documenting the impact pharmacists have on improving patient outcomes and the costs of health care.
Eric Holmboe, M.D., a board-certified internist, is chief medical officer and senior vice president of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the ABIM Foundation. He is also professor adjunct of medicine at Yale University and adjunct professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Previously he was associate program director of the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program and director of Student Clinical Assessment at the Yale School of Medicine. Before joining Yale he was division chief of General Internal Medicine at the National Naval Medical Center. His research interests include interventions to improve quality of care and methods in the evaluation of clinical competence. Dr. Holmboe is a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners and Medbiquitous and is a consultant for the Drug Safety and Risk Management Subcommittee of the Pharmaceutical Science Advisory Committee for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London.
Pamela R. Jeffries, Ph.D., R.N., A.N.E.F., FAAN, is the associate dean of academic affairs at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience in the classroom, learning laboratory, and clinical setting with undergraduate nursing students. Dr. Jeffries has been awarded several teaching awards, including the National League for Nursing (NLN) Lucile Petry Leone Award for nursing education, the Elizabeth Russell Belford Award for teaching excellence given by Sigma Theta Tau, and numerous outstanding faculty awards presented by the graduating nursing classes. Dr. Jeffries was named project director of the 3-year NLN/ Laerdal Simulation Study, a national multisite research project.
Craig A. Jones, M.D., is director of the Vermont Blueprint for Health, a program established by the state of Vermont under the leadership of its governor, legislature, and the bipartisan Health Care Reform Commission. The Blueprint is intended to guide statewide transformation of the way that health care and health services are delivered in Vermont. The program is dedicated to a high-value, high-quality health care system for all Vermonters, with a focus on prevention. Currently, Dr. Jones serves on several committees and workgroups, including the Institute of Medicine Consensus Committee on the Learning Healthcare System in America and the Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care. Before this he was an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and director of the