Member institutions & representatives

Faculty leaders from >100 academic medical centers representing >30 medical specialties and subspecialties have joined HVPA and are collaborating on quality improvement, research and education to improve healthcare value.

Faculty Roster

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

L. Alexandre Frigini, MD

    • Director of Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Radiology Peer Review

Baylor University Medical Center, Department of Radiology

Kennith F. Layton, MD, MS, FAHA

    • Chair, Department of Radiology

Baystate Medical Center, University of Massachusetts

Mihaela S Stefan, MD, PhD, FACP

    • Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
    • Research Scientist, Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science
    • Director of Perioperative Clinic and Medical Consultation Program
    • Academic Hospitalist

Stephen O’Connor, MD

    • Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
    • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Ashley Deutsch, MD

    • Emergency Medicine

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Anthony Weiss, MD, MBA, MSc

    • Chief Medical Officer

Lauren Doctoroff, MD

    • Medical Director, PACT Transitional Care Program
    • Medical Director of Utilization Management, BIDMC
    • Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
    • Director, Center for Healthcare Delivery Science  

Jennifer P. Stevens, MD, MS

    • Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Chloe Zera, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology

Brookdale Hospital Medical Center 

Ratna Basak, MD, FAAP

    • Pediatric Hospitalist
    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    • New York Medical College

Hetal Tangel, MD, FAAP

    • Associate Medical Director
    • Ambulatory Care Services

Fernanda Kupferman, MD

    • Residency Program Director.
    • Department of Pediatrics

Lita Aeder, MD

    • Director Pediatric Board Review Course
    • Director Pediatric Medical Student Clerkship

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

    • Melvin Brody MD Chair in Medical Education
    • Associate Dean, Medical Education in Academic Affairs
    • Director, Office of Student Affairs
    • Director, Primary Care Residency Training in General Internal Medicine

Lili Shek, MD

    • Director of Resident Quality Improvement
    • 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 Research, Department of Medicine

Moises Auron, MD

    • Quality and Patient Safety Officer, Department of Hospital Medicine
    • Co-Director of Blood Management Program
    • Adult and Pediatric Hospital Medicine
    • Core Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Jessica Donato, MD

    • Associate 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

    • Chair, QI Champions’ and Interdisciplinary Quality Committee
    • QI & PS lead for Graduate Medical Education
    • Hospital Medicine

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

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

Suchita Shah Sata MD

    • Internal Medicine High Value Care Lead
    • Duke Hospital Medicine Programs

Laura Roe

    • Program Coordinator, Graduate Medical Education High Value Care and Learning Health System Training Programs

Einstein Healthcare Network, Department of Radiology (affiliate of TJUH)

Ryan K Lee, MD, MBA

    • Director of Quality, Department of Radiology
    • Director of MRI and Section Chief Neuroradiology

Peter S. Wang, MD

    • Director of Body CT and MRI
    • Director of Medical Students

Georgetown University Medical Center, MedStar Health

Jamie Padmore, MD

    • Professor and Associate Dean, GME and Educational Scholarship Design
    • Vice President of Academic Affairs, Medstar Health

Greenwich Hospital, affiliate of Yale New Haven Health

Ellika Mardh MD

    • Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Steven Smith, MD

    • Hospitalist

Griffin Health, Department of Internal Medicine

Olugbenga Arole, MD

    • Chief, Hospital Medicine

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

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Hospital Medicine

Anne Linker, MD

    • Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine

Michael Herscher, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine

Surafel Tsega, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology 

Mark S. Frank, MD, MBA

    • Director, Clinical Informatics
    • Professor of Clinical Radiology and Imaging Sciences

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Jeff Trost, MD

    • Founder of Providers for Responsible Ordering
    • Cardiology

Paul O’Rourke, MD, MPH

    • Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
    • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
    • Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Medical Education Pathway

Arjun Chanmugam, MD, MBA

    • Chair, Bayview Emergency Medicine
    • Vice Chair Innovation & Transformation JHH Emergency Medicine

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Pamela T. Johnson, MD

    • Co-Director of the HVPAA
    • Vice President of Care Transformation, Johns Hopkins Health System
    • Vice Chair of Quality & Safety and Director of Appropriate Imaging

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
    • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
    • Column Editor of Things We Do For No Reason, Journal of Hospital Medicine

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

Steve Frank, MD

    • Director, Johns Hopkins Health System Blood Management Program
    • Director, Center for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery
    • Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Lee Goeddel, MD, MPH

    • Assistant Professor of 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

Clare Rock, MD

    • Associate Hospital Epidemiologist
    • Infectious Disease

Jodi Segal, MD, MPH, FACP

Stephanie Wethington, MD

    • High Value Lead, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Assistant Professor of Gynecologic Oncology

Rachel Salas, MD, FAAN

    • Associate Professor of Neurology
    • Director of Interprofessional Education

Susan Peterson, MD

    • Co-Director Johns Hopkins Hospital, High Value Practice Alliance
    • Associate CLinical Director, Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine

Katie Lobner, MLIS

    • Informationist, Welch Medical Library

Lisa Mullen, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Breast Imaging

Johnston Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine

Shyam Odeti MD, MS, FAAFP, FHM

    • Hospitalist Medical Director
    • Core Faculty, Family Medicine Residency

Amit Vashist, MD, MBA, CPE, FACP, FAPA, SFHM

    • System Chair, Mountain States Health Alliance’s Hospitalist Division

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

Meghan O’Halloran, MD

    • Associate Program Director of Quality and Patient Safety

Kevin Polsley, MD

    • Primary Care

Kavitha Vellanki, MD

    • Nephrology

Talar Makossian, PhD, MPH

    • Public Health Sciences

Massachusetts General Hospital, Emergency Medicine

Ali Raja, MD

    • Executive Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine
    • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Radiology
    • Director of the Harvard Library of Evidence

McLaren Health Care

Michael McKenna, MD

    • Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
    • McLaren Health Care

Robert F Flora, MD, MBA, MPH

    • Chief Academic Officer/ Vice President of Academic Affairs
    • McLaren Health Care
    • Professor and Associate Chair of Education
    • Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
    • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
    • Clinical Professor – Department of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties
    • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Danette Hayman, BSN, RN, MHA

    • Corporate Director Quality and Performance Excellence

Tim Hannon, MD, MBA

    • Chief Executive Officer
    • Healthcare Forward | Advancing High Value Care

Kevin Carter, DO

    • Chair of Radiology
    • Associate Clinical Professor

Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Radiology

Jeremy Burt, MD

    • Director of Cardiothoracic Radiology

Michigan Medicine (Formerly University of Michigan)

Eve Kerr, MD, MPH

    • Louis Newburgh Research Professor of Internal Medicine
    • Director, Michigan Program on Value Enhancement (MPrOVE)
    • Director, VA Center for Clinical Management Research

Scott Flanders, MD

    • Co-Director, Michigan Program on Value Enhancement (MPrOVE)
    • Professor, Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
    • Vice Chair, External Relations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine

Anne Sales, PhD, RN, MSN

    • Co-Director, Michigan Program on Value Enhancement (MPrOVE)
    • Professor and Associate Chair, Educational Programs and Health Systems Innovation, Department of Learning Health Sciences
    • Research Scientist, VA Center for Clinical Management Research

Sangeeta Vijayagopalan

    • Michigan Program on Value Enhancement (MPrOVE)

David Andrew Bozaan, MD

    • Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

Lauren Heidemann, MD

    • Internal Medicine

Kate Levy, MD

    • Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Hospitalist

Ella Kazerooni, MD

    • Professor, Radiology and Internal Medicine – Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    • Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs
    • Director, Cardiothoracic Radiology
    • Service Chief, Diagnostic Radiology

Prasad Shankar

    • Assistant Professor, Radiology
    • Division of Abdominal Radiology

Matthew Davenport

    • Associate, Professor, Radiology and Urology
    • Associate Chair, Quality
    • Chair, Michigan Radiology Quality Collaborative

Garth W Strohbehn, MD, MPhil

    • Early Career Research Scientist | VA Ann Arbor Center for Clinical Management and Research
    • Assistant Professor | Rogel Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Medicine

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Spectrum Health System

Mark DeLano, MD, FACR

    • Medical Director, Department of Radiology, Spectrum Health System
    • Director, Division of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Christopher M Chambers MD, PhD, FACS

    • Chief, Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Michael Brown, MD, MSc.

    • Chair, Emergency Medicine

Andrew Moriarity, MD

    • Body Imaging Education Director, College of Human Medicine, MSU
    • Quality Committee Co-Chair, Advanced Radiology Services

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 Presbyterian Hospital

Danielle Sonnenshein, MPH, PMP, RD

    • Program Manager, Patient Blood Management

NorthShore University Health System

Christopher Boyle, MD

    • Associate Chief Quality Officer
    • Division of Hospital Medicine

Thomas Hensing, MD

    • Associate Chief Quality Officer
    • Division of Hematology and Oncology

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, Long Island>
    • Director, NYULMC Hospitalist Program, Tisch Hospital

Christopher Petrilli, MD

    • Clinical Lead for Health System Value-Based Management, Manhattan

Erwin Wang, MD

    • Clinical Lead for Health System Value-Based Management, Brooklyn

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

Steven Chatfield, MBA

    • Senior Director Financial Planning and Decision Support

Danny Kim, MD

    • Director of Quality, Department of Radiology

Leon Rybak, MD

    • Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
    • Vice Chair of Operations 

Stella Kang, MD

    • Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Ankur Doshi, MD

Hyung (Harry) J. Cho, MD

    • Chief Value Officer, Asst. Vice President
    • NYC Health + Hospitals system

Kevin Eaton, MD

    • Medical Director | Tisch 14 East
    • Clinical Lead | Value Based Management (Manhattan)
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    • NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Department of Radiology

Dennis Kay, MD

    • Chair, Department of Radiology

Stephen Johnson, MD

    • GI/GU Imaging Section Head

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

Royal Prince Alfred & Bankstown Hospital, Department of Urology 

Paul Sved, MBBS, MMed, FRACS

    • Clinical Associate Professor, The University of Sydney Medical School, Sidney, Australia

Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson, Department of Radiology

Jeffrey Kempf, MD, FACR

    • Residency Program Director
    • Chief of Nuclear Imaging

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

Marc Willis, DO

    • Associate Chair of Quality Improvement
    • Professor of Radiology

Gloria Hwang, MD

    • Director of Clinical Performance Improvement, Department of Radiology
    • Associate Program Director, Department of Radiology
    • Associate Professor

State University of NY at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency

Erin E. Conway, MD

    • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
    • Associate Program Director and Director of Quality Improvement
    • Buffalo General Medical Center, John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

Tampa General Hospital

Laura Haubner, MD

    • Vice President and Chief Quality Officer

Texas A&M College of Medicine

Steven Brown, MD

    • Chief Clinical Officer
    • Associate Vice President of Clinical Strategy, Health Science Center
    • Professor, College of Medicine

University of Alabama, Departments of Family Medicine & Internal Medicine

Shivani Malhotra, MD

    • Assistant Professor & Associate Program Director
    • UAB Family Medicine Residency

Parekha Yedla, MD

    • Associate Professor
    • Clerkship Director
    • Department of Internal Medicine

University of Alberta, Canada, Department of Radiology

Christopher Fung, MD

    • Department of Radiology

University of California Davis, Department of Radiology

Ramit Lamba

    • Professor of Radiology
    • Chief of Abdominal Imaging
    • Director of CT

Kriti Gwal, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Radiology

University of California Irvine, Department of Internal Medicine

Bindu Swaroop, MD

    • Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

University of California Los Angeles

John N. Mafi, MD, MPH

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    • Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research
    • David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    • Affiliated Natural Scientist in Health Policy, RAND Corporation

University of California Riverside, Department of Internal Medicine

Remus Popa, MD, FHM

    • HS Clinical Professor of Medicine
    • UC Riverside Hospital Medicin
    • 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

Cynthia Santillan, MD

    • Associate Clinical Professor
    • Chief of Body Imaging Division

University of California San Francisco

Ari Hoffman, MD

    • Value Improvement Director, Hospital Medicine

Candi Tsouronis, PharmD

    • Professor of Pharmacy

University of Chicago Medicine

Stephen Weber, MD, MPH

    • Chief Medical Officer
    • Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness

University of Colorado School of Medicine 

Christopher King, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    • Hospitalized Adult Care Block Director
    • Hospital Medicine Sub-Internship Director
    • University of Colorado School of Medicine

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 Florida College of Medicine

Patrick Tighe, MD, MS

  • Associate Dean for AI Application & Implementation
  • Associate Professor Of Anesthesiology
  • Donn M. Dennis MD Professorship In Anesthetic Innovation
  • Co-Director, Perioperative Cognitive Anesthesia Network

Eric Rosenberg, MD, MSPH, FACP

  • Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer, UF Health Shands Hospitals

Azra Bihorac, MD, MS FCCM, FACN

  • Senior Associate Dean for Research Affairs, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Anesthesia
  • Director, Intelligent Critical Care Center

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Preoria, Department of Medicine

Matt Mischler, MD

    • Hospitalist, Medicine and Pediatrics  

Theresa Lynch, MD

    • Acting Chair of Medicine

University of Kentucky

Kshitij Thakur, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Jessica Sass, APRN, MSN, FNP-C

    • Innovation and Quality Lead
    • Family & Community Medicine – Turfland

Pradeep Yarra, MD, MPH

    • Assistant Professor

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
    • Epidemiology & Public Health

Jade Wong, MD

    • Professor of Diagnostic Radiology
    • Vice Chair, Quality & Patient Safety, Department of Radiology

Rawn Salenger, MD

    • Director of Quality, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

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 Minnesota, Department of Gastroenterology

Nicholas Lim, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology

Elizabeth Aby, MD

    • Gastroenterology Fellow

University of Missouri

Robert (BobPendleton MD MACP

    • Professor of Clinical Medicine
    • Chief Quality Officer

University of Nebraska, Department of Radiology

Mark Keiper, MD

    • Hospital Service Chief

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Christopher Bartlett, MD, MPH

    • Division Director of Inpatient Operations and Flow, Hospital Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Urology

Matt Nielsen, MD

    • Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Urology
    • Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Health Policy & Management
    • Associate Director, UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement
    • Director, Urologic Oncology

University of North Norway Hospital

Haakon Lindekleiv, MD, MBA, PhD

    • Chief Medical Officer

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

Justin Ziemba, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Urology in Surgery

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

Alan E. Curle, MD

    • Anesthesiology

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

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

David Fetzer, MD

    • Assistant Professor, Abdominal Imaging Division
    • Medical Director of Ultrasound
    • Chief of Abdominal Imaging Interventional Services

Travis Browning, MD

    • Associate Professor
    • Director of Quality, Department of Radiology
    • Medical Director, Medical Informatics

Kanupriya Vijay, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Radiology

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

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

    • Associate Chief Medical Quality Officer
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    • 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

Allen Repp, MD

    • Vice Chair for Quality, Internal Medicine

Mark Fung, MD

    • Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Clayton Wilburn, MD,

    • Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Michael Latreille, MD

    • Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Macauley Onuigbo, MD

    • Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

Jill Warrington, MD, PhD

    • Director for Population Health and Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Virginia 

George Hoke, MD

    • Associate Director of Hospital Medicine and Faculty Development

Andrew S. Parsons, MD, MPH

    • Hospital Medicine

Gay Wehrli, MD

    • 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

Amber Inofuentes, MD

    • Hospital Medicine
    • Director of High Utilizer Medicine Service Line

Lynn McDaniel, MD

    • Director of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

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

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Donald Brady, MD

    • Senior Vice President for Educational Affairs

VAMC West Los Angeles, Infectious Disease 

Christopher Graber, MD

    • Clinical Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

William Shimeall, MD, MPH, FACP

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
    • Director, Internal Medicine Residency 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 Radiology

Michael Loftus, MD, MBA

    • Associate Chief Quality Officer
    • Associate DIO for GME
    • Department of Radiology

Keith Hentel, MD

    • Executive Vice Chairman
    • Vice Chairman for Clinical Operations
    • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
    • Department of Radiology

Arun B. Jesudian, MD, FACG

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    • Director of Inpatient Liver Services

Natalia S Ivascu, MD

    • Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
    • Associate Professor of Medical Ethics in Clinical Medicine
    • Director, Cardiothoracic Surgical Intensive Care Uni
    • Director, Pre-Anesthesia Evaluation Center
    • Director, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

Grace Sun, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
    • Director of Ophthalmology Residency Program

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

    • Senior Medical Director, Clinical Operations
    • Co-Chair, Decision Support Committee
    • Health System Physician Lead, Clinical Redesign
    • Yale New Haven Health

Lori Ryder RN, MSN

    • Perioperative Director for Ambulatory Services

Link to view Pediatric Alliance Members 

Specialties and subspecialties represented:

    • Anesthesiology
    • Cardiology
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • Diagnostic Radiology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Family Medicine
    • Gastroenterology
    • Geriatrics
    • Gynecologic Oncology
    • Hospitalist Medicine
    • Infectious Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Radiology
    • Medicine and Pediatrics
    • Microbiology
    • Neonatology
    • Neurology
    • Nephrology
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Otolaryngology
    • Pathology
    • Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Critical Care
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    • Pediatric Hospital Medicine
    • Pediatric Radiology
    • Primary Care
    • 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
    • Medical Genetics
    • Neurologic Surgery
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Preventive Medicine
    • Sleep Medicine

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