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Todd Dorman, M.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Education Coordination
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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410-955-5928

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Senior Associate Dean for Education Coordination
  • Associate Dean and Director of Continuing Medical Education
  • Vice Chair for Critical Care Services, Department of Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine
  • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Joint Appointment in Medicine

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5928

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5928
Fax: 410-614-7302

Expertise

Anesthesiology

Research Interests

Medical informatics (applied to perioperative period; critical care medicine; remote mgnt systems)

Biography

Dr. Todd Dorman is a professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also holds appointments in internal medicine, surgery, and the School of Nursing.

Dr. Dorman is senior associate dean for education coordination and associate dean and director for continuing medical education for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also serves as vice chair for critical care services for the department of anesthesiology and critical care medicine.

After receiving his undergraduate degree in biology from Wofford College, Dr. Dorman earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Charlotte Memorial Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Dorman then completed a residency in anesthesiology and critical care medicine and performed a fellowship in critical care medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1992.

Previously he served as the director of the Division of Adult Critical Care Medicine, co-director of the Surgical Intensive Care Units, medical director of the Adult Postanesthesiology Care Units and medical director of Respiratory Care Services and the chair of the CME Advisory Board at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Dorman’s clinical research interests include the stress response to surgery, aminoglycoside antibiotics, fungal infections and renal failure. He is also interested in quality and safety in the ICU and medical informatics.

Outside of Johns Hopkins, Dr. Dorman serves on the editorial boards of ICU Management and Critical Care Medicine. He has an extensive background in association leadership and serves on the council of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, is past-president of the American Society for Critical Care Anesthesiologists and the Society for Academic CME, and is a member of the American Society for Association Executives.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • Tulane University School of Medicine / MD; Medicine (1984)

    Residencies

    • Carolinas Medical Center / Internal Medicine (1987)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine (1990)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (1992)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Anesthesiology / Anesthesiology (1992)
    • American Board of Anesthesiology / Critical Care Medicine (1993)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1988)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Dorman’s ICU-oriented research focuses on informatics applications in the ICU as it relates to remote monitoring of critically ill patients, leadership strategies in the ICU and the creation of a culture of safety. His other areas of interest include the stress response to surgery, aminoglycoside antibiotics, fungal infections and renal failure.

    Dr. Dorman is interested in applying pharmacokinetic models to drug administration in critically ill patients with the ultimate desire to electronically monitor drug administration and offer clinicians decision support information. One of his current projects addresses the ethical issue of triage in the ICU and its implications for disaster preparedness.

    Selected Publications

    1. Davis D, Baron B, Grichnick K, Topolous G, Dorman T. "Commentary: CME and its role in the Academic Medical Center - Increasing Integration, Adding Value." Acad Med. 2010 Jan;85(1):12-5. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181c42e04.
    2. Egol A, Shander A, Kirkland L, Wall MH, Dorman T, Dasta J, Bagwell S, Kaufman D, Matthews P, Greenwald BM, Herr DL, Stavish C, Thompson C, Fahy B. "Pay for performance in critical care: an executive summary of the position paper by the Society for Critical Care Medicine." Crit Care Med. 2009 Sep;37(9):2625-31. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181b4c3ad.
    3. Berenholtz SM, Pham JC, Garret-Mayer E, Atchison CW, Kostuik JP, Cohen DB, Nundy S, Dorman T, Ness PM, Klag MJ, Pronovost PJ, Kebaish KM. "Effect of episolon aminocaproic acid on red cell transfusion requirements in major spine surgery." Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Sep 1;34(19):2096-103. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181b1fab2.
    4. Davis D, Bordage G, Moores LK, Bennett N, Marinopoulos SS, Dorman T, McCrory D. "The science of continuing medical education: terms, tools and gaps: effectiveness of continuing medicial education: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-based educational guidelines." Chest. 2009 Mar;135(3 Suppl):8S-16S. doi: 10.1378/chest.08-2513.
    5. Lowe MM, Aparicio A, Galbraith R, Dorman T, Dellert E. "The future of continuing medical education: effectiveness of continuing medical education: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-based educational guidelines." Chest. 2009 Mar;135(3 Suppl):69S-75S. doi: 10.1378/chest.08-2522
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Presidential Citation, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2002 - 2007
    • Best Doctors in Baltimore, ¬†Baltimore Magazine, 2007
    • Fox Award for Best Research Presentation, Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education, 2007

    Memberships

    • Alliance of Continuing Medical Education
    • American College of Critical Care Medicine
    • American Society of Anesthesiologists
    • Association of American Medical Colleges
    • Association of University Anesthesiology
    • International Anesthesiology Research Society
    • Maryland Society of Anesthesiologists
    • National Healthcare Cost and Quality Association
    • Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education
    • Society of Critical Care Anesthesiology
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine

    Professional Activities

    • Administrative Editor, Practical Reviews Critical Care Medicine, 2000
    • Editorial board, ICU Management, 2005
    • Program Committee, Society for Academic CME, 2005
    • Editorial board, Critical Care Medicine, 2006
    • Council, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2007
    • Council Liaison to Respiratory Care Section, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2008
    • Research Committee, Society for Academic CME, 2008
    • Research Endowment Council, Society for Academic CME, 2008
    • Reviewer, Anesthesia and Analgesia, 2008
    • Summer Research Institute Planning Committee, Society for Academic CME, 2008
    • Steering Committee, Anesthesia-ACLS, 2009
    • Audit Committee, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2010
    • Council Liaison to Critical Care Work Group, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2010
    • Forum on Conflict of Interest in Academe, AAMC, 2010
    • Nominating Committee, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2010
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