22665-Kanis, Jessica

Jessica Kanis, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

MH DG 412
Indianapolis, IN
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Jessica completed her B.A in Microbiology at Miami University, graduating with honors. She received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati before completing her residency in pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. After completing a chief resident year, Dr. Kanis went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 

Dr. Kanis is faculty in the emergency department at Riley Hospital for Children and is currently chair of the pain and sedation committee.  Her research interests include pain control for children and quality improvement. 

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2013 Fellowship Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    2009 Residency Medical University of South Carolina
    2006 MD University of Cincinnati
    2002 BA Miami University
  • Research

    Kanis J, Timm N. Clinical Outcome of Using Chlorpromazine for the Treatment of Migraine in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Headache, 2014: 54(2). 335-342.


    Kanis J, Byczkowski T, Mahabee-Gittens EM. Motivation to Quit Smoking in Parental Smokers in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care, 2014: 30(8). 546-551


    Kanis J, Brenkert T. Current Diagnosis and Treatment, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Chapter “Extremity Trauma”.

    Diagnostic Accuracy of the D


    dimer in Children with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism


    Kanis J, Hall CL, Pike J, Kline JA. Diagnostic accuracy of the D-dimer in children. Arch Dis Child. 2017 (epub ahead of time)


    Kanis J, Hall CL, Pike J, Kline JA. Clinical Characteristics of children evaluated for pulmonary embolism with D-dimer testing. Arch Dis Child. 2017 (epub ahead of time)


    Kline JA, Ellison AM, Kanis J, Pike J, Hall CL. Evaluation of the pulmonary embolism rule out criteria (PERC rule) in children evaluated for suspected pulmonary embolism. Thrombosis Research. 2018. Accepted for publication

  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American College of Emergency Physicians
    American Medical Informatics Association
    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2017-05-01
    Org: IU School of Medicine - Department of Emergency Medicine
    Desc: Divisional Resident Teaching Award
    Scope: Division
    Date: 2012-06-01

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