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Up to three months may be devoted to research. Research comprises utilizing techniques such as polymerase chain reaction PCR , fluorescent in situ hybridization FISH , and immunocytochemistry applied to cytology specimens to hone diagnostic and prognostic information.

A plethora of cytology specimens are available more than 90, Pap smears and non-gyns including FNA's collected, processed, and analyzed per year at the training sites , but the fellow also when time permits in this busy year!

At the successful completion of this year, the fellow is eligible to sit for subspecialty certification in cytopathology. New Mexico's mild four season climate and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities combined with a rich cultural heritage complement the educational opportunities.

Find out more about our Department and view our YouTube videos at http: Christina Garcia-Tenorio cgtenorio salud. UNM faculty members are energetic, knowledgeable, and eager to teach. UNM HSC is the only academic medical center in the state of NM, ensuring a vast variety of interesting, complex, and unusual cases across all major subspecialties in this underserved state. This fellowship will provide the fellow with the necessary skills and experience to transition to thrive in any setting academics or private practice.

The program offers graduated responsibility to independently render frozen section interpretation, and review subspecialized consultation material. Capable fellows will be transitioned to junior attending status with independent sign out responsibilities during the latter half of the year. The fellow will also participate in resident training, gross room oversight, and interdisciplinary conferences at the UNM NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.

Research opportunities are also available and encouraged. For more information about how to become a part of our team, please contact Joshua Anspach Hanson, M.

The WVU Cytopathology laboratory performs approximately 12, tests yearly, including approximately 8, gynecologic specimens pap tests , 2, non-gynecologic specimens, and 1, FNAs. The fellowship provides training in diagnostic criteria, laboratory methods and techniques for gynecologic and non-gynecologic cytopathology.

Fellows are involved in cases from all body sites and become proficient at integrating morphologic findings with clinical history and ancillary studies such as immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and molecular studies. There is emphasis on the rapid on-site evaluation of intraprocedural specimens. Fellows also participate in performing fine needle aspirations of superficial body sites in conjunction with clinicians.

Fellows participate in daily cytopathology sign-outs, departmental teaching conferences, and multidisciplinary tumor boards. In addition to a strong focus on clinical cytopathology, the Program provides Fellows with exposure to scholarly clinical research. Salary levels are commensurate with level of post-graduate training.

Applications should contain the following: Please submit applications to: The Norris Cancer and Keck Hospitals provide extensive exposure to cancer cytopathology. The candidate must have completed 3 years of Anatomic Pathology training or 4 years of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology training by the beginning of the fellowship training.

The candidate must have a California Medical License by July 1st of their training year. Cytopathology Fellowship Openings for , and This one-year ACGME accredited program is designed to train up to three well-rounded cytopathologists and provide advanced training in diagnostic cytopathology and the performance of Fine-Needle Aspirations FNA. Approximately 12, patient cases are evaluated each year in our hospital-based laboratory, of which about 6, are nongynecologic specimens.

FNAs comprise approximately one-third of the nongynecologic specimens. The fellowship offers a broad diagnostic base with extensive opportunities to participate in the rapid on- site assessment of FNAs and the performance of FNAs.

Participation in interdepartmental multidisciplinary tumor conferences and teaching of pathology residents and medical students is required. The fellow is encouraged to initiate and complete a research project and attend national conferences. The fellow is also involved in cytology laboratory management including quality assurance and preparation for CAP inspection.

The program is designed to provide the successful candidate with an in-depth experience that will include liquid based, thin layer cytology techniques, molecular diagnostics, image analysis, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry and health services research. Candidates must be Board eligible or certified in anatomic pathology or anatomic and clinical pathology and must have or be eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Kansas. Commensurate with level of post-graduate training.

This ACGME-accredited one-year fellowship program offers advanced training in diagnostic cytopathology. The Cytopathology laboratory at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center processes a total of 20, specimens annually. Teaching is provided through conferences, didactic sessions and daily sign-out of gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens. Fellows are trained in the performance and interpretation of fine needle aspiration biopsies. Laboratory management and quality improvement issues are also included in the training.

Fellows will gain experience in the use of air-dried Diff-Quick stains, alcohol-fixed Papanicolaou stains, and monolayer preparations. They will have graduated levels of increasing responsibility.

Teaching medical students, pathology residents and cytotechnologists, as well as participation in conferences, are required. Located along the Connecticut River in a tranquil rural setting, just a couple hours from major cities, the region offers outdoor adventures, sports, entertainment, shopping, history and local cultural events.

Medical licensure in the state of New Hampshire required. Commensurate with the number of relevant postgraduate years of training. There is a book allowance, and funding is available for presentation at a national meeting. To review application requirements and to download an application form, go to the program's website. Application materials can be sent via email to: Applicants should have completed core-training in an AP, CP or AP-CP residency program and should be committed to excellent clinical care in an academic medical center environment with a genuine interest in the field.

Application found on website , CV, Personal Statement and 3 letters of recommendation should be submitted via email to: The fellows participate in the daily sign-out of all specimens and provide immediate on-site interpretation for superficial and deep FNAs with progressive responsibilities leading to the development of diagnostic autonomy.

There is substantial exposure to surgical pathology with emphasis on the correlation between these two disciplines, particularly as the needle core biopsies object of on-site interpretation are kept as part of the Cytopathology specimen.

Approximately 16, specimens are evaluated annually, including non-gynecologic exfoliative specimens and fine needle aspiration biopsies covering the spectrum of cytopathology practice with extensive use of immunochemistry, flow cytometry, molecular and cytogenetic ancillary studies. The program includes a 2-week rotation in our solid tumor molecular diagnostics service. The Cytopathology fellows receive training in FNA performance, actively participating in procedures under direct attending supervision with the objective of becoming proficient in both palpation and ultrasound-guided FNA.

Appropriate clinical management as applied to surgical and cytopathology diagnoses and interdisciplinary communication is stressed, including case presentation at tumor boards. Participation in the instruction of residents through lectures and slide sessions is an integral part of the program.

Over 4, glass slide study sets are available for review. Fellows will also gain practical skills in laboratory management. Translational research as well as clinical research for presentation at national level is strongly encouraged.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with level of training. Applicants should also request three letters of recommendation, one of which should come from their current program director. All documentation should be sent to the training program coordinator: The program provides intensive training in all aspects of Neuropathology NP with the aim of preparing our fellows for Board Certification and a successful career as an academic neuropathologist. Fellows gain familiarity with a wide variety of diseases of the nervous system, skeletal muscle, peripheral nerve, and eye, developing diagnostic proficiency through both morphologic examination and utilization of ancillary techniques including immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, and molecular analysis.

A variety of research opportunities are available within the division and the VCU health system, with an emphasis on neuro-oncology. Preference will be given to applicants seeking a conventional two year neuropathology training commitment, though other arrangements may be available on an individual basis.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with year of postgraduate training. The thyroid surgery program is very active and provides excellent case material in thyroid pathology. An active institutional program in oral and maxillofacial surgery, as well as an oral pathology outreach program, offers a rich and uniquely diverse training experience. A growing consultation service provides experience in addressing more diagnostically difficult and unusual specimens.

The instructorship provides a period of active training during the first part of the year followed by graduated responsibility allowing for supervised sign-out of cases and intraoperative consultations. Elective time is also available for experience in other services.

Ample opportunity for research exists and is encouraged. Edgar, MD James V. Forensic Pathology Fellowship The positions are located in three of our statewide district offices. The training program fulfills the eligibility requirements for APB board certification. Your training will include learning to gather information from death scenes to determine the extent to which further investigation is necessary.

Performing autopsies on bodies in order to determine the cause and manner of death. Understanding how to report autopsy findings in court, in consultation with families, law enforcement, and attorneys. Fellows are mentored by nine Board certified forensic pathologists. 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.

He received his medical degree from the University of Delhi in India. After completed his internal medicine residency training Dr. Badlani served as chief resident at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa.

At University of Chicago his clinical practice was focused on solid organ transplant and oncology in the inpatient setting. Since that time he has testified frequently before Congress and state legislatures, published extensively and spoken to a wide range of hospital associations, hospital systems, physician groups, boards of directors, and health policy leadership forums around the country. Len was an Innovation Advisor to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at CMS in , and has recently been the Principal Investigator on PCMH evaluation studies as well as in more general studies of how to use payment and delivery reform to achieve triple aim and health equity goals.

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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.