Pediatric Council

The Pediatric Council is a group of individuals committed to engaging with one another, sharing ideas and expanding the engagement of pediatric patient experience (PX) leaders in The Beryl Institute community.

Council Co-Chairs

Katherine Salkanovic

Healthcare Consultant

Stacy Sedlack

Patient Experience Partner
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Council Members

Andrea Akenova

Director Patient & Family Centered Care
Phoenix Children's Hospital

Jan Althouse, CPXP

Patient Experience Manager
Cook Children's Health Care System

Barbara Burke

Senior Director, Patient-Family Experience
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Kamil Cak

Patient Experience Officer
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

Megan Chavez, CPXP

Vice President, Patient and Family Experience
Cook Children's

Jennifer Coldren

QI Supervisor Neonatology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Janet Cross, CPXP

Senior Director, Pt.& Family-Centered Care
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Ginger Dzick

Director, Experience
Children's Wisconsin

Terri Ellis

Manager, Office of Patient Experience
East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Kelly Foy

Certified Child Life Specialist
Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Susan Gilland

Manager, Patient & Family Experience
Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Elizabeth Kruvand

Patient Experience Specialist
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Shanna McCann

Experience Coach
Children's Minnesota

Laura McDonagh

Assistant Vice President for Central Region Ambulatory
Northwell Health Cohen Children's Medical Center

Sephora Morrison

Associate Division Chief, EMTC; Medical Unit, Clinical Operations; Director of Experience & Clinical Integration
Children’s National Health System

Teresa Prouty

Family Partnership Coordinator
Dayton Children's Hospital

Sandra Schultz, CPXP

Director, Customer Care and Patient Advocacy
CHOC Children's

Tricia Spence

Manager of Volunteer Services and Special Events
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Jill Sullivan

Manager, Patient Experience
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario