Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Brown for winning the 2016 AAWEP Outstanding ED Director Award!

Dr. Kathleen Brown is the Associate Division Chief for Clinical Affairs and Medical Unit Director for the emergency department (ED) at Children’s National Health System (CNHS).   Dr. Brown has been a committed leader within ACEP’s Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section and AAP’s Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  Her contributions and authorship on numerous policy statements have helped disseminate guidelines for pediatric emergency care and she has been a pivotal leader in preparing EDs to care for children through the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Pediatric Readiness Project. Additionally, Dr. Brown has mentored numerous faculty members through similar projects and through the various stages of their careers.

Dr. Brown is an exceptional role model, a fearless and diplomatic leader and a trusted mentor.

Congratulations Dr. Brown!