Over the past decade, Dr. McSwain has established himself as a leader in collaborative healthcare innovation and health information technology at the local, state, and national level. He is a founding leader of the Medical University of South Carolina's Center for Telehealth, which was designated as a National Center of Excellence by HRSA in 2017. He continues to lead the development of numerous telehealth programs and services at MUSC and across South Carolina and oversees interdisciplinary telehealth education and training efforts across the institution. He is the Founder and Medical Director for the South Carolina Children's Telehealth Collaborative, a Co-Founder of the SPROUT national pediatric telehealth research collaborative, a member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Telehealth Care, and a Fellow of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). From 2014 - 2017, he chaired the ATA Pediatric Telehealth Guidelines Workgroup and was the primary author of the ATA Operating Procedures for Pediatric Telehealth, which were endorsed by multiple professional societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). As a result of these wide-ranging efforts, in 2018, he was awarded the inaugural ATA Champion Award for exceptional leadership, character, and commitment to the responsible advancement of telehealth through contributions to telehealth research, education, regulations, advocacy, and service delivery. He is also the recipient of the 2018 MUSC Population Health Award, for his tireless efforts to overcome barriers in access to quality healthcare services for children in South Carolina and throughout the country. He was recently named the MUSC Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, tasked with optimizing provider engagement with the EHR and promoting the integration of telehealth and other health information technology throughout the institution.