Faculty

evolve 2014 faculty:

  • Cindy Watts, PhD,  Richard M Bracken Chair of the Department of Health Administration at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Marc Katz, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Heart & Vascular institute at Bon Secours Health System
  • Robert Fortini, PNP, Chief Clinical Officer for Bon Secours Medical Group
  • Whitney Bowman-Zatzkin,  MPA, MSR, Project Director of Flip the Clinic and Director of Engagement for Access our Medicine
  • Mark Ryan, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Ben Miller, PsyD, Assistant Professor, Director, Office of Integrated Healthcare Research and Policy, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
  • Lynne Hughes, founder of Comfort Zone Camp and grief expert

evolve Support Team

Susan Motley, CAE

Susan Motley, CAE, is passionate about leadership. With more than fifteen years of experience at the helm of several non-profit trade groups and professional societies, Susan has gained valuable insight into the leadership training needs of clinicians. As past CEO of the Virginia Nurses Association, she worked with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to create a board training model to encourage nurses to take an active role in governance and policy issues. As current Executive Director of the Medical Society of Virginia Foundation, she leveraged what she had learned working with nurses to assist physician leaders in developing their next iteration of leadership training.  This led to the concept for evolve, and securing grant funding for the pilot from The Physicians Foundation. Susan serves on the board of the Virginia Society of Association Executives and is a graduate of The College of William and Mary. Susan enjoys travel and cycling and is an avid college basketball fan.

Stephen Horan, PhD

Stephen Horan, PhD is the founding president of Community Health Solutions, a Virginia firm providing strategy support for population health improvement.  Community Health Solutions works across sectors in support of efforts to improve health services and create healthier communities.  Much of this work is accomplished through learning collaboratives in which multiple teams and organizations work together to learn new strategies and improve performance.  Community Health Solutions is using this innovative support model to help dozens of organizations build capacity and demonstrate value in patient-centered care and population health improvement.  Steve has previously provided strategy and execution support for the MSV Foundation’s TO GOAL™ program as well as the Claude Moore Physician Leadership Institute, and has been a strategy advisor to a wide range of public and private sector leaders.  Email Steve at shoran@chsresults.com.

Caitlin Feller, MPP, PCMH CCE

Caitlin Feller, MPP, PCMH CCE is a Project Manager with Community Health Solutions, a Virginia firm providing strategy support for population health improvement.  Caitlin currently leads projects in health care quality improvement, patient-centered medical home (PCMH) development, and chronic care improvement.  She also provides training, technical assistance, and analytic support to help health care organizations demonstrate their value to key stakeholders. Through these projects, Caitlin provides practical, hands-on support for dozens of clinician practice teams working on improving and sustaining quality. Caitlin has previously provided execution and analytic support for the MSV Foundation’s TO GOAL™ program, a collaborative learning and innovation program integrated with Maintenance of Certification Part IV credit. She achieved certification as a NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Certified Content Expert (PCMH CCE) in the summer of 2013.  She received both her B.A. in Economics and her Master of Public Policy degrees from the University of Virginia.  Email Caitlin at cfeller@chsresults.com.

Nick Dawson, MHA

Nick Dawson, MHA believes healthcare is fundamentally about humans. He’s focused on applying and advancing human-centered design in healthcare to innovate for patients and providers. As the principal at better , Nick advises professional organizations, providers and health systems on applying design thinking. He currently also serves as the Executive Director of the Innovation Hub at Johns-Hopkins Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC. He has more than 15 years of experience in hospital administration. Past roles include leading internal innovation teams, finance leadership and service line leadership. Nick serves on the ePatient advisory board for Stanford University’s Medicine X program where he is also a course designer for two classes in the School of Medicine. He is currently the president-elect for the Society of Participatory Medicine  a non-profit fostering partnerships between patients and providers. He holds an MHA from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, is an avid runner and an extreme skier.

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