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Dr. Fink Named Director of Whole Child Initiative

Tue, 03/28/2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ericka Fink as the Inaugural Director of the Whole Child: Resilience in Critical Illness Program. The mission of this multi-departmental and Brain Care Institute-sponsored initiative is to: “Optimize physical, cognitive, and emotional outcomes and quality of life of children and families affected by critical illness.” This necessary and timely program falls in line with National Academy of Medicine-commissioned and Society of Critical Care Medicine-supported initiatives, and aims to accelerate recovery and promote best outcomes for children and their families impacted by critical illness. Dr. Fink brings her dedication to ICU patients and their families, passionate approach, track-record of NIH funding, and commitment to improved, longitudinal and multidisciplinary health care delivery for children in Western Pennsylvania, the U.S., and worldwide to this valuable endeavor.