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Edwin L. Zalneraitis, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neurology
Director, Department of Pediatric Residency Program
Assistant Dean for Clinical Education
Academic Office Location:
Office of Medical Education
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860-545-9964
Fax: 860-545-9159
Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
A.B.The College of the Holy CrossBiology
M.D.Brown University School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
ResidencyHarvard University Medical SchoolPediatric Resident
ResidencyHarvard University Medical SchoolResident in Neurology and Child Neurology
Research Associate Harvard University Medical SchoolNeurology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Didactic Teaching AwardPediatric Residency
Milton Markowitz AwardPediatric Residency
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
University of Connecticut Graduate Medical Education CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity2011
AAMC ERAS Advisory CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeChairExternalNational2005
ACGME Committee on RequirementsEducation CommitteeSenior ConsultantExternalNational2004
Pediatric Executive CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2001
American Academy of Pediatrics & Pediatric NeurologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1999
Association of Pediatric Program Directors Faculty Development Task ForceProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1990
American Academy of NeurologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1981
Child Neurology SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1981
Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education: Education CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationSenior ConsultantExternalNational
ACGMEEducation CommitteeConsultantNational
Task Force on Physician Well-BeingAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal
Pediatric Evaluation CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity
Pediatric Clinical Competence CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity
Connecticut Children's Quality & Safety CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal
Edwin Zalneraitis, MD, is a pediatric neurologist with interests in neurologic outcomes of premature infants.

Journal Articles

Abstracts

  • A Comparison of Astrocytic Structure in Cerebral Cortex and Striatum in Huntington’s Disease
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Landis, D.M.D., Selkoe, D., Richardson. E.P. Neurology 31151
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage in Infants with Coarctation of the Aorta
    Young, R.S.K., Liberthson, R.R., Zalneraitis, E.L. Neurology 3152
  • Clinical Correlates of Suependymal Cysts in Newborns
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Clair, M.E., Baim, R., Sosulski, R., Green. M. Ann Neurol 14382
  • Clinical Course and Myopathology of a Contiguous X Chromosome Deletion with Dystrophin Deficiency
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Grunnet, M.L., DiMario, F.J. et al J Neuropathal Exp Neurol 50319
  • Compressive myelopathy in Marotaux-Lamy syndrome
    Young, R.S.K., Kleinman, G.M., Zalneraitis, E.l., et al. Ann Neurol 6185
  • Development of a Method for the Application of Power Spectrum Analysis of EEG to the Premature Neonate
    Nolan, B.W., Kennedy, K., Zalneraitis, E.L., Rosenkrantz, T.S. Ann Neurol 32481
  • Diagnosing Neonatal Seizures: A Survey of Pediatricians, Neonatologists, and Child Neurologists
    Balch, B.K., Zalneraitis, E.L., Rosenkrantz, T.S. New England Perinatal Society
  • Ependymitis by Cranial Ultrasound of the Newborn: A Neuropathlogic Correlation
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Baim, R., Peress, N., Green, M. Neurology 35(1):248
  • Epidemiology of Inflammatory Muscle Disease in Rhode Island
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Kaplan, S.R., Aronson, B.E., Aronson, S.M. Clin Res 21967
  • Immunocytochemical Studies of Neuropeptides in Huntington’s Disease
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Marshall, P.E., Landis, D.M.D. Neurology 31(2):613
  • Isolated Central Nervous System Angiopathy Associated with Busulfan
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Grunnett, M.L., Quinn, J.J., Kramer, J. Ann Neurol 26478
  • Marantic Endocardits in Children and Young Adults
    Young, R.S.K., Zalneraitis, E.L. Neurology 30354
  • MRI of Orbital Chloroma in a 16-Year-Old
    DiMario, F.J., Weisman, S.J., Ramsby, G.R., Zalneraitis, E.L. Pediatr Neurosci 15140
  • Neonatal Myotonic Dystrophy
    Young, R.S.K., Zalneraitis, E.L., Gang, D., Krishnamoorthy, K.S. Neurology 30403
  • New Observations in the Syndrome of Familial, Congenital Stiffness and Excessive Startle
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Delong, G.R., Raye, J.R., et al. Ann Neurol 18402-403
  • Post-Vaccinal Encephalitis Following Autoinoculation with Polyvalent Animal Vaccine
    Hassett, R.M., Coyle, P.K., Zalneraitis, E.L., Peress, N. Neurology 34168
  • Prediction of Mortality in Asphyxiated Infants
    Rosenkrantz, T.S., Zalneraitis, E.L. Pediatr Res 25361A
  • Regional Approaches to Morning Report for Residency Training
    Ziogas, B., Babl, F., Orkin, C., Zalneraitis, E.L. Conn Med 60718
  • Selective Neuronal Vulnerability in the Lysosomal Storage Diseases
    Young, R.S.K., Williams, R.T., Norman, M.G., Zalneraitis, E.L., Kolodny, E.H. Ann Neurol 8218
  • Ultrastructual Evidence of Myofiber Atrophy Distinguishes Benign Congenital Fiber Type Disproportion from Progressive Denervating Conditions
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Gunnett, M.L., Russman, B.S. J Neuropath and Exp Neuropath 49373
  • Ultrastructural Evidence of Chronic Denervation and Reinnervation in Werdnig-Hoffman Disease
    Zalneraitis, E.L., Halperin, J.J., Grunnet, M.L., et al. Ann Neurol 22450

Editorials

  • The Floppy Infant Syndrome
    Rhode Island Medical Journal 72349-373

Letters

Notes

Reviews

  • Applications of Computer Assisted EEG in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disability
    Zalneraitis, E.L. Transitions in Mental Retardation
  • Diagnosis, Significance and Treatment of Neonatal Seizures: A Selective Clinical Review and Update
    Zalneraitis, E.L. Rhode Island Med J, 70347-354
  • Principles and Practice of Pediatrics
    Zalneraitis, E.L. J Epilepsy 16243-244
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Planning the Chief Resident Year, APPD Annual MeetingAPPD Atlanta2018
Implementation of Change as a Chief ResidentAPPD, Atlanta2018
Curriculum on Resident and Faculty Well-beingAPPD, Atlanta2018
Revising the Discharge Summary in the EMR to enhance Meaning in Clinical WorkAEC, Orlando2018
Back to Bedside Bundle to Enhance Meaning in Clinical WorkAEC, Orlando2018
Neonatal NeuropathiesLectureChildren’s Hospital at Landspitalinn University Hospital2011Reykjavik, Iceland
Neonatal Neurologic ExaminationLectureUniversity of Connecticut Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Conference2011Farmington, Connecticut
Forum for Chief ResidentsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2010Chicago, Illinois
Forum for Chief ResidentsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2009Baltimore, Maryland
Behavior-Based InterviewingTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2009Baltimore, Maryland
Teaching and Assessing ProfessionalismLectureNew York/New Jersey Pediatric Program Directors2009New York
Professionalism WorkshopTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2008Honolulu. Hawaii
Forum for Chief ResidentsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2008Honolulu, Hawaii
The Resident Experiencing ProblemsTalkNew England Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2007Providence, Rhode Island
Forum for Chief ResidentsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2007Toronto, Canada
Implementing the New RRC Guidelines for Pediatric Residency TrainingLecture41st Annual AAP-Uniformed Armed Services Seminar2007
Neonatal AsphyxiaLectureChildren’s Hospital at Landspitalinn University Hospital2007Reykjavik, Iceland
Forum for Chief ResidentsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2006San Francisco, California
Traumatic Neuropathy of the NewbornLectureSt. Barnabas Hospital2006New York
Teaching in the Busy Clinical SettingTalkSt. Raphael’s Hospital and Yale University Department of Pediatrics2006New Haven, Connecticut
The Problem ResidentTalkNew England Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2005Providence, Rhode Island
Forum for Chief ResidentsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2005Washington, D.C.
RRC Changes and the Near Future: Impact on ProgramsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2005Washington, D.C.
Professional Development of the Pediatric Program DirectorTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Fall Meeting2005Reston, Virginia
Lessons Learned from the Medical ModelLectureAIA Architecture Internship Restructuring Meeting2005San Antonio, Texas
Medical Education: Recent Changes and the FutureLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2005Farmington, Connecticut
Conflict ResolutionTalkNew England Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2004Boston, Massachusetts
Forum for Chief ResidentsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2004San Francisco, California
Climb Your own Mountain: Coordinator Career SuccessTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2004San Francisco, California
Professional Development of the Pediatric Program DirectorTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Fall Meeting2004Reston, Virginia
Conflict Resolution for Chief ResidentsTalkNew England Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2003Providence, Rhode Island
Chief Resident ForumTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2003Seattle, Washington
Traumatic Neuropathies in the NewbornLectureSt Francis Hospital and Medical Center 2003Hartford, Connecticut
Teaching in the Busy Clinical Setting, and Providing Effective FeedbackTalkYale University School of Medicine2002New Haven, Connecticut
Chief Resident ForumTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2002Baltimore, Maryland
Professional Development of the Pediatric Program DirectorTalkPediatric Program Directors Fall Meeting2002Reston, Virginia
Personal and Professional Development of Chief ResidentsTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Spring Meeting2001Baltimore, Maryland
Personal and Professional Development of the Chief ResidentTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors 2000Boston, Massachusetts
Behavioral Interviewing for Resident RecruitmentTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors 2000Reston, Virginia
Conflict Resolution and Role Definition in Residency TrainingTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors 2000Reston, Virginia
Personal and Professional Development of the Chief ResidentTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting1999San Francisco, California
Teaching Program Directors to Teach Faculty to Provide Proper Feedback in Residency EducationTalkNortheast Pediatric Program Directors1999
Curriculum to Teach Residents to Care for Children with Disabilities III: Evidence of EffectivenessTalkPediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting1999San Francisco, California
Developing and Implementing Goals and Objectives for a Pediatric Residency ProgramTalkPediatric Program Directors Fall Meeting1999Tyson’s Corner, Virginia
Teaching Residents to Care for Children with Disabilities: Putting it into ActionTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting1998New Orleans, Louisiana
The Pediatric Residency Program Recruitment ProcessTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting1998New Orleans, Louisiana
How to Find a Practice Job and Negotiate a ContractLectureUniversity of Connecticut 1998Farmington, Connecticut
Training Pediatric Residents to Care for Children with DisabilitiesTalkPediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting1997Washington, D.C.
Developing Goals and Objectives for Pediatric Residency ProgramTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Fall Meeting1997Tyson’s Corner, Virginia
Pediatric Movement DisordersLectureBridgeport Hospital 1997Bridgeport, Connecticut
Development of a Regional Pediatric Residency Program Director’s Association that Includes a Linkage to Regional Chief Resident AssociationTalkAssociation of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting1995San Diego, California
Finding a Practice Position and Negotiating a ContractLectureSaint Raphael’s Hospital1994New Haven, Connecticut
Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy in the NeonateLectureBrown University Pediatric Program1993Rhode Island
Finding a Practice Position and Negotiating a ContractLectureConnecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics1993Middletown, Connecticut
An Update on Acute Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy in the NeonateLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center1993Farmington, Connecticut
Development of a Method for the Application of Power Spectrum Analysis of EEG to the Premature NeonateTalkChild Neurology Society1992New Orleans, Louisiana
DystoniaLectureHartford Hospital1992Hartford, Connecticut
Clinical Course and Myopathology of a Contiguous X Chromosome Deletion with Dystrophin DeficiencyTalkAmerican Association of Neuropathologists1991Baltimore, Maryland
Headaches in ChildrenLectureHartford Hospital and Newington Children’s Hospital Pediatric Lecture Serie1991Farmington, Connecticut
Management of HeadachesLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center1991Farmington, Connecticut
Movement Disorders in ChildhoodLectureAmerican Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting1990Boston, Massachusetts
Cerebral Metabolism and Electrocortical Activity in the Hyperglycemic Fetal LambTalkSociety for Pediatric Research1989Washington, D.C.
Ultrastructual Evidence of Myofiber Atrophy Distinguishes Benign Congenital Fiber Type Disproportion from Progressive Denervating ConditionsTalkAmerican Association of Neuropathologists1989Dallas, Texas
Isolated Central Nervous System Angiopathy Associated with BusulfanTalkChild Neurology Society1989San Antonio, Texas
Microangiopathy Associated with Cancer Chemotherapy in ChildrenLectureYale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital1989New Haven, Connecticut
Current Concepts of Asphyxia of the Newborn and Evaluation of the Floppy InfantLectureChristiana Hospital1989Newark, Delaware
When to Start and Stop AnticonvulsantsLectureHartford Hospital and Newington Children’s Hospital Pediatric Lecture Serie1989Farmington, Connecticut
Neurologic Complications of ImmunizationLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center1988Farmington, Connecticut
Monitoring and Diagnosing Neonatal SeizuresTalkSUNY at Stony Brook1988Stony Brook, New York
Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal SeizuresTalkBrown University Medical School1988Providence, Rhode Island
Neurologic Aspects of Lyme Disease in ChildrenTalkUniversity of Connecticut Health Center1988Farmington, Connecticut
Special Neurological Maneuvers and Techniques in the Examination of the Unwilling, Uncooperative, and Handicapped PatientTalkAmerican College of Physicians Postgraduate Course1988Farmington, Connecticut
Evaluation of SeizuresLectureManchester Hospital1988Manchester, Connecticut
Ultrastructural Evidence of Chronic Denervation and Reinnervation in Werding-Hoffman DiseaseTalkChild Neurology Society1987San Diego, California
Prediction of Mortality in Asphyxiated InfantsTalkNew England Perinatal Society1987Woodstock, Vermont
Febrile SeizuresLectureSt. Francis Hospital1987Hartford, Connecticut
EEG Monitoring in the NeonateLectureSUNY at Stony Brook1986Stony Brook, New York
Unusual Spells in InfancyLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center1986Farmington, Connecticut
Continuous Monitoring of Neonatal Electroencephalogram Processed by a Power Spectrum AnalyzerTalkChild Neurology Society1985Memphis, Tennessee
New Observations in the Syndrome of Familial, Congenital Stiffness and Excessive StartleTalkChild Neurology Society1985Memphis, Tennessee
Evaluation of the NeonateLectureManchester Hospital1985Manchester, Connecticut
Post-Vaccinal Encephalitis Following Autoinnoculation with Polyvalent Animal VaccineTalkAmerican Academy of Neurology1984Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical Correlates of Subependymal Cysts in NewbornsTalkChild Neurology Society1983Williamsburg, Virginia
Immunocytochemical Studies of Neuropeptides in Huntington’s DiseaseTalkAmerican Academy of Neurology1981Toronto, Canada
Alterations in Astrocytes in Striatum and Cerebral Cortex in Huntington’s DiseaseTalkAmerican Academy of Neurology1981Toronto, Canada
Pathology of Neonatal Myotonic DystrophyTalkAmerican Academy of Neurology1980New Orleans, Louisiana
Selective Neuronal Vulnerability in the Lysosomal Storage DiseasesTalkChild Neurology Society1980Savannah, Georgia
Compressive Myelopathy in Marotaux-Lamy SyndromeTalkChild Neurology Society1979Hanover, New Hampshire
Induction of Inflammatory Muscle Disease in RatsTalkBrown Medical Student Research Day1975Providence Rhode Island