A Conversation on Models of Care Delivery for Children with Medical Complexity
Date: June 28, 2018
Time: 10-11 am Pacific Time; 1-2 pm Eastern Time; 6-7 pm British Standard Time
Improvements in care delivery for children with medical complexity are becoming a major focus of national and local health care and policy initiatives. A number of new models have been developed, with promising examples of enhanced care coordination and family engagement.
Join us as we explore innovative care delivery models and discuss current literature. We will have a lively discussion on the article, Models of Care Delivery for Children with Medical Complexity, with the lead author and experts in the field. We suggest attendees read the article prior to the event. Audience Q&A is highly encouraged. Attendees can listen via web or phone.
Elisabeth S. Pordes, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Dr. Elisabeth Pordes is a pediatrician with the Complex Care/Special Needs Program at the Children Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Previously, she worked as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit hospitalist at The Monroe Carrell Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Elisabeth did her residency training in pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh, where she was a co-leader of the residency program in community outreach.
Maria Brenner, PhD, MSc
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin
Dr. Maria Brenner is an Associate Professor in Children's Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. She is on the nursing register of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland for Children's Nurses, General Nurses, and Nurse Tutors. Maria is currently leading a team of EU researchers exploring the care of children living with complex care needs and their families, as part of Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA), funded by the EU Commission Horizon 2020 programme.
David Bergman, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital
Dr. David Bergman is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been past Chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Quality Improvement and past Chair of the Board of the National Initiative for Child Health Quality. David is the Medical Director for the Complex Primary Care Clinic at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and is actively involved with patient care and the teaching of residents and medical students.
Rishi K. Agrawal, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Rishi Agrawal is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is a pediatric hospitalist at Lurie and La Rabida Children's Hospital in Chicago. He is co-chair of the Academic Pediatric Association Complex Care Special Interest Group and has a research and advocacy interest in Children with Medical Complexity.