Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Network


The VIP Network is overseen by practicing pediatric hospitalists with experience and an interest in quality improvement. The VIP Network Steering Committee is instrumental in the vetting of possible QI projects, as well as making important decisions about the future of the VIP Network. Please feel free to email these representatives with your thoughts for this initiative created to improve pediatric care.

Steven Kairys, MD, MPH, FAAP
QuIIN Medical Director
Neptune, NJ
Steve Narang, MD, MHCM, FAAP 
VIP Network Director 
Phoenix, AZ 
Mark Shen, MD, FAAP
Austin, TX
Shawn Ralston, MD, FAAP
San Antonio, TX
Matthew Garber, MD, FAAP
Columbia, SC
Brian Pate, MD, FAAP
Kansas City, KS 

To contact any of VIP Network Steering Committee member, please email