Jeffry Linzer Sr, MD, FAAP, FACEP, is the associate medical director for compliance for the Emergency Pediatric Group/Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and associate professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr Linzer has been a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) since 1987 and is active in the AAP sections on Emergency Medicine and Transport Medicine. He is also a member of the AAP Committee on Coding and Nomenclature and serves as the AAP representative to the ICD-9-CM Editorial Advisory Board.
Additionally, Dr Linzer has taken on the role as chair of the first ever pediatric topical advisory group (TAG) as ICD undergoes its 11th revision under the auspice of the World Health Organization. Dr Linzer is an expert in ICD guidelines and implementation and has been actively involved in the ICD-10-CM transition in the United States.