Dr. Reese is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine. She is the Section Head and Medical Director of the Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. She also serves as the Inpatient Medical Director for Children’s Hospital Colorado. Her clinical time is spent as a pediatric hospitalist, and her administrative duties include quality and process improvement and clinical leadership, as well as developing and promoting programs that support wellness and resilience for health care providers. In 2015 Dr. Reese formed the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine Resilience Program for Faculty, Residents and Fellows, and she serves as the director of this program. Her undergraduate and medical school were completed at University of Washington, in Seattle, WA and her pediatric internship and residency were completed at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado. Since finishing residency, she has worked at Children's Hospital Colorado. Her passions include being a mother to her two sons, ages 13 and 14; and running, cycling, golfing, cooking and traveling.
Since 2015, Dr. Reese has been an invited speaker for over 75 presentations on the topic of Resilience for Health Care Providers, including departmental grand rounds, invited conferences, retreats and workshops. She is currently conducting a research project on the impact of peer support training to address second victim among health care providers. Promoting provider well-being is a passion for Dr. Reese, and she presents with an engaging, interactive, experiential style that leaves participants with tangible takeaways to apply to their own practice.