an M.D. from New York University School of Medicine in 1978. He received his B.A. in 1970 from Yale University.

OLIVER FEIN, M.D., is associate dean for network affairs at Cornell University Medical College as well as an associate professor of clinical medicine and public health. As a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow, Dr. Fein served as a legislative assistant in the office of then-Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell in 1994. He received a B.A. from Swarthmore College and an M.D. from Case Western Reserve University. His residency training in internal medicine was completed at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, an Albert Einstein College of Medicine affiliate. Subsequently, he joined the faculty at Albert Einstein College and was appointed director of Emergency Medicine at Lincoln Hospital. In 1977, he joined the Division of General Medicine at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons as director of general medicine outpatient services at Presbyterian Hospital. At Columbia Presbyterian, Dr. Fein developed the internal medicine residency ambulatory education program and initiated a faculty group practice designed to provide 24-hour-per-day/7-day-per-week physician access, continuity, and coordination of care for community patients. He also participated in building a network of four satellite community health centers in northern Manhattan. As director of Columbia University's Health of the Public Program, Dr. Fein introduced community medicine and the population perspective to dental, medical, and nursing school curricula. His research interests in health policy include urban health care delivery systems, ambulatory case mix measurement, the relationship of academic health centers to community populations and the association of social class and health status. Before his fellowship in Washington, D.C., Dr. Fein was acting director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and associate clinical professor of medicine and public health at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University.

SUSAN BARTLETT FOOTE, J.D., is president of Public Policy Partners, LLC, dba Durenberger/Foote. Previously, she was a pro-



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