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In Brief | Division News
- LEADING THE GLOBAL DISCUSSION ON QUALITY IMPROVEMENT NETWORKS: Jochen Profit, MD, MPH, presented on quality improvement solutions at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland on June 12 and the United States Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C on June 26. His talk, titled “Building a Maternal-Neonatal Care Network: The California Experience,” highlighted how to design and implement a successful quality improvement network at scale.
- HOSPITALISTS PRESENT AT THE NATION’S LARGEST PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL MEDICINE MEETING: Faculty from our Division’s Neonatal Hospitalist group were involved in multiple presentations and workshops at the annual Pediatric Hospital Medicine conference, July 20-23 in Nashville, TN. Krista Birnie, MD, and Arun Gupta, MD, led a pre-conference course focusing on neonatal resuscitation and changes to the NRP 7th edition. In addition, Dr. Gupta led a workshop on changes to the evolving management of infants exposed to chorioamnionitis.
- WATSONVILLE EXITS AND ENTRANCES: The medical team at Watsonville bids farewell to Peter Rowinsky, MD, who will be relocating to Santa Rosa CA. They are pleased to welcome Carmin Powell, MD, as a new pediatric hospitalist. Dr. Powell has just completed a chief residency year at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and joined the Watsonville team in mid-July.
- DR. JANENE FUERCH COMPLETES BIODESIGN FELLOWSHIP: Janene Fuerch, MD, graduated from the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign Innovation Fellowship on June 7. Following her graduation last June from our Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, Dr. Fuerch pursued additional training in medical device development and design as the Cottrell 2016-2017 Specialty Innovation Fellow. She also continued her research in the domains of human performance, simulation and neonatal resuscitation. Dr. Fuerch will join our neonatology faculty in September as a Clinical Assistant Professor.