James F. Pelegano, MD, MS
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 923-7583 fax
Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications
- Wilms tumor in a child with trisomy 13
- Effect of calcium/phosphorus ratio on mineral retention in parenterally fed premature infants
- Simultaneous infusion of calcium and phosphorus in parenteral nutrition for premature infants: Use of physiologic calcium-phosphorus ratio
- The use of fetal biophysical profile improves pregnancy outcome in premature rupture of the membranes.
MD: University of Rome, Rome, Italy
MS: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
MS: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Assistant Professor, Jefferson School of Population Health
Program Director, Masters of Healthcare Quality and Safety/Healthcare Quality and Safety Management, Jefferson School of Population Health.
Research and Clinical Interests
Healthcare quality, clinical systems development, medical safety, neonatology, neonatal respiratory support
Dr. Pelegano has had a diverse care in health care beginning as a pediatrician in private practice and then in neonatology on the faculties of both the Medical College of Wisconsin and Columbia University in New York City. As Director of neonatology at a three hospital system in New York, he created systems for quality and safety based on the integration of IT solutions with evidence based practice, educational systems and advanced bench marking. As a member of Harvard Medical International he became the Director of Quality and Safety at Dubai Healthcare City in Dubai, UAE, bringing quality and safety into a highly complex medical delivery system.
He continued his career in international health as Director of Healthcare Consulting for Huron Consulting Group's Middle East practice. There he worked with Weil Cornell Medical Center developing clinical systems for a large teaching hospital in Doha Qatar.
Dr. Pelegano's focus is on the integration of physician leaders into healthcare quality structures.
As Program Director for the Master's Program for Healthcare Quality and Safety at Rothman, he oversees the program and teaches the Advanced Application of Quality & Safety Methods in Clinical Settings and the Capstone Seminar.