Virtual Univ. of Best Practices

Due to recommendations for social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, we have moved all University of Best Practice meetings onto a virtual platform. You can find all of our materials and recordings for those virtual meetings below.

August 10, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Welcome and Statewide Updates (Presentation | Video)
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; 
    • Steve Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP – UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
    • Anthony Demaria, MD Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology, UC San Diego School of Medicine; Founding Co-chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices San Diego (subsequently renamed Be There San Diego)
    • Scott Flinn, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with Navy Seals
    • Cindy Giambrone, PharmD – Co-chair, Heart Failure Work Group, Right Care Initiative; Director, Performance Improvement and ACO Pharmacy Risk, MemorialCare Medical Foundation
    • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care University of Best Practices; Chief of Cardiology and Associate Chief of Staff, David Grant USAF Medical Center
    • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • The (Post-COVID) Future of Cardiovascular Prevention (Presentation | Video)
    • Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FASPC – Katz Professor in Preventive Cardiology; Professor of Global Health, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
  • National Medical Association Collaborative ‘Release the Pressure’ Hypertension Campaign (with AMA, Association of Black Cardiologists, American Heart Association, and Minority Health Institute) (Presentation | Video)
    • Oliver Brooks, MD President, National Medical Association; Medical Director, Watts Healthcare; Medical Director, L.A. Care Health Plan; Chairman, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
  • CVD COVID-19 Nexus Right Care Leadership Commentary (Video)
    • Facilitator: Anthony Demaria, MD Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology, UC San Diego School of Medicine; Founding Co-chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices San Diego (subsequently renamed Be There SD)
    • Scott Flinn, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with Navy Seal
    • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Chief of Cardiology and Associate Chief of Staff, David Grant USAF
  • Leveraging Data Warehouse (EMR, Medical Conditions, Drug Therapy, etc.) to Prioritize Telehealth Outreach to High Risk Patients During the Pandemic (Presentation | Video)
    • Linda Violas, BSN, RN – Executive Director ACO, MemorialCare Medical Foundation
  • Leadership Commentary and Discussion Facilitation (Video)
    • Facilitator: Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP – UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California

June 23, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Chairperson’s Welcome and Statewide Updates (Presentation | Video)
    • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Novel Tools to Enhance Risk Prediction of Cardiovascular Disease to Guide Prevention & Therapies (Presentation | Video)
    • Alan Remaley, MD, PhD – National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Section Chief, Lipoprotein Metabolism Laboratory, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch; Captain, United States Public Health Service
  • Leveraging Cardiovascular Therapeutics for Clinical Management & Proactive Prevention in the COVID-19 Pandemic (Video)
    • John Kane, MD, PhD – Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, UCSF; Endocrinologist, Director, Adult Lipid Clinic, University of California, San Francisco Health
  • Q&A and Roundtable Discussion (Video)
    • Alan Remaley, MD, PhD – National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Section Chief, Lipoprotein Metabolism Laboratory, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch; Captain, United States Public Health Service
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
  • 2020 Rising Star Award – Celebratory Send-off for Bryan Vuong, Incoming UCLA Medical & Public Health Student; UC Berkeley Right Care Research Assistant Alumnus (2016-2020) (Presentation | Video)
    • UC Berkeley School of Public Health
      • Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MBA, MPH – Dean Emeritus School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Blue Cross of CA Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management Emeritus, Co-Director, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR); Prof. of Organization Behavior, Emeritus, Haas School of Business
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • UCSF Cardiology
      • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF
      • John Kane, MD, PhD – Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, UCSF; Endocrinologist, Director, Adult Lipid Clinic, University of California, San Francisco Health
    • Stanford Neurology
      • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • UC Davis
      • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
    • David Grant USAF Medical Center
      • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Chief of Cardiology, Medical Director, Metabolic Clinic and Heart, Lung and Vascular Center, David Grant USAF Medical Center

June 8, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Covid 19 Cardiovascular Nexus Updates; USC Center for Innovation; + UC Davis Telehealth
    • Welcome and Statewide Introductions (Presentation | Video)
      • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
      • Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA – Professor, Adjunct, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley; Director of Research, Health Research for Action
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • COVID-19 Cardiovascular Nexus Update (Presentation | Video)
      • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
    • Barton Health-Rural Health System Perspective (Presentation | Video)
      • Matthew P. Wonnacott, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Chief Medical Officer, Barton Health; (US Air Force Colonel Retired)
    • University of Southern California Medical Innovation (Covid 19 – Disruptive Innovation) (Presentation | Video)
      • Carol Peden MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MPH– UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, USC Keck School of Medicine
    • UC Davis Tele-Health in the Era of COVID-19 (Presentation | Video)
      • James Marcin, MD, MPH – Professor, Pediatric Critical Care UC Davis Children’s Hospital; Director, Center for Health and Technology
    • Health System Perspective (Video)
      • Scott Flinn, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with Navy Seals
    • Q & A and Discussion (Video)
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
      • James Marcin, MD, MPH – Professor, Pediatric Critical Care UC Davis Children’s Hospital; Director, Center for Health and Technology
      • Carol Peden MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MPH– UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, USC Keck School of Medicine

May 26, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • CVD Complications in COVID-19; Patient Re-Engagement & Telepharmacy
    • Chairperson’s Welcome and Statewide Updates (Presentation | Video)
      • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; AssociateProf., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
      • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF
      • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health
      • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • Updates on Cardiovascular Complications in Patients with COVID-19 (Presentation Video)
      • June-Wha Rhee, MD, FACC – Practicing Cardiologist with Specialty in Cardio-oncology; Instructor, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine
    • UCSF Pharmacist on the Care team: A Focus on Inter-Professional Telehealth (Presentation | Video)
      • Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD – Professor and Vice-Chair of Clinical Innovation, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco
    • Re-Engaging Patients in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic (Presentation | Video)
      • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    • Q&A and Perspectives
      • Blue Shield of California; Health Plan Perspective: Scott Flinn, MD – Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Co-Founder Right Care University of Best Practices; Retired Navy Medical Officer (Presentation | Video)
      • Stanford Neurology: Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; AssociateProf., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University (Video)
      • UCSF Cardiology: Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF (Video)

May 21, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • UCLA Women’s CVD + Telepharmacy @ Health Partners Minn.
    • Welcome, Introductions, and Chairpersons’ Remarks (Presentation | Video)
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA, Los Angeles UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
      • Steve Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP, UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
      • Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS, UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Co-Program Leader, Population Health Program, UCLA Clinical and Translational Institute
      • Carol Peden MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MPH, Los Angeles UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Keck School of Medicine, USC
    • Statewide Right Care Initiative Updates (Presentation | Video)
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP, Co-founder and Director, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health
    • Introduction of Health Care Partners Team (Presentation | Video)
      • Steve Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP, UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
    • Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring and Pharmacist Care to Improve Hypertension Control (Presentation | Video)
      • Karen Margolis, MD, MPH, Executive Director of Research, HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis, MN; Senior Medical Director, HealthPartners; Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis; Adjunct Appointment, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
      • Dan Rehrauer, PharmD, Senior Manager, HealthPartners Medication Therapy Management Program, HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis, MN; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
    • Women’s Cardiology (Presentation | Video)
      • Tamara Horwich, MD, MS, Associate Clinical Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, UCLA; Medical Director, UCLA Cardiac Rehabilitation Program; Co-Director, UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center
    • Mother-Daughter Patient Story (Presentation | Video)
      • Riya Pulicharam, MD, National Medical Director for Population Health, Healthcare Partners
    • Perspective from USC (Presentation | Video)
      • Carol Peden MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MPH, Los Angeles UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Keck School of Medicine, USC
    • Perspective from LA County Dept of Public Health (Video)
      • Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS, UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Co-Program Leader, Population Health Program, UCLA Clinical and Translational Institute
    • Q & A and Co-Chair Closing Remarks (Video)
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA, Los Angeles UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene

May 11, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Telemedicine/Telepharmacy & Women’s Heart Health
    • Welcome and Statewide Introductions (Presentation | Video)
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director and Co-founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • Cardiovascular Disease and COVID-19 Nexus Context (Presentation | Video)
      • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
    • Telehealth: Bringing Patient Care into the Home (Presentation | Video)
      • Earl Tso, MD, FACP – Medical Director, Veteran’s Association Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine
    • UCSF Telepharmacy (Presentation | Video)
      • Rose Pavlakos, PharmD – Program Pharmacist, Department of Clinical Pharmacy,University of California, San Francisco
    • Mother’s Day Monday Women’s Heart Health Update (Presentation | Video)
      • Nisha Parikh, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
    • Q & A, Co-Chair Closing Remarks & Additional Commentary and Discussion (Video)

April 28, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Chairperson’s Welcome and Statewide Updates (Presentation | Video)
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; AssociateProf., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF
    • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Santa Clara County Public Health COVID-19 Perspective and Context (Presentation | Video)
    • Rhonda McClinton-Brown, MPH – Director, Healthy Communities Branch, Santa Clara County Public Health Department
  • Simplified Video Connectivity Tailored for Patient and Family Communication: A Family Perspective (Presentation | Video)
    • Claudine Woo, PhD – Facilitator & Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Intermountain Healthcare / HealthCare Partners In-Home Monitoring Pilot (Presentation | Video)
    • Riya Pulicharam, MD – National Medical Director for Population Health, Healthcare Partners
    • Steve Evans, MD – Vice President, Utilization Management and Quality Improvement, HealthCare Partners, Las Vegas
    • Kevin Zhao, MS, MBA – Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Harmonize Health
  • COVID-19 Patient Survivor Perspective from a UC Clinical Pharmacy Professor & TeleHealth Leader (Presentation | Video)
    • Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD – Professor & Vice-Chair of Clinical Innovation, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF
  • Smoking Cessation in the Era of COVID-19 (Presentation | Video)
    • Elisa Tong, MD, MA – Associate Professor of Medicine, UC Davis Health; Project Director, CA Quits
  • Perspectives from Public Health, Patients, & Health Systems
    • Santa Clara County Independent Practice Association (SCCIPA) Perspective: Carvel Tefft, MD, SFHM, MMM – Vice President of Medical Management, Pacific Partners Management Services, Inc. (Presentation | Video)
    • Big Data and AI Perspective: Tatyana Kanzaveli – Founder/CEO, Open Health Network; App Developer (e.g. American Heart Association My Cardiac Coach) (Presentation | Video)
    • UCSF Perspective: Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF (Presentation | Video)
    • Stanford Perspective: Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University (Presentation | Video)

April 13, 2020

  • Cardiovascular Aspects of COVID-19 & Including Pharmacist on the Care Team, with Health System perspectives
    • Welcome and Statewide Introductions (Presentation | Video)
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director and Co-founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • Right Care Capital Region Chairman’s Remarks (Presentation | Video)
      • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
    • Cardiovascular Disease and COVID-19 Nexus Context (Presentation | Video)
      • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Chief of Cardiology, Medical Director, Metabolic Clinic and Heart, Lung and Vascular Center, David Grant USAF Medical Center
    • Cardiovascular Aspects of COVID-19 (Presentation | Video)
      • Anthony DeMaria, MD – Founding Co-chair, Right Care University of Best Practices, San Diego; Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology, UCSD School of Medicine; Be There SD Co-Founder & Chairman; Former Editor in Chief, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
    • Innovations in the Era of Coronavirus (Presentation | Video)
      • Michael Hochman, MD, MPH – Director, USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science and Innovation; Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Senior Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
    • Pharmacists on the Care Team During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Presentation | Video)
      • Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP – UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
    • Community Perspectives on COVID-19 and Pharmacists on the Care Team Panel (University of California, Care More, Alta Med) (Video)
      • Moderator: Michael Hochman, MD, MPH – Director, USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science and Innovation; Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Senior Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
      • Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS – Co-Program Leader for the Population Health Program at the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute
      • Ilan Shapiro, MD, FAAP, FACHE – Medical Director of Health Education and Wellness, AltaMed Health Services (FQHC) (Presentation)
      • Gabe Waterman, MD, MBA – Chair, COVID Taskforce and Extensivist Physician at CareMore Health (Medicare Advantage Plan for Frail Elderly); Caremore-Gehr Fellow in Health Systems Science; Adjunct Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (Presentation)
    • Q & A, Co-Chair Closing Remarks & Additional Commentary and Discussion (Video)
  • Agenda; Bios

March 31, 2020

  • Introductions: (Video)
  • Insights on the Covid19 – Cardiovascular Nexus; Cardio-Diabetology; Plus Chronic Kidney Disease (Presentation | Video)
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, California Chapter; Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Health System Perspectives on Coronavirus (Video)
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    • Eleanor Levin, MD, FACC, FAHA – Clinical Prof. of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center; Former Kaiser Permanente Northern California Chief of Cardiology; Chair of the Chiefs of Cardiology & Regional Director for Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
  • Agenda & Bios

March 9, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update & Cardiovascular, Influenza Nexus
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis (Presentation)
  • Novel Strategies for Reducing Cardiovascular Disease: From New Cholesterol Guidelines and Therapies, to Fish Oil and Influenza and Atherosclerosis Vaccinations
    • Nathan Wong, PhD, FACC, FAHA – Professor, School of Medicine & Department of Epidemiology; Director, UCI Heart Disease Prevention Program, School of Medicine; University of California, Irvine (Presentation)
  • Agenda & Bios
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