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Michael Apkon

TitlePresident and CEO
InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentExecutive Office
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
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    1. Browne AM, Deutsch ES, Corwin K, Davis DH, Teets JM, Apkon M. An IDEA: Safety Training to Improve Critical Thinking by Individuals and Teams. Am J Med Qual. 2019 Feb 09; 1062860618820687. PMID: 30739459.
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    2. Fieldston ES, Jonas JA, Lederman VA, Zahm AJ, Xiao R, DiMichele CM, Tracy E, Kurbjun K, Tenney-Soeiro R, Geiger DL, Hogan A, Apkon M. Developing the Capacity for Rapid-Cycle Improvement at a Large Freestanding Children's Hospital. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Aug; 6(8):441-8. PMID: 27418671.
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    3. Apkon M, Friedman JN. Planning for effective hospital discharge. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Oct; 168(10):890-1. PMID: 25154591.
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    4. Li S, Rehder KJ, Giuliano JS, Apkon M, Kamat P, Nadkarni VM, Napolitano N, Thompson AE, Tucker C, Nishisaki A. Development of a Quality Improvement Bundle to Reduce Tracheal Intubation-Associated Events in Pediatric ICUs. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Jan-Feb; 31(1):47-55. PMID: 25143411.
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    5. Wolfe H, Zebuhr C, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Boyle L, Giordano RT, Davis D, Priestley M, Apkon M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM. Interdisciplinary ICU cardiac arrest debriefing improves survival outcomes*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Jul; 42(7):1688-95. PMID: 24717462; PMCID: PMC4092119.
    6. Bates KE, Bird GL, Shea JA, Apkon M, Shaddy RE, Metlay JP. A tool to measure shared clinical understanding following handoffs to help evaluate handoff quality. J Hosp Med. 2014 Mar; 9(3):142-7. PMID: 24482325; PMCID: PMC4049065.
    7. Chan K, Davis J, Pai SY, Bonilla FA, Puck JM, Apkon M. A Markov model to analyze cost-effectiveness of screening for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). Mol Genet Metab. 2011 Nov; 104(3):383-9. PMID: 21810544; PMCID: PMC3205197.
    8. Apkon M, Mattera JA, Lin Z, Herrin J, Bradley EH, Carbone M, Holmboe ES, Gross CP, Selter JG, Rich AS, Krumholz HM. A randomized outpatient trial of a decision-support information technology tool. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Nov 14; 165(20):2388-94. PMID: 16287768.
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    9. Faustino EV, Apkon M. Persistent hyperglycemia in critically ill children. J Pediatr. 2005 Jan; 146(1):30-4. PMID: 15644818.
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    10. Apkon M, Leonard J, Probst L, DeLizio L, Vitale R. Design of a safer approach to intravenous drug infusions: failure mode effects analysis. Qual Saf Health Care. 2004 Aug; 13(4):265-71. PMID: 15289629; PMCID: PMC1743853.
    11. Apkon M. Decision analysis and clinical uncertainty. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2003 Jun; 15(3):272-7. PMID: 12806256.
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    12. Apkon M, Singhaviranon P. Impact of an electronic information system on physician workflow and data collection in the intensive care unit. Intensive Care Med. 2001 Jan; 27(1):122-30. PMID: 11280623.
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    13. O'Brien SE, Apkon M, Berul CI, Patel HT, Saupe K, Spindler M, Ingwall JS, Zahler R. Phenotypical features of long Q-T syndrome in transgenic mice expressing human Na-K-ATPase alpha(3)-isoform in hearts. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2000 Nov; 279(5):H2133-42. PMID: 11045946.
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    14. Nazarov V, Aquino-DeJesus J, Apkon M. Extracellular pH, Ca(2+) influx, and response of vascular smooth muscle cells to 5-hydroxytryptamine. Stroke. 2000 Oct; 31(10):2500-7. PMID: 11022085.
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    15. Kass LJ, Apkon M. Inhaled nitric oxide in the treatment of hypoxemic respiratory failure. Curr Opin Pediatr. 1998 Jun; 10(3):284-90. PMID: 9716891.
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    16. Bevensee MO, Apkon M, Boron WF. Intracellular pH regulation in cultured astrocytes from rat hippocampus. II. Electrogenic Na/HCO3 cotransport. J Gen Physiol. 1997 Oct; 110(4):467-83. PMID: 9379176; PMCID: PMC2229371.
    17. Apkon M, Weed RA, Boron WF. Motor responses of cultured rat cerebral vascular smooth muscle cells to intra- and extracellular pH changes. Am J Physiol. 1997 Jul; 273(1 Pt 2):H434-45. PMID: 9249519.
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    18. Apkon M. Pathophysiology of hydrops fetalis. Semin Perinatol. 1995 Dec; 19(6):437-46. PMID: 8822328.
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    19. Apkon M, Boron WF. Extracellular and intracellular alkalinization and the constriction of rat cerebral arterioles. J Physiol. 1995 May 01; 484 ( Pt 3):743-53. PMID: 7623289; PMCID: PMC1157957.
    20. Apkon M, Nerbonne JM. Characterization of two distinct depolarization-activated K+ currents in isolated adult rat ventricular myocytes. J Gen Physiol. 1991 May; 97(5):973-1011. PMID: 1865177; PMCID: PMC2216507.
    21. Greenwald JE, Apkon M, Hruska KA, Needleman P. Stretch-induced atriopeptin secretion in the isolated rat myocyte and its negative modulation by calcium. J Clin Invest. 1989 Mar; 83(3):1061-5. PMID: 2522102; PMCID: PMC303784.
    22. Apkon M, Nerbonne JM. Alpha 1-adrenergic agonists selectively suppress voltage-dependent K+ current in rat ventricular myocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1988 Nov; 85(22):8756-60. PMID: 2903506; PMCID: PMC282540.
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