- Autoimmune Lung Diseases
- Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Interstitial Lung Diseases
- Systemic Vasculitis
- Pulmonary Disease Research, Other
Education & Training
- Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, School of Medicine (Santiago, Dominican Republic), MD
- Mayo Graduate School College of Medicine (Rochester, MN), MSc
- Beth Israel University Hospital and Manhattan Campus for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New York, NY)
- Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN), Multidisciplinary Critical Care Medicine
- Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN), Pulmonary Medicine
Epidemiology, clinical outcome and translational research in Interstital Lung Disease and Intensive Care Medicine
Internal Medicine Pulmonary Diseases Critical Care Medicine
Teaching or Professional Positions
2008-Present: Assistant Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health
2006-2008: Instructor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
Awards & Recognition
Chief Fellow, Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
Critical Care Meritorious Research Award for Outstanding Research Achievement, Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
Chest Foundation Young Investigator Award, 73rd Annual International Meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians (Salk Lake City, UT)
Fernández Pérez ER, Daniels CE, Schroeder DR, St Sauver J, Hartman TE, Bartholmai BJ, Yi ES, Ryu JH. Incidence, Prevalence, and Clinical Course of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: a Population-Based Study. Chest. 2009 Sep 11.
Fischer A, Swigris JJ, du Bois RM, Lynch DA, Downey GP, Cosgrove GP, Frankel SK, Fernandez-Perez ER, Gillis JZ, Brown KK. Anti-synthetase syndrome in ANA and anti-Jo-1 negative patients presenting with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia. Respir Med. 2009 Nov;103(11):1719-24.
Swigris JJ, Swick J, Wamboldt FS, Sprunger D, du Bois R, Fischer A, Cosgrove GP, Frankel SK, Fernandez-Perez ER, Kervitsky D, Brown KK. Heart rate recovery after 6-min walk test predicts survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Chest. 2009 Sep;136(3):841-8.
Fernández-Pérez ER, Sprung J, Afessa B, Warner DO, Vachon CM, Schroeder DR, Brown DR, Hubmayr RD, Gajic O. Intraoperative ventilator settings and acute lung injury after elective surgery: a nested case control study. Thorax. 2009 Feb;64(2):121-7.
Fernández-Pérez ER, Yilmaz M, Jenad H, Daniels CE, Ryu JH, Hubmayr RD, Gajic O. Ventilator settings and outcome of respiratory failure in chronic interstitial lung disease. Chest. 2008 May;133(5):1113-9.
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