We’re pleased to introduce the U.S. News Children’s Healthcare of Tomorrow Advisory Council. This distinguished group of children’s hospital leaders offered their expertise and advice to help create a dedicated track of pediatric-focused sessions for this year’s program.

2016 Children’s Advisory Council

Meri Armour

Meri Armour

President and Chief Executive Officer, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital

David J. Bailey, M.D.

David J. Bailey, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Nemours Children’s Health System

Madeline Bell

Madeline Bell

President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

James R. Downing, M.D.

James R. Downing, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Michael Fisher

Michael Fisher

President and Chief Executive Officer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Angelo P. Giardino, M.D., Ph.D.

Angelo P. Giardino, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, Texas Children’s Hospital

Jena Hausmann

Jena Hausmann

President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Joan R. Magruder

Joan R. Magruder

President, St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Kurt Newman, M.D.

Kurt Newman, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s National Health System

Jeff Sperring, M.D.

Jeff Sperring, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Seattle Children’s

Paul S. Viviano

Paul S. Viviano

President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles