Michael P. Turmelle, M.D.  turmelle_m@wustl.edu

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Division Chief, Hospitalist Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics, Hospitalist Medicine
Hospitalist Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2076


  • BA, Bowdoin College1994
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine1998


  • Pediatric Residency, University of Massachusetts1998 - 2001

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2001 - PresMO
  • 2005 - PresPediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor
  • 2007 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2008 - PresNeonatal Resuscitation Program

Honors and Awards

  • F. Sessions Cole, MD Award in Clinical Excellence2017

Recent Publications view all (5)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Procedural sedation for diagnostic imaging in children by pediatric hospitalists using propofol: analysis of the nature, frequency, and predictors of adverse events and interventions. J Pediatr. 2012;160(5):801-806.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2011.11.003  PMID:22177990 
  2. Development of a pediatric hospitalist sedation service: training and implementation. J Hosp Med. 2012;7(4):335-9. doi:10.1002/jhm.979  PMID:22042550 
  3. I-pass, a mnemonic to standardize verbal handoffs. Pediatrics. 2012;129(2):201-4. doi:10.1542/peds.2011-2966  PMID:22232313 
  4. The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Core Competencies Supplement: a Framework for Curriculum Development by the Society of Hospital Medicine with acknowledgement to pediatric hospitalists from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatric Association. J Hosp Med. 2010;5 Suppl 2:i-xv, 1-114. doi:10.1002/jhm.776  PMID:20440783 
  5. A Model for Pediatric Sedation Centers Using Pharmacologic Sedation for Successful Completion of Radiologic and Procedural Studies. Journal of Radiology Nursing. 2008;27(2):46-60. 
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