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2014Present

Endocrinologist/Medical Director for Population Health and Clinical Integration

Harrington Health System

Helping to lead the transformation from fee for service, episodic management of patients to an environment to rewards exceptional clinical care, service and cost effectiveness. Working with the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Operating Officer, operational directors, managers and physicians, with a focus on models of care that improve population health and maximize revenue through risk-sharing models and value based purchasing arrangements. Working with the PHO in assessing, developing and implementing quality data reporting systems for population health management including serving in the organization physician champion role for system roll-outs as necessary. Providing clinical leadership to the organizational achievement of patient centered medical home in primary care sites.

2001Present

Reviewer

The Medical
Reviewer Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics— New Rochelle, NY
Apr 2012Aug 2014

Director of Medical Programs

Joslin Diabetes Center
Director of Medical Programs — Boston, MA Founded in Boston in 1898, the Joslin Diabetes Center is the world leader in diabetes care and research. Provide medical leadership and guidance to the network of Joslin-affiliated diabetes centers throughout the United States Develop and direct innovative programs in the healthcare services division of Joslin
Jul 2012Aug 2014

Attending Physician

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Attending Physician
20122014

Instructor In Medicine

Harvard Medical School
Instructor in Medicine — Boston, MA
Jan 2010Jan 2014

Consultant

Corizon Health
Consultant — Brentwood, TN
Jul 2010Apr 2012

Medical Director

Cypress-Fairbanks Medical Center
Medical Director Joslin Diabetes Center at — Houston, TX Oversee planning and staff development prior to center opening Represent center to referring physicians and community groups Provide best care for patients in general endocrinology practice with special focus on diabetes
20082010

Chief Medical Officer

DiabetesAmerica, Inc
Chief Medical Officer.— Houston, TX DiabetesAmerica was founded in late 2004 with a vision of better care for people with diabetes and little else. In the ensuing years, it has progressed towards this vision and demonstrated that it is possible to care for diabetes in a way that is best for patients and also cost-effective. Managed performance of physicians to ensure optimal results Recruited and hired physicians to provide exceptional care in a unique model. Built medical team from 14 to 24 physicians Negotiated terms of employment agreement and standardize approach to physician compensation Developed and implemented training program to provide physicians with exceptional knowledge base and expertise Participated as part of new business development team, resulting in significant growth in the number of corporate clients Expanded the scope of services offered by implementing new tests and procedures, as medically indicated Represented DiabetesAmerica to leaders in the medical community, large employers, and managed care organizations
20002008

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital 
Chief, Division of Endocrinology — Bronxville, NY Member of the leadership Council of Chiefs of the Department of Medicine Participated in the Quality Improvement efforts within the Department of Medicine Established and chaired steering committee to improve quality of inpatient diabetes management Educated attending physicians through Continuing Medical Education lectures
20002008

Instructor In Medicine

College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
Instructor in Medicine — New York, NY HOSPITAL APPOINTMENT
20002008

Attending Physician

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Attending Physician EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE
20022005

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
Chief, Division of Endocrinology — Bronx, NY Directed clinical and educational activities of division in an 854 bed teaching hospital Established and developed a specialty clinic for nodular thyroid disease Led development of the Bronxcare Diabetes Center to provide medical care and patient education to a medically underserved population in the South Bronx Promoted the Diabetes Center to community physicians and local civic leaders to improve access to care Represented the Diabetes Center at hospital-sponsored events and in local media

Education

Jan 19891993

M.D.

New York University School of Medicine
Jan 19851989

B.A. with High Honors in Biology, B.A. in Political Science

Brandeis University