Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

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Mission

  • To consistently provide the highest quality Pediatric Care.
  • To educate future health care providers.
  • To improve the health of children in our community.

Vision

  • Leaders in Peds hospital-based care within MN.
  • Considered as leaders at the regional, national, and international levels.
  • To generate and disseminate knowledge.
  • Provide best working environment for our faculty.

Values

  • Dignity
  • Compassion
  • Patient and Family-centered
  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Engagement
  • Resiliency

Tactics

Clinical:

  1. Provide consistently high quality care. 
  2. Regular meetings with good communication.
  3. Variation reduction with guideline, workflow & order set development.
  4. Improve and grow pain/palliative management across our system.

Educational:

  1. Partner with AHC to teach Pediatrics across our sites, with ongoing curriculum development.
  2. Lead in residency education.
  3. Develop and recruit for our PHM fellowship.
  4. Lead the annual MN Hospital Medicine conference.
  5. Lead in point of care ultrasound training. 
  6. Cognitive Error Education.
  7. Expand pain/palliative education for staff and learners alike.

Academic:

  1. Participate in national PHM and PAS conferences.
  2. Continue to grow our publications, posters, platforms/invited lectures.

Leadership:

  1. Hold admin/leadership roles at MHealth & our respective hospitals.
  2. Drive quality and safety improvements.
  3. Drive culture change at UMMCH.
  4. Be collegial and open with our learners; Engender their confidence since we want to "Be their referral center of choice for advanced pediatric care."
  5. Participate in and lead regional and national work groups, committees, and communities.

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