Mark Weissman, M.D., helped lay the foundation for the Pediatric Health Network through his leadership in community-based pediatric primary healthcare. He now serves as Executive Medical Director. He is also Chief of General Pediatrics and Community Health at Children’s National Hospital. He directs primary care services as Vice President of the Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health. Through hospital-based and community health centers and a mobile health program, Children’s National is the largest primary care provider for underserved children in the District of Columbia.
A practicing primary care pediatrician for over 35 years, Dr. Weissman has been recognized for clinical excellence by Washingtonian magazine, Washington Consumer Checkbook, and local medical societies. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University and holds the Diane and Norman Bernstein Professorship in Community Pediatrics. Dr. Weissman also serves as Vice President and Executive Director for Children’s National Health Network – linking almost 1,400 affiliated community-based pediatricians in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia.
Dr. Weissman is a nationally-recognized expert in coding and reimbursement and clinical quality improvement. He established the D.C. Partnership to Improve Children’s Healthcare Quality, which leads collaborative clinical quality improvement initiatives in the District of Columbia region.