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Harold K Simon, MD, MBA

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Marcus Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair for Faculty
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Associate Director for Faculty
Emory + Children’s Pediatric Institute

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Atlanta, GA, 30322


Dr. Simon is Vice Chair for Faculty for the Dept of Pediatrics and is the Marcus Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Associate Director of the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute. He is an attending physician at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in both the Emergency Department and Sedation Services. He also has an Executive MBA from Emory's Goizueta Business School. His research interests focus around resource utilization, process & quality improvement, Injury prevention, and sedation. Research includes being an MPI on an NIH U01 Concussion grant, pediatric spoke PI for the SIREN Clinical Trials Network in collaboration with the Dept of EM, Emory and co-PI for the SPARC node of PECARN. Among his other administrative roles he serves as a Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee (section #3) of Emory University's Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance, Clinical Research Network and is Co-Director of the Emory Medicine Professional Leadership Enrichment and Development Program (EM-ProLEAD).Nationally he serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Workforce (Chair 2019-2020). 


Emergency department resource utilization; process & quality improvement; Injury prevention; sedation

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