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Gitte Y. Larsen, M.D., M.P.H.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Larsen is a Professor, Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah; Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at Primary Children’s Hospital. She is Chair of Pediatric Quality for Intermountain Healthcare and co-Chair Primary Children’s Hospital Medication Safety Team. Dr. Larsen has developed a local and national recognition for her work in the field of patient safety since 2001. She has published articles focused on patient adverse events detection representing both local and national experience, the use of “smart” infusion pumps and standard drug concentrations, the culture of safety, ventilator-associated conditions, and early septic shock recognition and treatment. She has been twice recognized by the Institute of Safe Medication Practices and once by the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group for projects improving medication safety, and was an invited speaker for the American Academy of Pediatrics 2011 and 2013 National Conference on medication safety. In addition, Dr. Larsen has a full time critical care practice.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Critical Care
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pediatric Critical Care
Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-6509 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Critical Care
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Larsen is a Professor, Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah; Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at Primary Children’s Hospital. She is Chair of Pediatric Quality for Intermountain Healthcare and co-Chair Primary Children’s Hospital Medication Safety Team. Dr. Larsen has developed a local and national recognition for her work in the field of patient safety since 2001. She has published articles focused on patient adverse events detection representing both local and national experience, the use of “smart” infusion pumps and standard drug concentrations, the culture of safety, ventilator-associated conditions, and early septic shock recognition and treatment. She has been twice recognized by the Institute of Safe Medication Practices and once by the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group for projects improving medication safety, and was an invited speaker for the American Academy of Pediatrics 2011 and 2013 National Conference on medication safety. In addition, Dr. Larsen has a full time critical care practice.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Utah
Public Health
M.P.H.
Graduate Training Oregon Health Sciences University
Public Health
Master's
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Pediatric Critical Care
Fellow
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Resident
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical University of Washington
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Mills College
Chemistry
B.A.

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