Leadership & Working Group Participants 2019 – 2020

Clinician Well-Being Collaborative Leadership

Victor Dzau (The National Academy of Medicine)

Darrell Kirch (Association of American Medical Colleges)
Thomas Nasca (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)

Leadership Engagement Working Group

Participant Co-leads
Jeff Gold (University of Nebraska Medical Center)
Lois Margaret Nora (Northeast Ohio Medical University)
Barry Rubin (University Health Network)


Elisa Arespacochaga (American Hospital Association)
Kari Bernard (Orion Behavioral Health Network)
Steve Bird (Society for Academic Emergency Medicine)
Robert Cain (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine)
Clif Knight (Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine)
Christina Martin (American Society of Health System Pharmacists)
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk (The Ohio State University)
Edith Mitchell (National Medical Association)
LaVonne Ortega (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through AAMC)
Hal Paz (The Ohio State University)
Jonathan Ripp (Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine)
Kimberly Pierce-Boggs (Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers)
Steve Singer (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education)
Peter Slavin (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Breaking the Culture of Silence Working Group

Participant Co-leads
Connie Barden (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses)
Arthur Hengerer (Federation of State Medical Boards)


Carol Bernstein (Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health)
Timothy Brigham
 (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)
Jordyn Feingold (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)

Jessica Fried (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania)
Tom Granatir (American Board of Medical Specialties)
Amy Hildreth (Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center)
Susan Hingle (SIU School of Medicine)
Jay Kaplan (American College of Emergency Physicians)
Sunny Kishore (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Colleen Leners (American Association of Colleges of Nursing)
Saul Levin (American Psychiatric Association)
Michael Maguire (Jefferson/Christiana Care)

Beverly Malone (National League for Nursing)
Joe Rotella (American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine) 

Sonya Smith (American Dental Education Association)
Javeed Sukhera (Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada)
Fan Tait (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Amy Vinson (American Society of Anesthesiologists)

Amy Windover (Cleveland Clinic)

Organizational Promising Practices and Metrics Working Group

Participant Co-leads
Christine Cassel (University of California, San Francisco)
Christine Sinsky (American Medical Association)

Shantanu Agrawal (National Quality Forum)
David Baker (The Joint Commission)
Chia-Chia Chang (The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
Linda Hawes Clever (RENEW)
Lee Daugherty Biddison (John Hopkins Medicine)
Anna Legreid Dopp (American Society of Health System Pharmacists)
Lotte Dyrbye (Mayo Clinic)
Lorna Lynn (American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation)
Aditi Mallick (George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences)
Sharon McGill (American Osteopathic Association)
David Meyers (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Jessica Perlo (National Patient Safety Foundation at Institute for Healthcare Improvement)  
Srijan Sen (University of Michigan)
Cynthia Daisy Smith (American College of Physicians)

Workload and Workflow Working Group

Participant Co-leads
Eric Weissman (Association of American Medical Colleges)
Lewis Sandy (UnitedHealth Group)

Alan Balch (Patient Advocate Foundation)
Andrea Borondy Kitts (Lahey Hospital & Medical Center)
Keith Horvath (Association of American Medical Colleges)
David Hoyt (American College of Surgeons)
Barry Marx (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
Luke Sato (CRICO)
Gretchen Schwarze (National Academies Fellow)
Tina Shah (TNT Health Enterprises)
Mark Upton (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Post-2020 Sustainability Plan Working Group

Participant Co-leads
Darrell Kirch (Association of American Medical Colleges)
Thomas Nasca (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)

Helen Burstin (Council of Medical Specialty Societies)
Pamela Cipriano (American Nurses Association)
Jordyn Feingold (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
Robert Harbaugh (Society of Neurological Surgeons)
Richard Hawkins (American Board of Medical Specialties)
David Rogers (UAB Medicine)

Action on Consensus Report Recommendations Working Group

Participant Co-leads
Neil Busis (American Academy of Neurology)
Pascale Carayon (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Robert Cherry (UCLA Hospital System)
Christina Martin (American Society of Health System Pharmacists)

The following members joined the Clinician Well-Being Collaborative in 2021 and will be integrated into working groups:

Nancy Agee (Carilion Clinic)
David Raiford
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
Michael Collins
(University of Massachusetts Medical School)
Wyatt Decker

Heather L. Gunnell (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center)
Heather Farley (ChristianaCare)
Thomas Priselac (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)
John Raymond Sr. (Medical College of Wisconsin)
Kirk Brower (Michigan Medicine)
Robert Simari (University of Kansas Medical Center)
Kevin Sowers
(Johns Hopkins Health System)

For more information regarding working groups, please contact ClinicianWellBeing@nas.edu

We welcome all interested organizations to stay connected as supportive partners in this movement. Please reach out to us at clinicianwellbeing@nas.edu to do so, and, if you have not already done so, please sign up for our listserv to receive updates on the collaborative and additional information for public events. Thank you for your commitment to clinician well-being. 

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