Jason Guy NewlandMD, MEd, FPIDS
Dr. Jason Newland grew up in southwest Oklahoma and obtained his B.S. in Pre-professional studies at the University of Notre Dame in 1996 and a medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 2000. He completed a pediatric residency at the University of Nebraska/Creighton Medical Centers in 2003 and a fellowship in Pediatric infectious diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2006.
From 2006-2015, he was a Pediatric Infectious Diseases faculty at Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri where he developed and served as Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. Additionally while at Children’s Mercy he was the inaugural Medical Director of Patient Safety and Systems Reliability. Starting in 2016, he joined the faculty of Washington University in St. Louis as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and is the Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
His current research spotlights the use of antimicrobials and the impact of an antimicrobial stewardship program at a children’s hospital. He is a co-founder of the Sharing Antimicrobial Reports for Pediatric Stewardship (SHARPS) Collaborative for improving antimicrobial use in children that is comprised of over 40 Children’s Hospitals in the United States.