Clinical Staff Office
 

Children's Hospital Clinical Practice Committee

Charge

The UVA Children’s Hospital Practice Committee is an interdisciplinary committee charged with coordination and implementation of the Plan for Provision of Care for children in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.  This Committee addresses clinical practice issues that extend beyond the scope of practice for a single professional discipline (e.g., pediatric medicine and surgery, nutrition, nursing, pharmacy, therapies, social work, etc.) in all settings across the continuum of care. The Committee is responsible for review, coordination, and submission of policies and practices that directly impact all aspects of the clinical and family-centered care of children.  The Committee provides organizational guidance regarding faculty, staff, resident, nursing, and other clinician training and competency for the clinical care of children.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reviews and recommends practice standards for the care of children in a family-centered care environment across the continuum of care
  • Provides direction and oversight for an effective patient and family-centered care education process
  • Provides organizational guidance regarding faculty, staff, resident, nursing, and other clinician training and competency for the clinical care of children in a family-centered care environment
  • Approves clinical procedures, protocols and guidelines that directly impact the care of children
  • When clinical policies or guidelines affect all areas of the Children's Hospital, maintains written policies and procedures
  • Review and makes recommendations to clinical policies submitted by other standing CSEC Committees to ensure practices relating to children's issues are addressed appropriately
  • Solicits and reviews the minutes and reports generated from the various CSEC Committees and Subcommittees; provides feedback and makes recommendations as required; communicates information to CH faculty and staff
  • Provides direction and oversight for the Patient and Family-Centered Care Subcommittee
 

Members

Nancy Addison
Nursing Clinical Practice
Talissa Altes, M.D.
Pediatric Radiology
Janet Allaire, Co-Chair
CH Director of Outpatient Services
Alicia Boyd
Pediatrics
Marcia Buck, Pharm D
Pharmacy
Jeannean Carver, M.D.
Critical Care Pediatrics, PICU Medical Director
Norma Dobbins UVA CH Patient and Family-Centered Care Subcommittee Chair
John Gilday
Emergency Medicine - RN Resuscitation
Timothy Hicks, RRT
Respiratory Therapy
Tracey Hoke, MD
Chief, Quality and Performance Improvement
Sherie Horvath, MD
Chief Resident
David Kaufman, MD
NICU Co-Medical Director
Alison Kelley
Social Work
Karen League
Associate Chief, Children's Hospital and Women's Health
Lisa Letzkus
APN
Almea Matanock, MD
Chief Resident
Paul Matherne, MD, Co-Chair Heart Center Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiology
George McDaniel, MD
Pediatric Cardiology, Specialty Clinic Medical Director
Lynn McDaniel, MD
Acute Care Pediatric Co Medical Director
Eugene McGahren, MD
Acute Care Pediatric Co Medical Director
Linda McGhee
Acute Pediatrics
James Nataro, MD
Chair, Pediatrics
Sandra Neumayr
PICU Manager
Beverly Schuckert
NICU Manager
Robert Sinkin, M.D., MPH
Pediatrics, Neonatology
Dianne Wakatsuki
Outpatient Manager - PEDS
William Woods, M.D. Emergency Medicine Representative