Lawrence Kass, MD

    • 192 Citations
    • 7 h-Index

    Research output per year

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    Teaching and educational interests

    Dr. Lawrence Kass has been involved in almost all aspects of health professions education at Penn State College of Medicine, including service as a course director, residency program director and member of the undergraduate medical education and graduate medical education committees.

    For the past several years, Dr. Kass has focused on innovation in faculty development. In the Department of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Kass designed and implemented a faculty development program, helping faculty to become more skilled teachers. In addition, he created a faculty research team system, promoting scholarship and peer-mentoring among Emergency Medicine faculty.

    Dr. Kass also became co-director of Penn State College of Medicine's Junior Faculty Development Program, effective July 2020. This program has a holistic curriculum and mentored project designed to enable sustainable career trajectories in an academic health system. 

    Education/Academic qualification

    Emergency Medicine, Residency, York Hospital, Pennsylvania

    … → 1993

    Internal Medicine, Residency, University of Maryland

    … → 1990

    MD, School of Medicine, Boston University

    … → 1987

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    Research Output

    • 192 Citations
    • 7 h-Index
    • 10 Article
    • 2 Review article
    • 1 Chapter
    • 1 Editorial

    Barriers to compliance with emergency department discharge instructions: lessons learned from patients’ perspectives

    Schenhals, E., Haidet, P. & Kass, L., Jan 24 2019, In : Internal and Emergency Medicine. 14, 1, p. 133-138 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Non-urgent use of emergency departments: populations most likely to overestimate illness severity

    Andrews, H. & Kass, L., Sep 1 2018, In : Internal and Emergency Medicine. 13, 6, p. 893-900 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Scopus citations
    Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

    Education research in emergency medicine

    Kass, L. E., Jun 1 2016, In : Internal and Emergency Medicine. 11, 4, p. 569-570 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2 Scopus citations

    Single breath counting for the evaluation of pediatric respiratory function: derivation of a “normogram”

    Kass, L. E. & Putnam, K., Mar 1 2016, In : Internal and Emergency Medicine. 11, 2, p. 225-228 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations