Episode 1: the Dawn of Pediatric Urgent Care

Episode 1: the Dawn of Pediatric Urgent Care

 

Featured Guests:

Jeff Schor, MD MBA MPH FAAP – Dr. Schor is a pediatric emergency physician. He completed his pediatrics residency and fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center and subsequently ran a pediatric ED in NY for 10 years before leaving the hospital to co-found PM Pediatrics in 2005. Dr. Schor oversees all clinical operations.

Steve Katz, MBA – Steve is almost a pediatrician by-proxy after spending 15+ years working intimately in pediatric urgent care as a co-founder of PM Pediatrics. Steve received his MBA from Stanford and subsequently worked as a management consultant and in consumer products before entering health care where he oversees all nonclinical operations of the business.

Topic:

In this conversation, Jeff and Steve highlight the formation and evolution of pediatric urgent care. What started as a friendship in college blossomed into an ideal partnership among two true innovators who bridged their divergent expertise with a common vision to build something great.

Key Points:

  • Taking risk
  • Balancing quality with patient-centric care
  • Overcoming barriers
  • Investing in growth
  • Lessons learned
  • Trends in retail