Lindsay C Johnston MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology); Associate Director of Yale- New Haven Medical Center Training Program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Research Interests

Neonatal simulation; ECMO simulation; Videolaryngoscopy; Neonatal intubation training;

Current Projects

Short and long term patient outcomes related to difficulties with neonatal intubation

Randomized Trial of Expert Procedural Coaching using the Storz C-MAC Videolaryngoscope and Effects on Neonatal Intubation Success Rates Among Trainees


Selected Publications

  • Haubner L, Johnston L, Barry J, Soghier L, Tatum P, Kessler D, Downes K, Auerbach M. Neonatal Intubation Performance: Room for Improvement in Tertiary Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Resusc. (PMID 23562374)
  • Johnston LC, Sudikoff SN. Development of an ECMO Simulation Program: Experience at Yale New Haven Hospital, Part II: Curriculum of Initial and Ongoing ECMO Education. MEdSim, e-publication 11/2012.
  • Johnston LC, Sudikoff SN. Development of an ECMO Simulation Program: Experience at Yale New Haven Hospital, Part I: Logistics. MEdSim, 1 (3): 12-15, 2012.
  • Colacchio K, Johnston LC, Zigmont J, Kappus L, Sudikoff SN. An Approach to Unit-Based Team Training with Simulation in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. JNPM, JNPM. 5 (3), 2012.
  • Deering S, Johnston LC, Colacchio K. Multidisciplinary teamwork and communication training. Semin Perinatol. 35(2):89-96, 2011.
  • Johnston LC, Gonzales LW, Lightfoot RT, Guttentag SH, Ischiropoulos H. Opposing regulation of human alveolar type II cell differentiation by nitric oxide and hyperoxia. Pediatr Res. 67(5):521-5, 2010.
  • Johnston LC, Feldman HM, Paradise JL, Bernard BS, Colborn DK, Casselbrant ML, Janosky JE. Tympanic Membrane Abnormalities and Hearing Levels at the Ages of 5 and 6 Years in Relation to Persistent Otitis Media and Tympanostomy Tube Insertion in the First 3 Years of Life: A Prospective Study Incorporating a Randomized Clinical Trial. Pediatr. 114 (1): e58, 2004. http://www.pediatrics.org

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