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Daniel A. Rauch, MD
Meet Daniel A. Rauch, MD
Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Pediatrics, Pediatric Inpatient Specialists
Clinical Focus Areas
Pediatric hospital medicine, general pediatrics, clinical outcomes, choosing wisely, ongoing developing of PHM as a field
Research Focus Areas
Patient outcomes, health services research, medical education
Seeing Patients In
Locations + Directions
Tufts Children's Hospital
Floating Building, 2nd Floor
755 Washington St.
Box 7051 Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-8824
Fax #: 617-636-8391
Honors + Awards
2017, PHM Award for Excellence in Clinical Care
2015, Special Recognition Certificate, American Academy of Pediatrics Education Award Subcommittee
2014, Letter of Commendation, American Osteopathic Association
2007, Society of Hospital Medicine Award for Outstanding Service in Hospital Medicine
2006, Academic Award, Best Teacher of evidence-based medicine, Department of Pediatrics, NYU
2003, Henry Barnett Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics, Jacobi Medical Center
Publications + National Presentations
1. Rauch DA. Clinical report--physicians' roles in coordinating care of hospitalized children. Pediatrics 2017; in press.
2. Chung EK, Gable EK, Golden WC, Hudson JA, Hackman NM, Andrews JP, Jackson DS, Beavers JB, Mirchandani DR, Kellams A, Krevitsky ME, Monroe K, Madlon-Kay DJ, Stratbucker W, Campbell D, Collins J, Rauch D. Current Scope of Practice for Newborn Care in Non-Intensive Hospital Settings. Hospital Pediatrics 2017; in press.
3. Oshimura J. Bauer B, Sperring J, Carroll AE, Rauch DA. Changes in Inpatient Staffing Following Implementation of New Residency Work Hour Restrictions. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2014; 9(10): 640-5.
4. Schwartz SB, Rauch DA. Intravenous Acetaminophen: An Alternative to Opioids for Pain Management? Hospital Pediatrics 2013; 3(3): 294-6.
5. Rauch DA. Medical Staff Appointment and Delineation of Pediatric Privileges in Hospitals. Pediatrics 2012; 129: 797-802.
6. Daru JA, Holmes A, Starmer AJ, Aquino J, Rauch DA. Pediatric Hospitalists’ Influences on Education and Career Plans. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2012; 7(4): 282-6.
7. Oshimura J, Sperring J, Bauer BD, Rauch DA. Inpatient Staffing within Pediatric Residency Programs: Work Hour Restrictions and the Evolving Role of the Pediatric Hospitalist. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2012; 7(4): 299-303.
8. Rauch DA, Lye PS, Carlson D, Daru JA, Narang S, Srivastava R, Meltzer S, Conway PH. Pediatric hospital Medicine: A Strategic Planning Roundtable to Chart the Future. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2012; 7(4): 329-34.
9. Sasaki J, Parajuli N, Sharma P, Nanda M, Shah R, Gershel J, Rauch DA. Utility of Post-Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Imaging in Patients with Normal Prenatal Renal Ultrasound. Clinical Pediatrics 2012; 51(3): 243-5.
10. Rauch DA, Dowd D, Eldridge D, Mace S, Shears S, Yen K. Peripheral Difficult Venous Access in Children. Clinical Pediatrics 2009: 48(9): 895-901.
Daniel A. Rauch, MD is a national leader in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. He was the inaugural chair of the American Board of Pediatrics sub-board in Pediatric Hospital Medicine. He received certificate #1 in recognition of his contributions to the field.
His involvement in PHM spans the history of the field. He founded the Hospital Medicine Special Interest Group of the Academic Pediatric Association and has served as Chair of the AAP Section on Hospital Medicine. He is responsible for starting the annual national PHM summer meeting and the annual national PHM Fellows meeting. The journal, Hospital Pediatrics, published by the AAP, was started when he was section chair. He is the editor of the AAP manual, Caring for the Hospitalized Child, the second edition of which will be released in September 2017. He has held leadership roles in the AAP, APA, and Society of Hospital Medicine. He was acknowledged for his efforts in developing PHM by the Society of Hospital Medicine with their Award for Outstanding Service in Hospital Medicine in 2007, by the AAP with a Special Recognition Certificate, American Academy of Pediatrics Education Award Subcommittee in 2015, and by the PHM community with the PHM Award for Excellence in Clinical Care in 2017.
Dr. Rauch has written over 30 peer reviewed articles, authored multiple policy statement for the AAP, made over 150 national presentations, and been an invited speaker around the country and internationally. He has also edited two books: Caring for the Hospitalized Child and Challenging Cases in Pediatric Hospital Medicine.
A graduate of Wesleyan University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Rauch trained in pediatrics and has spent his career prior to joining Tufts Children's in New York.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Academic Pediatric Association
Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
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