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Texas Medical Center

Emergency Medicine
Phone: 832-824-5497
Fax: 832-825-5424


6621 FanninA2210
Houston, TX 77030

Daniel S. Lemke, MD

Co-Director of Simulation Technology for Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2006
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2005
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2002


Dr. Lemke is researching the use of simulation-based medical education for teaching team-based resuscitation. He has developed a standardized faculty portfolio to keep track of productivity in administration, education, and research domains.

Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education, research, advocacy and value.

Please note that Dr. Lemke only sees patients in the Emergency Centerand does not accept appointments.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
International Pediatric Simulation Society Member
Society for Simulation in Healthcare Pediatric Section Vice-chair

Selected Publications

Lemke DS, Fielder EK, Hsu DC, Doughty CB. Improved Team Performance During Pediatric Resuscitations After Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice Compared With Traditional Debriefing. Pediatric Emer Care 2019;35:480-486.

Welch-Horan TB, Lemke D, Bastero P, Leong-Kee S, Khattab M, Eggers J, Penn C, Dangre A, Doughty C. Feedback, reflection, and team learning for COVID-19: development of a novel clinical event debriefing tool. Accepted 6 May 2020 BMJ: Science Technology and Enhanced Learning.

Kessler D, Lemke D, Jani P, Dewan M, Moore-Clingenpeel M, Chang TP, Pirie J, Lovett ME, Harwayne-Gidansky I, Wolfe HA Quality Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (QCPR) leaderboard investigators of the International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, and Education (INSPIRE)*  Caregiver Characteristics Associated With Quality of Cardiac Compressions on an Adult Mannequin With Real-Time Visual Feedback: A Simulation-Based Multicenter Study. Simul Healthc. 2020 Apr;15(2):82-88.



* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.