Physicians on the pediatric hospitalist team are general pediatricians who have all completed a three-year residency in pediatrics and they are all board-certified in general pediatrics.
They are involved in various hospital committees to improve patient safety, education and leadership. They also work to develop patient care guidelines that help us provide consistent, reproducible, safe care for our young patients.

In the spotlight

Terry Platchek, MD promoted to Vice President of Performance Improvement

In this new role, Dr. Platchek will lead the effort to continue our Lean improvement journey across the entire enterprise.  He will ensure the optimal use of process improvement strategies to improve the delivery of high-value care and enhance human experience.

Ray E. Helfer Award for Innovation in Medical Education, Academic Pediatric Association

Dr. Blankenburg was awarded the Ray E. Helfer Award for Innovation in Medical Education by the Academic Pediatric Association in 2016 for her paper on "Shared Decision Making: A Multi-Site Educational Bundle Improves Patient Engagement and Communication During Inpatient Rounds."