Nishant (Shaun) Anand, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., is an accomplished physician leader, board-certified in Emergency Medicine and passionate about the potential of population health within value-based medicine. Dr. Anand currently serves as Chief Medical Officer for Banner Health Network, one of 19 Medicare Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations and an integrated delivery system associated with one of the largest non-profit health care systems in the country. He attended medical school at Mayo Medical School and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Stanford/Kaiser Emergency Medicine Program. Dr. Anand began working as an emergency medicine physician in 2007, and he continues to accept shifts at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix today. He additionally holds active ultrasound certifications.
Monte Ezratty, M.D., is a board certified internist actively practicing primary care internal medicine at Park South Medical, an ambulatory care clinic in the Bronx that he began 23 years ago. He did his Internal Medicine residency at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital in NYC, followed by a 3 year appointment as a faculty member for Mt. Sinai medical center in their primary care department at Elmhurst Hospital. Upon opening his office in the Bronx, he became affiliated with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and more recently with the Cornell Medical College.
William F. Gee, M.D., is a practicing urologist and former chair of Health Policy for the American Urological Association (AUA). He has also been actively involved with health policy issues since 1989. He has testified before Congress on a number of occasions on behalf of urology and other specialties. Dr. Gee is a past president of the American Association of Clinical Urologists (1998-1999) and is, at present, treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the AUA.
Scott D. Hayworth, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. has been President and CEO of the Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG), a 205-physician multispecialty medical group, since 1996. Prior to joining MKMG in 1988, he was Chief Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Hayworth is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In addition, he is Head of the Board of Directors of the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Westchester; a member of the Foundation Board of Northern Westchester Hospital; President and a member of the Board of Directors of Bedford Physicans' Risk Retention Group; and a consultant for Vincent Memorial Obstetrics & Gynecology Service, Massachusetts General Hospital. His other organizational leadership roles include being Chairman for District II of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of ACOG's national executive board.
Russell C. Libby, M.D., F.A.A.P., is a board-certified pediatrician. He is founder and president of the Virginia Pediatric Group, Ltd. and chief of General Medicine at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children. Dr. Libby is a former president of the Medical Society of Northern Virginia and is actively involved with the Medical Society of Virginia and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians.
J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, M.D., F.A.C.P., is deputy chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. Dr. Lichtenfeld is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology and is an active member in a number of professional societies, including the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. Dr. Lichtenfeld has extensive experience in physician payment issues and currently is a member of the Relative Value Update Committee (RUC) of the AMA, which advises Medicare on their physician fee schedule.
Laura M. Prager, M.D. is Associate Professor of Psychiatry (Child Psychiatry) at Harvard Medical School and the Director of both the Child Psychiatry Emergency Service and the Transitional Age Youth Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital. She also serves as the psychiatrist for the MGH Lung Transplant Team. She is an Assistant Editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and a reviewer for the journals Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine, and Psychosomatics, among others. Dr. Prager is the co-author of Suicide by Security Blanket and other stories from the child psychiatry emergency service (2012) and has authored or co-authored articles in The Harvard Review of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Times, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Journal of the American Medical Association, as well as chapters in books published by Mosby, Elsevier, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Prager has won numerous teaching awards from the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Ashok Rai, M.D. is president and CEO of Prevea Health, one of the largest multi-specialty group practices in Northeast Wisconsin. Dr. Rai has a personal commitment to the wellness of this community and continues to inspire others to live healthily. His association with Prevea Health began in 2001 when he joined Prevea’s partner hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, as the Medical Director for Hospitalist Services. During the past 15 years, Dr. Rai has also served as St. Mary’s Physician Quality Director and Prevea’s Associate Medical Director of Operations, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Rai’s passion to redesign healthcare has led Prevea to embrace the Patient Centered Medical Home model of care, and expand the concept bringing patient-centric care beyond the clinic and directly out into the community and workplace. Prevea’s customized care educates and empowers individuals to lead a healthy and fit lifestyle, thereby improving the total wellness of the region.
Susan A. Terry, M.D., is Executive Medical Director, University Community Physician Group, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Terry is a board-certified internal medicine physician. She received her medical degree from Marshall University in West Virginia in 1984 and completed residency training at the University of South Florida in 1987. She remained in Florida in private practice for ten years. Dr. Terry currently serves as chair of the Clinical Implementation Management Office, contributing to important work such as the Epic Electronic Medical Record. She is also the Executive Medical Director of University Health Care Community Clinics and oversees all primary care providers. Dr. Terry became a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 1994. She has served two terms as the Chair of the American Medical Group Association Council of Medical Directors and Chief Medical Officers. Dr. Terry’s professional interests include women’s health and preventive medicine. In her leisure time, she enjoys hiking and reading.
J. William Wulf, M.D. is Chief Executive Officer, Central Ohio Primary Care, in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Wulf has more than 25 years of medical and leadership experience. He was a leader among the founding physicians that helped establish Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians (COPCP), Inc. in 1996. He currently practices medicine at his private practice in Columbus and serves as the COPC Corporate and Laboratory Medical Director. As an internist, he received his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University earning a bachelor of science in zoology. Dr. Wulf is a member of the COPC Executive Committee, the Ohio State University Health Plan Quality Committee. He is also on the board of directors for Access Health Columbus, The Ohio Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative and The Ohio Health Information Partnership.