Jana Stockwell, MD, FCCM is a pediatric intensivist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine. Currently she is the Chair of the System Credentials Committee and formerly served as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Emory from 2010 to 2021. Dr. Stockwell was Editor-in-Chief for both editions of Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric, a pediatric intensive care board review textbook published by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. She served on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Critical Care (SOCC) Executive Council and was the Editor-in-Chief of AAP’s monthly board prep publication “PREP-ICU” for many years. Currently, she serves on the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Documentation and Coding Education Committee & the Thrive Committee, and has participated in many committees and quality improvement endeavors with SCCM during her career. She was elected to membership in the American Pediatric Society (APS) in 2013 and served on the Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) CDRH Device Resolution Panel from 2011 - 2018.
Since 2016, Dr. Stockwell has volunteered in the Canines For Kids program at Children’s, serving as the handler for the Egleston PICU’s therapy dog, Tidings. In making hundreds of visits each year with patients, families and staff, they have brought comfort to many during stressful times and provided encouragement & motivation for mobility. Additionally, she has clinical interests in quality and process improvement.
Focus of Practice
- Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Interest
- Quality improvement—pressure injury, bronchiolitis
- Animal assisted therapy
- Board preparation
- Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
- American Pediatric Society (APS)