J. Joelle Donofrio, D.O.

Specialty

Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care

Locations

3020 Children's Way
MC 5075
San Diego, CA 92123

Specialty

Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship

University of Southern California

Residency

University of Southern California

Fellowship

Harbor UCLA Medical Center, UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Bio

Dr. J. Joelle Donofrio is medical director of emergency medical services at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

After graduating cum laude from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Donofrio completed her pediatric residency at the University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Medical Center. She went on to complete a three-year pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Harbor-UCLA under the mentorship of Dr. Marianne Gausche-Hill and an emergency medical services fellowship at UC San Diego.

Dr. Donofrio's research interests and publications involve pediatric disaster and prehospital care of both adults and children. Her other interests include paramedic pediatric education and optimization of prehospital system-based care. She is the West Coast and pediatrics representative for the Prehospital Emergency Care Podcast, a service of the National Association of Emergency Medical Service Physicians, and is an advocate of Free Open Access Medical Education.

In her spare time, Dr. Donofrio enjoys acrylic and oil painting, international travel, snowboarding and working in her garden.

Publications

Use of a Novel, Portable, LED-Based Capillary Refill Time Simulator within a Disaster Triage Context.
Chang TP, Santillanes G, Claudius I, Pham PK, Koved J, Cheyne J, Gausche-Hill M, Kaji AH, Srinivasan S, Donofrio JJ, Bir C

Development of a Pediatric Mass Casualty Triage Algorithm Validation Tool.
Donofrio JJ, Kaji AH, Claudius IA, Chang TP, Santillanes G, Cicero MX, Srinivasan S, Perez-Rogers A, Gausche-Hill M

Accuracy, Efficiency, and Inappropriate Actions Using JumpSTART Triage in MCI Simulations.
Claudius I, Kaji AH, Santillanes G, Cicero MX, Donofrio JJ, Gausche-Hill M, Srinivasan S, Chang TP

Comparison of Computerized Patients versus Live Moulaged Actors for a Mass-casualty Drill.
Claudius I, Kaji A, Santillanes G, Cicero M, Donofrio JJ, Gausche-Hill M, Srinivasan S, Chang TP

Most routine laboratory testing of pediatric psychiatric patients in the emergency department is not medically necessary.
Donofrio JJ, Horeczko T, Kaji A, Santillanes G, Claudius I

Impact of boarding pediatric psychiatric patients on a medical ward.
Claudius I, Donofrio JJ, Lam CN, Santillanes G

Clinical utility of screening laboratory tests in pediatric psychiatric patients presenting to the emergency department for medical clearance.
Donofrio JJ, Santillanes G, McCammack BD, Lam CN, Menchine MD, Kaji AH, Claudius IA

See the full listing of this physician's publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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