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High Value Care Speakers Bureau
West Region

Arizona, California, Colorado, Washington


KeriLyn Bollman, MD (formerly Gwisdalla)
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency   
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center   
Phoenix, AZ
Audience: Students, residents, fellows, faculty, practicing physicians       
Presentation: high value medication prescribing, overcoming barriers to HVC, empathetic opportunities, shared decision making, motivational interviewing, screening and prevention,  integrative high value care, or any of the “choosing wisely” topics.           
Honorarium requested: Unknown

Christopher Moriates, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Univerity of California-San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
Presentation: High value care education, implementation, frontline clinician engagement, choosing wisely in hospital medicine, and value improvement projects
Honorarium requested: $1,000-$1,500 for academic institution, $3,000 for non-academic institution

Bindu K. Swaroop, MD
Program Director
University of California-Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, CA
Audience: Residents
Presentation:  High value care overview, implementation of education in residency curriculum, high value care projects, ACP High Value Care Curriculum
Honorarium requested: Negotiable

Soma Wali, MD
Program Director
University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Audience: Residents, Faculty
Presentation: Faculty development on the subject of HVC and ACP HVC curriculum, and grand rounds
Honorarium requested: Unknown

Donna Williams, MD
Associate Program Director
University of California-Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA
Audience: Residents, faculty
Presentation:  HVC curriculum, teaching faculty, high value care educational prescription, and HVC milestone evaluation
Honorarium requested: Unknown

Brandon Combs, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO
Audience: Practicing physicians, residents, fellows, patients
Presentation: “Do No Harm Project” which has received awards from American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation and the ACP for its innovative approach to teaching trainees about medical overuse. Implementing educational initiatives at reducing medical overuse, and ethical and financial dimensions of high value care.
Honorarium: Travel only

Carrie Horwitch, MD
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Presentation: Importance of high value care and strategies behind doing this well; general HVC in internal medicine - MRI testing for back pain, use of antibiotics for viral infection, lean management and reduction of waste.
Honorarium requested: Typically $250 - $1,000

Doug Paauw, MD
Chair, Patient-Centered Clinical Education
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
Presentation: Medical Mythology
Honorarium requested:  $1,000 if out of town