Meghan Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP


AB (Molecular and Cell Biology / Interdisciplinary Studies)
University of California, Berkeley, 2001.
Yale University School of Medicine, 2006.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Critical care medicine

Description of Research Expertise

I am a physician-researcher with a specific interest in acute care implementation science and improvement science. My areas of methodological expertise include mixed methods, qualitative research, and survey research. My areas of content expertise include patient handoffs and care transitions, human factors, critical care medicine, anesthesiology, and perioperative care.

Selected Publications

Neuman MD, Elkassabany NM, Ochroch J, Brensinger C, Newcomb C, Mehta S, Gaskins LJ, Lane-Fall MBIncidence and predictors of regional anesthesia use for pain treatment after hip fracture: retrospective analysis. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 68(4): 835-840, April 2020.

Yao W, Wang T, Jiang B, Gao F, Wang L, Zheng H, Xiao W, Yao S, Mei W, Chen X, Luo A, Sun L, Cook T, Behringer E, Huitink JM, Wong DT, Lane-Fall M, McNarry AF, McGuire B, Higgs A, Shah A, Patel A, Zuo M, Ma W, Xue Z, Zhang LM, Li W, Wang Y, Hagberg C, O’Sullivan EP, Fleisher LA, Wei HEmergency tracheal intubation in 202 patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: lessons learnt and international expert recommendations. British Journal of Anaesthesia April 2020 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Lane-Fall M, Pascual J, Peifer H, Di Taranti L, Collard M, Jablonski J, Gutsche J, Halpern S, Barg F, Fleisher L, and the HATRICC study team (Allen K, Barry M, Buddai S, Chavez T, Choudhary M, George D, Linehan M, Torres Hernandez E, Vander Veen S, Watts J)A partially-structured postoperative handoff protocol improves communication in two mixed surgical intensive care units: findings from the Handoffs and Transitions in Critical Care (HATRICC) prospective cohort study. Annals of Surgery 271(3): 484-493, March 2020 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print in November 2018.

Myers JS, Lane-Fall MB, Perfetti AR, Humphrey K, Sato L, Shaw K, Taylor A, Tess AVDemonstrating the Value of Post-Graduate Fellowships for Physicians in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. BMJ Quality and Safety December 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Miles ME, Mueller D, Gay-Betton D, Baum Miller SH, Massa S, Lane-Fall M, Schlesinger JJOSCAR – Observational Study of Clinician Attentional Reserves. Critical Care Medicine December 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Vella M, Warshauer A, Tortorello G, Fernandez-Moure J, Giacolone J, Chen B, Cabulong A, Chreiman K, Sims C, Schwab C, Reilly P, Lane-Fall M, Seamon MWhat happens to gunshot wound survivors? A comprehensive assessment of long-term outcomes after firearm injury. JAMA Surgery November 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Clapp J, Diraviam S, Lane-Fall M, Szymczak J, Muralidharan M, Chung J, Gutsche J, Curley M, Berns J, Fleisher LNephrology in the academic intensive care unit: a qualitative study of interdisciplinary collaboration. American Journal of Kidney Diseases September 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

McDonald M, Henry M, Gallagher C, Lane-Fall M, Mackay E, Hadler R, Laudanski K, Usman A, Miano T, Gutsche JThe effect of sedation on long-term psychological impairment following extracorporeal life support. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia August 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.

Bhardwaj A, Miano T, Geller B, Milewski K, Williams M, Bermudez C, Vallabhajosyula P, Patel P, Mackay E, Vernick W, Lane-Fall M, Raiten J, McDonald M, Gutsche JVeno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for patients with return of spontaneous circulation after cardiac arrest due to ARDS. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 33(8): 2216-2220, August 2019.

Perfetti A, Peifer H, Massa S, Di Taranti L, Choudhary M, Collard M, George D, Wang C, Beidas R, Barg F, Lane-Fall MMixing beyond measure: integrating methods in a hybrid effectiveness-implementation study of operating room to intensive care unit handoffs. Journal of Mixed Methods Research May 2019 Notes: Electronically published ahead of print.


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