Marion Sills, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)
Graduate School :
  • MPH, George Washington University,The (1999)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (1987)
Internship:
  • Johns Hopkins University Program (1994)
Residency:
  • Johns Hopkins University Program, Pediatrics (1996)
Fellowships:
  • Children's National Medical Center/George Washington University Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (1999)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine
  • Co-Director, TL1 Program, CCTSI

Publications

  • Jang H, Ozkaynak M, Ayer T, Sills MR. Factors Associated With First Medication Time for Children Treated in the Emergency Department for Asthma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30281550
  • Sills MR, Macy ML, Kocher KE, Sabbatini AK. Return Visit Admissions May Not Indicate Quality of Emergency Department Care for Children. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28960666
  • Jonas JA, Shah SS, Zaniletti I, Hall M, Colvin JD, Gottlieb LM, Sills MR, Bettenhausen J, Morse RB, Macy ML, Fieldston ES. Regional Variation in Standardized Costs of Care at Children's Hospitals. J Hosp Med. 2017 Oct;12(10):818-825. PubMed PMID: 28991947
  • Adelgais KM, Brent A, Wathen J, Tong S, Massanari D, Deakyne S, Sills MR. Intranasal Fentanyl and Quality of Pediatric Acute Care. J Emerg Med. 2017 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28967529
  • Sills MR, Macy ML, Kocher KE, Sabbatini AK. Return Visit Admissions May Not Indicate Quality of Emergency Department Care for Children. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28960666
  • Torres JM, Lawlor J, Colvin JD, Sills MR, Bettenhausen JL, Davidson A, Cutler GJ, Hall M, Gottlieb LM. ICD Social Codes: An Underutilized Resource for Tracking Social Needs. Med Care. 2017 Sep;55(9):810-816. PubMed PMID: 28671930
  • Sills MR, Hall M, Cutler GJ, Colvin JD, Gottlieb LM, Macy ML, Bettenhausen JL, Morse RB, Fieldston ES, Raphael JL, Auger KA, Shah SS. Adding Social Determinant Data Changes Children's Hospitals' Readmissions Performance. J Pediatr. 2017 Jul;186:150-157.e1. PubMed PMID: 28476461
  • Walsh CG, Sills MR, Arnold DH. Time-dependent severity change during treatment of pediatric patients hospitalized for acute asthma exacerbations. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2017 Feb;118(2):226-227. PubMed PMID: 27865715
  • Brittan M, Richardson T, Kenyon C, Sills M, Fieldston E, Hall M, Fox D, Shah S, Berry J. Association between Postdischarge Oral Corticosteroid Prescription Fills and Readmission in Children with Asthma. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27769549
  • Jonas JA, Shah SS, Zaniletti I, Hall M, Colvin JD, Gottlieb LM, Sills MR, Bettenhausen J, Morse RB, Macy ML, Fieldston ES. Regional Variation in Standardized Costs of Care at Children's Hospitals. J Hosp Med. 2017 Oct;12(10):818-825. PubMed PMID: 28991947
  • Brittan M, Richardson T, Kenyon C, Sills M, Fieldston E, Hall M, Fox D, Shah S, Berry J. Association between Postdischarge Oral Corticosteroid Prescription Fills and Readmission in Children with Asthma. J Pediatr. 2016 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27769549
  • Walsh CG, Sills MR, Arnold DH. Time-dependent severity change during treatment of pediatric patients hospitalized for acute asthma exacerbations. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2017 Feb;118(2):226-227. PubMed PMID: 27865715
  • Sills MR, Hall M, Cutler GJ, Colvin JD, Gottlieb LM, Macy ML, Bettenhausen JL, Morse RB, Fieldston ES, Raphael JL, Auger KA, Shah SS. Adding Social Determinant Data Changes Children's Hospitals' Readmissions Performance. J Pediatr. 2017 Jul;186:150-157.e1. PubMed PMID: 28476461
  • Torres JM, Lawlor J, Colvin JD, Sills MR, Bettenhausen JL, Davidson A, Cutler GJ, Hall M, Gottlieb LM. ICD Social Codes: An Underutilized Resource for Tracking Social Needs. Med Care. 2017 Sep;55(9):810-816. PubMed PMID: 28671930
  • Adelgais KM, Brent A, Wathen J, Tong S, Massanari D, Deakyne S, Sills MR. Intranasal Fentanyl and Quality of Pediatric Acute Care. J Emerg Med. 2017 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28967529
  • Arnold DH, Sills MR, Walsh CG. The asthma prediction rule to decrease hospitalizations for children with asthma. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Jun;16(3):201-9. PubMed PMID: 26918532
  • Sills MR, Hall M, Colvin JD, Macy ML, Cutler GJ, Bettenhausen JL, Morse RB, Auger KA, Raphael JL, Gottlieb LM, Fieldston ES, Shah SS. Association of Social Determinants With Children's Hospitals' Preventable Readmissions Performance. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Apr;170(4):350-8. PubMed PMID: 26881387
  • Zonfrillo MR, Zaniletti I, Hall M, Fieldston ES, Colvin JD, Bettenhausen JL, Macy ML, Alpern ER, Cutler GJ, Raphael JL, Morse RB, Sills MR, Shah SS. Socioeconomic Status and Hospitalization Costs for Children with Brain and Spinal Cord Injury. J Pediatr. 2016 Feb;169:250-5. PubMed PMID: 26563534
  • Brittan MS, Sills MR, Fox D, Campagna EJ, Shmueli D, Feinstein JA, Kempe A. Outpatient Follow-Up Visits and Readmission in Medically Complex Children Enrolled in Medicaid. J Pediatr. 2015 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25641248
  • Piña IL, Cohen PD, Larson DB, Marion LN, Sills MR, Solberg LI, Zerzan J. A Framework for Describing Health Care Delivery Organizations and Systems. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun 12;:e1-e10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24922130
  • Piña IL, Cohen PD, Larson DB, Marion LN, Sills MR, Solberg LI, Zerzan J. A Framework for Describing Health Care Delivery Organizations and Systems. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun 12;:e1-e10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24922130
  • Brogan TV, Hall M, Sills MR, Fieldston ES, Simon HK, Mundorff MB, Fagbuyi DB, Shah SS. Hospital Readmissions Among Children With H1N1 Influenza Infection. Hosp Pediatr. 2014 Nov;4(6):348-58. PubMed PMID: 25362076
  • Piña IL, Cohen PD, Larson DB, Marion LN, Sills MR, Solberg LI, Zerzan J. A Framework for Describing Health Care Delivery Organizations and Systems. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun 12;:e1-e10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24922130
  • Brogan TV, Hall M, Sills MR, Fieldston ES, Simon HK, Mundorff MB, Fagbuyi DB, Shah SS. Hospital Readmissions Among Children With H1N1 Influenza Infection. Hosp Pediatr. 2014 Nov;4(6):348-58. PubMed PMID: 25362076
  • Fieldston ES, Zaniletti I, Hall M, Colvin JD, Gottlieb L, Macy ML, Alpern ER, Morse RB, Hain PD, Sills MR, Frank G, Shah SS. Community household income and resource utilization for common inpatient pediatric conditions. Pediatrics. 2013 Dec;132(6):e1592-601. PubMed PMID: 24276839
  • Morse RB, Hall M, Fieldston ES, Goodman DM, Berry JG, Gay JC, Sills MR, Srivastava R, Frank G, Hain PD, Shah SS. Children's hospitals with shorter lengths of stay do not have higher readmission rates. J Pediatr. 2013 Oct;163(4):1034-8.e1. PubMed PMID: 23683748
  • Bagdure D, Rewers A, Campagna E, Sills MR. Epidemiology of hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome in children hospitalized in USA. Pediatr Diabetes. 2013 Feb;14(1):18-24. PubMed PMID: 22925225
  • Sills MR, Ginde AA, Clark S, Camargo CA Jr. Multicenter analysis of quality indicators for children treated in the emergency department for asthma. Pediatrics. 2012 Feb;129(2):e325-32. PubMed PMID: 22250025
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Professional Memberships

  • AHRQ's EHC Stakeholder Group, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow
  • American Public Health Association, Member
  • Academy Health, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus
1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-478-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Board Certification (1999)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
  • Pediatric Emergency medicine, Board Certification (2000)
  • Colorado Medical License, License (1999)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1996)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Emergency Care
Clinical Interests
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy endurance training in the great Colorado sunshine, reading, and spending time with my family.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)
Graduate Schools:
  • MPH, George Washington University,The (1999)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (1987)
Internships:
  • Johns Hopkins University Program (1994)
Residency Programs:
  • Johns Hopkins University Program, Pediatrics (1996)
Fellowships:
  • Children's National Medical Center/George Washington University Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (1999)
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Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine
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