Mobilizing Pediatric Providers

  • Kathy Sanabria
  • James Harisiades
  • Rebecca Boudos
  • Parag Shah


Creating a healthcare transition program for a practice, institution, or region requires engagement of pediatric providers serving in a variety of roles. Guidelines for best practices from pediatric providers have been set but require high level planning, creation of tools, and motivation to change workflows. Using two case examples, we present a conceptual summary of these roles, structural supports, and motivational tools, with the ultimate goal of incorporating transition best practices into routine pediatric practice.


Transition to adult care Pediatric Mobilizing Engagement Providers Motivating 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kathy Sanabria
    • 1
  • James Harisiades
    • 2
  • Rebecca Boudos
    • 3
  • Parag Shah
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.American Academy of PediatricsElk GroveUSA
  2. 2.Office of Child Advocacy, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Chronic Illness Transition Program, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  4. 4.Division of Hospital Based Medicine, Department of PediatricsNorthwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA

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