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MedZed is honored to list the following leaders in the medical industry as members of our Clinical Advisory Board, all of whom bring many years of experience and invaluable insights to the fulfillment of our company's mission. 

Clinical Advisory Board

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Dr. Fendrick is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Michigan, an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and serves on the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee. His focused research on how clinician payment and consumer engagement initiatives impact access to care, quality of care, and health care costs have fostered collaborations with numerous government agencies, health plans, professional societies, and health care companies seeking to gain his perspective and understanding of clinical and economic issues. He is also a member of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan, where he remains clinically active in the practice of general internal medicine

Mark Fendrick, MD

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Dr. Karen Murphy is Executive VP, Chief Innovation Officer and Founding Director of the Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation at Geisinger; and has worked to improve and transform healthcare delivery throughout her career in the public and private sectors. Before joining Geisinger, she served as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health addressing the most significant health issues facing the state, including the opioid epidemic. Prior to her role as secretary, Dr. Murphy served as director of the State Innovation Models Initiative at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services leading a $990 million CMS investment designed to accelerate health care innovation across the country. An author and national speaker on health policy and innovation, Dr. Murphy also serves as a clinical faculty member at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

Karen Murphy, RN, PHD

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Dr. Leff currently serves as the Director, The Center for Transformative Geriatric Research at Johns Hopkins. He is a leading health services researcher in house call models, hospital-at-home, geriatrics. Dr. Leff is the Former President, American Academy of Home Care Medicine, and is currently a practicing geriatrician. Dr. Leff received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983 and his M.D. from New York University in 1987. After residency and fellowship training at Johns Hopkins, he served as a medical officer in the US Army in Seoul, Korea, before joining the faculty in the Department of Medicine in 1994. He Chairs the Council of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the ABIM Geriatric Medicine Specialty Board. He serves on the clinical advisory boards to Honor, Medically Home, Dispatch Health, and Koko.

Bruce Leff, MD

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Dr. Wald is a recognized leader in physician group development with extensive experience in managed care, physician group leadership, population health, change management, incentive programs, and healthcare policy. He was most recently Physician Chief Executive of Providence Health and Services of California where he led the efforts to develop, consolidate and integrate its physician groups and foundations. As the founding CEO of Physician Associates Medical Group, he led the group to become one of the most innovative and high performing in California. Bart has also served as Chairman of the Board of the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) and chaired the Integrated Healthcare Association’s (IHA) Pay for Performance Governance Committee.

Bart Wald, MD, MBA

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Dr. Manchanda is a clinical innovator with on-the-ground insights to the obstacles of delivering remote care and is the author of The Upstream Doctors, in which he looks at how health begins at the home and in the workplace. For over a decade, Dr. Manchanda served patients who live and work in harsh conditions. He cared for patients at the Venice Family Clinic, one of the largest free clinics in the United States. He is the President and Founder of Health Begins, a social network that teaches and empowers clinicians to improve health where it begins—in patients’ homes and in their work environments. He serves on the board of the National Physicians Alliance, as well as on the board of Physicians for Social Responsibility in Los Angeles.

Rishi Manchanda, MD

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Jonah Frohlich helps health care organizations with strategy, policy and regulatory advice. His work spans health systems and academic medical centers, health plans, state governments and philanthropic organizations. Jonah’s experience has enabled physician-hospital integration, and align IT, clinical, financial and administrative services. His extensive career includes roles as the deputy secretary of health information technology at the California Health and Human Services Agency, and senior program officer with the California Health Care Foundation. Jonah is a graduate from University of California, Berkeley, and holds an MPH in Health Policy and Management.

Jonah Frohlich, MPH

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