×Cliff Fullerton President Baylor Scott and White Quality Alliance, SVP Chief Pop Health Officer BSWH, Baylor Scott and White
×Giovanni Piedimonte Chief of Global Pediatric Research Operations, Cleveland Clinic
Giovanni Piedimonte, MD, is the Steven and Nancy Calabrese Endowed Chair for Excellence in Pediatric Care, Research, and Education and Professor & Chair of Pediatrics of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He also serves as Chairman of the Cleveland Clinic Pediatric Institute, Physician-in-Chief of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, and President of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation in Cleveland, Ohio. Previously, he served for more than 6 years as the first Wyeth Research Scholar, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief of the WVU Children’s Hospital in Morgantown, WV.
Education and Training: Dr. Piedimonte received his degree in Medicine from the University Of Rome School Of Medicine in Italy, completed his residency training in Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco, and received fellowship training at the Cardiovascular Research Institute of the University of California San Francisco and at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He maintains an active clinical practice and holds certifications in General Pediatrics and in Pediatric Pulmonology from the American Board of Pediatrics.
Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Piedimonte’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for more than 28 consecutive years and he has been principal investigator or co-investigator of more than 30 research projects funded by the NIH, the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation,the American Lung Association, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Dr. Piedimonte has authored or co-authored over 350 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, monographs, editorials, and abstracts with the primary focus on airway inflammation in childhood respiratory disease, the role of early viral respiratory infections in the pathogenesis of asthma, and the neurobiology of the developing respiratory tract. His articles have been published in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Investigation, American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Circulation Research, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Pediatrics, Pediatric Research, and the Public Library of Science (PLoS).
Dr. Piedimonte serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals, including Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Allergy Immunology & Pulmonology, Current Pediatric Reviews, and Current Opinion in Pharmacology.He is also a regular reviewer for a number of other leading journals, including The Medical Letter, PLoS, The British Medical Journal, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Thorax, American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Immunology, Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatrics, Pediatric Research, and the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Dr. Piedimonte has been an invited speaker nationally and internationally on more than 450 occasions, including being the recipient of the European Society for Paediatric Hematology and Immunology lectureship, the Jerry Elliot Memorial lectureship of the South Central Conference on Perinatal Research, the Japanese Society of Pediatric Pulmonology lectureship, the Benjamin Burrows Lung Immunology lectureship of the University of Arizona, the Frank P. Anderson Memorial lectureship of the Medical College of Georgia, the Robert H. Schwartz Lectureship in the Genetics of Pediatric Disease of the University of Rochester, and endowed lectureships from the Medical University of South Carolina, University of Louisville, and University of South Florida.
Awards: Dr. Piedimonte is the recipient of a 1997 Career Investigator Award of the American LungAssociation, the 1999 Investigator Award of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, and the 2008 Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Pulmonology. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Chest Physicians.
×Linda Green Professor of Healthcare Management, Columbia Business School
Professor Green earned her doctorate in Operations Research from Yale University. Her research, which has focused on the development and application of mathematical models of service systems, has resulted in dozens of publications in the premier technical journals such as Operations Research and Management Science as well as prominent healthcare journals such as Health Services Research, Inquiry and Academic Emergency Medicine. Her current research focuses on improving the delivery of healthcare by providing policy insights and operational methodologies to increase efficiency, effectiveness and access. Specific projects include reducing delays for emergency care, providing timely access to primary care, the development of new nurse staffing methodologies and the identification of primary physician and hospital bed capacity needs. She is co-founder and co-director of the Columbia Alliance for Healthcare Management, a unique partnership of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Mailman School of Public Health and the Business School, dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary research and education in healthcare management. She has been a consultant for both private and public sector organizations and has served on several advisory boards. Prior to joining Columbia, she worked at AT&T and Bell Laboratories. She has been an Associate Editor for Management Science and Operations Research and the Department Editor for Public Sector Applications for Management Science. In recognition of her professional achievements, Professor Green was elected a Fellow of INFORMS.
×Patrick Young President, Population Health, Hackensack Meridian Health
×Mahek Shah Senior Researcher and Senior Project Lead, Harvard Business School
Dr. Mahek A. Shah leads and directs the Value Measurement for Health Care practice at Harvard Business School. As the Senior Researcher and Senior Project Director, he implements time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC) globally to understand real and actual costs of care delivery. He’s also Associate Faculty at Ariadne Labs, led by Atul Gawande.
Dr. Shah is the co-author of Harvard Business School (HBS) case studies. Dr. Shah’s research has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), World Health Organization (WHO), the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Forbes. He delivered a TED talk at Harvard: Bringing Patient-centered Design to Healthcare. Shah speaks globally on the future of health care delivery, value-based care, measurement, innovative delivery models, and the business of healthcare.
Dr. Shah advises the World Economic Forum, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and serves on the New England Journal of Medicine’s Catalyst Insights Council. Prior to medicine, Dr. Shah worked on Wall Street at Citigroup’s Global Corporate and Investment Bank.
Dr. Shah received his Doctorate of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine and Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies cum laude from Rice University. He is a competitive tennis player and races sports cars. Stay engaged with Dr. Shah on twitter @Mahek_MD
×Mark Turco Chief Innovation Officer, Penn Center for Innovation, University of Pennsylvania
×John Donlan Chief Operations Officer, Steward Health Care System
×Charles (Eric) Hartz VP & Chief Medical Information Officer, Trinity Health