Leadership & Working Group Participants

Action 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 (American Board of Medical Specialties)
Barry Rubin (University Health Network)

Jay Bhatt (American Hospital Association)
Steve Bird (Society for Academic Emergency Medicine)
Robert Cain (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine)
Lynne Chafetz (Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers)
Clif Knight (American Academy of Family Physicians)
Christina Martin (American Society of Health System Pharmacists)
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk (Ohio State University)
Edith Mitchell (National Medical Association)
LaVonne Ortega (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through AAMC)
Hal Paz (Aetna)
Steve Singer (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education)
Peter Slavin (Massachusetts General Hospital)
Jonathan Ripp (Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine)

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)


Timothy Brigham (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education)
Jessica Fried (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania)
Tom Granatir (American Board of Medical Specialties)
Ron Harter (American Society of Anesthesiologists)
Amy Hildreth (Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center)
Susan Hingle (American College of Physicians)
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)
Denice Stewart (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)

Organizational Best 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 (Healthcare Quality Evaluation 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)
Amy Windover (Cleveland Clinic)

Workload and Workflow Working Group

Participant Co-leads
Alex Ommaya (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 (WellStar Health System)
Mark Upton (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Post-2020 Sustainability Working Group

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

Carol Bernstein (Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health)
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)

A National Academy of Medicine consensus study report on clinician burnout and well-being will release in fall 2019. A working group dedicated to dissemination and uptake of the report recommendations will form after the report is released. 

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

We currently do not require additional formal sponsors of the collaborative, but we very much want all interested organizations to stay connected as supportive partners.  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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