Carole Stipelman, MD, MPH, is Associate Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
She is the Medical Director of University Pediatric Clinic and the pediatric clinic at Sugar House Health Center, where she directs the provision of pediatric primary care to infants and children for 19,000 clinic visits annually by 13 faculty, 27 residents, and 23 staff with an emphasis on care for children with medical complexity, innovative quality improvement research, and clinical education initiatives.
Dr. Stipelman serves as the provider informaticist for the Women and Children’s Service Line of University of Utah Health including pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, and the newborn nursery. In this role, she leads and facilitates diverse and innovative projects in electronic health record optimization and data-driven clinical care such as the pediatric well-child visit Smart Forms and Pediatric Data Mart of the University Enterprise Data Warehouse.
Dr. Stipelman’s advocacy activities in access to care have included service on the national Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) Pediatric Quality Measures Program Expert Panel of the United States government Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Dr. Stipelman was the Principal Investigator for Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) and CHIPRA grants that led to the formation of Take Care Utah, a nonprofit that employs 90 insurance navigators across Utah to connect patients to health care. For this work, she was awarded the F. Edwards Rushton Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
In her role as CATCH District Facilitator for the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Stipelman provides advocacy and grant-writing mentorship for pediatricians throughout 13 states from Hawaii to Wyoming and 2 Canadian provinces.