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  • Title: Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC)
    Descriptive info: .. SEARCH.. Contact.. |.. Login.. Home.. About.. Board.. Members.. Staff.. Directions.. Executive Leadership Groups.. Regulation/Compliance.. Legal Counsel.. Administrative/Fiscal.. Research Administration.. Meetings.. Social Determinants of Health Meeting.. 2014 International Forum.. 2014 Senior Administrative/Fiscal Officers Meeting.. 2014 Annual Meeting.. Online Programs.. Past Meetings.. 2013 Meetings.. 2012 Meetings.. 2011 Meetings.. 2010 Meetings.. 2009 Meetings.. 2008 Meetings.. 2007/2006 Meetings.. Policy.. Press Releases.. Policy Agenda.. Issues.. Health Workforce.. Research and Science.. Correspondence.. Resources.. Reports And Publications.. Publications.. Issue Briefs.. Facts at a Glance.. Products.. Social Determinants of Health.. AHC Management and Organization.. AAHCI.. New & Noteworthy.. Register for the Cleveland Clinic 2014 Patient Experience Summit.. AAHC Launches wherehealthbegins.. org.. NEW! Health Workforce Report  ...   SERVE AS AAHC SENIOR SCHOLAR.. CORRESPONDENCE.. 06.. 11.. To Chairs and Ranking Members of the Appropriations Committees: AAHC Members Sign-on Letter in Support of the National Health Care Workforce Commission.. 05.. 03.. Statement to the CMS/ONC Listening Session on Billing and Coding with EHRs.. Member Login.. Username:.. Password:.. Remember Login.. Retrieve Password.. About AAHC.. Welcome Message from Dr.. Steven Wartman, AAHC President and CEO.. Learn more about the AAHC.. Focus Areas.. Policy/Government Relations.. Social Determinants.. International.. Alignment/Integration.. Copyright 2013 Association of Academic Health Centers, All Rights Reserved.. 1400 Sixteenth Street, NW, Suite 720 | Washington, DC 20036 | Phone: 202.. 265.. 9600 | Fax: 202.. 7514.. Log In..

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  • Title: AAHC Contact Us
    Descriptive info: Contact Us.. Association of Academic Health Centers.. 1400 Sixteenth Street, NW.. Suite 720.. Washington, DC 20036.. Phone: 202.. 9600.. Fax: 202.. 7514.. Email.. Email:.. Enter your Email address.. Name:.. Enter your Name.. Subject:.. Enter the subject of your message.. Message:.. Enter your message.. Security Code.. Enter the security code.. Enter the code shown above in the box below.. Send..

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  • Title: Member Login
    Descriptive info: User Log In..

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  • Title: About AAHC
    Descriptive info: About the AAHC.. The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) is a non-profit organization that seeks to advance the nation's health and well-being through vigorous leadership of the nation s academic health centers.. Mission.. To improve the nation's health care system by mobilizing and enhancing the strengths and resources of the academic health center enterprise in health professions education, patient care, and research.. An academic health center.. consists of an allopathic or osteopathic medical school, one or more other health profession schools or programs (such as allied health, dentistry, graduate studies, nursing, pharmacy, public health, veterinary medicine), and one or more owned or affiliated teaching hospitals or health systems.. There are more than 100 academic health centers nationwide and they have enormous impact regionally, nationally, and internationally.. Academic health centers have enormous impact.. They are essential to the nation s higher education system as they educate tomorrow s health care providers and pioneers.. These institutions are vital providers of patient care, from basic to advanced, and offer comprehensive as well as cutting-edge treatment.. Their large portfolios of research generate new ideas, leading to novel concepts and therapies.. Academic health centers also serve as economic engines.. Locally, they employ thousands of professionals and staff, and their research  ...   to.. improve the nation's health and well-being by strengthening, advocating, and leading on behalf of its member institutions, which are at the forefront of health professions education, patient care, and biomedical and health services research.. This requires vigorous leadership that enhances and mobilizes the intellectual capital, influence, and resources of academic health centers towards the overarching goal of improving health care system.. Core Values.. These are the core values that guide the work of the Association of Academic Health Centers:.. Social Responsibility.. Leadership.. Innovation.. Collaboration.. Trust and Integrity.. Three Imperatives.. The Association of Academic Health Centers has recognized the following imperatives towards achieving its vision and mission:.. 1.. Strengthen:.. We must strengthen the association and increase its capacity to serve its members.. 2.. Advocate.. We must position the association as a vital voice regarding the nation's health, science, higher education, and economic infrastructure.. 3.. Lead.. We must enhance the role of the association as a national leader on issues concerning the academic health center enterprise and the nation's health and well-being.. Read the 2012 Annual Report.. (pdf 3.. 45mb).. The Association of Academic Health Centers is a charter member of the M8 Alliance, an international network of prestigious medical faculties and organizations.. (.. Read More.. )..

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  • Title: AAHC Board of Directors
    Descriptive info: Board of Directors.. Harold L.. Paz, MD, MS.. Chief Executive Officer, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Health System.. Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, Penn State.. Dean, Penn State College of Medicine.. The Pennsylvania State University.. Chair.. Raymond S.. Greenberg, MD, PhD.. Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs.. The University of Texas System.. Chair-Elect.. Larry J.. Shapiro, MD.. President, Washington University Medical Center.. Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs.. Dean, School of Medicine.. Washington University.. Immediate Past Chair.. Robert J.. Alpern, MD.. Dean and Ensign Professor of Medicine.. Yale University..  ...   University.. Vivian S.. Lee, MD, PhD, MBA.. Senior Vice President for Health Sciences.. CEO of University of Utah Health Care.. University of Utah Health Sciences Center.. Lilly Marks.. Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Colorado.. Executive Vice Chancellor,.. Anschutz Medical Center.. University of Colorado.. Martin Paul, MD, PhD.. Maastricht University.. Ora H.. Pescovitz, MD.. Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs.. CEO, University of Michigan Health System.. University of Michigan.. Paul Ramsey, MD.. CEO, UW Medicine.. University of Washington.. Jean E.. Robillard, MD.. Vice President for Medical Affairs.. The University of Iowa..

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  • Title: AAHC - Our Members
    Descriptive info: Criteria for AAHC Membership.. US based academic health centers eligible for membership are accredited, degree-granting institutions of higher education that educate a wide variety of health care professionals, offer comprehensive basic and advanced patient care, and conduct a broad spectrum of biomedical and health services research.. They must include: an allopathic or osteopathic school of medicine; at least one  ...   studies, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and veterinary medicine); and, as a major component of the nation's health care delivery system, one or more owned or affiliated teaching hospitals, health systems or other organized health care services.. Institutions interested in membership may contact the AAHC by phone, 202-265-9600, or by.. email.. AAHC Members.. Your browser does not support inline frames..

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  • Title: AAHC Staff
    Descriptive info: AAHC Staff.. Steven Wartman, MD, PhD.. President, CEO.. A general internist and sociologist who has spent more than 25 years in academic medicine, Dr.. Wartman joined AAHC in 2005.. His interests and publications lie in the areas of health care delivery, health policy, medical education and academic leadership.. Previous to becoming the 3rd President of the Association of Academic Health Centers in July 2005, Dr.. Wartman was Executive Vice President for Academic and Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.. Complete biosketch.. Lynn Bentley.. Communications Coordinator.. Lynn Bentley joined AAHC in February 2008.. She received her BA in Political Science from American University and brings over 25 years of experience working with international financial and development organizations in Washington, DC.. Nathan Castellanos.. Director of Information Technology.. Nathan Castellanos joined the AAHC in August of 2006.. He manages AAHC's IT infrastructure and is focused on creative technological solutions to streamline the information flow between AAHC and its members.. He graduated with BA in Philosophy and Pure Mathematics from the University of Dallas.. Elizabeth Bishop Gemoets.. Chief Operating Officer.. Elizabeth Gemoets joined the AAHC in June of 2006.. She is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the association, staffing the board of directors, and managing the Leadership Institute.. In addition, she serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the organization.. Elizabeth has more than 15 years of association management experience, obtained her Bachelor s in Music and Business from Skidmore College, and did graduate work in non-profit management at American University.. Lisa Harrison.. Office Manager.. Lisa Harrison joined the AAHC in July of 2009 as Receptionist/Office Coordinator.. She is the voice of AAHC and brings extensive organization and office support expertise to the organization.. Prior to working at the AAHC, she worked as the assistant to the Director of Aging Services for the United Planning Organization.. She is in the process of earning her BS degree in Business Administration, and plans to continue her education towards an MBA.. Brian A.. Hess, MA.. Director of Member Programs.. Brian Hess joined AAHC in April of 2011.. He is responsible for coordinating the structure, activities, and planning of each Executive Leadership Group, and the ELG program as a whole, as well as working on other AAHC meeting content.. Brian brings to the AAHC more than eight years of association experience which has  ...   and running meetings and conventions.. Mindy J.. McGrath, MPH.. Director of Government Relations.. Mindy McGrath joined the AAHC in 2008 as a Policy and Program Analyst.. She received her BA in History from Bryn Mawr College and her MPH in Maternal and Child Health from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Public Health.. Her background is in women s health policy.. She joined the AAHC after working for other non profits, including Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, Ipas, and the National Breast Cancer Coalition.. Alcenia McIntosh-Peters.. Director of Meetings and Membership.. Alcenia McIntosh-Peters joined the AAHC in February 2007 as Executive Assistant to the President.. She brings extensive administrative management expertise in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.. Alcenia received her Bachelor's in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Georgetown University.. Angela Mills, MA.. Director of Communications.. Angela Mills joined AAHC in 2012 and is responsible for strategic communications for both internal and external constituencies.. A marketing communication professional with more than 12 years experience, Angela has worked with non-profit, government, and commercial entities.. She has a BSB in Marketing from the University of Minnesota and an MA in Communication with an emphasis in health from Johns Hopkins University.. Chris Kahler Smith, MS.. Manager of International Programs.. Chris Kahler joined AAHC in June of 2012.. Her main responsibility at AAHC is to build upon the foundation of AAHC International by managing international membership and programs, and creating a more solid governance and membership structure.. Chris joined the AAHC after working for the US-China Business Council, where she supported American companies in the health industries with their business operations in China.. Chris received her MS in Global Affairs from New York University, and her BA in International Development and Chinese from The George Washington University.. Yingying Zhou, PhD, MPH.. Research Analyst.. Yingying Zhou joined AAHC in September 2012 as a Research Analyst.. Her main responsibility is to develop research products for members and manage research projects at AAHC, including the Academic Health Center Metrics Initiative.. With a solid background in research methodology, she brings extensive experience in social science and public health research.. Her previous positions include program analyst at the National Institutes of Health, as well as working as a consultant for multiple international health organizations.. Yingying received her PhD in Sociology and her MPH in Health Services, both from the University of Washington..

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  • Title: AAHC Directions
    Descriptive info: Directions to the AAHC Office.. 1400 16th Street, NW, Suite 720.. Map It.. Google.. ,.. Yahoo.. Mapquest.. From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, via the Metro:.. Take the Yellow Line to Gallery Place/Chinatown; Transfer to the Red Line (towards Shady Grove) to Dupont Circle.. (or).. Take the Blue Line to Metro Center; Transfer to the Red Line (towards Shady Grove) to Dupont Circle.. Walking Directions from Dupont Circle  ...   face Dupont Circle (19th Street will be on your left).. Walk north, halfway around Dupont Circle (You will cross Connecticut Ave.. first, and then Massachusetts Ave.. ).. Take a right (east) on P Street and walk for 3 blocks (You will cross 18th and 17th Streets).. Take a right (south) on 16th Street.. We are located on the right, on the 7th floor of the CTIA Wireless building:..

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  • Title: AAHC Executive Leadership Groups
    Descriptive info: The AAHC works closely with its members through Executive Leadership Groups (ELGs), comprising key members of academic health center leadership teams.. Through specialized workshops, communications, and meetings coordinated by the AAHC, members of the ELGs network, collaborate, and share their expertise and experiences to address issues of concern with their peers nationwide.. The ELGs strive for thought leadership on strategic issues while developing best practices as they work with the AAHC toward the common goal of promoting the academic health center enterprise to enhance the nation s health and well-being.. Forum on Regulation.. The purpose of the Forum on Regulation is to open a national dialogue on how regulatory processes impact the nation's academic health centers.. Forum members examine ways to foster development of appropriate regulatory compliance frameworks for universities and the nation.. The Legal Counsel ELG provides a venue for idea exchange and dialogue on legal issues specific to general counsels of academic health centers.. Members share best practices/cases with regard to a broad array of legal issues while fostering connectivity and inter-institutional collaboration.. Senior Administrative/Fiscal Officers.. The Senior Administrative/Fiscal Officers (SAFO) are dedicated to increasing communication and information sharing on key financial and administrative issues relevant to academic health centers.. SAFO members meet annually to discuss common issues, network and share best  ...   collaborating to assess and advance solutions to current and potential exigent issues:.. HIPAA.. The impact of the HIPAA Privacy Rule on research concerns members of multiple ELGs; the Workgroup on HIPAA was formed to include members from the Vice Presidents for Research, the Forum on Regulation, and the Legal Counsel groups to enhance in-depth research and strategy development on the Rule s impact.. Fraud and Abuse.. The Obama Administration is providing significant attention to programs designed to eliminate fraud, waste, and abuse.. These programs impact the work conducted by academic health centers institution-wide and several ELGs will monitor and provide leadership on this cross-cutting topic.. Conflict of Interest.. The AAHC, in close collaboration with the Forum on Regulation, Vice Presidents for Research, and Legal Counsel, promotes conflict of interest policies and procedures that foster objectivity in research, patient care, and education while also allowing for positive industry-academe relations.. The AAHC submitted comments on the Department of Health and Human Services proposed rule on Objectivity in Research, strongly advocating for a framework that meets these goals.. Global Initiatives.. To better address key challenges in administering and managing global initiatives, SAFO, the Vice Presidents for Research, and the Legal Counsel groups have raised pressing international issues at recent meetings, including a joint one-day meeting.. Executive Leadership..

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  • Title: Forum on Regulation
    Descriptive info: The AAHC s Forum on Regulation ELG continues to be active addressing new issues that impact academic health centers and the portfolio of chief compliance officers.. Forum meetings and member exchanges have produced a variety of products and initiatives including:.. Clinical Research Compliance Education and Training.. After collaborating with the AAHC to produce its Clinical Trials Administration Toolkit, the Forum identified the need to focus attention on clinical research compliance education and training.. Based on in-depth profiles of several member institutions, the AAHC issued a report, Research Compliance Education and Training Programs: Responding to a New Regulatory World.. A follow-up commentary authored by AAHC staff, Compliance Education and Training: A Need for New Responses in Clinical Research, was published in Academic Medicine in March 2010.. In both the issue brief and commentary article, AAHC identified several areas for improvement in clinical research compliance education and training.. Working with members of the Forum, the AAHC developed a new Clinical Research Compliance Tool on Education and Training assisting academic health center leadership to assess the current state of their education and training programs, evaluate existing processes, identify areas for improvement, and develop a strategic plan for the future.. Clinical Trial Policy and CMS.. The Forum on Regulation continues to identify and take a leadership role in advocating for more standardized implementation of  ...   Body Parts in Research and Education.. After a dynamic discussion at its May 2009 meeting, the Forum established a new workgroup to address policies and procedures governing the use of cadavers and other identifiable body parts in research and education.. Based on an AAHC survey of 34 Association of Academic Health Centers 2010 Annual Report Forum members, the workgroup determined: 1) there is a need for improved processes governing the use of human specimens for research and education; 2) many academic health centers should consider developing policies and procedures on an institutional level; and 3) many of the institutions that reported having already put new policies in place had done so in the wake of a challenging experience.. The workgroup created a best practices document on how to assess the institutional landscape and begin the process of developing and instituting new policies and procedures.. Next Meeting.. Joint ELG Meeting: Research Efficiency.. December 10-11, 2013.. DoubleTree Hotel.. Washington, DC.. Sue A.. Clausen.. (Co-Chair), Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer, University of Washington Medicine.. Marth Weiner.. (Co-Chair), Senior Director of the Office of Billing and Quality Assurance, The Johns Hopkins University, and the Office of Clinical Research Billing and Quality Assurance at Johns Hopkins Medicine.. Karen Wilson, MA.. (Co-Chair), Executive Director of Compliance, University of Utah Health Sciences Center..

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  • Title: Legal Counsel
    Descriptive info: Academic health center legal counsel are responsible for a broad scope of issues and activities within their institutions.. The Legal Counsel ELG provides a forum for the exchange of information, ideas, and experiences among member institutions and is focusing on diverse issues including:.. Health Reform.. The enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, Pub L 111-148) presents numerous interpretive challenges and legal issues for academic health centers.. The AAHC continues to analyze the legal implications of PPACA as it progresses through implementation and the evolving regulatory framework.. New Legislative and Regulatory Requirements.. The past year has seen considerable growth in new legislative  ...   continuing to work with member institutions to identify new or increased liabilities and effective strategies to manage legal risk.. Tax Treatment of Non-profits.. A number of challenges have been raised at both the state and federal level regarding the criteria for continued favorable tax treatment of non-profit entities, including rulings in the Provena case and the outcomes of ongoing congressional hearings.. The AAHC is monitoring these activities and, with the Legal Counsel ELG, developing policy responses as needed.. Susan Collingwood, JD.. (Co-Chair), Senior University Counsel for Health Affairs, University of Florida.. Andrea Jahn, JD.. (Co-Chair), Associate Counsel for Health Services and University Privacy Officer, Creighton University..

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