Jennifer L Trainor

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Research Interests

Dr. Trainor's primary scholarly interests involve medical education and the use of simulation to teach medical students, residents, and fellows clinical pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. She has a particular interest in interprofessional communication, residency preparedness, and career mentoring in undergraduate medical education. Her areas of clinical research interest include diabetic ketoacidosis and anaphylaxis.

Dr. Trainor is an ED telemedicine provider at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Dr. Trainor is Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and directs the fourth year electives and career advising in pediatric medicine at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Training Experience

1995Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)
1998Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

… → 1992

Research interests

  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Food Allergy
  • Medical Education
  • Pediatrics
  • Simulation

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Grants 2012 2017

Research Output 1999 2019

Prevalence of Errors in Anaphylaxis in Kids (PEAK): A Multicenter Simulation-Based Study

the PEAK investigators of the International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, & Education (INSPIRE), Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medication Errors
25 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical trial of fluid infusion rates for pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis

Kuppermann, N., Ghetti, S., Schunk, J. E., Stoner, M. J., Rewers, A., McManemy, J. K., Myers, S. R., Nigrovic, L. E., Garro, A., Brown, K. M., Quayle, K. S., Trainor, J. L., Tzimenatos, L., Bennett, J. E., DePiero, A. D., Kwok, M. Y., Perry, C. S., Olsen, C. S., Casper, T. C., Dean, J. M. & 1 others, Glaser, N. S., Jun 14 2018, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 378, 24, p. 2275-2287 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Clinical Trials
Glasgow Coma Scale
Brain Injuries
4 Citations (Scopus)

Food-induced anaphylaxis in infants and children

Samady, W., Trainor, J. L., Smith, B. M. & Gupta, R. S., Sep 1 2018, In : Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. 121, 3, p. 360-365 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infant Food
Food Hypersensitivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Screening residents for infant lumbar puncture readiness with just-in-time simulation-based assessments

Kessler, D. O., Chang, T. P., Auerbach, M., Fein, D. M., Lavoie, M. E., Trainor, J. L., Lee, M. O., Gerard, J. M., Grossman, D., Whitfill, T. & Pusic, M., Jan 1 2017, In : BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning. 3, 1, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Spinal Puncture
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development and evaluation of a learning intervention targeting first-year resident defibrillation skills

Jeffers, J., Eppich, W. J., Trainor, J. L., Mobley, B. & Adler, M. D., Jan 1 2016, In : Pediatric Emergency Care. 32, 4, p. 210-216 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Training Support
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation