Jana A Stockwell, MD


Primary Specialty

Critical Care

Other Specialty

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Leadership Titles

Chair, Credentials Committee


Board Certification
Am Bd Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)
Medical School:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine


Pubmed Profile



Jana Stockwell, MD, FCCM, is a Pediatric Intensivist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and serves as Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Stockwell is the current Chair of the System Credentials Committee and formerly served as the Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Emory from 2010 to 2021. Her interests include documentation and coding aspects of critical care.

Over the course of her career, Dr. Stockwell has participated in many committees and quality improvement endeavors with the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) among other professional organizations. She currently serves on the SCCM’s Documentation and Coding Education Committee & Thrive Committee and was the recipient of SCCM's "Barry Shapiro, MD Award" in 2023. Dr. Stockwell was also Editor-in-Chief for both editions of Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric, a pediatric intensive care board review textbook published by the SCCM. In addition to her work with the SCCM, Dr. Stockwell also served on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Critical Care (SOCC) Executive Council and was the Editor-in-Chief of AAP's monthly board prep publication "PREP-ICU" for several years. She was elected to membership in the American Pediatric Society (APS) in 2013 and served on the Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) CDRH Device Resolution Panel from 2011 to 2018.

In addition to her work as a clinician, Dr. Stockwell has volunteered with the Canines for Kids program at Children’s since 2016. As the current handler for Aston, a PICU therapy dog, she helps bring comfort, encouragement and motivation to patients, families and staff during stressful times.

Focus of Practice

  • Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Quality improvement—pressure injury, bronchiolitis
  • Animal assisted therapy
  • Board preparation
  • Documentation


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Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Pediatric Society (APS)