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Associate Program Director

Dr. Seashore is a general academic pediatrician with interests in quality improvement, newborn care, ambulatory pediatrics, and informatics. He was previously Service Line Leader for Newborn Care and is currently Director of Informatics for Children’s Services and a Lead Informatics Physician for UNC Health. His QI training includes Yellow, Blue, and Green Belt Six Sigma training and Purple Belt (LEAN) training. Dr. Seashore has worked extensively with the Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina (PQCNC) on projects relating to newborn care delivery across the state, helping lead several initiatives including those aimed at improving care for babies with NAS and risk for sepsis. Other past QI initiatives include QI coaching and serving as an Informatics expert for the EMPower Breastfeeding Collaborative, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiative coaching hospitals throughout the US to improve mother-baby care during birth hospitalization and breastfeeding outcomes. He was also a participant in the 2018 IHQI project, “LGBTQI”, which focused on improving care for patients in the LGBTQ community at UNC’s Children’s Primary Care Clinic, where he also supervises residents during their clinic experience. Within clinical informatics, he focuses on a broad range of topics including clinical decision support, documentation efficiency tools, workflows, and interface integration. He is certified by Epic Systems as a Physician Builder in basic, advanced, and analytics building, maintaining an active building habit focused on flowsheets and smartforms, navigators, and smart texts for common documentation needs.