Erik Hoefgen

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hospitalist Medicine
Hospitalist Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2076


  • BS, Magna Cum Laude, University of Missouri-St. Louis2001
  • MS, University of Missouri-St. Louis2004
  • MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine2012
  • MS, University of Cincinnati2020


  • Pediatric Resident, Washington University School of Medicine2012 - 2015
  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellow, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center2015 - 2018
  • Rapid Cycle Improvement Collaborative (RCIC) , Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center2016 - 2017
  • General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship (NRSA), Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center2017 - 2018
  • Education Skills Program, Washington University School of Medicine2019 - 2019

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2012 - PresNeonatal Resuscitation Program
  • 2012 - PresPediatric Advanced Life Support
  • 2015 - 2018OH, Medical License
  • 2015 - PresBoard Certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2018 - PresMO, Medical License
  • 2018 - PresIL, Licensed Physician
  • 2019 - PresBoard Certified in Pediatric Hospital Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Senior Resident Division Teaching Award (award to all members of the Division of Hospital Medicine)2015 - 2016
  • Recognized as being in the top 10% of reviewers for the Journal of Hospital Medicine2020
  • Washington University School of Medicine Academy of Educators Honor Roll2021

Recent Publications view all (10)

  1. Dexamethasone Versus Prednisone in Children Hospitalized with Asthma Exacerbation Hospital Pediatrics. 2022;12(3):325-335. doi:10.1542/hpeds.2021-006276  PMID:35128557 
  2. Measures of ED utilization in a national cohort of children. Am J Manag Care. 2020;26(6):267-272. PMID:32549064 
  3. Leveraging the Outpatient Pharmacy to Reduce Medication Waste in Pediatric Asthma Hospitalizations. J Hosp Med. 2019;14. PMID:31433770 
  4. Medicaid Expenditures Among Children With Noncomplex Chronic Diseases. Pediatrics. 2018;142(5). PMID:30279237 
  5. Lost Earnings and Nonmedical Expenses of Pediatric Hospitalizations. Pediatrics. 2018;142(3). PMID:30104421 
  6. Quality Improvement Feature Series Article 4: Advanced Designs for Quality Improvement Studies. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017. PMID:29045666 
  7. Health Care Expenditures and Utilization for Children With Noncomplex Chronic Disease. Pediatrics. 2017;140(3). PMID:28765382 
  8. Continued Learning in Supporting Value-Based Decision Making. J Hosp Med. 2017;12(8):683-684. PMCID:PMC6241864  PMID:28786437 
  9. Therapeutic down-regulation of central and peripheral B-cell-activating factor (BAFF) production in pediatric opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome. Cytokine. 2008;44(1):26-32. PMID:18675552 
  10. Morita-Baylis-Hillman cyclizations of arene-ruthenium-functionalized acrylamides. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2007;46(16):2887-90. PMID:17352443 
Last updated: 10/20/2022
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