Member Institutions & Representatives

Faculty leaders from > 80 academic medical centers representing > 25 medical specialties and subspecialties have joined HVPAA and are collaborating on quality improvement, research and education to improve healthcare value.

Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Diagnostic Imaging

  • Michael K. Atalay, MD, PhD
    • Director, Imaging Research
    • Director, Cardiac MRI & CT
  • David Swenson, MD
    • Quality Officer
  • Jonathan Movson, MD
    • Director of Radiology Informatics

Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Radiology

  • Eric Rohren, MD
    • Chair of Radiology
  • L. Alexandre Frigini, MD
    • Director of Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Radiology Peer Review
  • Marc Willis, DO
    • Associate Chairman for Quality Improvement
  • Ann Marie Marciel, MD, PhD
    • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Baylor University Medical Center, Department of Radiology

  • Kennith F. Layton, MD, MS, FAHA
    • Chair, Department of Radiology

California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Ingeborg Schafhalter-Zoppoth, MD
    • Associate Director, Adult Medicine

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

  • Mark Noah, MD
    • Associate Dean, Medical Education in Academic Affairs
    • Director, Primary Care Residency Training in General Internal Medicine
    • Director, Office of Student Affairs
    • Melvin Brody MD Chair in Medical Education
    • Vice Chair of Education, Department of Medicine
  • Lili Shek, MD
    • Hospitalist, Internal Medicine
  • Rodrigo Alban, MD
    • Associate Director, Surgical Performance Improvement
    • Associate Director, General Surgery Residency Program

Cleveland Clinic 

  • Michael Rothberg, MD
    • Director of Center for Value Based Care Research
    • Vice Chair of Education, Department of Medicine
    • Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medicine
  • Moises Auron, MD
    • Adult and Pediatric Hospital Medicine
    • Quality and Patient Safety Officer, Department of Hospital Medicine
    • Core Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Jessica Donato, MD
    • Asociate Program Director and QI Lead, Internal Medicine Residency
    • Hospital Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Florida

  • Vani Sabesan, MD
    • Orthopedic Surgery

Creighton University

  • Venkata Giri Andukuri, MD, MPH
    • QI & PS lead for Graduate Medical Education
    • Chair, QI Champions’ and Interdisciplinary Quality Committee
    • Hospital Medicine

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

  • Kshitij Thakur, MD
    • Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
    • Junior Student Clerkship Director
  • Shafinaz Akhter, MD, PhD
    • Infectious Disease
  • Alan Zweben, MD
    • Internal Medicine

Danville Regional Medical Center

  • Michael A. Moore, MD
    • Nephrology, Internal Medicine

Duke University Medical Center

  • Suzanne Woods, MD
    • Director, Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Laura Roe
    • Program Coordinator, Graduate Medical Education High Value Care and Learning Health System Training Programs

Einstein Healthcare Network, affiliate of Thomas Jefferson University

  • Ryan K Lee, MD, MBA
    • Director of Quality, Department of Radiology
    • Director of MRI and Section Chief Neuroradiology

Florida Hospital, Department of Radiology

  • Jeremy Burt, MD
    • Medical Director of Research, Department of Radiology

Greenwich Hospital, affiliate of Yale New Haven Health

  • Ellika Mardh MD
    • Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Steven Smith, MD
    • Hospitalist

Henry Ford Hospital, Departments of Internal Medicine and Radiology

  • Danielle Heidemann, MD
    • Internal Medicine
  • Brent Griffith, MD
    • Associate Director, Radiology Residency Program


  • Allan L Markus, MD MS MBA FACP
    • Internal Medicine Residency Program Director

Hurley Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Emad Abu Sitta, MD
    • Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

  • Hyung (Harry) J. Cho, MD
    • Director of Quality & Patient Safety, Division of Hospital Medicine
    • Chair of the High Value Care Committee
  • Horatio (Teddy) Holzer, MD
    • Internal Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology 

  • Mark S. Frank, MD, MBA
    • Director, Clinical Informatics

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

  • Jeff Trost, MD
    • Founder of Providers for Responsible Ordering
    • Cardiology
  • Paul O’Rourke, MD
    • Director of Providers for Responsible Ordering
    • Hospitalist
  • Jennifer Townsend, MD
    • Infectious Disease

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

  • Pamela T. Johnson, MD
    • Co-Director of the HVPAA
    • Physician Lead, Johns Hopkins Health System High Value Care Committee
    • Vice Chair of Quality & Safety and Director of Appropriate Imaging
    • Radiology Residency Program Director
  • Roy Ziegelstein, MD, MACP
    • Co-Director of the HVPAA
    • Sarah Miller Coulson and Frank L. Coulson, Jr., Professor of Medicine
    • Mary Wallace Stanton Professor of Education
    • Vice Dean for Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Lenny Feldman, MD
    • Co-Director of the HVPAA
    • Physician Lead, Johns Hopkins Health System High Value Care Committee
    • Co-Director, Department of Medicine, High Value Care Committee
    • Director, Urban Health Medicine and Pediatric Residency Program
    • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
  • Amit Pahwa, MD
    • Co-Director of the HVPAA
    • Physician Lead Johns Hopkins Health System High Value Care Committee
    • Co-Director, Department of Medicine, High Value Care Committee
    • Director, Subinternship in Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Karen Carroll, MD
    • Director, Division of Medical Microbiology
  • Steve Frank, MD
    • Director, Johns Hopkins Health System Blood Management Program
    • Director, Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery
    • Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Sara Keller, MD, MPH, MSPH
    • Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease
    • Director, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Pathway, Osler Medical Residency Program, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Associate Faculty, Armstrong Institute of Patient Safety and Quality
    • Co-Director, Department of Medicine High Value Care Committee
  • Arjun Chanmugam, MD, MBA
    • Vice Chair for Integration & Health Care Transformation, Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine
    • Chair of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Christina Reames, MS, RN, ACNS-BC
    • Quality Improvement Team Leader
  • Alison Owens MSN, RN
    • Functional Unit Nursing Programs Coordinator
    • Patient Care Coordinator
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Radiology
    • Interventional Radiology Center
  • Clare Rock, MD
    • Associate Hospital Epidemiologist
    • Infectious Disease
  • Stephanie Wethington, MD
    • High Value Lead, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Assistant Professor of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Martin Makary, MD, MPH
    • Professor of Health Policy & Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
    • Professor of Surgery
  • Hans Adrian Puttgen, MD
    • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Katie Lobner, MLIS
    • Informationist, Welch Medical Library
  • Susan Harvey, MD
    • Director of Breast Imaging
  • Lisa Mullen, MD
    • Assistant Professor of Breast Imaging

Lehigh Valley Health Network, USF Morsani

  • Amy Slenker, MD
    • Vice-Chair, Quality and Patient Safety, Medicine
    • Division of Infectious Disease
  • Matthew Miller, DO
    • Associate Chief Quality Officer
    • Emergency and Hospital Medicine

Loyola University Medical Center

  • Nathan Derhammer, MD
    • Director, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Kevin Polsley, MD, Primary Care
  • Kavitha Vellanki, MD, Nephrology
  • Talar Makossian, PhD, MPH, Public Health Sciences

Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

  • Bobby Miller, MD
    • Associate Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics

Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Adrienne Clark, MD
    • Associate Program Director for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

  • Steven H. Rose, MD
    • Dean, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Radiology

  • Paul Knechtges, MD
    • Director of Quality Improvement for Diagnostic Radiology

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Spectrum Health System

  • Mark DeLano, MD, FACR
    • Director, Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
    • Medical Director, Department of Radiology, Spectrum Health System
  • Christopher M Chambers MD, PhD, FACS
    • Spectrum Health Vice President-Research
    • Chief, Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Michael Brown, MD, MSc.
    • Chair, Emergency Medicine
  • Andrew Moriarity, MD
    • Body Imaging

Midwestern University, Department of Radiology

  • Gregory Henkle, MD
    • Vice Chair and Radiology Residency Director

Muribushi Project for Teaching Hospitals, Okinawa, Japan

  • Yasuharu Tokuda, MD, MPH, PhD, FACP
    • Director and Project Leader, Muribushi Project for Teaching Hospitals, Okinawa, Japan
    • CEO, General Medicine Education & Research Institute (GM-ERI), Okinawa, Japan
    • Adjunct Professor at Tsukuba University, Toho University, St. Marianna University and Dokkyo Medical University

Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Daniel Steinberg, MD
    • Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Alfred Burger, MD, FACP, SFHM
    • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel

New York Medical College

  • Douglas Miller, MD, CM, MBA
    • Dean, New York Medical College

NYU Langone Health System

  • Frank Volpicelli, MD
    • Clinical Lead for Health System Value-Based Management
    • Hospitalist, Internal Medicine
  • Nicole Adler, MD
    • Clinical Lead for Health System Value-Based Management
    • Director, NYULMC Hospitalist Program, Tisch Hospital
  • Steven Chatfield, MBA
    • Senior Director Financial Planning and Decision Support
  • Danny Kim, MD
    • Director of Quality, Department of Radiology
  • Stella Kang, MD
    • Radiology
  • Harry S. Saag M.D.
    • Medical Director, Greater New York City Practice Transformation Network
    • Clinical Quality and Effectiveness Advisor, Faculty Group Practice
    • Department of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Innovation

Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Department of Radiology

  • Dennis Kay, MD
    • Chair, Department of Radiology
  • Stephen Johnson, MD
    • GI/GU Imaging Section Head

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center/UICOMP

  • Matt Mischler, MD
    • Hospitalist, Medicine and Pediatrics

Penn State College of Medicine

  • Jed Gonzalo, MD, MSc
    • Associate Dean for Health Systems Education
  • Tim Mosher, MD
    • Chair, Department of Radiology
  • Alison Chetlen, MD
    • Co-Director of Medical Student Education, Department of Radiology

Piedmont Athens Regional Graduate Medical Education

  • Catherine Apaloo, MD, FACP
    • Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Presence Saint Francis Hospital, Department of Radiology

  • Joseph Calandra, MD
    • Chair and Residency Program Director

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Fred Buckhold III, MD
    • Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Chad Miller, MD
    • Chief, Division of Internal Medicine

Sinai Health System, University of Toronto, Canada

  • Christine Soong, MD
    • Internal Medicine

Stanford Medical Center

  • Amy Lu, MD
    • Anesthesiology
    • Interim Lead, High Value Care
  • Daniel Rubin, MD
    • Professor of Biomedical Data Science and of Radiology (Integrative Biomedical Imaging Informatics at Stanford) and Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research)
    • Director of Biomedical Informatics, Stanford Cancer Institute
    • Director, Scholarly Concentration in Informatics and Data Driven Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine
    • Department of Radiology
  • Terry Desser, MD
    • Professor of Radiology
    • Division of Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology

Stony Brook University, Department of Radiology

  • Eric Feldman, MD
    • Chief of Advanced Cardiac Imaging

Texas A&M College of Medicine

  • Cayla Teal, PhD, MA
    • Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
    • Medical School Curriculum Director

University of Alberta, Canada, Department of Radiology

  • Christopher Fung, MD
    • Department of Radiology

University of California Davis, Department of Radiology

  • Jasjeet Bindra, MD
    • Associate Chair of Education, Department of Radiology

University of California Irvine, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Bindu Swaroop, MD
    • Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

University of California Riverside, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Remus Popa, MD, FHM
    • HS Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
    • UC Riverside Hospital Medicine
    • Core Faculty RCH/UCR IM residency program

University of California San Diego

  • Greg Seymann, MD
    • Vice Chief of Academic Affairs, Hospital Medicine
    • Residency High Value Care Curriculum Director
  • Alexander Norbash, MD
    • Chair, Department of Radiology

University of California San Francisco

  • Ari Hoffman, MD
    • Value Improvement Director, Hospital Medicine

University of Chicago Medicine

  • Stephen Weber, MD, MPH
    • Chief Medical Officer
    • Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness

University of Colorado School of Medicine 

  • Christopher King, MD

University of Connecticut Medical School, Department of Radiology

  • Marco Molina, MD
    • Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program
    • Section Head of Abdominal Imaging and Ultrasound

University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Surbhi Leekha, MBBS, MPH
    • Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology
  • Daniel Morgan, MD
    • Councilor, Board of Directors, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
    • Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Edward Herskovitz, MD, PhD
    • Vice Chair of Informatics, Department of Radiology
  • Rawn Salenger, MD
    • Director of Quality, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,  University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

University of Massachusetts, Baystate Campus, Department of Radiology

  • Stephen O’Connor, MD
    • Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
    • Assistant Professor of Radiology

University of Miami, Jackson Health System, Department of Infectious Disease

  • Lilian M. Abbo, MD
    • Associate Professor of Infectious Disease
    • Chief of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship

University of Michigan

  • Christopher Petrilli, MD
    • Member, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
    • Internal Medicine
  • Lauren Heidemann, MD
    • Internal Medicine

University of Nebraska, Department of Radiology

  • Mark Keiper, MD
    • Hospital Service Chief

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Departments of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics and Urology

  • Richard M. Wardrop, III, MD, PhD
    • Director, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Matt Nielsen, MD
    • Director of Urologic Oncology

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Department of Radiology

  • Jennifer Myers, MD
    • Director, Center for Health Care Improvement and Patient Safety (CHIPS)
    • Director of Quality & Safety Education, Department of Medicine
    • Assistant Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
    • Co-Director, Healthcare Leadership in Quality Track, University of Pennsylvania Health System Department of Clinical Effectiveness and Quality Improvement.
  • Jessica Dine, MD
    • Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Hanna M. Zafar, MD, MHS
    • Co-director, Automated Radiology Recommendation Tracking Engine
    • Radiology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

  • Joshua E. Levenson, MD
    • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    • Associate Director of Cardiology Fellowship Program
    • Heart and Vascular Institute

University of Rochester Medical Center

  • Robert J. Panzer, M.D.
    • Chief Quality Officer & Associate Vice President

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

  • Carol Peden, MD, MPH
    • Executive Director for of Center for Health System Innovation and Improvement

University of South Carolina School of Medicine

  • William D. Anderson, MD
    • Chief Medical Officer
    • Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs
  • Donna Ray, MD
    • Director of Faculty Development

University of South Carolina, School of Medicine – Greenville

  • Lauren Demosthenes, MD
    • Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Medical Director of High Value Care and Innovation

University of Texas Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital, McGovern Medical School  

  • Bela Patel MD
    • Assistant Dean of Healthcare Quality
    • Division Director for Critical Care Medicine
    • Assistant Chief Medical Officer

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Diane C. Bodurka, MD, MPH
    • Vice Chair of Education, Department of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Tharakeswara K. Bathala, MBBS, MD
    • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Jillian Gunther, MD
    • Assistant Director for Medical School Education
    • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

  • Gulshan Sharma, MD
    • Chief Medical and Innovation Officer

University of Texas Southwestern

  • Mack Mitchell, MD
    • Vice-President for Medical Affairs
    • Chief Medical Officer for Southwestern Health Resources Physician Network
    • Executive Vice-Chairman for Internal Medicine
  • Deepak Agrawal, MD, MBA, MPH
    • Director of Endosocopy, Parkland Hospital
  • Cecelia Brewington, MD
    • Vice Chair, Community and Clinical Outreach
    • Co-Medical Director of Lung Cancer Screening
    • Chair of the Medical Center’s Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Utilization High-Cost Imaging Committee.

University of Utah School of Medicine and University of Utah Health Sciences

  • Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH
    • Associate Chief Medical Quality Officer
    • President, Association of University Radiologists
  • Steve Stevens, MD
    • Chair, Department of Radiology
  • Karli Edholm, MD, FACP
    • Medical Director, AIM-A and WP5 Inpatient Units
    • Director of Quality Improvement, Hospitalist Group
  • Claire Ciarkwoski, MD
    • Clinical Instructor, Hospitalist Group
  • Kencee Graves, MD, FACP
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hospitalist, General Internal Medicine
    • Associate Program Director for Quality & Patient Safety, Internal Medicine Residency
    • University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Candice Morrissey, MD, MSPH
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
    • Cardiac Anesthesiology and Perioperative Echocardiography
    • Perioperative Medicine and Patient Safety and Quality

University of Vermont, Internal Medicine

  • Allen Repp, MD
    • Vice Chair for Quality

University of Virginia 

  • George Hoke,MD
    • Associate Director of Hospital Medicine and Faculty Development
  • Andrew S. Parsons, MD, MPH
    • Hospital Medicine
  • Gay Wehrli
    • Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
    • Associate Medical Director and Fellowship Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Services.
  • James D. Gorham, MD PhD
    • Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine
    • Medical Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Services
    • Department of Pathology

University of Washington

  • Andrew White, MD
    • Associate Professor of Medicine
    • Director, Hospital Medicine Service

University of Wisconsin 

  • Nasia Safdar, MD, PhD
    • Associate Chief of Staff for Research
    • Medical Director Infection Control, UWHC
    • Infectious Disease

Upstate University Hospital

  • Anthony Weiss, MD, MBA
    • Chief Medical Officer

VAMC West Los Angeles, Infectious Disease 

  • Christopher Graber, MD
    • Clinical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Infectious Disease

  • Teena Chopra MD, MPH
    • Corporate Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology, DMC and WSU
    • Director of Antibiotic Stewardship and Infection prevention, Kindred Hospital

Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Lia Logio, MD
    • Vice Chair for Education
    • Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Arun Jesudian, MD
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Yale School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

  • Robert L. Fogerty, MD, MPH
    • Course Director, Internal Medicine Residency Quality and Safety Elective
    • 2013 winner of ABIM Foundation/Costs of Care Teaching Value & Choosing Wisely® competition for “Interactive Cost-Awareness Residency Exercise” (I-CARE).
  • L. Scott Sussman, MD
    • Co-Chair, Decision Support Committee, Yale-New Haven Health System
    • Senior Medical Director, Clinical Operations, Yale School of Medicine

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Specialties and subspecialties represented:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Microbiology
  • Nephrology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Pediatric Radiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery

Providers of all specialties and subspecialties are needed! Specialties and subspecialties not currently represented include:

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Medical Genetics
  • Neurologic Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine