Mark Weissman, MD

Children's National Medical Center
Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health
Goldberg Center
111 Michigan Ave, NW
Washington, DC
USA 20010

Biographical Sketch:
Chief, Division of General Pediatrics & Community Health, Children’s National Medical Center (3/02 to present): Division chief for 30 primary care pediatrics faculty (& associated staff)- at hospital and seven community-based pediatric health centers in Washington, D.C. (> 75,000 annual primary care visits).] Medical Director, Children’s National Health Network (7/96 to present): Leadership role for Washington, DC region’s largest dedicated pediatric provider network- linking over 500 DC, Maryland, & Virginia-based primary care pediatricians and 300 pediatric specialists with programs & services of Children’s National Medical Center. DC PICHQ (DC Partnership to Improve Children’s Healthcare Quality) (11/05 – present): Founder and executive committee member of child health regional improvement partnership for Washington, DC & region- including DC Department of Health, Medicaid program, managed care executives/medical directors & provider community. Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C. IMMUNIZATION, HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND QUALITY IMPROVEMENT RELATED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS Weissman, M: “Electronic Medical Records for Pediatricians: Learning and Working Together in Washington, DC”, SCOCIT Newsletter (Steering Committee on Clinical Information Technology, American Academy of Pediatrics), Spring 2005. Scott, B, McLaren, R & Weissman, M: “Old School” Meets “High-Tech”: Achieving Cutting Edge School Immunization Rates in Washington, DC”, SARP (School and Registry Partnership) Presentation, CDC National Immunization Program, (National web conference presentation), 4/13/2005. JL Wright, BS Scott, R McClaren, C Thomas, K Berry & M Weissman: “Improved System-wide School Immunization Compliance Utilizing a Collaborative, Data-driven Model”, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, March 2005 [Abstract & platform presentation.] T Kind & M Weissman: “Community Pediatricians and Hospital Specialists Communicating by E-Mail”, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, March 2005 [Abstract/poster] Weissman, M, Scott, B, Campbell, J, McLaren, R: “Old School” Meets “High Tech”: Achieving Cutting Edge School Immunization Rates”, 4th Annual Forum, National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality, San Diego, CA, (Workshop), 3/1/2005 M Weissman & JL Wright: “Improved System-wide School Immunization Compliance Utilizing a Collaborative, Data-driven Model”, Region IV Annual Meeting, Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Williamsburg, VA (January 16, 2005)