Pediatric Alliance


The High Value Pediatric Alliance is a consortium of faculty representing dedicated pediatric hospitals or academic pediatric department interested in advancing value in pediatric care.

Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Diagnostic Imaging

  • David Swenson, MD
    • Quality Officer, Pediatric Radiology

Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

  • Michael Rinke, MD
    • Medical Director of Quality
  • Priya Jain, MD

Children’s Hospital Colorado

  • Lindsey Lane, M.D.
    • Vice Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics
  • David Keller, MD
    • Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Clinical Transformation, Department of Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

  • Vivian Lee, MD

Children’s National Medical Center

  • Anuradha Dayal, MD, Hospitalist
  • Hansel J. Otero, MD, Director of MR Imaging

Duke University Medical Center

  • Suzanne Woods, MD
    • Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Laura Roe
    • Program Coordinator, Graduate Medical Education High Value Care and Learning Health System Training Programs

Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts Medical Center, Pediatric Hospitalist

  • Leela Sarathy, MD, MSEd
  • Tim Porter, MD
  • Lindsay Fox, MD
  • Yamini Sharma, MD

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

  • Brigitta Mueller, MD
    • Vice President for Medical Affairs
    • Chief Patient Safety Officer

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

  • Marquita Genies, MD, PhD
  • Marlene Miller, MD
    • Chief Quality Officer and Vice Chair of Quality

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

  • Bobby Miller, MD
    • Associate Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

  • David P. Johnson, MD
    • Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine
    • Medical Director of Inpatient Quality and Patient Safety

Northeast Ohio Medical University, Department of Pediatrics and Akron Children’s Hospital

  • Norman C. Christopher, MD
    • Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Prabi Rajbhandari, MD
    • Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital

  • Angela Byrd, MD
    • Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
  • Christopher Woodward, DO
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Pediatric Critical Care & Hospital Medicine

  • Alan Schroeder, MD

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Drexel University College of Medicine

  • Danielle Casher, MD
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Department of Pediatrics

  • Matthew Garber, MD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Pediatrics

  • Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD
    • Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, McGovern Medical School, Department of Pediatrics

  • Anand Gourishankar MD

Virginia Commonwealth University Health, Department of Pediatrics

  • Matt Schefft, DO
    • Pediatric Hospitalist

All academic pediatric hospitals and pediatric departments are invited to join the High Value Pediatric Alliance. For more information, contact Marquita Genies, MD, MPH

What are academic medical centers across the country doing to improve healthcare value?

Value improvement guides: Published reviews in JAMA Internal Medicine coauthored by experienced faculty from multiple leading medical centers, with safety outcomes data and an implementation blue print.

Review article detailing 25 labs to refine for high value quality improvement | July 2020

MAVEN campaign: Free 4 year high value care curriculum online.

Join the Alliance! Membership is free with institutional approval and commitment to improving value in your medical center.

Learn more about HVPA on Health Affairs Blog