Speakers-Anderson, Michael

Michael R. Anderson, MD, MBA, FAAP, FCCM, FAARC

Michael R. Anderson, MD, is a Pediatric Critical Care Physician


Michael R. Anderson, MD, MBA, FAAP, FCCM, FAARC, is a Pediatric Critical Care Physician, Health Care Executive, Child Advocate, and a nationally renowned expert in Disaster esponse/Health Policy.

Dr. Anderson has served in several health care leadership roles including as the inaugural President of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco (Dec 2016 to Oct 2020), Chief Medical Officer for the University Hospitals Health System in Cleveland Ohio (2008 to 2016) as well as being appointed by various federal and state agencies to help guide pediatric emergency response and policy.

During the COVID 19 pandemic Dr Anderson was asked to join HHS full time and is currently a Senior Advisor (ctr) to the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at HHS in Washington DC. He has been charged with helping oversee a pediatric-focused response strategy, been a key leader of the COVID therapeutics workgroup and has deployed with federal teams to areas of crisis. His work on novel therapeutics under Operation Warp Speed/Federal COVID Response has focused on stakeholder engagement, product distribution and the creation of innovative infusion centers aimed at saving lives and preserving hospital capacity.

He also serves as a Senior Advisor at Children’s National Hospital in DC.

Mr. Anderson will be speaking on the following panels:

September 15, 2022 2:00PM-3:30PM — Moving Backwards? Childhood and School Vaccination Requirements