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Robert L. Ursprung, MD

Ursprung, Robert M.D.
Education:University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Harvard Medical School
Residency:University of Texas Southwestern Med Center
Fellowship:Harvard Medical School/Children's Hospital of Boston
Board Certified:Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Dr. Ursprung received his medical degree & pediatric training from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School.  His neonatology training occurred in the division of Newborn Medicine at Harvard Medical School, where he also completed a two year NIH funded clinical research fellowship & a master's degree in Medical Science from Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Ursprung is the Associate Director of Continuous Quality Improvement for Pediatrix Medical Group.  He also serves on the Vermont Oxford Network’s Database Advisory Committee as well being a faculty member for their Neonatal Intensive Care Quality Collaborative.

Dr Ursprung is board certified in neonatal-perinatal medicine.

When not caring for patients, Dr Ursprung enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.  He is also an avid runner.


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G. Suresh, J. Horbar, P. Plsek, J. Gray, W. Edwards, J. Gray, P. Shiono, R. Ursprung, J. Nickerson, J. Lucey, D. Goldmann; Voluntary Anonymous Reporting of Medical Errors for Neonatal Intensive Care; Pediatrics 2004; 113: 1609-1618.

R Ursprung, J Gray, K Hughes, J Nickerson, P Plsek, P Shiono, W Edwards, G Suresh, J Horbar, D Goldmann; Real time patient safety audits, improving safety everyday; Journal of quality and safety in healthcare; 2005; 14:284-289.

J. Gray, R. Ursprung, D. Goldmann, G. Suresh, W. Edwards, P. Plsek, P. Shiono, J Nickerson, J. Horbar; Patient Mis-Identification in the NICU: Quantification of Risk.  Pediatrics, 2006; 117; 43-47.

D Ellsbury, R Ursprung, J Nedrelow; Getting it Right Every Time: Checklists as Quality Improvement Tools in the NICU.  Neonatology Today, 2008; Vol 3; Issue 2; 1-6.

D Ellsbury, R Ursprung; Quality Improvement: Translating Effort into Outcomes. eNeonatal Review, 2008; Vol 8; Number 8; 1-14.

RH Clark, RL Ursprung, MW Walker, DL Ellsbury, AR Spitzer; The changing pattern of inhaled nitric oxide use in the neonatal intensive care unit; Journal of Perinatology, 2010; March 18, 2010.

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