The Reba Michels Hill Lectureship is an annual conference which recognizes Dr. Hill's compassionate commitment to education, patient care, research, and family. It is sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine and provided by the Section of Neonatology.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

John Zupancic, M.D., MS, ScD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
Associate Chief of Neonatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Immediate past Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Pediatrics

Presentation: Alchemy 101: Transforming Quality into Dollars into Quality

John Zupancic MD ScD (320x240)
John Zupancic MD ScD

Dr. Zupancic is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Associate Chief of Neonatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His research and consulting work seeks to improve the efficiency with which scarce resources are used in improving the health of children, and in particular, newborns. He has focused on performing and improving the validity of economic evaluations alongside neonatal clinical trials and on the use of computer modeling to determine best practice when evidence is currently lacking or where empirical studies are infeasible. He is also involved in various epidemiologic and health services investigations, including the Neonatology Canon Project, a large-scale systematic review of all randomized controlled trials in neonatology over a twenty-five year period.

Dr. Zupancic is the immediate past Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Pediatrics, and has served as leader of the Value Initiative for the Vermont Oxford Network’s Neonatal Intensive Care Quality Improvement Collaborative and. His teaching and mentorship of fellows has been recognized locally through the Merton R. Bernfield Mentoring Award, awarded by the Harvard neonatology fellows, and nationally through the John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award, awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Texas Children's Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.