89. Shall We Agree to Disagree? Management of Pediatric Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis
Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: Shall We Agree to Disagree: Management of Pediatric Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis
Thursday, October 4, 2018: 7:15 AM
Room: W 2014-2016
Sarah Parker, MD, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Colorado/University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

Sarah K. Parker, MD, is Associate Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship at University of Colorado School of Medicine/Children’s Hospital Colorado. As a clinician, Dr. Parker is recognized as one of Denver’s “Best Doctors” multiple years in a row, she was Children’s Hospital’s first named “Provider of the Month”, and she is the recipient of multiple teaching and other honors. Dr. Parker started the Children’s Hospital stewardship program in 2011. The unique design (“Handshake Stewardship”) is very effective in decreasing use, constraining hospital costs, and improving care. Her team won the “Excellence in Quality and Patient Safety Award” in 2015 for this stewardship program. This work has led to multiple publications on stewardship and anti-infective use in children. Dr. Parker’s interests are antimicrobial stewardship, pharmacokinetics of antimicrobials in pediatrics, musculoskeletal infections, process improvement and quality. In addition to time with her family, Dr. Parker enjoys spending time skiing, hiking, travelling, cooking and fly fishing. A native English speaker, she is also fluent in Spanish.


Disclosures:

S. Parker, None

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