An index of our Fellowship Program speakers. Please click a speaker’s portrait or name to see their bio.

Chuck Ainsworth
Founder & Chief Coaching Officer, Epic Rivers Leadership

Adam P. Anolik
Chief Financial Officer and Associate Vice-President, University of Rochester Medical Center

Gerald J. Archibald, CPA, FHFMA, CMCP
Senior Counsel and Former Partner, The Bonadio Group

Amir Bassiri
Deputy Commissioner of the Office of Health Insurance Programs and Acting Medicaid Director, New York State Department of Health (To Be Confirmed)

Linda Becker
President and Founder, NorthStar Network

Leah Binder
President & CEO of The Leapfrog Group (To Be Confirmed)

Albert Blankley, MS
Chief Operating Officer, Common Ground Health

Dan Burns
Senior Vice President and President of M&T Bank’s Rochester region

Lauren Burruto
Executive Director, NorthStar Network

Chetna Chandrakala
Chief Financial Officer, Villa of Hope

Blair Childs
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Premier

Pamela F Cipriano, PhD, RN, FAAN 
President International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Thomas Crilly
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Rochester Regional Health

Mark Cronin
Chief Operating Officer at Accountable Health Partners

Kesha Farrow
Chief Operations Officer, Pilgrimage Professional Development Group, LLC

Jeffery C. Fisher, MBA
Senior Vice President of Marketing, NorthStar Network

Jake Flaitz
Director of Benefits, Paychex

Tricia K. Gatlin, Ph.D
Dean, Wegmans School of Nursing, St. John Fisher University

Dr. Dana Gelb Safran, ScM and ScD Health Policy and Management
President and Chief Executive Officer, National Quality Forum (NQF)

Michael J. Hasselberg, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC
Chief Digital Health Officer, University of Rochester Medical Center

Vicky Hines
Chief Operating Officer, University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

Lisa Marcello
President/CEO, Episcopal SeniorLife

Kedar Mate, MD 
President and Chief Executive Officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), President of the IHI Lucian Leape Institute, and a member of the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College

Abigail McHugh-Grifa, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Climate Solutions Accelerator of the Genesee-Finger Lakes Region

Michael E. McRae
President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Ann's Community

Michael D. Mendoza, MD
Commissioner of Public Health, Monroe County, NY and Associate Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine, Public Health Sciences and Nursing, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Wade Norwood
Chief Executive Officer, Common Ground Health

Melissa Pennise, MPH
Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives, Common Ground Health

James Rebitzer
Peter and Deborah Wexler Professor of Management at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.

Robert Rebitzer
Senior Advisor Manatt Health

Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D
Senior Managing Director for Accenture’s global healthcare business

Yoni Stern
Partner & Senior Vice President, Business Development, Systematic Inventive Thinking, Tel Aviv

Carol Tegas
Executive Director, Finger Lakes Performing Provide System (FLPPS)

Rhea Thomas
Senior Economist at Wilmington Trust

Joseph S. Vasile, MD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, GRIPA

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