Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH, FACP, SFHM
System Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine
Regional Chief Medical Officer and Regional Chief Quality Officer
Baystate Health | UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Springfield, MA

Editors Emeriti: Lori Wiviott Tishler, MD, MPH,
Joseph P. Frolkis, MD, PhD, Martin S. Lipsky, MD,
David W. Bates, MD, MSc, David J. Shulkin, MD

Editorial Board

Associate Editor

Heather J. Baer, ScD
Associate Epidemiologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Paul Abourjaily, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA

Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA
Chair, Department of Medicine
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Public
Health, and Business Administration
University of California, Irvine
Orange, CA

Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH
Division of General Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School Center for
Primary Care
Boston, MA

Amy Boutwell, MD, MPP
Collaborative Healthcare Strategies
Lexington, MA

Diane M. Brockmeyer, MD
Department of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

James A. Colbert, MD
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Osagie Ebekozien, MD, MPH
Vice President, Quality Improvement and Population Health
T1D Exchange
Boston, MA

Saket Girotra, MD, SM
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Section of Interventional Cardiology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA

Nancy Greengold, MD, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
Chula Vista, California

Martin S. Lipsky, MD
Roseman University of Health Sciences
South Jordan, UT

Kedar S. Mate, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Cambridge, MA

Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President Quality and Safety
Chief Quality Officer
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD
Senior Vice President
Patient Safety and Quality
Director, Armstrong Institute for
Patient Safety
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
George Dock Professor of Medicine
University of Michigan Health Systems
Chief of Medicine
VA Ann Arbor Health Care System
Ann Arbor, MI

Shirin Shafazand, MD, MS
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care
and Sleep Medicine
University of Miami Health System
Miami, FL

Lori Wiviott Tishler, MD, MPH
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Boston, MA