Archive for October 2017

Monthly Archive

Seattle Children’s Provides Influenza Vaccinations to Patients

Seattle Children’s is providing influenza vaccinations to inpatients and outpatients. Patients will be screened for eligibility. Seattle Children’s will also offer the vaccination to Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Care patients. All vaccinations given to children are documented in the Child Profile Immunization Registry.

Seattle Children’s efforts to vaccinate patients are in accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to increase access to the vaccine in healthcare settings.

For questions about flu vaccinations at Children’s, email Dr. Matthew Kronman, infectious diseases specialist. Read full post »

Attend Gottman Marriage Workshop for CME Credit

A marriage workshop by John Gottman is being offered exclusively to physicians and their partners/spouses. WSMA has awarded up to 12.75 hours CME.

What: The Art and Science of Love; a workshop for couples. Communication skills will be taught to physicians.

When: November 3-4, 2017

Where: Talaris Conference Center, Seattle Children’s

For more information please visit www.instituteforphysicianwellness.com.  Read full post »

Vote in 2017 AAP Election

The Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WCAAP) is encouraging providers to vote in the 2017 national AAP election for president-elect. Voting will conclude on Sunday, Oct. 15. WCAAP has published the following:

The AAP president helps focus the academy on critical issues including, most recently, combating childhood poverty, ensuring children access to health care and coverage, and protecting the rights and health of immigrant children.

Please help choose the next president-elect who will serve as the 2019 AAP president: Kyle Yasuda, MD, FAAP or Michael A. Weiss, DO, FAAP. We are excited that both candidates hail from the West Coast, and Dr. Yasuda is from our own Washington State. Read full post »

Reminders to Providers Referring Patients

We would like to share the following reminders to providers referring patients to Seattle Children’s:

  • Please have your families call the clinic scheduling line to set up outpatient appointments. Our capacity to make a call to your family is limited.
  • We don’t want to incur extra costs for your patient. Please remember to send all relevant reports with your referral, including:
    • Any specialty evaluations, laboratory or radiology testing reports so that we don’t provide duplicate services.
    • Growth charts or data when referring for a growth problem.
    • Your evaluation reports and any work-up reports. Having this information prior to your patient’s appointment allows our provider to better prepare for your patient.

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New Medical Staff

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Medical Providers

• Diane Bartels, MD, Harbor Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
• Jennifer Bauer, MD, MS, Seattle Children’s, Orthopedics
• Todd Blumberg, MD, Seattle Children’s, Orthopedics
• Timothy Cheng, MD, Seattle Children’s, Anesthesiology
• Pattaraporn Chun, MD, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Neonatology
• David de Give, MD, Richmond Pediatric Clinic, General Pediatrics
• Amber Franz, MD, Seattle Children’s, Anesthesiology
• Gillian Grijalva, MD, Seattle Children’s, Emergency Department
• Genesis Han, MD, Allegro Pediatrics – Bellevue, General Pediatrics
• Elizabeth Hansen, MD, PhD, Seattle Children’s, Anesthesiology
• Jason Hauptman, MD, PhD, Seattle Children’s, Neurosurgery
• Thomas Herron, MD, Harbor Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
• Andrea Hoopes, MD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente – Tacoma South, Adolescent Medicine
• Lacy Irwin, MD, Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital, Hospitalist Service
• Jennifer Lee, DO, Harbor Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
• Denise Michaelsen, MD, Harbor Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
• Sabareesh Natarajan, MD, Seattle Children’s, Neurosurgery
• Emily Read, MD, MSc, Allegro Pediatrics – Bellevue, General Pediatrics
• Eric Seymour, MD, MPH, University of Washington, Neonatology
• Caitlin Smith, MD, Seattle Children’s, Surgery
• Zachary Steinberg, MD, University of Washington, Heart Center
• Hiromi Yoshida, MD, MBA, Seattle Children’s, Emergency Department
• Daniel Yu, MD, Seattle Children’s, Emergency Department

Allied Health Professionals

• Lisa Biltz, CRNA, Seattle Children’s, Anesthesiology
• Vanessa Martin, ARNP, Harbor Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
• Katherine Schwartz, ARNP, Harbor Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
• Dayna Seguin, CRNA, Seattle Children’s, Anesthesiology
• Emily Watson, ARNP, Seattle Children’s, Neonatology Read full post »