Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH
Professor and Associate Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Rochester Medical Center
Bio:Dr. Baumhauer serves as Associate Chair of Academic Affairs and Professor, Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester. In addition to providing clinical care, she holds the position as the Medical Director of the PROMIS for the UR Health Care System and is a Board of Director of Accountable Health Partners, ACO for the Rochester region. She received her BS from Springfield College in Massachusetts, her MS in Biology from Middlebury College, and her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She completed orthopaedic residency at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont and a fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. While working as an Attending at the University of Rochester, she obtained a MPH degree from the University of Rochester Department of Community and Preventive Medicine. Dr. Baumhauer is the past President of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), and Eastern Orthopaedic Association. Dr. Baumhauer currently sits on the Board of Directors of the PROMIS Health Organization. Dr. Baumhauer has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. Her research interest focuses on the clinical translation patient-reported outcomes. Using this skill, she leads the design and implementation of clinical trials to bring new, clinically important orthopaedic products through the FDA into the hands of physicians to improve and advance patient care. Dr. Baumhauer is a Deputy Editor for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR) and a reviewer for multiple orthopaedic journals.
Ari Robicsek, MD
Chief Medical Analytics Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health
Bio:Ari Robicsek is Chief Medical Analytics Officer at Providence St. Joseph Health. He trained in Medicine at the University of Toronto and in Infectious Diseases at Harvard Medical School. His passion is the use of data science to improve quality of care, efficiency, and consistency. Projects have included predictive modeling to target high-risk patients, marketing analytics (e.g., A/B testing) to improve patient outreach, and the development of data architecture that allows large-scale measurement of health care value (i.e., outcomes and costs) in a manner that resonates with clinicians and allows optimal practices to be pinpointed. Ari’s work has been published in Annals of Internal Medicine, Nature Medicine, and other journals. He has co-chaired Epic’s Research Advisory Council and Data Scientist Forums, and is a Sr. Fellow of the Health Research & Educational Trust. He has mentored University of Chicago fellows in Research Informatics and co-leads a seminar on Analytics for the American College of Healthcare Executives. His team’s work has been key to a number of awards, including placing first in the 2013 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards, ranking in the 2014 Information Week Elite 100, and being named to the 2016 CIO Magazine CIO 100. Most recently, he was named one of Health Data Management's 2017 Top 25 Physician IT Leaders.
Elizabeth A. McGlynn, PhD
Vice President, Kaiser Permanente Research;
Executive Director, Kaiser Permanente Center for Effectiveness & Safety Research
Bio:Dr. McGlynn is Vice President for Kaiser Permanente Research and Executive Director of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Effectiveness & Safety Research (CESR). She is the Senior National Executive Leader for Research in Kaiser Permanente and is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of the national research strategy, working with national and regional leadership to enhance the contribution of research to improve care for Kaiser Permanente members and the communities in which they live. She is also responsible for oversight of research administration, the ongoing development and use of the Kaiser Permanente Research Bank, and two internal research and analytic groups. Dr. McGlynn is an internationally known expert on methods for evaluating the appropriateness and quality of health care delivery. Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente, Dr. McGlynn was the Associate Director of RAND Health and held the RAND Distinguished Chair in Health Care Quality. She received Academy Health’s Distinguished Investigator Award in 2012. Dr. McGlynn is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. She is the immediate past Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation Board of Trustees. She is the former Chair of the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and serves on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Scientific Advisory Group and the National Evaluation System for Health Technology’s Governing Committee. She is on the editorial boards of JAMA, Health Services Research, and the Milbank Quarterly.
Thomas Priselac, MPH, MHA
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Bio:Thomas M. Priselac is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cedars-Sinai Health System and its flagship organization, Cedars-Sinai. He has served as President and CEO of Cedars-Sinai since 1994 and was also named President and CEO of the Cedars-Sinai Health System when it was formed in 2017. The Cedars-Sinai Health System includes the nationally recognized Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and its affiliated physician network; major programs in physician and health professions education; the highly regarded Burnes and Allen Medical Research Institute; Torrance Memorial Medical Center and its affiliated physician network, the market leader serving Torrance and the beach cities of Los Angeles; and Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital. An author and invited speaker on policy issues regarding the delivery and financing of health care, Mr. Priselac has served the health care field in various roles during his career at Cedars-Sinai. He is a past Chair of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees and past Chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges. The holder of the Warschaw/Law Endowed Chair in Healthcare Leadership at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Mr. Priselac also serves as Adjunct Professor at the UCLA School of Public Health. A native of Pennsylvania, Mr. Priselac obtained a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Washington and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in Public Health, Health Services Administration, and Planning, from the University of Pittsburgh.
Amy Compton-Phillips, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health;
NEJM Catalyst Theme Leader for Care Redesign and Event Chair
Bio:Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, is Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for Providence St. Joseph Health. She oversees Clinical Care for the system, focused on creating high-value health outcomes for every individual seen. Key interest areas include developing cutting edge care through research, advanced access to care through innovation, highly reliable care processes through physician partnerships and systems design, and building the health care workforce of the future. Dr. Compton-Phillips has an extensive background in directing patient care programs and leading health care organizations to broad-based improvements. Prior to joining Providence in August 2015, Dr. Compton-Phillips served as the Chief Quality Officer at the Permanente Federation, where she focused on improving the value of care delivery. During her tenure, Dr. Compton-Phillips was a key organizational leader in developing capacity in patient-driven design, enhancing clinical outcomes and the care experience, and addressing the affordability of care. Dr. Compton-Phillips is a board-certified internist, author, and Theme Leader for NEJM Catalyst. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.