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Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Network (VIP) Steering Committee

​​​​​The VIP Network is overseen by practicing pediatric hospitalists with experience and an interest in quality improvement. The VIP Network Steering Committee is instrumental in the vetting of possible QI projects, as well as making important decisions about the future of the VIP Network. Please feel free to email these representatives with your thoughts for this initiative created to improve pediatric care.

​​Matthew Garber, MD, FHM, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Florida COM
Hospitalist, Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Medical Director, Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Network
Jacksonville, Florida​
Eric Biondi, MD, MSBA, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Medical Director, Inpatient Unit
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 

​No Photo AvailableKavita Parikh, MD, MSHS, FAAP

Pediatric Hospitalist Faculty
Children's National Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The George Washington University Medical Center
Washington, DC 

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​Brian Pate, MD, FHM, FAAP
Chair, Department of Pediatrics/Associate Professor
University of Kansas School of Medicine
KU Department of Pediatrics-Wichita
Wesley Medical Arts Tower​
Wichita, KS
Ricardo A Quinonez, MD, FHM, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
San Antonio, TX ​​​