Regional Director of Neonatology
Section Head, Quality and Performance Improvement
Attending Neonatologist
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator), Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Steven W. Chin, MD, MMSc is the Regional Director of Neonatology for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Section Head of Quality and Performance Improvement for the Division of Neonatology. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. Dr Chin completed his residency training in pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center and his Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship training at the Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program.  He completed a research fellowship in Clinical and Translation Science and advanced training in Quality Improvement and Clinical Informatics at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Chin holds numerous leadership roles at the regional and national level including serving on the Board of the Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) Women and Children’s Executive Leadership Council and the California Perinatal Advisory Committee – Leadership Advocacy and Consultation (PAC-LAC). Dr Chin also serves as the Director of Virtual Pediatric Systems – NICU

Clinical Interests

Quality and Performance Improvement
Clinical Informatics
Collaborative Neonatal Networks
Regional Health Systems Development
Antibiotic Stewardship in the Intensive Care Unit
Maternal and Infant Mental Health

Education

Medical School: 

Albany Medical College - MD

Graduate School: 

Harvard Medical School - MMSc

Internship: 

Rush University Medical Center

Residency: 

Rush University Medical Center

Fellowship: 

Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program
Harvard School of Public Health Program in Clinical Effectiveness
Harvard Scholars in Clinical Science Program
Harvard Safety Quality and Informatics Leadership Program

Accomplishments

Certification: 

Pediatrics; Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Professional Memberships: 

American Academy of Pediatrics
California Association of Neonatologists

Awards: 

William Ginsberg Integrity Award by PAC/LAC for his commitment and outstanding service to the perinatal community

Other Information

Specialty Interest: 

Neonatal-perinatal medicine
Clinical Informatics

Publications: 

D Wei, Cosman, D Dukhovny, J Romley, M Hall, S Chin, T Ho, PS Freidlich, A Lakshmanan. Cost consciousness among physicians in the neonatal intensive care unit. Journal of Perinatology, (28 July 2016) |doi:10.1038/jp.2016.117

K Kambestad, S Nair, R Chapman, S Chin, L Langga, E Mounger, E Guerrero, I Narayan. The Adverse Impact of Unplanned Extubation in a Cohort of Critically Ill Neonates. Reparatory Care Journal. (Accepted 29-Mar-2019)

Research Interests: 

Quality and Performance Improvement
Clinical Informatics
Collaborative Neonatal Networks
Regional Health Systems Development
Antibiotic Stewardship in the Intensive Care Unit
Maternal and Infant Mental Health

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