Yu Kawai, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Pediatric Critical Care Specialist
  3. Pediatrician

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Intensive care
  2. Plasma exchange
  • Screening, diagnosing, managing, and preventing pediatric ICU delirium
  • Using therapeutic plasma exchange for pediatric sepsis induced multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
  • Patient safety and quality improvement
  • Medical education
  1. 2016
    Fellowship - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine University of Michigan Health System
  2. 2016
    Clinical Scholar - Patient Safety and Quality Leadership (PASQUAL) Scholars ProgramUniversity of Michigan Medical School
  3. 2013
    Residency - Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics University of Michigan Health System
  4. 2009
    MDCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  5. 2005
    BS - Bio-psychology & Cognitive ScienceUniversity of Michigan

Certifications

  1. 2016
    Pediatric Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 2014
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  3. 2013
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Highest Rated Quality Improvement Abstract, Quality ConferenceMayo Clinic
  2. 2018
    2nd Highest Rated Quality Improvement Abstract, Quality ConferenceMayo Clinic
  3. 2018
    Bronze Snapshot Abstract AwardSociety of Critical Care Medicine
  4. 2017
    Employee Recognition Program, Above and BeyondMayo Clinic
  5. 2017
    PICU Liberation Collaborative Site Team Leader AppreciationSociety of Critical Care Medicine
  6. 2016
    Employee Recognition Program, Making a Difference AwardUniversity of Michican Health System
  7. 2014
    Department of Pediatrics, Fellow of the Year Teaching Award University of Michigan Medical School
  8. 2014
    Employee Recognition Program, Making a Difference AwardUniversity of Michigan Health System
  9. 2013
    Department of Pediatrics, Most Outstanding Resident Research ProjectUniversity of Michigan Medical School
  10. 2012
    Employee Recognition Program, Making a Difference AwardUniversity of Michigan Health System
  11. 2012
    Employee Recognition Program, Making a Difference AwardUniversity of Michigan Health System
  12. 2011
    Employee Recognition Program, Making a Difference AwardUniversity of Michigan Health System
  13. 2005
    High Distinction (top 10% of the graduating class)University of Michigan

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Pediatric ICU RepresentativeChimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell Therapy Committee
  2. 2018 - present
    Physician LeadAcetaminophen Toxicity Workgroup
  3. 2017 - present
    Pediatric ICU RepresentativeEpic Superuser
  4. 2017 - present
    Site Principal InvestigatorPrevalence of Acute Rehab for Kids in the PICU
  5. 2017 - present
    Physician LiaisonPediatric Post Intensive Care Unit Syndrome (PICS) Team
  6. 2017 - present
    Pediatric ICU RepresentativeCritical Care IMP QI Committee
  7. 2017 - present
    Physician LiaisonPediatric ICU Early Mobility Team
  8. 2017 - present
    InstructorPediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS)
  9. 2016 - 2017
    MemberPediatric Critical Care Fellow Clinical Competency Committee
  10. 2016 - present
    Physician LiaisonPediatric ICU CLABSI Team
  11. 2016 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  12. 2016 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  13. 2016 - present
    Physician LeadPediatric ICU Delirium Team
  14. 2016 - present
    Pediatric ICU RepresentativeImproving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (IPSO) Collaborative
  15. 2016 - present
    Physician LeadPediatric ICU Liberation Collaboration
  16. 2015 - 2016
    ChampionPICU Patient Transfer Process Committee
  17. 2015 - 2016
    MemberPediatric Resident as Teacher Curriculum Committee
  18. 2015 - 2016
    MemberPediatric Critical Care Website Review Committee
  19. 2015 - 2016
    ChampionCommittee on Pain and Sedation
  20. 2014 - 2016
    ChampionAcute Agitation and Behavioral Escalation Workgroup
  21. 2014 - 2016
    MemberFellow Education Advisory Committee
  22. 2014 - 2016
    RepresentativeAdult Delirium Committee
  23. 2014 - 2016
    ChairPediatric Delirium Team
  24. 2014 - 2016
    RepresentativeCritical Care Steering Committee
  25. 2014 - 2016
    ChampionPediatric Early Mobility Team
  26. 2013 - present
    MemberSociety for Pediatric Research (SPR)
  27. 2013 - present
    MemberSociety of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  28. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
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