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High Value Care Speakers Bureau
South Region

District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland,  North Carolina, Oklahoma


District of Columbia
April Barbour, MD
Division Chief
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Washington, DC
Audience: Students, residents
Presentation: Cost conscious care—waste reduction, conscientious testing in the inpatient/outpatient setting, population health strategies, and cost savings
Honorarium requested: No

Heather E. Harrell, MD
Clerkship Director
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL
Audience: Students
Presentation: Developing tools to educate medical students on HVC
Honorarium requested:No

Catherine E. Apaloo, MD
Program Director
Athens Regional Health Center
Athens, GA
Audience: Residents, Faculty
Presentation: HVC faculty development and incorporation of HVC into residency curriculum
Honorarium requested: Negotiable

Jeffrey Wiese, MD
Program Director
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Audience: Residents
Presentation: Psychology of decision making, clinical reasoning, cultural change, graduate medical education, and faculty development
Honorarium requested: Typically $1,000 - $1,500/day (no pharma-supported sessions)

Leonard Feldman, MD
Program Director, Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Health Residency Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Audience: Practicing physicians, residents, fellows
Presentation: Creating quality improvement projects on reducing unnecessary labs and images
Honorarium: Travel plus negotiable honoraria

Amit K. Pahwa, MD
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Audience: Students
Presentation: Curriculum development and research in medical students
Honorarium requested: No

North Carolina
Richard M. Wardrop III, MD, PhD

Program Director, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
Audience: Faculty, residents, fellows
Presentation: Faculty development and resident education in teaching high value care.
Honorarium: Travel only

Chittur (CA) Sivaram, MD
Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK
Audience: Cardiology fellows, faculty
Presentation: High value care, cost conscious care, appropriate use of technology, and fellowship education
Honorarium: Negotiable

Michael S. Bronze, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Oklahome College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK
Audience: Students, Residents, Fellows, Faculty, Administrators
Presentation: Health care costs, cost-effective care; value based purchasing, and effective use of “scarce” resources
Honorarium requested: No