Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge

Judges

    • Internal Medicine
    • Health Policy
    Dancing Doctor, Informatics, Public Health, Predictive Analytics, Positive Deviance, Innovation
    Dancing Doctor, Informatics, Public Health, Predictive Analytics, Positive Deviance, Innovation

    Dr. Bhatt serves as Chief Medical Officer at American Hospital Association. Dr. Jay Bhatt served as Chief Health Officer at the Illinois Hospital Association. He most recently served as Managing Deputy Commissioner/Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer for the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). In this role he oversees policy, planning, public relations, quality improvement as well as innovation. His visions is to bring together health systems, community based organizations, the private sector and CDPH to advance population health using big data, predictive analytics and tech innovation. Dr. Jay Bhatt is a National Health Service Corps Scholar and a Geriatrician from University of Michigan. He completed an internal medicine residency at Cambridge Health Alliance, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School where he was a clinical fellow. In 2012. He graduated from the University of Chicago in 1999 with a degree in Economics. In 2008, Dr. Bhatt received both his medical degree from the PCOM, and his Master in Public Health degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. In 2012 he received his Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government as a Zuckerman and Commonwealth Fund Minority Health Policy Fellow at Harvard Medical School.

    • Internal Medicine
    Resident Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital
    Resident Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Cordiero Health Policy Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Dr. Chris Chen is a resident physician in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and is passionate about care delivery innovation and better, stronger health. He previously was a physician fellow on the CMMI Pioneer ACO team, where he managed the post-acute care portfolio and SNF 3-day waiver, as well as served as a consultant for post-acute initiatives for Partners HealthCare. His academic work has been published in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and Harvard Business Review. Chris graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College with a bachelor's degree in molecular biology, economics, and health policy. He attended Washington University School of Medicine on a full merit scholarship, where he was a Distinguished Student Scholar and elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He formerly worked for the Brookings Institution's health policy center and the late Senator Kennedy's health policy staff.
    • Internal Medicine
    • Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
    Associate Professor at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    Associate Professor at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    • Physician at Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
    A specialist in hospital medicine, Jeanne Farnan, MD, MHPE, focuses on her career on research and scholarship in medical education. Dr. Farnan's research includes examining effective communication during patient hand-offs in a hospital setting. She also studies the relationship between social media and professionalism. Her work has resulted in more than 50 publications – including several book chapters -- and numerous invited speaking presentations. Dr. Farnan is active in medical education, serving as director of clinical skills education, director of curricular evaluation and medical director of the Clinical Performance Center at the Pritzker School of Medicine. She also is faculty in the MERITS (Medical Education Research Innovation and Technology) fellowship program. She teaches students, residents and fellows in classroom, clinical and research settings.
    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Addiction Medicine
    Chief Medical Officer, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital
    Chief Medical Officer, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital
    • Chief Medical Officer at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital

    • Passion for developing and building interdisciplinary teams focused on patient safety and quality improvement • 18 years healthcare management experience: 7 years as hospital CMO in urban 255-bed acute care / LTAC facility, 2 years as system quality chair, 8 years as Medical Director, and 4 years clinical experience in private practice setting• 24 years of clinical experience; current practice includes running an outpatient buprenorphine addictions program and work as teaching hospitalist for Acute Inpatient Internal Medicine resident service • 26 years of clinical experience in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Addiction Medicine• 18 years as physician officer of ASAM, currently serving on national board of directors • Nationally recognized educator in chronic hepatitis C, pain management, and addiction treatment to physicians, medical students, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

    • Emergency Medicine
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
    Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
    • Director, Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators and Residency Program Director in Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Michael A. Gisondi, MD, FACEP, FAAEM is the Residency Program Director, Medical Education Fellowship Director, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and he received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago – Stritch School of Medicine, where he was inducted in Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Stanford University, spending an additional year as Chief Resident. While at Stanford, he also completed a fellowship in Faculty Development with the Stanford Faculty Development Center and the Division of Emergency Medicine. He joined the Faculty at Northwestern in 2003 and served as Associate Program Director in Emergency Medicine from 2003-2010. He was a 2006 Junior Fellow of the Searle Center for Teaching Excellence at Northwestern. In 2010, he was appointed Residency Program Director and the following year he became a member of the GMEC at Northwestern McGaw Center for Graduate Medical Education. His research interests include curriculum design, assessment, and instructional methods for graduate and post-graduate learners. He was a co-investigator on an NCI-funded study to improve palliative and end-of-life services to cancer patients in the emergency department. He lectures as conference faculty with the national certification course, EPEC-EM: Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care in Emergency Medicine. He is as an associate editor for the textbook, Emergency Medicine (Elsevier). In 2014, he was awarded the National Faculty Teaching Award of the American College of Emergency Physicians and was named Alumnus of the Year for recognition of his early career achievement by Loyola University Chicago – Stritch School of Medicine. He directs the Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators. He also serves on the advisory board of ALiEM: Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (www.aliem.com), leading the ALiEM EM Match Advice series and serving as Chief Strategy Officer for the ALiEM Chief Resident Incubator.
    • Emergency Medicine
    Editorial Board Member and Associate Editor of Academic Life in Emergency Medicine
    Editorial Board Member and Associate Editor of Academic Life in Emergency Medicine
    Dr. Joshi is Editorial Board Member and Associate Editor of Academic Life in Emergency Medicine, a global leader in social media online medical education in Emergency Medicine. In her role, Nikita focuses on academic content and humanism in medicine through her involvement with national presentations on behalf of ALiEM and through founding and leading the BookClub section. Nikita also focuses upon mentorship in the digital era of medical education through the ALiEM fellowship program and founding member of the Chief Resident Incubator. Dr. Joshi is also Clinical Instructor at Stanford University in the Division of Emergency Medicine. She regularly works with graduate and undergraduate learners in that position and as an Associate Educator 4 Care member through the Stanford Medical School. Her work has been published in academic and scholarly journals, and she is a regular contributor to the global conversation on medical education identifying as #FOAMed.
    • Otolaryngology
    • Quality Improvement
    • Technology, Innovation and Education
    • Endoscopic and skull-base surgery
    • Allergy management and treatment
    • Clinical outcomes research
    Medical & Scientific Advisory Board Member of Global Genes
    Medical & Scientific Advisory Board Member of Global Genes
    • Physician/Surgeon at Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    Ayesha is a Board Certified ENT surgeon with over 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She recently completed her MBA at the MIT Sloan School of Management in the Sloan Fellows Program - a program focused on innovation and global leadership. Ayesha is a systems thinker and a healthcare innovation enthusiast. While at Sloan, Ayesha joined MIT H@cking Medicine to help promote disruptive thinking in healthcare. Prior to Sloan, Ayesha served on several Boards for medical organizations, performed cutting edge basic science and clinical research in the areas of inflammation and mucociliary clearance. She is a Medical & Scientific Board Member of Global Genes. As a practicing clinician, understands the healthcare change process and the need to foster cross-disciplinary engagement. She is involved with an innovative venture -Collective Healthtech - that is innovating the way hospitals collaborate on a global level. Ayesha is deeply committed to her passion of promoting girls to study scientific fields as well as technology and engineering. During her time at MIT, she engaged in several educational technology initiatives including a project in Peter Senge's Leadership Lab at MIT Sloan. Through this, she was part of a project at Porto Seguro School in Sao Paulo, Brazil that worked on the integration of technology in education using a systems thinking approach to encourage student-centered learning. @ayeshakhalidmd @mithackmed
    • Clinical Informatics
    Internist, engineer, and geek, trying to do good
    Internist, engineer, and geek, trying to do good
    • Director of Clinical Informatics at Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information (MAVERIC) Center
    Valmeek Kudesia is a practicing internist, board certified clinical informatician, and engineer who trained at Boston University and Harvard University. He thrives in the challenging overlap of clinical, administrative, and technical domains in healthcare. He uses his multidisciplinary background to forge effective collaboration between clinical, administrative, and technical stakeholders. Valmeek guides interdisciplinary teams to equip healthcare networks with informatics platforms, clinical analytics tools, and change-processes that support a learning healthcare system. As a physician, he believes healthcare informatics systems should be invisible and bring care-providers and patients closer together instead of wedging them apart. As an engineer and informatician, he knows those systems can be created, and we can learn tremendously by building them.
    • Orthopaedic Surgery
    Senior Health Care Researcher at Harvard Business School and Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Medical School
    Senior Health Care Researcher at Harvard Business School and Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Medical School
    • Senior Health Care Researcher at Harvard Business School
    Currently focused on value-based competition, bundled payments, service line integration, regional strategy and defining patient-centered outcomes in health care with Michael Porter in the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. Also working with The Center for Primary Care at Harvard Medical School to invest in individuals and teams who demonstrate potential to solve health care's toughest problems through independent, venture-backed commercial ventures. Former Chief Medical Officer at DoctorBase, a San Francisco-based SAAS provider of mobile patient communications for over 6 million patients and 14,000 providers. Specialties: Health care delivery and re-organization, health outcomes and economics research, corporate strategy, business development within healthcare systems, and product management for population health, patient engagement, and advanced imaging and communication platforms.
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    • Associate Professor of Medicine - Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Health and Biomedical Informatics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Dr. Liebovitz served for several years as the Chief Medical Informatics Officer for the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation at Northwestern University and is now the Associate Chief Medical Officer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Liebovitz is also the program director for the Northwestern School of Professional Studies Master’s Degree Program in Medical Informatics and teaches a healthcare technology course within the Health Enterprise Management Program at the Kellogg School of Management. In addition, Dr. Liebovitz works on the inpatient general medical service, sees outpatients in his clinical practice and supervises residents' inpatient and outpatient clinical experiences. Dr. Liebovitz received his undergraduate degree in electrical/computer engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, medical school degree at the University of Illinois, and residency training at the University of Chicago.
    • Emergency Medicine
    Academy Endowed Chair of EM Education at University of California, San Francisco
    Academy Endowed Chair of EM Education at University of California, San Francisco
    • Academy Endowed Chair of EM Education at University of California, San Francisco
    Dr. Lin is a passionate of all things education, especially as they relate to innovation and digital technologies. As the UCSF Academy Endowed Chair for EM Education and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Michelle is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of one of the most popular blogs worldwide in the area of Emergency Medicine, Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (http://aliem.com), which garners over 1 million views annually. As a result of the growing team at ALiEM, it is now more a web publishing organization with outbranching innovations such as: - ALiEM Innovations Lab - EM Chief Resident Incubator - Partnerships with Annals of Emerg Med and Journal of GME - Various virtual fellowships (Social Media and Digital Scholarship, Educational Design) in partnership with major national organizations
    • Emergency Medicine
    Member Entrepreneur at Matter Chicago
    Member Entrepreneur at Matter Chicago
    • Founder at ED Loop
    Carrie is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and a medical entrepreneur who is blending physician expertise and technology to improve both the patient and physician experience. She has been a practicing physician for nearly 15 years, serving in emergency departments in Colorado and Chicago, IL. For almost as long, she has been working to change the practice of medicine for the better. As a member of Matter Chicago – an incubator of physicians, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders working together to innovate in healthcare - Carrie is leading a start-up with a communications platform to improve the dialogue between physicians and patients in the Emergency Department.
    • Plastic Surgery
    Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education at The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
    Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education at The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
    • Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education at The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
    David H. Song, MD, is an internationally recognized expert in plastic surgery with additional training in reconstructive microsurgery. He specializes in breast reconstruction and oncoplastic surgery. Dr. Song is well recognized for his extensive experience with perforator breast reconstruction procedures, including deep inferior epigastric perforator flap (DIEP), superior gluteal artery perforator flap (SGAP), superficial inferior epigastric artery flap (SIEA), and thoracodorsal artery perforator flap (TAP). Additionally, Dr. Song has pioneered several techniques for the repair and reconstruction of chest wall defects. His research interests focus on outcome improvement in lumpectomy and mastectomy reconstruction. He is involved in several clinical trials exploring advancements in these procedures. In 2008, he received the Arthur G. Michel Clinician of the Year award from the Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization. In addition, Dr. Song serves on the board of Medical Aid for Children of Latin America (MACLA), an organization that provides free surgical care for children with congenital deformities in the Dominican Republic. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons, and past president of the Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Song currently serves as President-Elect for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
    • Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Technology, Innovation and Education
    Pediatric GI & Nutrition | Texas Children's Hospital
    Pediatric GI & Nutrition | Texas Children's Hospital
    Dr. Bryan Vartabedian is considered one of health care’s most influential voices on technology and medicine. His insight and thought leadership has made him a sought after keynote speaker in the area of medicine and new media. Dr. V has developed unique expertise in understanding how new media can be leveraged by organizations and individual stakeholders in health care. He consequently has served on the advisory board of Stanford's Medicine X conference and currently serves on the External Advisory Board of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media. Dr Vartabedian currently serves as a founding advisor to the Health Care Track at the SXSW Interactive Festival. You can find him quoted in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, US News and World Report and CNN. One of his most recent projects is the co-creation of The Medical Futures Laboratory, a Rice University based collaborative for insight and solutions into the problems facing medicine at its intersection with technology. He currently serves as a Visiting Professor at Rice University where he has co-taught Medicine in the Age of Networked Intelligence. Medicine in the Age of Networked Intelligence is currently under development as a MOOC (massive open online course) in the spring of 2015. Dr. Vartabedian is the creator of 33 charts, a site which has come to serve as a center of community and thought surrounding physicians and their transition to the digital space. Cited as an example of 21st century thought leadership, 33 charts was recently chosen to be archived in its entirely in the National Library of Medicine.
    • Internal Medicine
    • Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist)
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