Healthcare Leaders for Democracy

Healthcare Leaders for Democracy is a volunteer-led initiative of healthcare professionals in support of Movement Voter PAC. When we elect the right leaders — and hold them accountable to pass robust social, economic, and healthcare policies — we will gain the health outcomes we need and deserve. Learn moreDonateCo-SponsorAttend June 27 Launch

Public Co-Sponsors

  1. Kirk Adams, Executive Director, Healthcare Education Project
  2. Alister Martin MD, MPP, Founder, Vot-ER
  3. Stuart Altman, PhD, Chaikin Professor of National and State Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management
  4. Don Berwick, MD, Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Former President/CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  5. Akriti Bhambi, EdM, Vice President, SKDK and Former Director of Health Equity, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
  6. Heather Booth, Partner and Consultant, Democracy Partners
  7. Jeanette Clough, MS, MHA, RN, former CEO, Mount Auburn Hospital and Principal, Clough Consulting Group 
  8. Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, Dean and Robert A Knox Professor, School of Public Health, Boston University
  9. Norbert Goldfield, MD, Executive Director, Ask Nurses and Doctors
  10. Marcy Goldstein-Gelb, Clinical Associate Professor, Co-executive Director, National Council for Occupational Safety and Health
  11. Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA, Former President & CEO of Partners (Mass General Brigham) HealthCare and Former CEO of Partners in Health
  12. Lucian Leape, MD, Patient Safety Champion and a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Quality of Care in America Committee which published “To Err is Human” (1999) and “Crossing the Quality Chasm” (2001).
  13. Stanley Lewis, MD, Former Chief Strategy Officer, Beth Israel Lahey Health
  14. David Longworth, MD, Former President, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and Chair, Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care
  15. John E. McDonough, DRPH, MPA, Professor of Public Health Practice, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Former Executive Director, Healthcare for All
  16. Ali S. Raja, MD, MBA, MPH, Deputy Chair, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor, Harvard Medical School
  17. Sandhya Rao, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  18. Christine Schuster, RN, MBA, President & CEO, Emerson Health System
  19. Derri Shtasel, MD, MPH, Former Associate Chief and Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Public and Community Psychiatry
  20. Peter Slavin, MD, Former President, Massachusetts General Hospital
  21. Kevin Tabb, MD, President & CEO, Beth Israel Lahey Health
  22. Rachel Wilson, MHA, President, CIC Health
  23. Louis J. Woolf, MBA, President & CEO, Hebrew SeniorLife
  24. Mona Al-Amin, PhD, MPH, Chair and Associate Professor, Healthcare Administration and Director of the Healthcare Administration Program, Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University
  25. Dianne Anderson, RN, MS, Former CEO, Lawrence General Hospital
  26. Kevin M. Ban, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Walgreens
  27. Maureen Banks , RN, DNP, MBA, NEA-BC, FACHE, Former Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
  28. Lisa Bard Levine, MD, MBA, Strategic Advisor and Former CEO, The MAVEN Project; COO, Easy CV; Founder, LBL Innovations
  29. Linda Battaglini, MS, Former Governance Development Advisor and Principal, Battaglini Consulting; Past President, NE Society for Healthcare Strategy
  30. Joni R. Beshansky, RN, MPH, LP.D., Director, Master of Healthcare Administration and Associate Professor, Boston College
  31. Maureen Bisognano, President Emerita and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  32. Winfield S. Brown, MHA , MSB, FACHE, President & CEO Heywood Healthcare
  33. Stuart Burstin MD, PhD, FACP, FCPP, Interim National Director of Infectious Diseases, Aids Healthcare Foundation
  34. Edward Butler, MD, Former CMO and Chief Academic Officer, Hallmark Health System
  35. Jayson C. Carr, MD, Regional Medical Director, Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
  36. Joe Castellana, Ph.D, MBA, Former Vice President, Medical Administration, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network/Mass General Brigham
  37. John Christoforo, LFACHE, MBA, Principal, Christoforo Healthcare Consulting and Former President & CEO , Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare
  38. Mindy Crowley, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
  39. Steve Defossez, MD, Vice President, Clinical Integration, Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association and Principal, DefoSays Consulting
  40. Michael Durkin, Former President and CEO, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
  41. James Fallon, MBA, Former Senior Vice President, Hallmark Health and COO, Lawrence Memorial Hospital
  42. Maureen Flannery, MD, MPH, family physician
  43. Robert R. Fanning, Former President & CEO of Northeast Health System
  44. Richard Fernandez, President, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton
  45. Laura Garelick, MD; Chief, Family Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham
  46. Matthew C. Germak, MD, MPH, Chief Quality and Safety Officer, Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care
  47. Brent L. Henry, Member, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
  48. Julie Joyal, RN, M.Ed, Executive Director, HMS MEDscience
  49. Jamie Katz, JD, General Counsel, Beth Israel Lahey Health
  50. Ann Levine, M.Ed, MBA, Former Vice President of External Affairs, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  51. Lewis A. Lipsitz, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief Academic Officer, Hebrew SeniorLife; Chief, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  52. Pauline Lodge, MS, Former Senior Vice President Strategic Planning and Business Development, Beth Israel Lahey Health
  53. Amy MacNulty, Former President, MacNulty Consulting, LLC and Senior Principal, Noblis Health Innovation
  54. Marsha Maurer, RN, Healthcare and Nursing Leader, Former Senior VP, Patient Care Services and CNO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  55. Karen Moore, RN, MS, FACHE, Principal, Karen Moore Consulting and Former Sr VP Operations/CNO Lawrence General Hospital
  56. Suzanne O’Connor, MSN, Advanced Practice Nurse, Founder and Principal, Healthcare Satisfaction Consulting, Former Clinical Nurse Specialist, Massachusetts General Hospital
  57. Richard Parker, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Arcadia Healthcare Solutions and Hospice Physician, Care Dimensions
  58. Russell Phillips, MD, Director, Center for Primary Care and William Applebaum Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  59. Daniel Ploof, Regional Director of Physician Relations, CareOne Management
  60. Amit Powar, MD, President, Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic Medical Group
  61. Tim Quigley, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President, Special Projects, South Shore Hospital
  62. Barbara Roberge, PhD, GNP, Former lead NP and Director of Quality, Massachusetts General Hospital, Senior Health Practice
  63. Julie Rosen, Principal and Leader, Not for Profit Practice, WittKieffer
  64. Robert Schreiber MD, AGSF, Vice President and National Medical Director, myPlace Health
  65. Roger Schutt, DO, Post Acute Medical Director, Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network and Medical Director, Extended Care Community Program, Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare
  66. Janet Selcer, Coordinator, MVP Volunteer Eastern MA Hub
  67. Geoffrey Wilkinson, Clinical Associate Professor, Boston University School of Social Work
  68. Ashley Yeats, MD, Vice President, Medical Operations, BCBSMA and Former CMO Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton
  69. Jeff Zegas, CEO and Founder ZurickDavis, Inc.