Pediatric Hospitalist
Assistant Residency Program Director
Attending Physician

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator), Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Clinical Interests

Resident Education
Quality Improvement
Evidence-Based Medicine

Education

Medical School: 

University of California, Irvine (2000-2004)

Internship: 

Children's Hospital Orange County (2004-2005)

Residency: 

Children's Hospital Orange County (2005-2007)

Fellowship: 

Chief Residency, Children's Hospital Orange County (2007-2008)

Accomplishments

Certification: 

American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships: 

American Academy of Pediatrics
Academic Pediatric Association

Awards: 

Philip E. Rothman Memorial Award (outstanding teaching, guidance, and inspiration), Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 2018

Publications: 

Zipkin R, Schrager S, Keefer M, Marshall L, Wu S. Improving Home Management Plan of Care Compliance Rates Through an Electronic Asthma Action Plan. Journal of Asthma. 2013 August; 50(6): 664-671. PMID 23574196

Zipkin R, Ostrom K, Schrager S, Olowoyeye A, Markovitz B. Association Between Implementation of a Cardiovascular Step-Down Unit and Process of Care Outcomes in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. Hospital Pediatrics. 2015 May; 5(5): 256-262. PMID 25934809

Zipkin R, Schrager SM, Nguyen E, Mamey MR, Banuelos I, Wu S: Association Between Pediatric Home Management Plan of Care Compliance and Asthma Readmission. Journal of Asthma, 2016 Dec; 8:0 Epub. PMID 27929691

Leazer, R, Erickson N, Paulson J, Zipkin R, Stemmle, M, Schroeder A, Bendel-Stenzel, M, Fine, B. Epidemiology of Cerebrospinal Fluid Cultures and Time to Detection in Term Infants. Pediatrics. 2017 May; 139(5): PMID: 28557739

Rissman L, Deavenport-Saman A, Corden M, Zipkin R, Espinoza J. A pilot project: Handwashing educational intervention decreases incidence of respiratory and diarrheal illnesses in a rural Malawi orphanage. Global Health Promotion. 2020 October; 1757975920963889. doi: 10.1177/1757975920963889.

Research Interests: 

Asthma
Appropriate use of antibiotics
Febrile Infant Management

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