Stephen J. Janofsky, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Director of Outreach, Pediatric Emergency Care, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Co-Director, UPMC Children's AnywhereCare, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Janofsky received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Scranton, majoring in Philosophy and Environmental Science. He pursued his medical education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, graduating in 2014. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital and returned to Pittsburgh to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

He is the Director of Outreach for Pediatric Emergency Care and Co-Director of UPMC Children's AnywhereCare, a direct-to-consumer virtual urgent care service. He leads an initiative to establish a collaborative network of hospitals in the region with the aim of improving the quality of pediatric care in general and community emergency departments.

Janofsky's research interests are focused on systems-based improvements in pediatric emergency care, simulation-based outreach and education and innovations in telehealth.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • Western Pennsylvania Medical Society, 2010-2014, 2018-Present
  • American Medical Association, 2013-Present
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2013-Present
    • Section on Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2017-Present
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare, 2019-Present

Education & Training

  • BA, Philosophy and Environmental Science, University of Scranton, 2007
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Yale-New Haven Hospital, 2014-2017
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2017-2020

Selected Publications

Rapoport AP, Stadtmauer EA, Aqui N, Vogl D, Chew A, Fang HB, Janofsky S, Yager K, Veloso E, Zheng Z, Milliron T, Westphal S, Cotte J, Huynh H, Cannon A, Yanovich S, Akpek G, Tan M, Virts K, Ruehle K, Harris C, Philip S, Vonderheide RH, Levine BL, June CH. Rapid immune recovery and graft-versus-host disease-like engraftment syndrome following adoptive transfer of Costimulated autologous T cells. Clinical Cancer Research. 2009 Jul 1;15(13):4499-507. PMID: 19509133.

Rapoport AP, Aqui NA, Stadtmauer EA, Vogl DT, Fang HB, Cai L, Janofsky S, Chew A, Storek J, Akpek G, Badros A, Yanovich S, Tan MT, Veloso E, Pasetti MF, Cross A, Philip S, Murphy H, Bhagat R, Zheng Z, Milliron T, Cotte J, Cannon A, Levine BL, Vonderheide RH, June CH.Combination immunotherapy using adoptive T-cell transfer and tumor antigen vaccination on the basis of hTERT and survivin after ASCT for myeloma. Blood. 2011 Jan 20;117(3):788-97. PMID: 21030558.

White LJ, Fredericks R, Mannarino CN, Janofsky S, Faustino EVS. Epidemiology of Bleeding in Critically Ill Children. Journal of Pediatrics. 2017 May;184:114-119. PMID: 28185627.

Ramgopal S, Janofsky S, Zuckerbraun NS, Ramilo O, Mahajan P, Kuppermann N, Vitale MA. Risk of Serious Bacterial Infection in Infants Aged ≤60 Days Presenting to Emergency Departments with a History of Fever Only. Journal of Pediatrics. 2019 Jan; 204: 191-195. PMID: 30291019.

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