adolescents with Bleeding Disorders 5/5/20 Screen Time and School Performance 5/15/20 Pediatric COVID-19: Epidemiology and Clinical Features 5/27/20 Pediatric COVID-19: MIS-C 06/02/20 Pediatric COVID-19: Pregnancy and Newborns 6/8/20 Low Risk Febrile Infants 7/17/20 Migraine Prevention 7/28/20 NT-proBNP and Kawasaki Disease 8/7/20 Fusobacterium necrophorum Acute Mastoiditis 8/19/20 Nonoperative Management of Uncomplicated Appendicitis 9/10/20 Critical Congenital Heart Disease Pulse Oximetry Screening Update 9/21/20 Genetic Testing in Autism Spectrum Disorder 10/21/20 Celiac Disease and Gluten Exposure 11/6/20 COVID-19: Delirium 11/19/20 2020 IDSA Lyme Disease Guidelines 12/16/20 Continued Symptoms After Adequate Treatment for Lyme Disease 01/6/21 Staph Bacteremia in Children 01/20/21 Differential Diagnosis of Psychosis 02/25/21 Risks of Acid Suppression Medication 3/4/21 Immunizing Preterm Infants 4/7/21 Gender Affirming Medical Care 5/7/21 Febrile Seizures and Vaccination 5/21/21 Recurrent Acute Otitis Media 7/9/21 Racism in Pediatric Health Care 8/2/21 Acute Asthma Exacerbation: Prednisone vs Dexamethasone 8/18/21 Assessing Risk of Infant HSV Infection 9/10/21

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
2008 - 2009 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Office Assistant, Elk Grove Village, IL, Division of Developmental Pediatrics & Preventive Services Maintained and updated the Bright Futures Toolkit and developed Foster Care projects
2013 EPIC Super User, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital & Rockford Memorial Hospital, Served as physician liaison for EPIC implementation projects

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (QI), RESEARCH AND CONFERENCES:
2007 - 2008 Microbiology Department Undergraduate Research Assistant, UIUC - Investigate the effects and dangers of hydrogen peroxide on E. coli cells by creating cell mutants. Perform experiments, such as PCR, growth curves, transductions and gel electrophoresis
2010 STAR (Student Training in Approaches to Research) Program, SSOM
2014 - 2016 Improving Resident Confidence in Respiratory Therapy Interventions, MCW quality improvement project involving educational lectures and shadowing experience
02/2015 Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs Annual Meeting, MCW, Selected for the Frontiers in Science Program in Newport Beach, CA
2015 - 2016 Polycystic Kidney Disease, Renal Department, MCW - Developed a project in the lab on mouse ADPKD models, Researched effects of ischemia and fibrosis in ADPKD
2016 - Present Increase Admitting Resident Triage Education & Autonomy - Interventions include education, didactic sessions, shadowing, and independent pager triage IRB application in process.
2016 - Present Transport Call Review project - Increasing hospitalist awareness of communication during triage calls developing an evaluation tool for outside provider communication
2016 - Present W7 Improving Neurology and Pediatrics Communication EQuIP AI - consult for project and mentor for resident
2017 - Present Increasing Inpatient Vaccine Rates Using EPIC - Mentor for a resident lead project


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. McFadden V, Bauer SC, Porada K, Mehta S, Pickett ML. Quality Initiative to Increase Delivery of Adolescent Hospital-Based Reproductive Health Care. Hosp Pediatr. 2022 Jan 01;12(1):53-61.
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Lui Y, Bauer S, Imlay J. The YaaA protein of the Escherichia coli OxyR regulon lessens hydrogen peroxide toxicity by diminishing the amount of intracellular unincorporated iron. Journal of Bacteriology 2011; 193(9):2186-196.
2. Letting Residents Lead: Implementing Resident Admission Triage Call Curriculum and Practice. (Bauer SC, McFadden V, Madhani K, Kaeppler C, Porada K, Weisgerber MC) Hosp Pediatr 2021 Jun;11(6):579-586 PMID: 34001562 Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85107783318 05/19/2021
3. One Call Away: Addressing a Safety Gap for Urgent Issues Post Discharge. (Yale S, Bauer SC, Stephany A, Porada K, Liljestrom T) Hosp Pediatr 2021 Jun;11(6):632-635 PMID: 34045321 05/29/2021
4. Pediatric COVID-19 Delirium: Case Report of 2 Adolescents. (Bauer SC, Moral F, Preloger E, Spindler A, Roman M, Logan A, Sandage SJ, Manak C, Mitchell M) WMJ 2021 Jul;120(2):131-136 PMID: 34255953 07/14/2021
5. Using Electronic Health Record Tools to Decrease Antibiotic Exposure in Infant Sepsis Evaluation. (Bauer SC, Kaeppler C, Soung P, Porada K, Bushee G, Havens PL) Hosp Pediatr 2021 Aug 13 PMID: 34389551 08/15/2021