Pediatric Subcommittee

Our goal is to bring together pediatric anesthesiology experts from around the world to improve care of pediatric patients undergoing anesthesia.

Leadership

Bishr Haydar, MD

Michigan Medicine

Co-Chair

Vikas O'Reilly-Shah, MD

Seattle's Children's

Co-Chair

Brad Taicher, DO

Duke Medicine

Co-Chair

Meridith Bailey, MSN, RN

MPOG

Pediatric Program Lead

Upcoming Events

The Pediatric Anesthesia Subcommttee meets virtually 3x/year and in person at the Society of Pediatrics Anesthesiology (SPA) meeting at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual conference. All virtual meetings are held from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern. 

2021 Virtual Meeting Dates

    • Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    • Wednesday, December 15, 2021

2021 In-Person Meeting

    • Saturday, October 9, 2021 at SPA in San Diego

For more details see our calendar. Recordings and minutes from previous meetings are located in our Archived Events.

Our Work

The MPOG Pediatric Subcommittee was launched to develop quality improvement measures focused on the pediatric population. Measures currently available to MPOG sites include:

Current Measures

Future Measures

Forum

MPOG uses Basecamp Forum to share ideas, gather feedback, and track progress of projects.

Click here for Basecamp

If you are interested in joining the pediatric forum, contact us.

Committee Members

Cladia Benkwitz, MD, PhD
UCSF

Bob Brustowicz
BOSTON CHILDREN’S

Robert Christensen, MD
MICHIGAN MEDICINE

Jessica Cronin, MD
CHILDREN’S NATIONAL 

Jurgen de Graff, PhD
ERASMUS MC – NETHERLANDS

James Fehr, MD
LUCILE PACKARD CHILDREN’S

Lora Gibbs, CRNA
MICHIGAN MEDICINE

Ruchika Gupta, MD
MICHIGAN MEDICINE 

Stephanie Kahntroff, MD
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND 

David Moore, MD
VANDERBILT 

Ronak Patel, MD
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Paul Reynolds, MD
MICHIGAN MEDICINE 

Anshuman Sharma, MD
UCSF

Lianne Stephenson, MD
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

Luis Tollinche, MD
MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING

David Waisel, MD
NEW HAVEN CHILDREN’S

Steve Zgleszewski, MD
BOSTON CHILDREN’s 

Alina Bodas, MD
CLEVELAND CLINIC

Robert Bryskin, MD
US ANESTHESIA PARTNERS

Anna Clebone, MD
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

Germaine Cuff, PhD
NYU LANGONE

Laura Downey, MD
EMORY

Amber Franz, MD
SEATTLE CHILDREN’S

Cheryl Gooden, MD
NEW HAVEN CHILDREN’S

Jonathan Halem, DO
PENN STATE CHILDREN’S

Shobha Malviya, MD
MICHIGAN MEDICINE 

Tyler Morrissey, MD
COLORADO CHILDREN’S 

Liem Pham, MD
NYU LANGONE

Dan Roke, MD
ST. LOUIS CHILDREN’S

Marco Silvestrini, MD
US ANESTHESIA PARTNERS

Kim Strupp, MD
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO 

Tetsu ‘Butch’ Uejima, MD
DUPONT CHILDREN’S

Gina Whitney, MD
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO 

Ryan Bradstreet, MD
Bronson Healthcare

David Buck, MD
CINCINATTI CHILDREN’S

Joseph Cravero, MD
BOSTON CHILDREN’S

Jennifer Dagen, MD
US ANESTHESIA PARTNERS

Lucy Everett, MD
MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL

Peter Fuhr, MD
CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL COLORADO

Shannon Grap, MD
PENN STATE CHILDREN’S

Jeana Havidich, MD, MS
DARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK

Julianne Mendoza, MD
LUCILE PACKARD 

Vivian Onyewuche, MD
HENRY FORD DETROIT 

RJ Ramamurthi, MD
LUCILE PACKARD CHILDREN’S

Jacques Scharoun, MD
WEILL CORNELL

Jina Sinskey, MD
UCSF

Anna Swenson, MD
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 

Hamid Vahabzadeh-Monshie, MD
OKLAHOMA UNIVERSITY

James Xie, MD
LUCILE PACKARD CHILDREN’S 

Morgan Brown, MD
BOSTON CHILDREN’S

Lisa Chan, MD
ARKANSAS CHILDREN’s

Christy Crockett, MD
VANDERBILT

Priti Dalal, MD, FRCA
PENN STATE CHILDREN’S

Olga Eydlin, MD
NYU LANGONE

Jorge Galvez, MD, MBI
CHILDREN’S PHILADELPHIA

Anastasia Grivoyannis, MD
WEILL-CORNELL

Amanda Jiddou, MD
ST. JOSEPH ANN ARBOR

Carrie Menser, MD
VANDERBILT 

Uma Parekh, MD
PENN STATE CHILDREN’S 

Lori Reigger, MD
MICHIGAN MEDICINE

Charles Schrock, MD
ST. LOUIS CHILDREN’S

Red Starks, MD
US ANESTHESIA PARTNERS

Imelda Tija, MD
TEXAS CHILDREN’s

Lisa Vitale, MD
MICHGIAN MEDICINE

Phillip Yun, DO
OHSU

Partners

For any inquiries please email Meridith Bailey