Today at Noon ET! Dr. Wolynn of Kids Plus Pediatrics to Present to PCPCC's eHealth Group

PCPCC's eHealth Special Interest Group (SIG)

Tues, Nov 4th, 2014, 12:00-1:00PM ET
Call-In Number: 712-432-0900, Access Code: 868853#

NOTE: To minimize background noise, please dial *6 to mute your lines when not speaking.


I.   Welcome & Introductions (12:00-12:05pm ET)
  • Register for PCPCC's Annual Fall Conference in Washington, DC (Nov 12-14, 2014).
  • Please self-mute your phone lines & hold questions till after the presentation.
  • Moderator, Jim Crawford, to introduce speaker & outline purpose of call.
II.   Special Guest Presentation by Dr. Todd Wolynn (12:05-12:55pm ET)
  • Topic: Use of social media and communication to engage families and leverage the doctor-family relationship.  Learn about Kids Plus Pediatrics. Read NY Times article here. (12:05-12:30)
  • Moderated Q&A led by Jim Crawford (12:30-12:40)
  • Open up lines for Q&A with audience (12:40-12:55)
III. Closing Remarks & Announcements (12:55-1:00pm ET)

NOTE CHANGE: Our next call for this group has been moved from our monthly Tuesday date. Join us on Wednesday, December 3rd at Noon ET to hear from
Christine Bechtel  and Erin Mackay from the National Partnership for Women & Families to discuss results from a recent patient survey on meaningful use.

Speaker Bios:

Dr. Todd Wolynn, MD, MMM, IBCLC, a Board-Certified Pediatrician and Lactation Consultant, is President & CEO of Kids Plus Pediatrics. Dr. Wolynn works for the American Academy of Pediatrics at the state and national level, and he speaks nationally on his areas of expertise, including breastfeeding, immunization, pediatric sleep, and practice management.

Dr. Wolynn graduated from Washington and Jefferson University and the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, then earned a Masters in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He's been a board-certified pediatrician and an International Board-Certified lactation consultant for more than 15 years, and is also the Executive Director of the Breastfeeding Center of Pittsburgh.

When he's not seeing patients at Kids Plus, Dr. Wolynn continues to build his reputation as a national expert in immunizations, breastfeeding medicine, pediatric sleep issues, and practice management. He speaks across the country on those and other topics, and is a proud member of seven national medical organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, and the US Lactation Consultation Association.

Jim Crawford, MD, PHD, is chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and senior vice President for laboratory services, in the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.  This integrated 15-hospital system serves the Long Island, Queens, and Staten Island portion of the greater New York metropolitan area.

Crawford earned his bachelors degree from Dartmouth College and his medical and PhD degrees from Duke University. He has served as a faculty member in the Department of Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was associate professor and director of the Program in Gastrointestinal Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine, and served as professor and chair of the Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.Crawford is well known as a liver pathologist and for his research in hepatobiliary pathophysiology.

In more recent years he has served as e-Editor-in-chief of Laboratory Investigation, president of the Association of Pathology Chairs, and chair of the Board of Directors for the College of American Pathologists’ Political Action Committee.  He is currently chair-elect of the Council of Academic Societies of the Association of American Colleges, and is a member of the AAMC Board of Directors.
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