sponsored HMO, and at UCSF he founded its division of general internal medicine. He has published extensively in the fields of clinical medicine, health care financing and organization, prevention, public health, and the work force, with over 260 publications.
He currently serves as chairman of the American Legacy Foundation and of the International Review Committee of the Ben Gurion School of Medicine, is a member of the editorial board of the New England Journal of Medicine, the Harvard Overseers, and a director of the James Irvine Foundation, the Save Ellis Island Foundation, and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Schroeder is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). He has six honorary doctoral degrees and numerous awards.
Bobbie Berkowitz, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.,* is the alumni endowed professor of nursing at the University of Washington (UW) School of Nursing and adjunct professor in the School of Public Health and Community Medicine. She directs the “Turning Point” initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Center for the Advancement of Health Disparities Research funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research. She is a member of the board of trustees for Group Health Cooperative, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). She served as co-chair of the IOM Committee Using Performance Monitoring to Improve Community Health and as vice-chair of the IOM/Transportation Research Board Committee on Physical Activity, Health, Transportation, and Land Use. She holds a Ph.D. in Nursing Science from Case Western Reserve University.
Donald M. Berwick, M.D., M.P.P., Co-chair PM Subcommittee,* † is president and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), a not-for-profit organization helping to accelerate the improvement of health care throughout the world. He is clinical professor of pediatrics and health care policy at the Harvard Medical School and professor of health policy and management at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also a pediatrician, an associate in pediatrics at Boston’s Children’s Hospital, and a consultant in pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Berwick has published over 110 scientific articles in numerous professional journals on subjects relating to health care policy, decision analysis, technology assessment, and health care quality management. Dr. Berwick serves on the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and