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Event Alert              Donald Berwick, Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Founding CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement  LEADERSHIP IN THE NEXT STEPS ON HEALTH REFORM:
A Conversation with Donald Berwick 
Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12, 201312:30 PM - 1:30 PM ET   Watch and share the link with your colleagues. One of the nation's leading authorities on health care quality and improvement, Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, is the former President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, an organization that he co-founded and led for 18 years. In July 2010, President Barack Obama appointed Dr. Berwick to the position of Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which he held until December 2011. Dr. Berwick has served as Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Health Care Policy at the Harvard Medical School, Professor of Health Policy and Management at HSPH, and as a member of the staffs of Boston's Children's Hospital Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital. He also has served as vice chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the first "Independent Member" of the Board of Trustees of the American Hospital Association, and chair of the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. An elected member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Dr. Berwick served two terms on the IOM's governing Council and was a member of the IOM's Global Health Board. He served on President Clinton's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Healthcare Industry. Dr. Berwick is at present a Lecturer in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.