Practice Committee

The Practice Committee gathers and disseminates information regarding practice challenges and trends including compensation, productivity, workforce, quality improvement, and technology. The committee also organizes an annual workshop at the annual meeting.


Jeffrey Hord, MD, Chair
Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, OH

Christopher E. Dandoy, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

Marla Daves, MD MSHI
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Terrie Flatt, DO MA
Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Cecilia Fu, MD
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Vinod Gidvani-Diaz, MD
Wilford Hall Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Kate Gowans, MD
Beaumont Children’s Hospital
Royal Oak, MI

Neil Grossman, MD
UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center
Worcester, MA

Randy Hock, MD PhD CPE MMM
Blume Pediatric HemOnc
Novant Presbyterian Medical Group
Charlotte, NC

Scott Howard, MD MSc
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

Ionela Iacobas, MD
Saint Peter's College of Medicine
New Brunswick, NJ

Robert Irwin, MD
Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
Tacoma, WA

Michael Jeng, MD
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Diane Nugent, MD
ASH Liaison
Children's Hospital of Orange County
Orange, CA

Janice Olson, MD MHA
The Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel
Portland, OR

Paulina Velasquez
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Anne Warwick, MD MPH
Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD

Eric Werner, MD
Children's Hospital of King's Daughters
Norfolk, VA

Caroline A. Hastings, MD
Board Liaison
Children's Hospital of Oakland
Oakland, CA