Idris V.R. Evans, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine

Contact Information


Administrative Contact:
Vickie Johnson

Education & Training

BS, Pre-Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, 2001
MSc, Medical Statistics, The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2006
MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2011
Residency, Pediatrics, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2014
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2017

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Pediatric sepsis and critical care
  • Unsupervised statistical modeling
  • Electronic health record analysis

Evans IV, Watson RS, Carcillo J, Angus DC, Seymour CW. Epidemiology of Sepsis Among Adolescents at Community Hospital Emergency Departments: Implications for Rory’s Regulations. JAMA Pediatrics. 2017 Oct 1;171(10):1011-2. 

Evans IV, Phillips GS, Alpern ER, Angus DC, Friedrich ME, Kissoon N, Lemeshow S, Levy MM, Parker MM, Terry KM, Watson RS. Association between the New York sepsis care mandate and in-hospital mortality for pediatric sepsis. JAMA. 2018 Jul 24;320(4):358-67.

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Co-Medical Director, Pediatric Transport Team, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Outstanding Abstract Award, Mitchel P. Fink Scholars Day, University of Pittsburgh Department of Critical Care Medicine, 2018
Abstract Scholarship, American Thoracic Society International Conference, 2018