Physician Members

  • Aaron Strong, MD - Community Pediatrician
  • Leah Youngblood, MD - Community Pediatrician
  • Michelle Moss, MD - Pediatric Sub-specialist (CCM)
  • Gresham Richter, MD - Pediatric Surgical sub-specialist (ENT)
  • Brant Sachleben, MD - Pediatric surgical Sub-specialist (ORTHO)
  • Emily Smith, MD - General Pediatrician
  • Marcus O'Brien, MD - General Pediatrician
  • Greg Sharp, MD - Chief Medical Officer, Pediatric Neurology

Hospital Members

  • Le'Kita Brown - Vice President - Revenue Cycle, Arkansas Children's
  • Gena Wingfield - CFO - Arkansas Children's
  • Marcy Doderer - President and CEO - Arkansas Children's
  • Jared Capouya, MD - Vice President - Quality & Safety, Arkansas Children's
  • Amy Koresdoski - Vice President - Total Rewards
  • Diana McDaniel - Vice President Operations - ACNW

Provider Network and Payor Relations Committee (PNPR)

The Provider Network and Payor Relations Committee (PNPR) is responsible for the oversight of contracting improvements or concerns, market engagement or activities and monitoring of the payor survey results of the CHCS PHO. The committee examines the CHCS PHO member's initiatives and works to identify trends in the healthcare industry.

Utilization & Quality Management Committee (UMQM)

The Utilization & Quality Management Committee (UMQM) is responsible for oversight and implementation of the CHCS utilization and quality management program. This committee works to identify opportunities to improve utilization of resources, monitor the quality and safety of care and services. The committee's goal is to identify opportunities for improvement, recommend policy decisions, and evaluate the results of quality and utilization management activities to institute suggestions of action to the CHCS Board of Directors.

About Membership

Membership in Children's Healthcare System, Inc. is open to all eligible physicians, doctoral clinical psychologists and licensed independent practitioners who are members of the Arkansas Children's Hospital Staff.

For questions about membership, please contact a representative of Children's Healthcare System, Inc. by calling 501-364-5902 or emailing