Dr. Ramesh Sachdeva is an experienced medical executive and pediatric expert currently serving as the associate executive director for the American Academy of Pediatrics, a professional membership association made up of over 64,000 doctors. In this role, Dr. Ramesh Sachdeva has established several new program areas at the academy, including the Department for Subspecialty Pediatrics and the Division of Innovation.
Responsibilities of the Division of Innovation at the American Academy of Pediatrics include managing grants and programs are related to the use of new technology in healthcare practice, such as tele-health. Additionally, the division works toward the academy’s mission to achieve optimal healthcare for all individuals through its many programs.
The division’s programs include several that are youth-centered, such as the Center for Children and Youth with Epilepsy, the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, and the Quality Improvement Innovation for Youth with Endocrinology Needs. Other programs include technology-focused efforts ranging from a tele-health section to practice transformation efforts to an ECHO Superhub. As a Superhub, the division works with the ECHO care management model and fosters ongoing learning throughout the physician community. Together these programs work in direct alignment and support of the academy’s mission.
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DR. RAMESH SACHDEVA - AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS EXECUTIVE LEADER