Faculty in the Division of Critical Care Medicine are active in a variety of programs and initiatives through UNC Medical Center and the UNC School of Medicine. Our division is invested in TeamSTEPPS™, quality improvement initiatives, the N.C. Children's Center for Clinical Excellence, medical education, and global health. Learn more about members of our team:
Faculty from the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine lead several important UNC Children's program, including:
- Afsaneh Pirzadeh, MD, directs UNC Children's Pediatric Rapid Response System, the first of its kind in North Carolina.
- Benny Joyner, MD, and Afsaneh Pirzadeh, MD, are co-physician leaders for the Pediatric Schwartz Center Rounds, the first pediatric rounds established in North Carolina to provide staff support.
- Jenny Boyd, MD, Katie Clement, MD, and Tina Schade Willis, MD, are actively involved in developing new clinical pathways, establishing new clinical protocols and heading all of the quality improvement efforts.
- Katie Clement, MD, is involved in improving our ECMO program and introducing new technologies to UNC in an effort to continue to provide the best care available for our little patients.