Irit Rasooly, MD, MSCE

Core Faculty

Irit Rasooly, MD, MSCE is a core faculty member in the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) and the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), an academic hospitalist in the Division of General Pediatrics at CHOP, and an instructor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is currently completing the Certificate in Health Care Qualiity and Patient Safety at Penn, with support from the Society to Improve Diagnistic Medicine Fellowship in Diagnostic Excellence and the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation.

Dr. Rasooly completed her internship and residency at CHOP, with advanced skills in informatics. She received her MD from George Washington University, with a certificate in health policy, and graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University, where she majored in anthropology. She is a recent graduate of the Pediatric Hospital Epidemiology and Outcomes Research Training (PHEOT) program managed by the CPCE. As a fellow, Dr. Rasooly's research focused on health service utilization by children with medical complexity and on developing approaches to evaluate and improve clinical decision making through simulation.

Dr. Rasooly's current work aims to characterize a subset of diagnostic errors associated with the use of clinical algorithms and electronic health record tools, and to develop electronic health record based tools for identifying diagnostic error and disrupting cognitive bias.