Dr Wendy Sue Swanson
MCCSM Platinum Fellow, Seattle Childrens Hospital
Pediatrician Dr Wendy Sue Swanson, Executive Director of Digital Health and author of the Seattle Mama Doc Blog for Seattle Children’s Hospital, is nationally-known for her efforts to revolutionize health communications with social and digital media. One of the first pediatricians to blog for a leading children’s hospital, she offers patients and parents relevant, practical and timely health information in online formats. She’s a dynamic, engaging speaker who inspires physicians to think more innovatively about social media, digital health and the impact of digital tools on advocacy and health.
Dr Swanson founded Digital Health at Seattle Children’s in 2013 and is an executive committee member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Communications and Media. She serves on the Board of Advisors for Parents magazine and is a Platinum Fellow of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media. Her first book, Mama Doc Medicine: Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-Life Balance (American Academy of Pediatrics) is a Gold Award Recipient of the Mom’s Choice Awards.
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