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, led by Drs. Marquita Genies and Akshata Hopkins.

Akron Children’s Hospital

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

Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Diagnostic Imaging

  • David Swenson, MD
    • Quality Officer, Pediatric Radiology

Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM)

  • Audrey Uong, MD
    • Attending Physician, CHAM Division of Hospital Medicine
    • Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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

  • Jeremy Kern, MD
    • Pediatric Residency Associate Program Director, Hospitalist Division 

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

  • Akshata Hopkins, MD, FAAP, FHM
    • Program Director, Pediatric Residency

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

  • Marquita Genies, MD, PhD
    • High Value Lead, 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

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

Saint Peter’s Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics

  • Harsohena Kaur, MBBS, MPH
    • Clinical Associate Professor

University of California, Los Angeles

  • Youngeun Park, MD, MPH, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Yamini Sharma, MD, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

University of Chicago

  • Brett Palama, MD
  • Allison Bartlett, MD

University of Florida College of Medicine Jacksonville, Department of Pediatrics

  • Matthew Garber, MD
    • Professor of Pediatrics, University of Florida COM
    • Hospitalist, Wolfson Children’s Hospital
    • Medical Director, Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Network
  • Jeffrey Winer, MD
  • Mark Toney, 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