teamwork. The program is funded by grants from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and the Colorado Health Foundation. Dr. Earnest serves on the board of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative and also founded and directs the LEADS track (Leadership Education Advocacy Development Scholarship)—a track within the school of medicine that develops leadership skills with an emphasis on service to the community and civic engagement.
Thomas W. Feeley, M.D., is the Helen Shafer Fly Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology and head of the Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He has led MD Anderson’s Institute for Cancer Care Excellence since its formation in 2008. The Institute for Cancer Care Excellence focuses on research to improve the value of cancer care delivery through programs that measure outcomes and costs of cancer care delivery. Dr. Feeley currently serves on the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Improving the Quality of Cancer Care: Addressing the Challenges of an Aging Population.
Dawn Forman, Ph.D., M.B.A., is currently professor of interprofessional education and clinical director at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. She uses her coaching skills as a leader and manager within the organization and with key stakeholders to facilitate change and new ways of working. Dr. Forman is internationally recognized in her field and widely published. In addition to her work at Curtin University. Dr. Forman is currently visiting professor at the University of Chichester (U.K.) and adjunct professor at Auckland University of Technology (New Zealand).
Martha (Meg) Gaines, J.D., L.L.M., is the associate dean for academic affairs and experiential learning at the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she has served as a clinical professor of law for 25 years. She is also founding director of the interdisciplinary Center for Patient Partnerships, which trains future professionals in medicine, nursing, law, health systems, industrial engineering, pharmacy, genetic counseling, and other disciplines who provide advocacy services to patients with life-threatening and serious chronic illnesses. Ms. Gaines teaches courses related to consumer issues in health care advocacy to graduate students pursuing various health professions and law. Following her graduation from law school, she served as a law clerk to the late Hon. Thomas Tang, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and as a trial attorney for the Wisconsin State Public Defender.
Rosemary Gibson, M.Sc., is a national leader in health care quality and safety and a section editor of the Archives of Internal Medicine’s “Less is More” series. She is principal author of the new book The Battle Over