Nationwide Childrens Hospitals Sean Gleeson Appointed to the American Academy of Pediatrics Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management

June 9, 2011

Sean Gleeson (43081), MD, a physician in Ambulatory Pediatrics and vice president of Community Health and Wellness at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was recently appointed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Board of Directors as a member of the national Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management. Dr. Gleeson’s two-year term on the committee will begin July 1, 2011.

“Through Dr. Gleeson’s Ohio chapter activities, he brought necessary committee expertise and current committee considerations to the Ohio chapter’s attention. We congratulate Dr. Gleeson on being appointed to this important American Academy of Pediatrics committee,” said Marilyn Bull, MD, FAAP, member of the AAP Board of Directors.

Dr. Gleeson, also medical director of Partners for Kids at Nationwide Children’s – a physician hospital organization currently composed of 760 physicians caring for children and adolescents –completed his residency in 1996 at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and received his medical degree in 1993 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Gleeson came to Nationwide Children’s in October 2009. He also is a faculty member of The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

NOTE TO EDITOR: Dr. Gleeson is a resident of Westerville, 43081.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at