Our mission is to strengthen collaboration between primary care pediatricians, developmental and behavioral subspecialists, and families to ensure children receive comprehensive high quality developmental and behavioral (DB) pediatric care. To achieve this we work to optimize the relationship between primary care and subspecialists, provide education and disseminate strategies to support quality clinical practice, and advocate on behalf of children and providers to improve the quality and accessibility of DB services for children.



Renee Wachtel, MD, FAAP (Lead)

Diane Dooley, MD, MHS, FAAP (Co-lead for Collaboration)

Isra Uz-Zaman, MS (Project Manager)


Planned Activities:

4 Peer-to-Peer Learning Sessions in collaboration with ASHEW & ACEs Aware Projects

Scheduled for September, October, November and December

Planning: July – August


Two lead speakers (one DBP and one PCP) from the ACEs Aware Circle of Support will lead active case discussions for each of the four P2P sessions.