Care Delivery of the Future: The Role of the Health Care Workforce


Emerging Health Workforce Issues in Times of System Transformation

Polly Pittman The George Washington University, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Director Health Workforce Research Center

(202) 994-4295

– Delivery System Reform and Its Effect on the Health Care Workforce

Ann Greiner  Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), President and CEO

(202) 417-2062

Tom Jenike Novant Health, Chief Human Experience Officer


Robert McNellis Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Senior Advisor for Primary Care

(301) 427-1888

Julie Rovner (moderator) Kaiser Health News, Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow, Chief Washington Correspondent

Speakers – Behavioral Health Workforce

Peter Maramaldi Simmons School of Social Work, Professor, Hartford Faculty Scholar & National Mentor, Director of PhD Program

(617) 521-3908

Andrew Sperling NAMI, Director of Legislative Advocacy

Mohini Venkatesh National Council for Behavioral Health,  Vice President of Practice Improvement

(202) 684-7457


Using ECHO for Workforce Expansion: Scaling Up to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Miriam Komaromy Project ECHO, Associate Director


Speakers – Caring for an Aging Population

Thomas Edes U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Executive Director of Geriatrics and Extended Care

Clare Luz Michigan State University, Assistant professor Geriatrics and Gerontology Program

(517) 884-0431

Joanne Lynn Altarum, Director, Altarum’s Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness

(202) 776-5109

Marcus Escobedo (moderator) The John A. Hartford Foundation, Senior Program Officer and Communications Director

(212) 832-7788


Experts and Analysts

Gretchen E. Alkema The SCAN Foundation, Vice President, Policy and Communications

Jay Bhatt American Hospital Association, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

(312) 422-2622

Natasha Bryant LeadingAge,  Managing Director/Senior Research Associate

(202) 508-1214

Robert Espinoza PHI National, Vice President of Policy

(718) 928-2085

Robyn Golden Rush University, Director of Population Health and Aging

(312) 942-4436

Jennie Chin Hansen Formerly at the American Geriatrics Society, Senior Strategic Advisor

(415) 720-1688

Susan Hildebrandt LeadingAge, Vice President, Workforce Initiatives

(202) 508-9495

Jane Koppelman The Pew Charitable Trusts, Dental Campaign, Research Director

Tracy Lustig National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Senior Program Officer

R. Shawn Martin American Academy of Family Physicians, Senior Vice President, Advocacy, Practice Advancement, and Policy

(202) 232-9033

Keith Mueller University of Iowa, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, Director

(319) 384-3832

Robert Phillips American Board of Family Medicine, Vice President of Research and Policy

(859) 269-5626

Lori Raney Health Management Associates, Principal

(720) 638-6700

Jeffrey Ring Health Management Associates, Principal

(714) 549-2790

Edward Salsberg George Washington University, Health Workforce Institute, Director of Health Workforce Studies

(202) 994-2049

Joanne Spetz UCSF School of Nursing, Professor at the Institute for Health Policy Studies

(415) 502-4443

Robyn I. Stone LeadingAge and LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston, Senior Vice President of Research and Co-Director

(202) 508-1206

Sandra Wilkniss National Governors Association, Center for Best Practices’ Health Division, Program Director


Amy York Eldercare Workforce Alliance, Executive Director

(202) 505-4816