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INITIATIVES

Committee Initiatives



In addition to publications and educational venues, there are many committee, strategic
planning and liaison initiatives that are encompassed within the work of the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics. A few are listed below.



Coding & Reimbursement

(Co-Chairs: Gilbert Martin & Richard Molteni)

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Database

(Chair: Dilip Bhatt)

  • Updating the Directory of USA & Canada NICUs, Neonatologists, Perinatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
  • Finalizing survey of Levels of Neonatal Care of all NICUs in the USA & Canada
  • Assessing Neonatal-Perinatal workforce data
  • Updating ONTPD Directory on an annual basis
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History

(Chair: Avroy Fanaroff)

  • Documenting the history of the Scottsdale Workshop
  • Video recording the Silverman and Cone History lectures as well as the annual Apgar, Education and Landmark awards
  • Developing history manuscripts to submit for publication to the Journal of Perinatology
  • Including on the website links to PAS abstracts related to history
  • Digitizing, labeling and archiving Marilyn Escobedo's photos of key perinatal events and professionals
  • Documenting the history and growth of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Documenting the history of the Organization of Neonatal Training Program Directors
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Membership

(Chair: Bill Engle)

  • Advertising benefits of membership to potential new members
  • Making fellows aware of eligibility for membership
  • Working to get 3rd year fellows to take advantage of free Perinatal Section membership
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Practice

(Co-Chairs: DeWayne Pursley & John Hartline)

  • Updating the publication Understanding a Practice Venue[J Perinatol 2002;22:supl 1 (April 2002)]
  • Providing career development seminars for neonatology fellows
  • Developing Clinical Document Repository Project
  • Developing a module regarding practice activities in later-career neonatology
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Research

(Chair: Ron Ariagno)

  • Establishing a Neonatal-Perinatal International Research Mentorship Award
  • Developing a preemie follow-up web-based toolkit for clinical care and research
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Strategic Planning Initiatives

Education

(Co-Chairs: Marilyn Escobedo & Avroy Fanaroff)

  • Modifying Section educational venues to incorporate advanced adult learning theory
  • Incorporating Audience Response input into educational sessions
  • Developing and updating the Section Website

Leadership

(Co-Chairs: Judy Aschner & Linda Van Marter)

  • Developing a fellows group within the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics
  • Adding leadership training at Section educational venues
  • Identifying new potential leaders to get involved with Section initiatives and activities
Read about the trainees' NCE preconference »

Global Health

(Co-Chairs: Bill Keenan & Deborah Campbell)

  • Developing a system to match Section member volunteers with opportunities to participate in global health projects
  • Establishing collaborations with the Section on International Child Health

Learn more about Section on International Child Health »
Learn more about the global NRP initiative »

Quality

(Co-Chairs: Carl Bose & Jeffrey Gould)

  • Bringing together organizations interested in quality neonatal-perinatal health care
  • Developing a Technical Quality Advisory Committee

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