Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician Team

Hilbert Pediatric Emergency Department

If your child needs immediate medical attention and you cannot safely transport your child to the hospital, call 911 immediately.

Parents can call Ask-a-nurse — a 24/7 nurse advice line 317-338-KIDS (5437).

The Pediatric Emergency Department staff is not able to give medical advice over the phone.

If you suspect a child in the Indianapolis area is being abused or neglected call 1-800-800-5556.

The Hilbert Pediatric Emergency Department team includes physicians, nurses, pediatric technicians, and other staff members who are all specialized in the care of children. We provide 24-hour – 7 days a week – 365 days a year emergency care.

Mitchell Goldman - Pediatric Emergency TeamMitchell Goldman DO, FAAEM, FAAP

Medical Director

As the medical director of the Hilbert Pediatric Emergency Department at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, Dr. Goldman oversees a large team of highly experienced pediatricians and emergency medicine specialists. Dr. Goldman is board certified in both pediatrics and emergency medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Bradley University in Illinois and attended medical school at the University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City. He completed a combined residency in Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Formerly, Dr. Goldman was the director of pediatric emergency medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburg. He is currently the national course director for American Academy of Emergency Medicine Pearls of Wisdom Oral Board Review Course. Dr.Goldman is also an avid medical educator and researcher, with a special interest in pediatric asthma.

View Dr. Goldman’s research and publications.

Research

December 2015 Huang L, Whitmore M, Mohr-Eslinger N, Goldman M. Evaluation of Dexmedetomidine Safety and Dosing for Outpatient Pediatric Electroencephalogram. IRB-approved. 2016.
September 1998 “Medical Professional Perceptions of Parental Presence During ED Procedures.” Multi-center survey with Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis.
July 1997- December 1998 Randomized, Double-Blind, Prospective evaluation of the treatment of acute asthma using low, intermediate and high dose intermittent albuterol nebulization in the pediatric patient. IRB approval. Current Clinical Trial. Co- investigator with John Luellen, MD
October 1997-September 1998 Croup: Observation after Racemic Epinephrine. IRB approval. Current Clinical Trial. Co-investigator with William Horgan, MD
August, 1989-June, 1991 “A New Method of Manual Medicine” (Unpublished) Co-authored by Elaine Wallace, D.O.
May, 1988-September, 1988 Research in antibody assays for drugs: Osborn Labs R&D; Olathe, Ks.
April, 1987-July, 1987 Research in cell culture techniques and TPA development; Monsanto CRL Biochemistry Dept., St. Louis, Mo.

Publications

Huang L, Whitmore M, Mohr-Eslinger N, Schounce D, Goldman M. Evaluation of Dexmedetomidine Safety and Dosing for Outpatient Pediatric Electroencephalogram (EEG). ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium, 2016

Poster: Evaluation of Dexmedetomidine Safety and Dosing for Outpatient Pediatric Electroencephalogram. Ascension Health Annual Pharmacy Leadership Conference. Dec 2015.

Holmes C & Goldman M: Seizure Presenting as Incessant Laughter: A Case of Gelastic Epilepsy. Journal of Emergency Medicine, December 2012, Vol.43, #6, e447-551.

Goldman, Mitchell. Photo “Peacock”.  NEJM. Sept. 20th, 2012. Vol. 367, #12, pg 1118

Powell ES, Goldman MJ: Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) in a Thirty-Six Week Gestation Eclamptic.  Journal of Emergency Medicine.  Volume 33, Issue 4, November 2007, pages 377-379

Enhancing the Role of the Emergency Department in the Identification and Management of Childhood Asthma.  A supplement to Pediatrics, April 2006, Vol. 117, #4.  National Advisory Committee and Reviewer of the issue. 

Pearls of Wisdom Pediatric Emergency Medicine Board Review Textbook, 2nd Edition.  Co-Author

Pearls of Wisdom Emergency Medicine Oral Board Review Textbook, 4th Edition.  Co-Author

Pennsylvania ACEP’s Textbook of Emergency Medicine Written Board Review Practice Examination 3rd Edition. Co-Author

Goldman M, Mowry J, Kirk M:  Sodium Bicarbonate to Correct Widened QRS in a Case of Flecainide Overdose.  J Emerg Med 1997:15; p183-186

Wright R., Goldman M:  Unusual Presentation of Postdural Puncture Discomfort. AEM Feb., 1998.  Vol. 5, #2; pgs 196-198

Goldman M, Harchelroad F, Knapp BJ:  Trauma and Driving Law Enforcement.  Annals of Emergency Medicine. March 1998. 31:3; pgs 416-417

Goldman M: Book Review.  Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures by Henretig & King.  Pediatric Emergency Care. Sept.1998. 14:4; pg 310

Sirbaugh P, Pepe P, Shook J, Goldman M: A Prospective, Population-Based Study of the Demographics, Epidemiology, Management and outcome of Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Arrest.  Annals of Emergency Medicine 1999; 33:174-184

Goldman, M, Harchelroad F, Cosetti M: Detecting Domestic Violence in an Emergency Department Population. Abstract Accepted to SAEM Mid-Atlantic Conference 4/17/99

Gibbons K, Goldman MJ.  Unexpected Cardiac Disease in a Pediatric Trauma Patient: A Case Report. Air Medical Journal. October-December 1999;18:4; 154-55

 

Goldman, M:  Book Review.  Handbook of Paediatric Accident and Emergency Medicine:  A Symptom-Based Guide Text by Capehorn DMW, Swain AH, Goldsworthy LL. Pediatric Emergency Care. October 1999; 15:5; 368

 

Beckman AW, Sloan BK, Moore GP, Cordell WC, Brizendine EJ, Boie ET, Knoop KJ, Goldman MJ, Geninatti MR and the P% Research group. Should Parents Be Present during Emergency Department Procedures on Children, and Who Should Make That Decision? A Survey of Emergency Physician and Nurse Attitudes. Academic Emergency Medicine. February 2002; Volume 9; Number 2; pages 154-158.

Davaina Schounce - Pediatric Sedation ServicesDavaina Schounce RN, BSN, CPEN

Manager, Hilbert Pediatric Emergency Department and Pediatric Sedation Services

As a Registered Nurse in Pediatric Sedation Services, Davaina has extensive training and certification in pediatric emergency nursing and special training in pediatric sedation. She has a long history caring for critically ill children in PICU and NICU at Riley Children’s Hospital and PMCH, as well as, the PMCH Emergency Department. As a mother of two, Davaina has a very calming approach with children so that they get the optimum experience as they are going through the sedation process. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, Indiana State Nurses Association, and the National Society of Pediatric Nursing.

View Davaina Schounce’s research and publications

Research

December 2015 Huang L, Whitmore M, Mohr-Eslinger N, Goldman M. Evaluation of Dexmedetomidine Safety and Dosing for Outpatient Pediatric Electroencephalogram. IRB-approved. 2016.

Publications

Huang L, Whitmore M, Mohr-Eslinger N, Schounce D, Goldman M. Evaluation of Dexmedetomidine Safety and Dosing for Outpatient Pediatric Electroencephalogram (EEG). ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium, 2016

Poster: Evaluation of Dexmedetomidine Safety and Dosing for Outpatient Pediatric Electroencephalogram. Ascension Health Annual Pharmacy Leadership Conference. Dec 2015.

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