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Clinical Excellence committee

The Clinical Excellence Committee acts in an advisory capacity through the Chair to the Paediatrician-in-Chief to oversee the strategic clinical priorities of the Department of Paediatrics.  The Committee will provide advice and recommendations to the Paediatrician-in-Chief regarding strategic directions for inpatient and ambulatory clinical activity, including innovative and strategic options in resource utilization, quality improvement and patient safety. The Committee will also review, monitor and revise the departmental scorecard. These activities will be undertaken in a scholarly and academic fashion.


Jeremy Friedman: Committee Chair (Associate Paediatrician-in-Chief)
Sarah Alexander (Haem/Onc)
Trey Coffey (Paed Med, Patient Safety)
Joel Kirsh (Cardiology)
Ronald Laxer (Rheumatology)
Sanjay Mahant (Paed Med)
Mahendra Moharir (Neurology)
Mark Palmert (Endocrinology)
Steve Porter (PEM, IT advisory)
Dinarte Vivieros (CHS)
Jim Whitlock (Haem/Onc)
Karim Jessa (Chief Medical Information Officer)
Nikhil Agarwal (Project Manager)
Angela McGerrigle (Executive Assistant to the Associate Chair)

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