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keywords Pediatric Intensive Care Units
keywords Pediatric Neurocritical Care
overview Fatima Ajmal, MBChB, is a specialist in pediatric critical care medicine at University of Chicago, Comer Children’s Hospital. She provides care for infants and children in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and the Pediatric Sedation Service. Dr. Ajmal is passionate in providing high quality, evidence-based patient care in the critical care setting and strives to be a role model for trainees. She is an advocate for trainee education as it applies to pathophysiology, inter-professional relationships, and patient/family centered care. Throughout her training, Dr. Ajmal, has had an active leadership role in medical education and curriculum development, and most recently developed a point-of-care ultrasound curriculum with simulation-based training for her fellowship program. Dr. Ajmal received the Dr. Elaine Kohler Award for Humanity in Medicine in 2021 and 2022 by the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Section at the Medical College of Wisconsin for providing outstanding patient care, multidisciplinary collaboration, and her dedication to education and scholarship activities. Dr. Ajmal’s scholarly work is also focused in the pediatric neurocritical care population. She has a special interest on non-invasive monitoring in the traumatic brain injury population and has presented her work on the role of pupillometry in severe traumatic brain injury at the Society of Critical Care Medicine international meeting. Her work has also been published in the Critical Care Medicine Journal, Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics and BMC Neurology. Dr. Ajmal will be continuing her work in the pediatric neurocritical care population in collaboration with experts in the field, alongside being engaged in resident and fellow education and simulation at The University of Chicago. Dr. Ajmal received her medical degree from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom and then completed two years of postgraduate training in the UK, followed by completing a general pediatrics residency at AdventHealth Orlando, Florida. She then completed her pediatric critical care fellowship at Children’s Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin, prior to starting her career at The University of Chicago.
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