• Becker’s Health IT & Clinical Leadership Conference, Chicago, IL
  • HIMSS 2018, Las Vegas, NV


  • UNC Center for Bioethics Grand Rounds, Chapel Hill, NC
  • High-Performing Health Systems Summit, Raleigh, NC
  • NEJM Catalyst Payer / Provider Roundtable, Chicago, IL
  • Health Analytics Summit, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA
  • HealthLeaders Media Physician Exchange, La Jolla, CA
  • CXO Roundtable: Experience Innovation Network, San Francisco, CA
  • Analytics Experience Las Vegas, NC



  • Real Medicine: The truth about the ups, the downs, the absurd and the sublime of caring for the worlds smallest and sickest patients
  • Leading Quality in Healthcare during Changing Times
  • Using Analytics to Drive a Culture of Continuous Improvement
  • Eliminating Preventable Harm in Healthcare


  1. DeRienzo C, Ball J, Paulus R. “Case Study – Defining “Directionality” in Quality for the Board.”  NEJM Catalyst.  In Press.
  2. DeRienzo C. “Leading Quality in Changing Times.”  NEJM Catalyst. May 31, 2017.
  3. DeRienzo C, Kohler JA, Lada E, Meanor P, Tanaka D. “Demonstrating the relationships of length of stay, cost and clinical outcomes in a simulated NICU.” Journal of Perinatology. Sept 2016. DOI:10.1038/jp.2016.128 [Epub ahead of print].
  4. Moore Z, Billings C, DeRienzo C. “Connecting National Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Efforts to North Carolina’s Patients.” North Carolina Medical Journal. 77(5): 1-3.
  5. DeRienzo C. “Chapter 10 – Special Neonatal Perspectives.” Pediatric Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. Frush K, Krug S. McGraw Hill: New York, 2015. Pp 205-238. Print.
  6. Cole M, DeRienzo C, Kutchibhatla M, Cotten CC, Adibe O. “Necrotizing enterocolitis and the use of loop diuretics in very low birth weight neonates.”  Am J Surg. 2016 Apr;211(4):645-8 DOI: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.11.015.
  7. DeRienzo C, Shaw R, Meanor P, Lada E, Ferranti J, Tanaka D. “A Discrete Event Simulation Tool to Support and Predict Hospital and Clinic Staffing.” Health Informatics Journal. 2016 Feb 29. DOI: 1460458216628314. [Epub ahead of print].
  8. DeRienzo C, Tanaka D, Lada E, Meanor P. “Creating a SimNICU: Using SAS Simulation Studio to Model Staffing Needs in Clinical Environments.”  Proceedings of the SAS Global Conference. 2014.
  9. DeRienzo C, Smith PB, Tanaka D, Bandarenko N, Campbell ML, Herman A, Goldberg R, Cotten CM. “Feeding Practices and Other Risk Factors for Developing Transfusion-Associated Necrotizing Enterocolitis.” Early Human Development. 90(5): 237–240.
  10. DeRienzo C, Horvath M, Lenfestey R, Goldberg R, Ferranti J. “Neonatal ICU Handoffs: Core Elements and Epidemiology of Errors.” Journal of Perinatology. 34: 149–152.
  11. Boggan J, Zhang T, DeRienzo C, Frush K, Andolsek K. “Shift changes for the hospital team: standardizing and evaluating transitions of care in the era of duty-hour reform.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 5(4): 652-657.
  12. DeRienzo C, Jolly-Graham A, Kaprielian V. “Session 12: Communication and Handoffs.” The Josie King Patient Safety Curriculum. The Josie King Foundation: Baltimore, MD. 2013.
  13. DeRienzo C. “Omphalocele and Gastroschisis.” L.I.T. (Learning in TEN) Reviews. 2013
  14. DeRienzo C. “The Duke GME Patient Safety and Quality Council.” American Journal of Medical Quality. 2012; 27 (suppl 2): 30S-31S.
  15. DeRienzo C, Frush K, Barfield ME, et al. “Handoffs in the era of duty hours reform: A focused review and strategy to address changes in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education common program requirements.” Academic Medicine. 2012: 87(4): 403-410.
  16. DeRienzo C. “Respiratory Distress.” L.I.T. (Learning in TEN) Reviews. 2012
  17. DeRienzo C. “Necrotizing Enterocolitis.” L.I.T. (Learning in TEN) Reviews. 2012
  18. Ferranti JM, Horvath MM, Jansen J, Schellenberger P, Brown T, DeRienzo C, Ahmad A. “Using a computerized provider order entry system to meet the unique prescribing needs of children: description of an advanced dosing model.” BMC Med Inform and Decision Making. 2011, 11:14.
  19. Cook-Deegan B, DeRienzo C, et al. “Impact of gene patents and licensing practices on access to genetic testing for inherited susceptibility to cancer: Comparing breast and ovarian cancers with colon cancers.” Genetics in Medicine. 2010. 12(4): S15-S38.
  20. DeRienzo C, Squire D. “The Female Athlete.” Oxford American Handbook on Sports Medicine. Eds. Bytomski J, Moorman C. OUP: New York, 2010. Pp 519-541. Print.