Streamlining Care for Sickle Cell Pain in the Adult Emergency Department

This video features Dr. Patricia Kavanagh, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center addressing acute pain management in Sickle Cell patients who present to the emergency department (ED).

Patricia Kavanaugh
Dr. Kavanagh has successfully championed quality improvement initiatives in both pediatric and adult emergency care settings. Nationally, she Co-Founded and Chaired the Taskforce for Emergency Department Sickle Cell Care Collaborative and serves on the Oversight Steering Committee of HRSA’s Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program and the Steering Committee for the American Society of Hematology’s Sickle Cell Disease Coalition.