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Co-location with the State Division of Forensic Science permits contemporaneous case consultation with firearm, tool marks, trace evidence, imaging, forensic biology DNA and other forensic science specialists. VCU Health provides forensic radiology, neuropathology and surgical pathology subspecialty consultation. Fellows are given anthropology and odontology training and the opportunity to attend national meetings with forensic colleagues.

Trainees attend subspecialty courses and reference a medicolegal library, Medline, Internet, and case database. Each district office participates in the teaching of students, residents and other professionals.

Fellows will work with staff to undertake a research project. The University salary and benefits are competitive and supplemented by LME activity. Jennifer Bowers MD Applications: Interested individuals should contact: Richmond, VA Telephone: Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship This is a one-year, ACGME-accredited clinical fellowship which trains pathologists and medical geneticists for a career in Molecular Genetic Pathology.

The trainee receives a thorough exposure to all aspects of molecular genetic pathology including infectious diseases, hematopathology, oncology, transplantation, and medical genetics. The VCU Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory is a state-of-the art, 6, sq ft facility that performs more than 25, tests annually.

Fellows participate in laboratory test development and translational research. The fellows are responsible for interactions with clinicians and other pathologists, and test interpretation as the training progresses. Fellows rotate through the human genetics clinical services and in the biochemical genetics laboratory. Hands-on experience is obtained with a broad range of molecular techniques including nucleic acid extraction, real-time PCR, reverse transcriptase PCR, cytogenetics, FISH, SNP analysis, Affymetrix microarray technology, bone marrow engraftment chimerism studies, direct Sanger sequencing and next generation sequencing for cancer and inherited disorders panels as well as whole exome sequencing.

It is aimed at those who have fulfilled a standard pathology residency and wish to specialize in hematopathology in either a community hospital or academic setting.

The fellows also evaluate surgical and cytopathology specimens with potential hematopoietic malignancy, and gain experience in the laboratory investigation of anemias, diseases of hemostasis and thrombosis, and other benign diseases of the hematopoietic system. The fellows gain experience in laboratory management through ongoing participation in quality assurance and quality control studies, instrument and procedure modifications, and projects to improve personnel utilization and patient safety.

The daily supervision of residents and medical students in the hematology laboratory is the responsibility of the fellows, and there are a variety of opportunities to participate in other teaching activities, as well as basic and clinical research studies. Surgical Pathology Fellowship This is a one-year ACGME-accredited program designed for individuals who wish to pursue intense training in Surgical Pathology in an environment that allows graduated responsibility and independent work necessary to build diagnostic confidence and maturity.

This fellowship provides the necessary training for the fellow to function upon completion as an academic pathologist with responsibilities in service, teaching, and research, or as a community-based pathologist with responsibilities primarily in service and laboratory management.

Sign-out in Surgical Pathology is subspecialized, assuring trainee interaction with faculty with expertise in specific organ system pathology. The general framework of this fellowship includes: The fellowship allows potential flexibility in the schedule, depending on the fellow's subspecialty interest e.

With sufficient preparation, the fellow "mock" signs out the cases as a junior attending with the resident, handles frozen sections and consultation cases, instructs the residents in processing complex specimens. Presentations at interdisciplinary conferences provides important correlation with clinical management consequences. Elective rotations are available in Neuropathology, Cytopathology, Molecular Pathology, or selected clinical pathology services Hematopathology, Blood Bank.

The fellow is expected to participate in one of the many departmental research projects, including presentation at national meetings and peer-reviewed publication encouraged.

Surgical Pathology Fellowship - The University of Florida Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine offers a comprehensive one-year fellowship in surgical pathology that provides advanced and intensive training in diagnostic surgical pathology. The non-ACGME-accredited Surgical Pathology Fellowship at the University of Florida provides fellows with the opportunity for advanced training and in-depth experience in different facets of surgical pathology with particular interest in Gastrointestinal and Liver, Genitourinary, Breast and Gynecologic pathology.

It also prepares them for a career in either academics or private practice. A large volume of surgical and consultation material provides an opportunity for the development of proficiency in the diagnosis of neoplastic and benign diseases, as well as transplant pathology.

Fellows will have the opportunity for graduated sign-out responsibilities, including intraoperative consultations. Successful fellowship candidates must be certification-eligible or certified in anatomic, or anatomic and clinical pathology, by the American Board of Pathology. Applicants are required to have passed all three steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination.

Applicant Requirements Successful fellowship candidates must be certification-eligible or certified in anatomic, or anatomic and clinical pathology, by the American Board of Pathology. Applicants are required to have passed all three , steps of the United States Medical Licensing Examination. Applications Completed application packets must be received by December 1, , and must include a: Interviews for the fellowship will be completed by March 1, Electronic submission of fellowship application materials is preferred.

Send completed packets to: David Hernandez Gonzalo, M. Box Gainesville, FL [ ]. The program is a comprehensive one designed to provide the Fellow with a balanced exposure to the evaluation of all aspects of adult and pediatric lymph node and bone marrow pathology including morphology, immunopathology, flow cytometry, and cytogenetics and molecular techniques.

Training includes clinical and laboratory evaluation of coagulation disorders as well as other aspects of Laboratory Pathology including Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Lab Management. The Fellow is encouraged to participate with a faculty member in an investigative project in the broad field of Hematopathology during the fellowship. The Fellow will be given progressive responsibility in signing out and participation in the teaching of medical students, residents and la boratory staff.

Interested applicants, please contact Dr. Rekha Bhat, Program Director at , or email to: Please submit your application materials no later than September 15th for interview consideration. The overall goal of this one year fellowship is to prepare trainees for a successful career in molecular pathology. At the time of completion of the fellowship, trainees will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to assume the directorship of a clinical molecular pathology laboratory and to continue with a pattern of lifelong learning in this field.

During the course of the program, MGP fellows will participate in the day-to-day operation of molecular genetic pathology laboratories performing and interpreting a variety of clinical tests. Fellows entering the program as pathologists will additionally gain experience with the diagnosis, management, treatment, and counseling of patients with genetic disorders during rotations through Medical Genetics clinics, while fellows entering as medical geneticists will gain exposure to surgical pathology and autopsy pathology via a rotation through the surgical pathology service.

In addition, trainees will attend didactic sessions with the supervising Medical Staff, courses in Medical Genetics, journal clubs, and laboratory and clinical conferences. Fellows are highly encouraged and expected to perform at least one research project of their own choosing with the guidance and assistance of one or more faculty members in the Department of Pathology. Must qualify for licensure in California. Please submit the following documents to Program Director, Dr. September 15, [ ].

Please submit application materials via email no later than September 15, to include: Cellular Therapy Fellowship This appointment will be for one 1 year. This is a training position for an aspiring pathologist in the rapidly expanding field of cellular therapy.

The cellular therapy activities at HUP and CHOP cover the entire range of standard-of-care adult and pediatric bone marrow transplant, from collection to processing to infusion. The candidate will have a wide exposure of different cGMP labs all within walking distance, learn the set up and operation of cGMP facilities, in addition to the actual manufacturing processes. Cellular therapy is a highly regulated field. There are numerous opportunities for quality improvement projects.

Didactic training, either one-on-one with a faculty or part of more formal course, is also available. The candidate is encouraged to tailor the one year program to suit individual background and needs, while still gaining enough exposure to become proficient in all areas.

Ideally, a successful candidate would leave the program feeling confident to direct a cell therapy facility. Applicants must have an M. Curriculum Vitae; Personal Statement; three potential references Inquiries and materials should be sent to: The program focuses exclusively on gynecological cytology, non-gynecological cytology, and fine needle aspiration biopsy cytology.

Weekly didactic and microscopic conferences, monthly lectures, as well as a monthly journal club supplement this training. During this period, the fellow is engaged in the examination of the cytopathologic material submitted to the services under the supervision of the attending staff. The program also includes participation in the Intraoperative Cytology Consultation Service. Hollie P Thomas Additional Faculty: The fellowship is available to individuals who have completed training in pathology in an ACGME-accredited residency program.

Step 3 is a requirement as well as eligibility for medical license in the state of Mississippi. Once applicants have submitted their applications, they will need to send the following documents in order to be considered for a fellowship position: These letters should be addressed to: This must include dates of training and be signed by the institution's program director or chairman or training completion certificates.

The stipend is commensurate with the year of the applicant's postgraduate training. The Department currently receives a mix of adult and pediatric biopsies and complex surgical specimens, including liver transplant. The program is enhanced by the strong clinical services in GI and liver and the well established interdisciplinary relationship with the gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, radiologists and radiation oncologists.

The fellow's responsibilities include slide review and preparation of reports of selected cases, presenting at interdepartmental conferences and tumor boards, and teaching and supervision of pathology residents. The fellow will also have the opportunity to participate in GI and Liver clinical rounds, including exposure to endoscopy. The fellow will be supervised and guided by subspecialty trained attendings.

There are multiple research opportunities in both GI and liver, ranging from basic science to translational to clinical. The fellow is encouraged and expected to participate in a scholarly project during the year. Commensurate with level of post graduate training. An application form can be requested from Debrah Negron. Please send completed application form, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of professional goals and 3 letters of reference by email directly to Debrah Negron fellowship coordinator.

Letters of reference sent by email should be in PDF format with a signature. For over 17 years, we have been providing excellent materials and have instructors known for their highly personal, one-on-one teaching approach. The overall goal of this program is to develop the competencies needed to become a laboratory director in hematology. In this Hematopathology Fellowship, trainees will be responsible for in-depth study of the principles, applications and clinical relevancy of all tests performed in our affiliated laboratories as well as those sent to reference laboratories.

They will be expected to be able to interpret tests, apply quality assurance principles and become proficient in special skills such as light microscopy and flow cytometry. In the Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Hematopathology Fellows answer front-line questions from clinicians with back-up support from the Laboratory Director. The Hematopathology Fellow participates in conferences, obtains information from, and reports diagnoses to clinical colleagues in Adult Oncology, Adult Hematology and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

The Hematopathology faculty has broad expertise in teaching morphology, molecular diagnosis, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, hemoglobinopathies, coagulation, classical and molecular cytogenetics, lab management and other aspects of laboratory hematology.

Mastery of diagnostic hemopathology and molecular pathology with research leading to publication is strongly encouraged. The fellows will achieve a solid base of competencies to pursue an academic or private practice career. Stipend Appointment is for one year.

Salary based on schedule for residents. The one-year program, based at Montefiore Medical Center-Weiler Division, draws diagnostic material from the three hospital divisions of the Medical Center 1, beds as well as a large ambulatory network.

The diversity of the specimens enables the fellow to have in-depth exposure to and comprehensive training in gynecologic, breast and perinatal pathology, with over perinatal specimens, 16, gynecologic specimens and approximately breast specimens accessioned in the Pathology department last year.

Upon completing the fellowship, the fellow will be prepared to assume the role of a sub-specialty consultant in academic or private practice. The fellowship training includes signing-out of cases with faculty, involvement on frozen section decisions, participation in intra-and inter-departmental conferences, journal clubs and teaching of residents and medical students.

Fellows are encouraged to participate in the clinically relevant research. The program is staffed by seven surgical pathologists who form the core of the subspecialty group for Women's Health Pathology at MMC, and include attendings with subspecialty expertise in the areas of Gynecological Pathology, Perinatal Pathology and Breast Pathology.

Dependent upon level of training. Please send completed application form, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of professional goals and 3 letters of reference hard copy or by email directly to Debrah Negron fellowship coordinator. At Stanford, we offer a dedicated Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship 1 position per year, pending ACGME accreditation that will provide in-depth training in GU pathology with the goal of becoming a specialist in the field. The Stanford Genitourinary Pathology Service is rich with both routine GU pathology and advanced consultative material to learn from.

Graduated responsibility opportunities include a Junior Attending rotation, presenting at GU tumor boards, teaching opportunities such as departmental fellow-led teaching conferences , and service as a point person and consultant on GU-pathology-related issues. Elective and research time can be used to pursue additional subspecialty training in other areas such as GYN, GI, or renal pathology or to work on research projects.

Departmental resources and support are available for clinicopathologic and translational research projects. We offer a one-year GU fellowship that provides advanced, focused, and intensive training in diagnostic genitourinary pathology: Please fill out the application form http: The main objective of the program is for the fellow to develop proficient diagnostic skills, an in-depth understanding of the implications of pathologic diagnoses in the management of cancer patients and a unique translational research experience.

The fellow takes an active role in all diagnostic services either in Breast or in Breast and GYN, including intraoperative gross examinations, frozen sections and sign out of in-house and outside consultations. To develop an insight into the multidisciplinary team approach to patient care, the fellow also participates at weekly multidisciplinary conferences and rotates in other disciplines including imaging, surgery, medical oncology and radiation oncology at our Wilmot Cancer Institute.

Elective rotations in other pathology subspecialties are also available for those interested. Applicants must be board certified or eligible in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and be eligible for a license to practice medicine in New York State.

Rochester is a midsize city in Western New York with miles of lakeshore, endless summer festivals and winter sports. Located in the Finger Lakes Region, Rochester offers its residents a variety of outdoor activities. As the home for the internationally known Eastman School of Music, Rochester, it is also an ideal place for music lovers.

Commensurate with the level of training. Applications should be submitted before December 31 of the previous year and must include the curriculum vitae, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, USMLE score report and ECFMG certificate international.

The breast pathology and GYN subspecialties are comprised of 5 breast pathologists under the leadership of Dr. David Hicks, an internationally recognized breast pathologist, and 8 GYN pathologists.

Our subspecialties are committed to providing outstanding diagnostic services for excellent patient care and preparing the next generation of pathologists to be experts in the challenging fields of Breast and GYN pathology. The fellowship is accredited by the ACGME, and is designed to meet the needs of individuals interested in a career in either academic pathology or private practice.

The training program consists of 12 months of supervised experience in diagnostic pediatric pathology, including surgical and autopsy pathology, with sign-out responsibilities. Experience in laboratory medicine, molecular diagnostics, cytogenetics, FISH, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, and other special techniques is part of the program.

Participation in research projects is emphasized. In addition, outside pediatric surgical consultations are reviewed by the fellow. At the time of application, highly qualified applicants who wish to pursue in-depth research in a laboratory of their choice should inquire concerning funding for an additional year.

The salary will be commensurate with the level of training of the candidate. Application requests and questions concerning application should be addressed to: Louis, MO Phone: The Neuropathology fellowship at Indiana University is a two-year program. The medical center provides a large volume of surgical and autopsy cases in neuropathology and ocular pathology. Planning and participation in departmental and interdepartmental conferences are part of the program, as is the instruction of residents and medical students.

Diagnostic neuropathology is generally emphasized during the first year, but active participation in research projects is an expectation during the two years in the program. Research opportunities in a variety of areas of neurosciences are numerous and include neurodegenerative diseases and brain tumors.

Applicants must have at least two years of training in anatomic pathology in an accredited program. Only one year of training in anatomic pathology is required for applicants who have completed their training in accredited programs in neurology or neurosurgery.

Commensurate with level of training. Reappointment to the second year is contingent upon successful completion of the first year. Submit a completed CAP Standardized Pathology Fellowship application form, curriculum vitae, personal statement and three letters of recommendation including one from the training program director. Please address inquiries to: Oncologic Surgical Pathology Fellowship Openings for and Fox Chase Cancer Center is a nationally ranked bed NCI-designated multidisciplinary comprehensive cancer center with a departmental affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University.

The department processes over 15, surgical specimens, 2, frozen sections, and 4, non-gyn cytology specimens yearly, all of which are cancer or cancer-related. There is extensive material in head and neck, breast, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, urologic, gynecologic, dermatology and hematolymphoid neoplasms.

The department has board certified surgical pathologists including hematopathologists, cytopathologists, a dermatopathologist, immunopathologist and cytogeneticist with busy consultation services, and an active molecular pathology laboratory. The fellowship program is designed to provide an in-depth experience in tumor pathology with emphasis on diagnosis. Ample time for scholarly activities is facilitated by three full time pathologists' assistants who gross all specimens and prepare all frozen sections.

Applications are available at www. The Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship at UCSD is designed to provide rigorous diagnostic training with the opportunity for graduated, independent sign-out responsibilities for gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreaticobiliary surgical pathology cases.

The program takes advantage of USCD's large volume of diverse cases with a considerable proportion of high-complexity and esoteric cases, including but not limited to the categories of neoplastic and non-neoplastic GI mucosal biopsies and resections, liver explants, medical liver biopsies including transplant biopsies, pancreatic surgicals and outside consultation cases.

Areas of expertise are myriad and include inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, fatty liver disease, liver transplant pathology and a variety of neoplastic diseases, including pancreatic cancer. To further strengthen training in academic gastrointestinal pathology, each Fellow is required to complete at least one clinicopathologic research project clinical, translational or basic science related to gastrointestinal disease and will have close mentorship from the faculty.

Currently, the program supports one Fellow per year. The position is a 12 month commitment. The ideal candidate for the Fellowship is proactive, motivated, and demonstrates the ability to work well with a diverse team; has a great sense of humor, positive mental attitude, strong work ethic and superb communication skills; and finally, demonstrates diagnostic rigor with attention to detail and has a record of academic interest and achievement. Alexandra Murtha, Program Coordinator Email: We will start accepting applications immediately for AY The Department of Anatomic Pathology at the H.

Opportunity exists to enhance the diagnostic and clinical correlative skills and competency of the fellow in order to be able to pursue a successful career in the academic, community hospital, and practice settings. The fellow will have eight months of clinical service, including consultation service and surgical bench, and teaching responsibilities. Four months will be dedicated to the following rotations: Case material includes biopsies, routine specimens, review cases and greater than 1, outside expert consultation cases per year.

The program has a preference for candidates who are already board certified. You can read more about Moffitt's fellowships at https: We strive to train independent hematopathologists to acquire state of the art diagnostic skills and clinical research knowledge, and to foster the pursuit of academic or specialty practice careers.

The structure of our one-year clinical fellowship provides one core year of training in diagnostic hematopathology to meet eligibility for the subspecialty certification in Hematology given by the American Board of Pathology.

The fellows will become proficient in evaluation of hematopathologic materials by exposure to approximately 5, in-house and consultation bone marrows, flow cytometry analyses, 1, in-house and consultation lymph nodes, 1, fine needle aspirates of lymph nodes, and 5, peripheral blood smears and body fluids yearly.

Application deadline is January for AY We also consider excellent candidates if the positions unfilled by then. Submit application and supporting documents to: The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is offering a one year fellowship position specializing in the diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas with opportunities to participate in clinicopathologic and basic science research.

Each location offers a unique experience with a variety of interesting and challenging in-house and consultation cases. The fellow will be trained in gross examination, pathologic diagnosis, frozen section consultation, molecular pathology, and if interested, basic science research and informatics. The fellow will also attend and present cases at multidisciplinary case conferences and tumor boards and will have an active role in teaching residents, clinical fellows, and medical students.

The fellow, appointed as a faculty instructor, may also have the opportunity to sign out cases independently in the second half of the year after faculty approval.

Commensurate with candidate's level of training Requirements: Candidate must have completed a four year residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology or a three year residency in Anatomic Pathology and hold a full unrestricted NJ state medical license. Will be accepted beginning August 1st, Interviews will begin September with formal offers by January 1st, for both available positions. Send application materials to: Transfusion Medicine Fellowship Openings for and Description: This one-year ACGME approved program provides instruction and experience in hospital and blood center transfusion medicine.

The trainee actively participates in routine and complex serological evaluations, perinatal testing, component collection and therapy, therapeutic apheresis, hematopoietic progenitor cell collection, quality processes, HLA, bone marrow transplant, flow cytometry, and information management at Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University beds , The James Cancer Hospital beds , Ross Heart Hospital beds , Nationwide Children's Hospital beds and the Central Ohio Red Cross Blood Services.

Support will commensurate with year of post-graduate training. Complete fellowship applications will include: Additional information can be found on our website: The fellowship is designed to provide the trainee with a broad-based experience in clinical hematopathology, including experience in routine laboratory hematology, bone marrow morphology, coagulation, flow cytometry, solid tissue hematopathology, pediatric hematopathology, cytogenetics and diagnostic molecular pathology.

The trainee is actively involved in all diagnostic evaluations, clinical consultations and teaching programs of the department. The clinical material reflects the breadth of hematopathology and includes over 2, bone marrow biopsies, lymph node biopsies, 3, diagnostic flow cytometry cases, 1, manual smear reviews, hemoglobinopathy evaluations, 1, coagulation evaluations and 3, body fluid samples on an annual basis.

Elective time is available for pursuit of research interests. The affiliated teaching hospitals support cardiopulmonary surgery, solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, trauma service, neonatal and pediatric programs, and an HLA laboratory. Approximately 60, blood components are transfused in the affiliated teaching hospitals each year.

The blood center collects over , whole blood and 9, apheresis donations, and maintains an accredited immunohematology reference laboratory.

Research opportunities are available in transfusion medicine and related disciplines. The training program provides the necessary experience to develop the expertise in transfusion medicine for medical director duties in a community blood center or hospital transfusion service. Louisville is an exciting place to live with numerous amenities for a city its size. It offers many cultural and sports activities and offers an excellent location with mild weather.

It is home to the Kentucky Derby and the Cardinals College basketball and football teams. Interested candidates should submit the CAP standardized fellowship application, a copy of their current C.

They should be eligible to hold a medical license in Kentucky. Currently the work volume at the University of Louisville Hospital includes Pap tests and non-gynecologic specimens including FNA procedures.

The program offers opportunities for rotations in Flow Cytometry, Molecular Pathology and Immunohistochemistry as well as specialized rotations in subspecialties of Surgical Pathology. Fellows actively participate in the intra and interdepartmental conferences and are encouraged to be involved in research projects.

The office performs approximately cases per year from both urban and rural areas, encompassing 40 counties. The fellow is thus afforded with the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of cases, including cases unique to rural settings, such as farming, hunting, and mining fatalities.

Located in one of the country's largest metropolitan areas, the KY OCME also conducts many cases associated with urban areas. Ample opportunity is provided for attendance at death scenes. Regularly scheduled didactics include monthly Journal Clubs, monthly Check Sample reviews, and bi-monthly forensic topic discussions with faculty.

Fellows are provided private office space and ample educational materials, including standard texts and microscopic glass slide teaching files. Additional offsite rotations include a forensic toxicology laboratory, forensic anthropology course, and the Kentucky State Police Crime Laboratory.

The fellow participates in the courtroom experience, first by accompanying the attending physician to court, and later in the year, by giving sworn testimony in the cases that the fellow has participated.

Commensurate with the year 5 of postgraduate training Program Director: William Ralston, MD Phone: An opening for one year position in Surgical Pathology fellowship is available for the academic years beginning July and July This is a one year fellowship program with 1 position per year which provides the trainee with advanced training and experience in general surgical pathology, and opportunities for extensive experience in all subspecialty areas at a busy academic medical center.

Anatomic pathology staff includes experts in the fields of pulmonary, urologic, breast, gynecologic, pancreaticobiliary tract, and head and neck pathology. The fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training in diagnostic surgical pathology including standard diagnostic practices, immunohistochemistry, and specialized techniques.

Elective time during the fellowship can be individually tailored to meet the needs of the fellow and spent in clinical or basic research, or used for more rigorous training in various areas of surgical pathology. The candidate is expected to participate in inter-departmental clinical conferences, frozen section, and teaching anatomic pathology residents.

In addition, ample opportunities exist for scholarly collaborations in all areas of surgical pathology. The fellow will combine GU pathology, digital pathology and related image analyses, and machine learning applications convolution neural networks, "deep-learning" and carry research projects aimed to identify areas of translational research to advance clinical care. Dressler is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, and the Quality and Safety Officer for Academic and Medical Affairs.

In this role since , Dr. Dressler is engaged in initiatives to advance the clinical learning environment; with the goal to improve the quality, cost and value of care through the interprofessional application of high reliability principles. Improving Community Health and Health Equity Through Medical Education; nationwide learning collaborative involving 29 teams from Kathy is also Director of Research for the Karen S.

Kathy received her B. She went on to receive her M. Wetherill came to Christiana Care in as a staff pharmacist. He was later promoted to an evening pharmacy supervisor position and then advanced to Director of Pharmacy Supply. Prior to coming to Christiana Care, he served on active duty for the US Army and worked for a retail pharmacy chain pharmacy.

He is also an actively drilling reservist with the US Army and is stationed at Ft. Wetherill has numerous interests to include refining operational workflow, leading teams and managing supply chain challenges. Barbara is Patty and Jay H. She served two terms as the Director of the Jay H. She was also Vice Dean of the Wharton Undergraduate program. Barbara is an internationally recognized scholar on retailing, variety seeking, brand loyalty, product assortment and design, and consumer and patient decision-making.

She has published more than 75 articles in leading academic journals. She co-authored Grocery Revolution: Anahi Santiago holds a B. Beth Bortz is the President and CEO of the Virginia Center for Health Innovation, a nonprofit established in to accelerate the adoption of value-driven health care in the Commonwealth. She has received several awards and recognition for her work, including:. A transplanted southerner, Beth and her husband David are avid Philadelphia sports fans and active in Virginia politics.

She has two daughters, Devon and Katy. FIC was created to standardize the independent medication formularies into one Health System formulary to enhance medication safety, increase cost savings and promote evidenced-based practices. Saheed received his medical degree from Cornell University in Saheed joined the Hopkins faculty in He has published over articles and 18 book chapters with over national and international presentations.

His research has focused on quality improvement and bariatric surgery and has published influential articles on patient safety, medical education, adolescent bariatric surgery, diabetes and gastric bypass, fertility and birth outcomes following weight loss surgery, probiotics, pre-operative weight loss, family effects of weight loss surgery, effect of weight loss on testosterone, obesity disparities in health care, changes in cancer screening tests following weight loss, endoscopy, and impact of gastric bypass upon alcohol metabolism and cardiac risk factors.

He serves as editor of four books: Quality in Obesity Treatment, Morbid Obesity: His research efforts have been recognized by 26 research awards from 5 different surgical societies. As a teacher, Dr. He was selected as Co-Chair and Chair for Obesity Week and , which is the largest worldwide meeting devoted to obesity with over attendees annually. Susan Bear, PharmD, is the director of clinical pharmacy services for Carolinas HealthCare System where she leads a team of clinical pharmacists for this hospital system with locations in North and South Carolina.

She is a preceptor and mentor to pharmacy students from three North Carolina universities, and she teaches pharmacotherapy to nurse practitioner students at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. Through her efforts, CHS implemented an antibiotic stewardship program. In this role, he works with providers to improve the quality and coordination of care for residents of Harford County Maryland.

Together with his team, he has launched innovative strategies aimed at reducing unnecessary hospital utilization, such as telemedicine programs with Skilled Nursing homes, Community Health Worker programs, virtual visits for chronic disease management, and analytic tools that contribute to and leverage data from the state health information exchange, CRISP.

His responsibilities included provider recruitment, the development commercial and government insurance ACO agreements, care management programs, and information technology implementation within the ACO.

Colin has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mt. He is also a Doctoral Candidate at Johns Hopkins. The Six Sigma program is in its eleventh year with over 50 million dollars of savings to the organization. CAMC has improved its overall patient flow capabilities, being able to reduce deferred patients by per month.

Bree Bush is a principal and the leader of the Care Optimization and Throughput practice. She has been leading healthcare organizations through transformation efforts for more than ten years with GE Healthcare Partners, focusing on utilizing simulation modeling and advanced analytical tools to optimize inpatient, procedural, and clinic capacity.

This has allowed organizations to improve access for patients, streamline operations and improve financial performance, while also creating a culture of staff empowerment and continuous improvement. Currently, she has been navigating and aligning academic medical centers to apply system engineering principals to healthcare environment which includes using simulation modeling to design solution and designing and building Command Centers, a central control point to proactive actively manage capacity and patient flow.

Applying this methodology has shown success in reducing inpatient length-of-stay, improving operating room utilization, and reducing emergency room boarding time. Bree joined GE Healthcare 10 years ago through the Edison Engineering Development Program, a highly selective program designed to grow future engineering leaders. On program, she designed next generation diagnostic imaging equipment and brought a high-end ultrasound system to market.

He is responsible for the operations of the 5 Johns Hopkins Health System Emergency Departments managing nearly , patient visits annually. Scheulen is considered to be an expert in hospital and emergency department operations. As Chief Administrative Officer, Jim leads the Johns Hopkins Office of Capacity Management and has operationalized a one of a kind, hospital capacity optimization command center. Steve Morgan attended medical school at the University of Virginia and completed his family practice residency at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in After being in private practice for seven years, he joined Carilion Clinic in He served as a regional medical director in the department of Family and Community Medicine from until Starting in , he transitioned from full time family medicine to a more active role within information technology and was appointed to the role of Chief Medical Information Officer of Carilion Clinic in She has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare environment and has published over 20 peer reviewed articles and 3 book chapters.

Her interests include improving safety for both patients and staff. She has achieved outcomes such as preventing accidents, increased productivity, lowered injury rates, and reduced worker compensation costs by implementing appropriate ergonomic interventions in industrial and hospital environments.

Her recent healthcare work involves quality improvement projects to achieve efficient processes and error proofing that result in a safe environment for staff and patients. He was an orthopedic surgeon with an office practice in Northern Virginia, was Assistant surgeon for the Washington Redskins, and the team physician for the D.

United Professional soccer club. During his first term, he led the Virginia Health Reform Initiative; established the Virginia Center for Healthcare Innovation; negotiated a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice that led to the first training center closures in Virginia; oversaw the implementation of an integrated eligibility system.

Throughout this work he stressed the need to recognize that citizens do not fit into siloed programs, and he began to address the need for a culture stressing the collective impact of all of the HHR Agencies.

During his second term, Dr. Hazel has become a strong advocate for evidence-informed policies relating to health, healthcare, human services and technology and has engaged with philanthropy to fund upstream initiatives with a goal of prevention.

Prior to joining TH, Dr. Captain Jolissaint left active duty to pursue a medical career. During his tour of duty with General Dynamics, Dr. Jolissaint deployed to Iraq Tikrit, Al Asad, and Baghdad , Afghanistan Bagram, Kandahar, and Kabul , and Kuwait in support of military medical units providing health care support to their respective theaters of combat operations.

Greg and Debby are the proud parents of five wonderful and very successful adult children, and the grandparents of four amazing grandchildren. Although they are both originally from Louisiana, they are now both permanent residents of Maryland.

In this role, Dr. Kurfuerst is responsible for strategy execution and the oversight of daily operations for Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals, the Middletown Emergency Department, and community-based ancillary services including imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, pharmacy, and medical aid unit services. Prior to assuming the Chief Operating Officer role, Dr.

Before joining Christiana Care in , Dr. She began her healthcare career as a practicing occupational therapist with a specialty in neurorehabilitation. Her over 90 publications and presentations span both clinical and health care management topics at the local, regional, and national levels. Kurfuerst earned her undergraduate degree in occupational therapy from Misericordia University in Dallas, PA in D also at Widener in Minor, MD, is a scientist, surgeon, and academic leader.

He is also a professor of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery and a professor of Bioengineering and of Neurobiology, by courtesy, at Stanford University. With his leadership, Stanford Medicine has established a strategic vision to lead the biomedical revolution in Precision Health, a fundamental shift to more proactive and personalized health care that empowers people to lead healthy lives.

Before coming to Stanford, Dr. Minor was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs of The Johns Hopkins University. Prior to his appointment as provost in , Dr. With more than published articles and chapters, Dr.

Minor is an expert in balance and inner ear disorders. In the medical community, Dr. Minor is perhaps best known for his discovery of superior canal dehiscence syndrome, a debilitating disorder characterized by sound- or pressure-induced dizziness.

He subsequently developed a surgical procedure that corrects the problem and alleviates symptoms. He serves as the deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center TIC with the goal of partnering with clinical inventors to create novel IT solutions that improves patient care. This team of designers, developers, and data scientists work with inventors to build, deploy, and evaluate digital health solutions within the Johns Hopkins Medical System.

At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Nagy serves as the program director for year-long multidisciplinary leadership development programs at Johns Hopkins Medicine in clinical informatics, analytics and creating commercial ventures. There have been over faculty and staff that have gone through the programs since From he served as the chair of the American Board of Imaging Informatics ABII which created the certification for imaging informatics professionals which has over 1, diplomates.

In , he was inducted into the college of fellows for the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine. Nagy received his PhD in Medical Physics from the Medical College of Wisconsin and is the author of over papers in the fields of informatics and implementation science. Butte was elected into the National Academy of Medicine in , and in , he was recognized by the Obama Administration as a White House Champion of Change in Open Science for promoting science through publicly available data.

Other recent awards include the E. Butte is also a founder of three investor-backed data-driven companies: Personalis, providing medical genome sequencing services, Carmenta acquired by Progenity , discovering diagnostics for pregnancy complications, and NuMedii, finding new uses for drugs through open molecular data.

Butte is a principal investigator of three major programs: Widely published in a variety of oncology general medicine journals, Dr.

Meisenberg remains an active outcomes researcher in the fields of high value medicine and health services research. Hired in , his early tenure focused on solutions for identity management, security, and enterprise portal. Despite this expanded role, Dwight maintains a keen interest in technology, and regularly engages with systems engineers and architects to develop solutions. Over the past several years, the TIC has developed many new applications and collaborated with emerging healthcare startups.

In late , Dwight began efforts to develop a new big-data, precision medicine platform as part of Hopkins InHealth. Dwight holds a B. He has responsibility for overall strategy and deployment of electronic information and technology services.

Dave joined AAMC in as executive director of analytics. In his new role, Dr. Anzilotti will focus on the optimization of care delivery at the acute care level through strategic visioning, network development, clinical technology implementation and leveraging medical informatics.

Anzilotti was a practicing neuroradiologist in the radiology department for more than two years before becoming Chair and he continues to practice neuroradiology. Before joining Christiania Care Health system, Dr.

Anzilotti practiced neuroradiology at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. Anzilotti had responsibility for the physician leadership and network operations of the ACO which includes close to primary care physicians from five health systems covering almost 48, lives statewide.

He also was a resident in diagnostic radiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital and served as Chief Resident from to Anzilotti completed his MBA at the University of Delaware in while continuing his clinical practice and role as Chairman.

GE Healthcare Partners creates value for clients by leveraging the power of GE Healthcare to solve the most challenging problems in healthcare through the delivery of client problem-back solutions, long-term strategic partnerships, and advanced analytic capabilities. We connect with our clients to define and prioritize their critical challenges, design the best strategies, and activate impactful solutions to create breakthrough, sustainable outcomes to enable them to transform and succeed.

She completed a Master of Health Care Delivery Science degree with concentrations in finance, leadership and quality improvement at Dartmouth College in She received her doctorate in Pharmacy in from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science where she also earned her bachelor of science degree.

In , she completed a critical care pharmacy practice residency at Grady Health System in Atlanta, Ga. The year before she completed an ASHP accredited residency in pharmacy practice at the same hospital. In , she was recognized as pharmacist of the year by the Delaware Society of Health System Pharmacists.

Thousands of healthcare organizations use Zoom for enterprise team collaboration and telehealth. Zoom is one platform for video and audio conferencing, group chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, conference rooms, and exam rooms. Special features for healthcare such as a patient waiting room, Epic integration, far-end camera control, and support for low-bandwidth environments, along with its ease-of-use, and scalability, make it ideal for all healthcare use cases.

Founded in , Wambi, LLC is on a mission to bring compassion to the forefront of human experience. Wambi delivers a patient-driven healthcare employee performance platform aimed at recognizing and empowering compassionate care. Wambi serves to improve care provider engagement especially millennials! Through its gamified digital platform informed by real-time patient feedback, care providers are armed with their individual data as a means to promote autonomy and inspire behavioral change.

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6, hospitals and other care facilities nationwide.

UNH , a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. StayWell is a health solutions company that uses the science of behavior change to help people live happier, healthier lives. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions for improving individual and organizational health outcomes, managing the health of targeted populations, and creating brand engagement for employers and health care organizations.

With more than 2, clinicians providing superior quality care, we have a national presence that gives our medical team access to extensive, unmatched clinical data for conducting research to identify trends, determine benchmarks, disseminate best practices, and foster innovation that advances patient care.

PCRX is a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing and improving postsurgical outcomes for acute care practitioners and their patients. To learn more about Pacira, including the corporate mission to reduce overreliance on opioids visit: Health needs are infinite, but resources are finite. Transforming healthcare requires more than digitizing medical records. Microsoft platforms and services lay the trusted foundation for such solutions, so health providers and payors, public health or social services agencies, and pharmaceutical companies can improve patient and employee experiences, empower researchers, and enhance products and services in the face of increasing cost pressures.

Lumeris provides strategic advising and technology to guide health systems and providers through seamless transitions from volume to value, enabling them to deliver improved care across populations—with better outcomes. We work collaboratively with payers to align contracts and engage physicians in programs that drive high-quality, cost-effective care.

For a second consecutive year, Lumeris was awarded Best in KLAS for value-based care managed services for helping clients deliver improved clinical and financial outcomes. ICU Medical helps you cost-effectively increase the safety, accuracy, and efficiency of IV medication delivery. Our complete line of IV smart pumps and medication safety software with full IV-EHR interoperability helps turn your IV pumps into an extension of your EHR system, helping you maximize revenue capture, eliminate lost charges, and optimize total cost of ownership.

Our systems include advanced cybersecurity and other patient safety features to provide state-of-the-art medication error reduction technology while reducing pump programming time and helping reduce alarm fatigue.

Established in , the company began research activity for microbiology solutions in and relaunched in as Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.

With more than 25 years of molecular experience, BioFire Diagnostics, LLC sets the standard for molecular diagnostics through its pioneering advances in syndromic infectious disease testing. BioFire Diagnostics has produced the easiest, fastest and most comprehensive multiplex PCR system available: Simple, fast and comprehensive, the FilmArray delivers accurate results in about an hour. The right test, the first time can impact all areas of patient care. Healthcare providers can see faster diagnoses and improved antibiotic stewardship.

Labs can see improved efficiency and reduced costs and downstream testing. The solution reduces the time that clinicians must wait for quantitative antimicrobial susceptibility results necessary for optimal antibiotic selection, dosing, and infusion strategies by about 40 hours.

Earlier optimal therapy can lead to reduced cost of patient care, fewer adverse incidents, lower drug resistance risk, and better clinical outcomes. Results are only effective when acted upon in a timely manner.

The team of clinical implementation specialists supports optimizing approaches to managing critically infected patients. SLD Technology designs and fabricates cutting-edge laminar airflow systems for operating room environments.

This fully integrated solution brings air, lighting and ceiling-hung equipment supports into a single fixture that hangs above the patient bed. Bringing it all together as a factory assembled system reduces schedule, coordination and site conflicts that require attention from multiple trades and vendors in field erected methods.

SLD products offer a lower cost of ownership to all healthcare stakeholders by increasing contamination control while lowering maintenance and energy costs. Way Scholarship for Leadership and Academic Excellence. He graduated with top honors with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. McKeon began his professional career at Du Pont de Nemours. He initially led the implementation of large news publishing systems around the world and was later promoted to run marketing and business development.

His career shifted to health care when he was recruited to Stanford University Medical Center, where he initially led the Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiothoracic Surgery business. He was then promoted to Director of Market Development for all 17 business lines at Stanford. He then went to Raytel Medical Systems — the largest cardiac monitoring business in the United States. McKeon came to Houston to join U. Oncology, which provides cancer care for over 25 percent of the U. McKeon then moved to Medtronic Inc.

He led Strategy and Emerging Technologies across all of the Medtronic businesses. His main focus was to define the digital strategy for all Medtronic medical devices so that they could connect to cellular devices. Additionally, he diversified the business from one line to four lines and prepared the company for IPO. Today, Microport is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

Cellnovo is public on the European Exchange. Paula Batt is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, business development, and team building. Vice President of Sales for StayWell, she is focused on delivering the latest behavior change and engagement solutions to the health system, health plan, and large employer markets.

Paula joined the organization in , concentrating on strategic business partnerships in the non-profit sector, including the American Red Cross, the American Lung Association, and the American Heart Association. She is based in Washington, DC. After completing his administrative residency at Parkland, he has been privileged to be associated with many well-respected organizations throughout the State of Texas.

Throughout his career, he has held various leadership positions including: His personal philosophy in regards to his work in healthcare is based upon a belief that it is a privilege and an honor to be of service to others. Additionally, Judi and her team are responsible for cultivating strategic relations, within the healthcare industry, for potential collaboration opportunities. Spencer is a partner and managing director based in the Denver office. He focuses on healthcare delivery systems and their evolving interactions with the rest of the healthcare industry, including service providers, payers, employers, biopharma and med-tech players.

Spencer has experience on the full range of services to the healthcare delivery system. He has also worked with clients to enhance their performance as they prepare for the increasingly cost-competitive healthcare environment and assist them in collaborating with new partners to achieve competitive advantage.

Spencer has extensive experience in physician engagement options including compensation, partnerships, management agreements and leadership development. She is a licensed registered nurse with 20 years of healthcare experience. She joined Harris Health System in April In addition to these roles, she served as a team leader and examiner for the Quality Texas Foundation, Texas Award for Performance Excellence.

Doucet is currently a doctoral student at Arizona State University. Doucet has extensive experience building high-performance teams and leading organizational excellence. Patch is an advanced practice nurse, and is board-certified as an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. Her year career in nursing has been dedicated to fostering inter-professional collaborations, improving health care processes and outcomes, and furthering violence prevention efforts in clinical care environments.

Navy Nurse Corps officer, she has held progressive clinical and operational leadership positions in various inpatient, outpatient and austere settings. Andrea was named by PharmaVoice one of the top influential people in Life Sciences in and Andrea is passionate about health and life sciences, women in tech, and all things Microsoft.

Goldsmith brings a unique experience to Microsoft as a physician who also has over thirty years of know-how envisioning, designing, developing, and selling high-performance technology solutions for the healthcare industry.

He specializes in technology for shared accountability for health. He has also served as Chief Medical Officer of Aptima Corporation, where he led a team in transitioning well-tested concepts on human-centered engineering from aviation and the military into healthcare.

Prior to joining Microsoft in , Dr. Goldsmith received a B. He has practiced clinical medicine and also worked for the National Center for Occupational Healthcare, Division of Epidemiology, Johannesburg, South Africa, where he designed, developed and supported software for clinical research, including pulmonary function and surgical pathology databases.

Goldsmith has actively participated in Massachusetts health initiatives including the MHDC, eHC and affordable, available health insurance. Sigworth serves as a physician executive driving the pursuit of the highest possible standards of patient care and clinical effectiveness as well as partnerships with key payers and other community partners in the implementation of population-based care.

Sigworth works with the clinical departments of Jefferson Health to ensure seamless integration of both inpatient and ambulatory care and reaffirms and promotes a culture of patient-centered care in which clinical outcomes are defined, measured, evaluated and continuously improved. Sigworth brings experience from prior positions at academic medical centers, most recently at the Baylor College of Medicine where he was the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer as well as an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine.

Kristin has been a nurse for over 30 years and has spent the majority of her career in a leadership capacity in the field of Ambulatory Care Nursing.

Areas of interest and expertise include: Berkowitz has over 25 years of experience in healthcare management and consulting. He is presently Founder and President of SMB Health Consulting, specializing in clinical and operational performance improvement for healthcare systems and leadership development for administrators, physicians and Trustees.

He has assisted over 40 new and current Chief Medical Officers through an innovative didactic and hands-on program to improve clinical and operational results. He is a prominent national keynote speaker for hospitals and healthcare associations. Since January , Dr. Previously for 13 years, he was the Chief Medical Officer of St. Prior to this position, Dr. In February of , Dr. Berkowitz is a prominent national speaker and writer in the healthcare arena.

At MLHS, Eileen is responsible for the administrative oversight, coordination, and management of System-wide quality activities, including: Jaskuta received her Master of Science in health care administration from St. Joseph University in Philadelphia, Pa. She has a black belt graduate certificate in quality and continuous improvement: Six Sigma Lean Methodologies.

Eileen is certified in kata through the University of Michigan. Jaskuta was vice president of quality management at Meritus Medical Center. Hagerstown, MD where she worked with her team to implement data and was involved regionally in population health activities serving the community. Her professional accomplishments include affiliations with the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality, serving as a reviewer for various journals and as a guest lecturer at St.

Ereth also co-founded and serves as Chair Emeritus of Cheetah Development. This non-profit organization uses a novel model of aid Micro-Venture Capital to find, fund, and mentor entrepreneurs in Tanzania. This unique organization is helping create whole new economies and enhances the financial, water, and healthcare aspects of numerous rural villages.

JW Beard, MD is a board-certified anesthesiologist with twelve years of practice in preadmission clinics, operating rooms, remote procedural locations, recovery rooms and labor and delivery units.

During the course of his career, Dr. Beard evaluated and incorporated multiple new technologies into his practice including ultrasound and transesophageal Doppler and also participated in the development of care pathways such as early discharge of orthopedic surgery patients with continuous indwelling peripheral nerve blocks.

Beard has led multiple quality improvement initiatives and held leadership positions including Chairman and Medical Director of the Department of Anesthesia. Beard leads the Medical Affairs division focused product development, risk management, key opinion leader engagement and clinical evidence generation.

Beard founded Monitor Mask Inc. A few of her accomplishments include: She has made numerous presentations across the country, including TEDx and SXSW, to advance telehealth policy and share innovative new models of care. Strauss and Diana K. Strauss Chair in Pediatric Surgery. Earlier in his career, he was a research surgeon in the Cardiovascular Surgical Research Laboratory.

After selling Environomics to a public company in , Russ was retained to promote and develop emerging initiatives in the environmental and healthcare arenas, leading him to open his own firm, RiskNomics, in RiskNomics provides risk management and consulting services in the environmental and healthcare arenas on a national basis. Clients include Fortune companies, major global insurance companies, corporations, schools districts, law firms, state and local entities.

The focus on RiskNomics is to advise and assist our clients in managing potential or existing risks strategically as well as economically. Phillips collaborates with clinical and administrative colleagues to assure patient safety and quality, implement system wide innovations in the practice of medicine, respond to healthcare reform and new payment models, evaluate healthcare delivery redesign, and improve the patient experience.

As CEO and President of the Houston Methodist Physician Organization, he has championed multiple fiscal and operational efficiencies resulting in increased revenue, lower expenses, better quality, improved access and enhanced patient experience. He is founding president of the American Population Health Society.

Chin was the Chief Innovation Officer and associate vice chancellor for health affairs at the University of Texas System, where she developed REDI as an ecosystem platform that connects consumers and patients, traditional and new entrant healthcare providers, with data and analytics, technology and services, for more effective and patient-centered chronic disease management. Chin graduated with a M. She conducted her clinical and scientific training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NY, where she completed in parallel her residency training in the hospital and postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory.

Chin began her independent career as a solo practice physicians in NYC, learning first hand what it meant to provide care in the front line; this experience has motivated her interest to leverage technology for democratization of evidence-based care in community settings. Chin next went on to pursue a productive academic research career at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute where she was a professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and a senior associate member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Her research program spanned the fields of transcription, telomere biology, cancer genomics, and personalized cancer medicine. She held multiple leadership roles in The Cancer Genome Atlas TCGA , and was the principle investigator driving development of Firehose, a pipeline designed to make TCGA data not only available but usable to the broader biology and clinical communities. She has defined its mission as one to bring to bear on cancer not only the transformative potential of science and genomics, but also of data, technologies and innovative strategies.

Throughout her career, Dr. Chin has championed integration, collaboration and cooperation between the research and clinical care enterprises, as well as between public and private sectors. She was the Scientific Director of the Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and subsequently the Institute for Applied Cancer Science at MD Anderson, an organization designed to bring together the best attributes of academia and industry in a new organizational construct to rapidly translate cancer genomics knowledge into effective therapeutic endpoints.

To re-imagine a data-rich and technology-enabled care delivery ecosystem that can more effectively address the rising chronic disease burden, Dr.

Chin has co-founded biotechnology companies in cancer therapeutics and biomarkers. Most recently, she has launched Apricity Health, an AI company for toxicity management and democratization of cancer immunotherapy to benefit patients around the world. Roland Lamb is the Deputy Commissioner responsible for strategic planning and the innovation division at the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual and Disability Services in Philadelphia.

He served as interim executive director of the Medical Center in and subsequently became vice dean for clinical affairs at Penn State Health Milton S. He also served as director and chief operating officer of Penn State Medical Group since its inception in Penn State Medical Group includes nearly physicians and advanced practice clinicians, 64 specialty practices located at 24 clinics across central Pennsylvania, and more than 1,, outpatient visits each year.

He has published over articles and chapters and has been widely recognized for his work. He was awarded the John S Dunn Sr. Outstanding Teacher Award four separate times. To date, he has over four decades of leadership experience in healthcare. Through his leadership and strategic vision, Mr.

Martin Topiel is an infectious disease specialist in Mount Laurel, New Jersey and serves as the medical director of infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship at Virtua Health. The American Health Council is proud to recognize Dr. Issa brings to Clear Lake, a private practice in Webster, Texas, 22 years of experience within the healthcare industry, including eight years in his current position.

At Clear Lake Specialties, Dr. Issa engages daily in managing antibiotic usage, consulting with physicians, working with office patients referred from the PCP, as well as caring for patients. Among his multitude of accomplishments, Dr.

Issa has also been awarded recognition for his achievements as Chief Medical Resident, and stands as Chairman of Infection Control Committees in regional hospitals. In regional hospitals, Dr. Issa is also Chairman of Antibiotic Stewardship. In his free time, Dr.