Vinay M Nadkarni, MD
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Vinay Nadkarni MD, MS, FAAP, FERC, FAHA, FCCM

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pediatrics,

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

1-Page Curriculum Vitae: Vinay Nadkarni MD, MS







Duke University (Zoology)






Georgetown University (Physiology)






University of Maryland School of Medicine

Faculty Appointment: Professor, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pediatrics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Specialty Certification:




American Board of Pediatrics, Diplomate, General Pediatrics (MOCA through 2025)




American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (MOCA through 2025)

Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies:




David Cornfeld Teaching Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia




Asmund S. Laerdal Memorial Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine




Faculty Mentor Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia




Ron Haddock AHA International Impact Award, American Heart Association




Distinguished Career Award, American Academy of Pediatrics




International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Giant of Resuscitation Award




AHA/ILCOR Lifetime Achievement Award in Resuscitation Science




Ian G. Jacobs Award for International Collaboration in Resuscitation Science, AHA/ILCOR




Citizen CPR Foundation Hans Dahll Award


Dr. Nadkarni has authored more than 650 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 35 book chapters related to the practice of resuscitation science and critical care. He has an H-index of 107, with 103,105 citations and an i-10 index of 389. Over the course of his career, he has mentored more than 140 postdoctoral fellows and physician-scientists, culminating in recognition by the American Academy of Pediatrics Critical Care Lifetime Distinguished Career Award (2014), the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Giant’s award (2015), and the American Heart Association Lifetime Achievement Award for Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation Science (2017), and the Citizen CPR Foundation Hans Dahll Award (2021).


Dr. Nadkarni serves on the Executive Committee of the Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), and is the President-elect for 2024. He is past-president of the Citizen CPR Foundation, and the founding director for the CHOP Academy for Resuscitation of Children, Center for Pediatric Resuscitation and the CHOP Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation. He has served as chair of the American Heart Association’s Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee (2006-2010) and ILCOR, the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation executive committee (2007-2021). He was a founding member of the American Heart Association’s National Registry of CPR (Get with the Guidelines-Resuscitation) in over 400 hospitals nationwide, the AHRQ funded National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR-4-KIDS) across 50 hospitals in the USA, the 106 site International Network for Simulation-Based Pediatric Innovation, Research and Education (INSPIRE) and the 40 member Pedi-RES-Q learning “co-laboratory” that is collecting data to inform practice and help pioneer “next generation” resuscitation care. He served as the leadership PI or Co-I investigator roles in several collaborative multicenter NIH (HALF-PINT, THAPCA), CIHR (EPOCH), and AHRQ (NEAR4KIDS) research grants, with publications in high impact journals (NEJM, JAMA, JAMA Pediatrics). He is the PI of the Laerdal-RQI funded Global Resuscitation Alliance for Resuscitation of children, and the PI and Data Coordinating Center PI for the pediRES-Q research and quality improvement network designed to study in-hospital pediatric resuscitation practices.