Meet the Team

Wessel D

David Wessel Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Hospital and Specialty Services
Ikaria Distinguished Professor of Critical Care Medicine

Venkat Shankar, MD

Venkat Shankar Interim Division Chief, Critical Care Medicine; Respiratory Care Services

Brian Jacobs

Brian Jacobs Chief Information Officer & Chief Medical Information Officer
Executive Vice President, Center for Pediatric Informatics


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