CONNECTED HEALTH CONFERENCE • SAVE THE DATE • October 16-18, 2019 • Boston, MA
Eric Fleegler, MD MPH is a pediatric emergency physician and health services researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His clinical work includes attending in the emergency department as well as director of the sedation service at Boston Children’s. His research and innovation has focused on three major areas. (1) Development and evaluation of tools to screen and refer families’ health-related social needs, including HelpSteps, a web and mobile app used throughout Massachusetts. (2) Development and evaluation of web-based systems for management of chronic diseases including ADHD, asthma, epilepsy and other conditions. (3) firearm injury research with a focus on epidemiology, risk factors and the role of legislation in reducing firearm fatalities. Dr. Fleegler regularly lectures around the country and is the recipient of multiple awards for HelpSteps including the Massachusetts Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics Special Achievement Award. He is a consultant for Veta Health.