The SCCM Pennsylvania Chapter is a multiprofessional organization composed of critical care practitioners, whose purpose is to foster collaboration among caregivers at a state level for the enhancement of patient care. Members of the chapter include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals.

The Pennsylvania Chapter's mission is to provide its members with educational opportunities, professional resources and a chance for networking with other critical care professionals from across the state to improve the quality of critical care in the state of Pennsylvania.


 Chapter Officers


If you are interested in becoming involved in one of the many chapter activities, please contact:

Executive Committee

Heather Rouse Teufel, PharmD, BCPS

Janette Foster, MD, MBA

Past President
Barbara Birriel, MSN, ACNP-BC, FCCM

Northeast Representative
Jonathan Goldner, DO, FCCM

Northwest Representative


Southeast Representative
Herbert Patrick, MD, MSEE, FCCM

Southwest Representative
Janine Then, PharmD, BCPS

Committee Chairs

Barbara Birriel, MSN, ACNP-BC, FCCM


Dana Stauffer, MS, RRT, CSSBB


Heather Rouse Teufel, PharmD, BCPS

Delegate to Chapters Alliance

Daniel Carney, MD, PhD

Delegate to Pennsylvania Medical Society
Janette Foster, MD, MBA

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