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Department of Internal Medicine

General Internal Medicine

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Jennifer O'Toole, MD, MEd

Program Director Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelors in Science: Xavier University
  • Medical Degree: University of Buffalo School of Medicine
  • MEd: University of Cincinnati College of Education

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 08/12/2008
  • American Board of Pediatrics 10/16/2007
Contact Information
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • 3333 Burnet Avenue
  • ML 5018
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
  • Office (513) 584-0397
  • Email jennifer.otoole@cchmc.org

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Coffey, Maitreya; Thomson, Kelly; Li, Shelly-Anne; Bismilla, Zia; Starmer, Amy J; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Blankenburg, Rebecca L; Rosenbluth, Glenn; Cole, F Sessions; Yu, Clifton E; Hepps, Jennifer H; Sectish, Theodore C; Spector, Nancy D; Srivastava, Rajendu; Allen, April D; Mahant, Sanjay; Landrigan, Christopher P 2017. Resident Experiences With Implementation of the I-PASS Handoff Bundle. Journal of graduate medical education, 9 3, 313-320

Conway-Habes, Erin E; Herbst, Brian F; Herbst, Lori A; Kinnear, Benjamin; Timmons, Kristen; Horewitz, Deborah; Falgout, Rachel; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Vossmeyer, Michael 2017. Using Quality Improvement to Introduce and Standardize the National Early Warning Score (NEWS) for Adult Inpatients at a Children's Hospital. Hospital pediatrics, 7 3, 156-163

Guiot, Amy B; Kirkendall, Eric S; Gosdin, Craig H; Shah, Samir S; DeBlasio, Dominick J; Meier, Katie A; O'Toole, Jennifer K 2017. Educational Added Value Unit: Development and Testing of a Measure for Educational Activities. Hospital pediatrics, 7 11, 675-681

Khan, Alisa; Coffey, Maitreya; Litterer, Katherine P; Baird, Jennifer D; Furtak, Stephannie L; Garcia, Briana M; Ashland, Michele A; Calaman, Sharon; Kuzma, Nicholas C; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Patel, Aarti; Rosenbluth, Glenn; Destino, Lauren A; Everhart, Jennifer L; Good, Brian P; Hepps, Jennifer H; Dalal, Anuj K; Lipsitz, Stuart R; Yoon, Catherine S; Zigmont, Katherine R; Srivastava, Rajendu; Starmer, Amy J; Sectish, Theodore C; Spector, Nancy D; West, Daniel C; Landrigan, Christopher P ; Allair, Brenda K; Alminde, Claire; Alvarado-Little, Wilma; Atsatt, Marisa; Aylor, Megan E; Bale, James F; Balmer, Dorene; Barton, Kevin T; Beck, Carolyn; Bismilla, Zia; Blankenburg, Rebecca L; Chandler, Debra; Choudhary, Amanda; Christensen, Eileen; Coghlan-McDonald, Sally; Cole, F Sessions; Corless, Elizabeth; Cray, Sharon; Da Silva, Roxi; Dahale, Devesh; Dreyer, Benard; Growdon, Amanda S; Gubler, LeAnn; Guiot, Amy; Harris, Roben; Haskell, Helen; Kocolas, Irene; Kruvand, Elizabeth; Lane, Michele Marie; Langrish, Kathleen; Ledford, Christy J W; Lewis, Kheyandra; Lopreiato, Joseph O; Maloney, Christopher G; Mangan, Amanda; Markle, Peggy; Mendoza, Fernando; Micalizzi, Dale Ann; Mittal, Vineeta; Obermeyer, Maria; O'Donnell, Katherine A; Ottolini, Mary; Patel, Shilpa J; Pickler, Rita; Rogers, Jayne Elizabeth; Sanders, Lee M; Sauder, Kimberly; Shah, Samir S; Sharma, Meesha; Simpkin, Arabella; Subramony, Anupama; Thompson, E Douglas; Trueman, Laura; Trujillo, Tanner; Turmelle, Michael P; Warnick, Cindy; Welch, Chelsea; White, Andrew J; Wien, Matthew F; Winn, Ariel S; Wintch, Stephanie; Wolf, Michael; Yin, H Shonna; Yu, Clifton E 2017. Families as Partners in Hospital Error and Adverse Event Surveillance. JAMA pediatrics, 171 4, 372-381

Kinnear, Benjamin; Bensman, Rachel; Held, Justin; O'Toole, Jennifer; Schauer, Daniel; Warm, Eric 2017. Critical Deficiency Ratings in Milestone Assessment: A Review and Case Study. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 92 6, 820-826

Warm, Eric J; Held, Justin D; Hellmann, Michael; Kelleher, Matthew; Kinnear, Benjamin; Lee, Caroline; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Mathis, Bradley; Mueller, Caroline; Sall, Dana; Tolentino, Jonathan; Schauer, Daniel P 2016. Entrusting Observable Practice Activities and Milestones Over the 36 Months of an Internal Medicine Residency. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, ,

Warm, Eric J; Held, Justin D; Hellmann, Michael; Kelleher, Matthew; Kinnear, Benjamin; Lee, Caroline; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Mathis, Bradley; Mueller, Caroline; Sall, Dana; Tolentino, Jonathan; Schauer, Daniel P 2016. Entrusting Observable Practice Activities and Milestones Over the 36 Months of an Internal Medicine Residency. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 91 10, 1398-1405

Auger K, Jerardi K, Simmons J, Davis M, O’Toole JK, Sucharew H 2015. It's Complicated: Overcoming Statistical Challenges of Group Learning in Medical Education Research Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 7 3, 326-330

Auger, Katherine A; Jerardi, Karen E; Simmons, Jeffrey M; Davis, Matthew M; O'Toole, Jennifer; Sucharew, Heidi J 2015. It's Complicated: Overcoming Statistical Challenges of Group Learning in Medical Education Research. Journal of graduate medical education, 7 3, 326-30

Kinnear B, O’Toole JK 2015. The Care of Adults in Children’s Hospitals: Acknowledging the Aging Elephant in the Room JAMA Pediatrics, 169 12, 1081-1082

Kinnear, Benjamin; O'Toole, Jennifer K 2015. Care of Adults in Children's Hospitals: Acknowledging the Aging Elephant in the Room. JAMA pediatrics, 169 12, 1081-2

O'Toole, Jennifer K; Friedland, Allen R; Gonzaga, Alda Maria R; Hartig, Jason R; Holliday, Scott; Lukela, Michael; Moutsios, Sandra A; Kolarik, Russ 2015. The practice patterns of recently graduated internal medicine-pediatric hospitalists. Hospital pediatrics, 5 6, 309-14

O'Toole, Jennifer K; Klein, Melissa D; McLinden, Daniel; Sucharew, Heidi; DeWitt, Thomas G 2015. A Pilot Study of the Creation and Implementation of a Teaching Development Assessment Tool. Journal of graduate medical education, 7 4, 638-42

Solan, Lauren G; Yau, Connie; Sucharew, Heidi; O'Toole, Jennifer K 2014. Multidisciplinary handoffs improve perceptions of communication. Hospital pediatrics, 4 5, 311-5

Starmer, Amy J; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Rosenbluth, Glenn; Calaman, Sharon; Balmer, Dorene; West, Daniel C; Bale, James F; Yu, Clifton E; Noble, Elizabeth L; Tse, Lisa L; Srivastava, Rajendu; Landrigan, Christopher P; Sectish, Theodore C; Spector, Nancy D 2014. Development, implementation, and dissemination of the I-PASS handoff curriculum: A multisite educational intervention to improve patient handoffs. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 89 6, 876-84

Starmer, Amy J; Spector, Nancy D; Srivastava, Rajendu; West, Daniel C; Rosenbluth, Glenn; Allen, April D; Noble, Elizabeth L; Tse, Lisa L; Dalal, Anuj K; Keohane, Carol A; Lipsitz, Stuart R; Rothschild, Jeffrey M; Wien, Matthew F; Yoon, Catherine S; Zigmont, Katherine R; Wilson, Karen M; O'Toole, Jennifer K; Solan, Lauren G; Aylor, Megan; Bismilla, Zia; Coffey, Maitreya; Mahant, Sanjay; Blankenburg, Rebecca L; Destino, Lauren A; Everhart, Jennifer L; Patel, Shilpa J; Bale, James F; Spackman, Jaime B; Stevenson, Adam T; Calaman, Sharon; Cole, F Sessions; Balmer, Dorene F; Hepps, Jennifer H; Lopreiato, Joseph O; Yu, Clifton E; Sectish, Theodore C; Landrigan, Christopher P 2014. Changes in medical errors after implementation of a handoff program. The New England journal of medicine, 371 19, 1803-12

Jerardi, Karen; Solan, Lauren; Deblasio, Dominick; O'Toole, Jennifer; White, Christine; Yau, Connie; Sucharew, Heidi; Klein, Melissa D 2013. Evaluating the impact of interactive and entertaining educational conferences. Perspectives on medical education, 2 5-6, 349-55

Klein, Melissa; O'Toole, Jennifer K; McLinden, Daniel; DeWitt, Thomas G 2013. Training tomorrow's medical education leaders: creating a general pediatric master educator fellowship. The Journal of pediatrics, 162 3, 440-441.e1

O'Toole, Jennifer K; Solan, Lauren G; Burkhardt, Mary Carol; Klein, Melissa D 2013. Watch and learn: an innovative video trigger curriculum to increase resident screening for social determinants of health. Clinical pediatrics, 52 4, 344-50

O'Toole, Jennifer K; Solan, Lauren G; Yau, Connie; Weiser, Jason; Sucharew, Heidi; Simmons, Jeffrey M 2013. Pediatric hospitalist perceptions of the impact of duty hour changes on education and patient care. Hospital pediatrics, 3 2, 162-6

O'Toole, Jennifer K; Stevenson, Adam T; Good, Brian P; Guiot, Amy B; Solan, Lauren G; Tse, Lisa L; Landrigan, Christopher P; Sectish, Theodore C; Srivastava, Rajendu; Starmer, Amy J; Spector, Nancy D 2013. Closing the gap: a needs assessment of medical students and handoff training. The Journal of pediatrics, 162 5, 887-8.e1

O'Toole, Jennifer K; Burkhardt, Mary Carol; Solan, Lauren G; Vaughn, Lisa; Klein, Melissa D 2012. Resident confidence addressing social history: is it influenced by availability of social and legal resources? Clinical pediatrics, 51 7, 625-31

Mueller S.; O'Toole J.; Patel R.; Schnipper J. 10-01-2016. Best Practices in Inpatient Handoffs of Care Hospital Medicine Clinics, 5 4, 518-528

Ali A.; Allair B.; Allen A.; Almaddah N.; Alminde C.; Alvarado-Little W.; Anson E.; Ashland M.; Atsatt M.; Aylor M.; Baird J.; Bale J.; Balmer D.; Barber A.; Barton K.; Bates K.; Beck C.; Berchelmann K.; Bhan R.; Bismilla Z.; Blankenburg R.; Boa-Hocbo A.; Bordin-Wosk T.; Brooks M.; Calaman S.; Campe J.; Campos M.; Chandler D.; Cheung Y.; Choudhary A.; Christensen E.; Clark K.; Coffey M.; Coghlan-McDonald S.; Cohen E.; Cole F.; Corless E.; Landrigan C.; Menon A.; Sectish T.; Spector N.; Srivastava R.; Starmer A.; West D. 07-01-2017. Integrating Research, Quality Improvement, and Medical Education for Better Handoffs and Safer Care: Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 43 7, 319-329

Allen A.; Aylor M.; Bale J.; Balmer D.; Berchelmann K.; Bismilla Z.; Blaschke G.; Calaman S.; Carlson B.; Coffey M.; Destino L.; Everhart J.; Feraco A.; Ferrell C.; Gonzalez Del Rey J.; Hepps J.; Hoffman B.; Hrach C.; Kahana M.; Keohane C.; Landrigan C.; Lipsitz S.; Lopreiato J.; Mahant S.; Matlow A.; McDonald M.; McGregor R.; Nilforoshan V.; O'Toole J.; Patel S.; Rosenbluth G.; Rothschild J.; Schulz K.; Schwartz A.; Sectish T.; Sessions Cole F.; Solan L.; Spector N.; Srivastava R.; Starmer A.; Stevenson A.; Stevenson W.; Turmelle M.; Wagner T.; West D.; White A.; Yu C. 02-01-2012. I-PASS, a mnemonic to standardize verbal handoffs Pediatrics, 129 2, 201-204

Klein, Melissa D; Alcamo, Alicia M; Beck, Andrew F; O'Toole, Jennifer K; McLinden, Daniel; Henize, Adrienne; Kahn, Robert S . Can a video curriculum on the social determinants of health affect residents' practice and families' perceptions of care? Academic pediatrics, 14 2, 159-66

O’Toole JK, McLinden D, Sucharew H, Dewitt T, Klein MD . A Pilot Study of the Creation and Implementation of a Teaching Development Assessment Tool Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 7 4, 638-42

O'Toole, Jennifer K; West, Daniel C; Starmer, Amy J; Yu, Clifton E; Calaman, Sharon; Rosenbluth, Glenn; Hepps, Jennifer H; Lopreiato, Joseph O; Landrigan, Christopher P; Sectish, Theodore C; Spector, Nancy D . Placing faculty development front and center in a multisite educational initiative: lessons from the I-PASS Handoff study. Academic pediatrics, 14 3, 221-4