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Jane L Holl

Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)


633 N. St Clair, 20th floor
Chicago, IL 60611

312-503-5561Email Jane Holl


Comprehensive Transplant Center

Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)


MD/MPH: Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium (1979) 
Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital, Pediatrics (1980) 
Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital, Pediatrics (1981) 
Residency: UMDNJ-Univ. Hospital, Pediatrics (1984) 
Fellowship: Strong Memorial Hospital, General Pediatrics (1993) 
Board Certification: Pediatrics

Research Interests

Current main research interests include: (1) patient safety, primarily risk assessment and in-situ simulation to improve team work and communication in pediatrics, obstetrics, transplant surgery, and family planning; (2) National Children's Study: child health outcomes; (3) healthcare quality indicators pediatric); (4) role of chronic stress in premature labor; (4) contribution of clinician and system factors to clinician-initiated deliveries; (5) prevalence and severity of food allergy and health services.

Selected Publications

    • Reducing Hospital Readmissions via Optimization of Emergency Department Care
      McElroy LM, Schmidt KA, Richards CT, McHugh MC, Holl JL, Adams JG, Ladner DP.
      Transplantation. 2015 Nov 2;doi:10.1097/TP.0000000000000988.
      ISSN: 00411337
    • Academic-community hospital comparison of vulnerabilities in door-to-needle process for acute ischemic stroke
      Prabhakaran S, Khorzad R, Brown A, Nannicelli AP, Khare R, Holl JL.
      Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2015 Oct;8(6_suppl_3):S148-S154.doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.115.002085.
      ISSN: 19417713
    • Clinician perceptions of operating room to intensive care unit handoffs and implications for patient safety: A qualitative study
      McElroy LM, MacApagal KR, Collins KM, Abecassis MM, Holl JL, Ladner DP, Gordon EJ.
      American Journal of Surgery. 2015 Oct;210(4):629-635.doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.05.008.
      ISSN: 00029610
    • Operating room to intensive care unit handoffs and the risks of patient harm
      McElroy LM, Collins KM, Koller FL, Khorzad R, Abecassis MM, Holl JL, Ladner DP.
      Surgery (United States). 2015 Sep;158(3):588-594.doi:10.1016/j.surg.2015.03.061.
      ISSN: 00396060