NEQCA Announces Participants for 2019 Leadership Academy

November 30, 2018

Following the successful pilot of the NEQCA Leadership Academy in 2018, NEQCA recently completed the nomination, application and selection processes for its second cohort of leaders, who will begin their work together in January 2019.

The NEQCA Leadership Academy is a six-part series, providing one-day classes in Leadership, Negotiations, Financial Stewardship, Performance Management, Resilience and Change Management – all taught by international experts in their fields – over a six month period. Qualified clinicians will receive continuing medical education credits and all participants will receive a Certificate in Healthcare Leadership.

The second cohort includes the following 29 NEQCA-affiliated physicians, administrative leaders and NEQCA Central managers.

Participant

Organization

Bindiya Thakkar, MD

Hallmark Health, PHO

Adam Blau, MD

Hallmark Health, PHO

Michael Papasodoro

Hallmark Health, PHO

Caryl Beison

Hallmark Health, PHO

Srinivas Bodapati, MD

Highland Healthcare Associates, IPA

Karishma Patel, MD

Highland Healthcare Associates, IPA

Melissa McCormack, MD

Highland Healthcare Associates, IPA

Richard Ruben, MD

Highland Healthcare Associates, IPA

Wendy Mitchell, MD

Lowell General PHO

Connaught Guiney

MassBay Medical Associates, LLC

George Cuchural, MD

MassBay Medical Associates, LLC

Tiffany Kolniak, MD

MetroWest Healthcare Alliance, Inc.

Saraswathi Muppana, MD

Milton Primary Care, LLC

Haili Dunbar

Milton Primary Care, LLC

Liam Jette, MD

Milton Primary Care, LLC

Shaheen Mian, MD

Milton Primary Care, LLC

Casey Brazell

NEQCA Central

Erin DiBacco

NEQCA Central

Candace Perry

NEQCA Central

Isha Emhoff, MD

NEQCA Central

Jennifer Johnson

NEQCA Central

Pauline Chao, MD

Primary Care Medical Associates

John Adams, MD

Primary Care Medical Associates

Andrew Gerardi

Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization

Jennifer Murzycki, MD

Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization

Laura Aboitiz Rabideau, MD

Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization

Erik von Hahn, MD

Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization

Eric Mahoney, MD

Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization

Joshua Leader, MD

Woburn Pediatrics

“I’m thrilled with the results of our pilot program and excited that we are continuing our investment in this program and in our network,” said NEQCA President and CEO Joe Frolkis, MD. “We have a great group of current and emerging leaders in our second cohort, and I want to congratulate them – and thank them for the commitment they are making to this important program.”

Read more about the NEQCA Leadership Academy.

Read Joe Frolkis’ recent article on Why Physician Leadership Matters.