Bio

Julie Gottfried is dedicated to improving the care of children and their families. For over 21 years, Gottfried has worked in a variety of clinical and academic roles with an emphasis on children in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

The majority of her career has been spent with Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester, NY, where she has practiced as a bedside nurse, as a clinical nurse specialist, and most recently, as a pediatric nurse practitioner within the Pediatric APP Inpatient Team.

Her teamwork has been recognized at the state level, having received HANYS’ 2015 Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety, Large Hospital or Health System, for IMPACT: Inpatient Multidisciplinary Pediatric Asthma Care Team. Gottfried has also been recognized individually at the international level by being awarded the Sepsis Alliance’s Erin Kay Flatley 2016 Pediatric Sepsis Nursing Award.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State. She is currently the Vice-President of Sigma Theta Tau’s Epsilon Xi chapter. She previously served on the “Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (IPSO): National Expert Advisory Committee” through Children’s Hospital Association.



Professional Experience
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US. 7/2019 - Current

Inpatient Pediatric APP, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center - Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 6/2018 - Current

Senior PFCC Officer and GetWellNetwork System Manager, Strong Memorial Hospital/Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 6/2018 - 6/2019

Adjunct Faculty Professor, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, US. 5/2017 - 5/2019

Magnet Program Director, Rochester General Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 9/2017 - 6/2018

Pediatric Educator, Rochester Regional Health, Rochester, NY, US. 11/2015 - 9/2017

PALS/PEARS Faculty Instructor, Rochester General Hospital and Rochester Regional Health, Rochester, NY, US. 11/2015 - 9/2017

Pediatric Service Educator, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Rochester Medical Center - Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 4/2011 - 10/2015

PALS/PEARS Faculty Instructor, University of Rochester Medical Center - Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 2009 - 2015

Pediatric Clinical Resource Nurse (Nurse Leader), University of Rochester Medical Center - Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 2004 - 2015

Clinical Instructor, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, US. 2011 - 2011

Transport RN, University of Rochester Medical Center - Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 2009 - 2011

Transport RN, University of Rochester Medical Center - Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 2002 - 2006

Staff RN (Level III), University of Rochester Medical Center - Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY, US. 2000 - 2006

Awards
Obstetrics & Gynecology Chair’s Roundtable Honors
Rochester General Hospital, 2017

The Erin Kay Flatley Pediatric Sepsis Nursing Award
Sepsis Alliance, 2016

Emergency Medicine Chair’s Roundtable Honors
Rochester General Hospital, 2016

HANYS’ 2015 Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety, Large Hospital or Health System, for IMPACT: Inpatient Multidisciplinary Pediatric Asthma Care Team
Healthcare Association of New York State, 2015

Presentations
The Value of Family Advisors as Co-Leaders with Pediatric Residents on a Quality Improvement Project
Schriefer J, Bayer N, Ramazani S, Wagner J
Vermont Oxford Network’s Annual Quality Congress, 2020

Implementation of a Hypoglycemia Protocol With Use of Buccal Dextrose Gel in a Community Baby-Friendly® Hospital: A Sticky Situation to Formula Complementation
Mullin, S., Laroia, N., Jopson, J., Hill-Goddard, C.
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine 22nd Annual International Meeting, 2017

Implementation of a Hypoglycemia Protocol With Use of Buccal Dextrose Gel in a Community Baby-Friendly® Hospital: A Sticky Situation to Formula Complementation
The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine 22nd Annual International Meeting, 2017

The Pediatric Sepsis Continuum: Recognition and Treatment
Conference on Modernizing Healthcare, 2017

Pediatric Advanced Life Support- A Commitment to High-Quality CPR
Wilber J
HealthStream® webinar, 2017

Synergy and Success: A Collaborative Partnership with Pediatric Nursing and the Elevation of Pediatric Nursing Orientation
Schoell T, Armstrong M
Association of Child Life Professionals’ 35th Annual Conference, 2017

Ending the 4 AM Lab Draw: A Quality Improvement Initiative
Krafft C, Allen M, Biondi J, Leonard M, Schriefer J, Biondi E.
American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition,, 2015

Implementation of an Interprofessional Simulation Training & Experiential Program (InSTEP) and its Impact on Sepsis Management in the Pediatric Emergency Department
International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, 2015

Stories from the Nexus that Highlight Practice Transformations: IMPACT
National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, 2015

Nursing Considerations of the Pediatric Septic Patient
21st Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference, 2015

Implementation of an Inpatient Multidisciplinary Pediatric Asthma Care Team (IMPACT) on the Pediatric General Care Units
Dutko Fioravanti I, Schriefer J, Leonard M, Biondi E
2015 National Nurses’ Week Best Practice Showcase, 2015

Prioritizing Patient and Family Satisfaction and Improving Press Ganey Scores Using GetWellNetwork
Swantz A
GetConnected 2015, 2015

Development of an Inter-Professional Patient-Centric Approach to Obtaining Routine Labs for Patients on the Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine (PHM) Service
Dutko Fioravanti I, Allen M, Schriefer J, Leonard M, Biondi J, Giambrone G, Gillette C, Jennings J, Biondi E
2015 National Nurses’ Week Best Practice Showcase, 2015

GetWellNetwork and Staff Engagement: How One Children’s Hospital Transformed an Entertainment System into an Educational System
GetConnected 2014, 2014

Publications
Kanaley, R. L., Gillette, C., Schriefer, J., Gottfried, J. A., & Bramley, J. (2022). Evaluation of the difficult intravenous access (DIVA) scoring in hospitalized pediatric patients. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access.

Ciurzynski SM, Gottfried JA, Serwetnyk TM, et al (2022). A Narrative Review of Training Approaches to Address Low Volume High Risk Pediatric Resuscitation Skills. Journal of Nursing and Practice.

Ramazani, S. N., Gottfried, J. A., Kaissi, M., Lynn, J., Leonard, M. S., Schriefer, J., Bayer, N. D., & UR Medicine GCH PHM QI Team (2021). Improving the Timing of Laboratory Studies in Hospitalized Children: A Quality Improvement Study. Hospital pediatrics.

Ramazani, S., Bayer, N. D., Gottfried, J. A., Wagner, J., Leonard, M. S., Lynn, J., & Schriefer, J. (2020). The Value of Family Advisors as Coleaders in Pediatric Quality Improvement Efforts: A Qualitative Theme Analysis. Journal of patient experience.

Ciurzynski, S. M., Gottfried, J. A., Pietraszewski, J., & Zalewski, M. (2017). Impact of Training Frequency on Nurses' Pediatric Resuscitation Skills. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development.

Gottfried, J. A., & Armstrong, M. (2017). Child life and pediatric nursing: A collaborative partnership. ACLP Bulletin, A Publication of the Association of Child Life Professionals.

Biondi, E. A., Gottfried, J. A., Fioravanti, I. D., Schriefer, J., Aligne, C. A., & Leonard, M. S. (2014). interobserver reliability of attending physicians and bedside nurses when using an inpatient paediatric respiratory score. Journal Of Clinical Nursing.