- Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2018-2021), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
- Residency - University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School (2015-2018), Pediatrics
- Medical School - Texas A&M College of Medicine (2011-2015), Epilepsy/eeg
Erin Tresselt, M.D.
- Pediatrics - Critical Care
- End-organ dysfunction
Erin Tresselt, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric critical care.
Dr. Tresselt earned her medical degree at Texas A&M College of Medicine and completed a residency in general pediatrics at the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School. She received advanced training in pediatric critical care through a fellowship at UT Southwestern.
Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.
Dr. Tresselt serves on numerous committees in UT Southwestern’s Pediatric Critical Care Division, including the Program Evaluation Committee, the Fellow Recruitment Committee, and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit CPR Review Committee. She is also the Social Chair for the division.
Dr. Tresselt’s clinical and research interests include neutrophil function in patients with congenital heart disease who are undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass, neurological outcomes of patients after ECMO, improving outcomes in pediatric intensive care patients, and quality improvement in pediatric critical care.
As an undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Tresselt was a standout fastpitch softball player, earning accolades from the National Fastpitch College Association. She was on the Academic All Big XII First Team from 2008 to 2010 and was named to ESPN the Magazine’s Academic All-District First Team in 2010.
Education & Training
Professional Associations & Affiliations
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- American Medical Association
- Society of Critical Care Medicine
- Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
- Best Research Presentation Award 2021, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Critical Care
- Pediatric Emergency Medicine Resident of the Year 2018, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Pediatric Residency Program
- Resident of the Year 2017, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Pediatric Residency Program
- Resident of the Month 2017, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Pediatric Residency Program
- Dr. Prentice Guatt Post-Graduate Scholarship Recipient 2010, University of Texas at Austin
- ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District First Team 2010, ESPN the Magazine
- Coca-Cola Solid Citizen Award 2009, University of Texas at Austin Athletics
- Academic All Big XII First Team 2008-2011, Big 12 Conference
- Academic All-American 2007, National Fastpitch College Association
Books & Publications
Assessing Childhood Malnutrition in Haiti: Meeting the United States Millennium Development Goal #4
Bush RL, Tresselt E, Popatia SS, Crain ER, Russel CT, Copeland LA, Vanderpool DM Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health 2015 4 2
- Assessing Childhood Malnutrition in Haiti: Meeting the United States Millennium Development Goal #4
- Airway activation status and chemotactic receptors of eosinophils and neutrophils in children with severe asthma
- Long-term outcomes in pediatric intensive care patients
- Prospective use of continuous EEG in pediatric ECMO for neuromonitoring and predictive value of neurodevelopmental outcomes
- Quality improvement in pediatric critical care through improving mortality and morbidity conference
- Using neutrophil phenotype to assess end organ dysfunction in patients with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass
- End-organ dysfunction
- Long-term patient outcomes after pediatric intensive care admissions
- Neutrophil function in patients with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass
- Pediatric intensive care