Jason Kane

Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

As a pediatric critical care specialist, Jason Kane is highly skilled at diagnosing and managing care for critically ill infants and children. Kane has a particular clinical interest in the care of patients with congenital heart disease following cardiac surgery, in addition to general expertise in all areas of pediatric intensive care medicine. He is also focused on administrative and research efforts that examine ways of enhancing treatment effectiveness and improving patient outcomes in critically ill children.

Kane’s scholarship has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Chest, Quality Management in Healthcare, and the American Journal of Medical Quality. He is a nationally recognized expert in health care quality and serves in multiple leadership roles within the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Currently he is the director of quality and outcomes for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Comer Children’s Hospital.

Kane is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Critical Care Medicine. He received his MD from Rush University and his MS in healthcare quality and patient safety from Northwestern University.

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