Services Research Study Section. Dr. Bailit has been a member of the Institute of Medicine since 1984.
ROBERT A. BERENSON, M.D., is a practicing internist with an office in Washington, D.C., and is cofounder and medical director of the National Capital Preferred Provider Organization. Prior to entering private practice in 1981, he served on the White House Domestic Policy Staff in the Carter Administration. Dr. Berenson is on the faculty of the George Washington University and Georgetown University Schools of Medicine. He has written extensively about health policy, particularly on issues related to physician payment and managed care.
JOHN M. BURNS, M.D., is Vice President, Health Management of Honeywell, Inc. From 1965 to 1981, Dr. Burns was engaged in private practice in St. Paul, Minn. He is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He served as medical adviser to Northwestern Bell Telephone Company from 1967 to 1981. He was President of the Ramsey County (St. Paul, Minn.) Medical Society in 1982. Dr. Burns joined Honeywell in 1981.
RICHARD H. EGDAHL, M.D., Ph.D., is Academic Vice President for Health Affairs at Boston University, Director of the Boston University Medical Center, and until May 1989, was an active endocrine surgeon. As Academic Vice President he serves as the chief academic officer for the university's four health schools-the Schools of Medicine (including Public Health), Graduate Dentistry, Social Work, and Sargent School for Allied Health Professions. Since 1976, Dr. Egdahl has been the director of the Boston University Health Policy Institute and the Center for Industry and Health Care. He writes and speaks widely on industry's crucial role in changing the nation's health care delivery system. Dr. Egdahl is a member of many professional societies including the American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Surgical Association, American College of Surgeons, and Society of Medical Administrators. A member of the Institute of Medicine, he served on its Governing Council from 1981 to 1985. He serves on the editorial boards of a number of professional journals including the New England Journal of Medicine.
JOHN M. EISENBERG, M.D., M.B.A., is Sol Katz Professor of General Internal Medicine and Chief of the Section of General Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Senior Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania's Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. He has served as President of the Society for General Internal Medicine and Vice President of the Society for Medical Decision Making. Dr. Eisenberg is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a commissioner on the Congressional Physician Payment Review Commission. He is presently Chairman of the American College of Physicians' Health Care Financing