Liz Isakson, Ph.D.


Docs for Tots - Executive Director


Dr. Isakson is the Executive Director of Docs for Tots, a non-profit organization that promotes practices, policies, and investments that will enable young children to thrive. Docs for Tots creates linkages between doctors, policymakers, early childhood practitioners, and other stakeholders to ensure that children grow up healthy. Dr. Isakson is a pediatrician and public health practitioner with over 20 years of experience. She has multiple publications published across the systems of early care and education, health, and family economic security. She teaches advocacy to graduate level students at Mt. Sinai School of Public Health. Dr. Isakson trained in general pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of New York where she was Chief Resident. She received her medical degree from the University of Connecticut Medical School.