2021 Champions of Humanistic Care

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Champions of Humanistic Care: physicians, nurses, and healthcare team members who have been selected by their healthcare institutions for compassion and courage during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 200 healthcare team members have been chosen from Gold Partners Council member institutions and Gold Corporate Council member companies, as well as other affiliated Gold partners.

Read the announcement of the Champions of Humanistic Care, and watch the Annual Gala video.

You can also hear directly from some of our 2021 Champions of Humanistic Care in videos here.

View the complete list of Champions of Humanistic Care below.

The Champions of Humanistic Care will be recognized at the Gold Foundation’s virtual gala on June 10, 2021, alongside three esteemed National Humanism in Medicine Medal recipients:

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Advisor to President Biden.
  • Dr. Wayne Riley, 17th President of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the New York Academy of Medicine.
  • Dr. Eric Topol, Founder and Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, and Professor of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute.

In addition, Dr. Fauci will be accepting his medal on behalf of all healthcare teams in America. The 200 or so Champions of Humanistic Care are a small sample of the millions of healthcare team members who have been a part of the immense care effort during the pandemic.

Please click here for more information about the gala, including sponsorship opportunities. 

Join us in honoring the 2021 Champions of Humanistic Care!

Honoree Full NameHonoree TitleHonoree Institution
Shira R. Abeles, MDAssistant Clinical Professor of Medicine; Medical Program Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship; Associate Medical Program Director of Infection Prevention and Clinical EpidemiologyUniversity of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Natalia Adamska, MD, BSN, RNMedical student, Chicago Medical School Class of 2021Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Leah Adrid, BSN, RNAssistant Director of Operations, Department of Capacity Management/Patient FlowUniversity of California, San Diego Healthcare
Brenda R. Affinati, MD, FACPVice Chair of Clinical Sciences Department
Assistant Dean of Clinical Education
Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Dorlemae H. AguirreHospital Corpsman Third Class, United States Navy; Respiratory TherapistWalter Reed National Military Medical Center
Chad E. Alvarez, PharmD, MBASenior Director, Retail PharmacyCarilion Clinic
Theanne H. AngeAdministrative Support Specialist for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral MedicineBrody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Doramarie Arocha, PhD, MT(ASCP)SM, CIC, FAPICDirector of Infection Prevention and ControlUT Southwestern Medical Center
Terri L. Ashmeade, MD, MSMS, CPHQChief Quality Officer and Associate Executive Director for Clinical Care, Quality and Population Health; Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Associate Dean for Continuing Professional DevelopmentUSF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Elizabeth Asiago-Reddy, MD, MSAssociate Professor, Medical Director Inclusive Health ServicesSUNY Upstate Medical University
Obie Austin, RN, MSN, ANP, FNP-BCUMKC Student Health and Wellness DirectorUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ameneh Azad, MHA, CLS (ASCP)Associate Administrator, Clinical LaboratoryKeck Medicine of USC
Richard AzarChief Operating OfficerUCLA Health
Anthony Baffoe-Bonnie, MDMedical Director of Infection Prevention and Control- Carilion Clinic; Associate Professor of Medicine- Virginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineCarilion Clinic and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Amir H. Barzin, DO, MSAssistant Professor, UNC Department of Family Medicine; Incident Commander, UNC Health's Respiratory Diagnostic CenterUniversity of North Carolina
Kate Baudin, DNP, RN Nurse Manager 7W and the Special Pathogens UnitBoston Medical Center
Pam Bean, RN, BSN, MHSA, MBAVice President Practice Management/Ambulatory CareTruman Medical Centers/ University Health
Yacob Berhane, RNHarborview Adult Medicine Clinic, Nurse ManagerHarborview Medical Center
Gretchen Berry, MS, RDN, CDSupervisor Clinical Dietitian, Nutrition Services DepartmentUniversity of Vermont Medical Center
Christian Bime, MD, MSCAssociate Professor, Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Banner University Medical Center TucsonBanner - University Medical Center Tucson / University of Arizona COM - Tucson
Brittany BledsoeNursing StudentAugusta University College of Nursing
Ashley Bliss, LISW-CPLicensed Master Social Worker, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesMedical University of South Carolina
Eric BookerLieutenant, Department of Protective ServicesEinstein Healthcare Network
Kathleen Boreale, PhD, RN, A.P.N., C, FNP-BC, CCRN-K, ACHPNAssistant Professor of NursingCaldwell University School of Nursing & Public Health
Dale W. Bratzler, DO, MPHUniversity of Oklahoma Chief COVID Officer; Chair Department of Health Administration and PolicyUniversity of Oklahoma College of Medicine and College of Public Health
Pamela Briggs, MSW, QMHPDirector of Administrative Operations at Positive Health SolutionsUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
John Broach, MD, MPH, MBAAssistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Medical Director of the UMass Memorial DCU Center Field HospitalUMass Memorial Healthcare/University of Massachusetts Medical School
Sarah Jo Brown, BSN, RNICU NurseOU Health, University of Oklahoma Hospital
Susan L. BrowningExecutive Director, Long Island Jewish Forest HillsNorthwell Health
Lauren M. BurgoonDoctor of Medicine CandidateCooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU)/Cooper University Health Care (CUHC)
Alexandra Calderon, BA, MS4Medical Student - 3rd YearUC Davis School of Medicine
Yolee Casagrande, DNP, RN, NE,BCAssociate Administrator of Nursing and of Employee Health ServicesKeck Medicine of USC
Sally Caviness RN, BSN, CCRNStaff Nurse IV in Medical Intensive Care Unit; Nurse Congress ChairVidant Medical Center
Kelly Cawcutt, MD, MS, FACP, FIDSAAssistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases; Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UNMC; Associate Medical Director, Infection Control; Epidemiology, Nebraska Medicine; Co-Director of Digital Innovation; Social Media Strategy for the Division of Infectious Diseases, UNMCNebraska Medicine and University of Nebraska Medical Center
Lucinda Ann Chan, PharmDAssistant Dean for Experiential EducationTouro University California College of Pharmacy
Robert A. Cherry, MD, MS, FACS, FACHEChief Medical and Quality OfficerUCLA Health
Kavish Choudhary, PharmD, MSSenior Director, Inpatient; Infusion Services, PharmacyUniversity of Utah Health
Alex Leaman Thomas ClosMedical student, Chicago Medical School Class of 2021
Co-Founder, GetMePPE: Chicago
Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Stuart H. Cohen, M.D.Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control at UC Davis Medical CenterUC Davis School of Medicine
Dorin Comaniciu, PhDSenior Vice President, Artificial Intelligence and Digital InnovationSiemens Healthineers
Anya K. Cope, DO, FACOIAssistant Professor of Internal Medicine; Director of Clinical AffairsLincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Terri Corbo, PharmD, MHCDS, FASHPSenior Vice President, Clinical Essential ServicesChristianaCare
Jonathan CrainAssitant Director of Facilities and Support ServicesUniversity of South Carolina School of Mediicne
Joshua A. Crist, BAMedical StudentUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford
Aju Damodaran, BSN, RNStaff NurseUniversity of Illinois Hospital and Clinics
Emily Damuth, MD Associate Professor MedicineCooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU)/Cooper University Health Care (CUHC)
Irene Dankwa-Mullan, MD, MPHChief Health Equity OfficerIBM Watson Health
Sangita Dash, MDClinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious DiseaseUniversity of South Carolian School of Medicine Columbia
Ruth DeCecio, RNCharge NurseLoma Linda University Medical Center
Valerie Dechant, MDChief Medical Officer, Newark CampusChristianaCare
Summer J. Decker, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Radiology; Vice Chair for Radiology Research; Director for 3D Clinical ApplicationsUniversity of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Neil Detweiler, MT (ASCP)Chief Administrative Officer; Senior Director, Department of Pathology; Laboratory Medicine at UCI Health and UCI School of Medicine. UCI School of Medicine, UCI Health
Christopher P. Duffy, MLIS, AHIP Associate Dean, Interprofessional Health Sciences LibraryHackensack Meridian School of Medicine
Roy DunlapDirector of Environmental and Guest ServicesHoward University Hospital
Julie Eason, BS, RRT-NPSDirector of the Respiratory TherapySUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Juan EscalanteDirector of Environmental ServicesHarborview Medical Center
Benjamin Estrada, MDAssistant Dean for Medical Education
Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Jennifer Evans, LPNStudent/Employee Health NurseUniversity of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia
Joseph Falise, MSN, RN, CCRN, CSCNurse Manager, Critical Care UnitUHealth
Joshua Farkas, MD, MSPulmonologist and Critical Care Intensivist; Associate Professor of MedicineUniversity of Vermont Larner College of Medicine; University of Vermont Medical Center
Henry J. Feldman, MDDeputy Chief Medical OfficerIBM Watson Health
Tim Foggin, MDMedical Director, CanadaTeladoc Health
Regina M. Foley, PhD, MBA, RNSenior Vice President, Integration/TransformationHackensack Meridian Health
Jennifer Wall Forrester, MDAssociate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious DiseasesUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Mary Fowkes, MD, PhD (awarded posthumously)Neuropathologist, Mount Sinai HospitalMount Sinai Health System
Natalie S. Fox, DNP, PNP-BCAssistant Administrator; Chief Nursing Officer, USA Health Physicians GroupUniversity of South Alabama Health
Melanie Fritz, MDMedical Student, Class of 2021Boston University School of Medicine
Jodi L. Garrett, MT(ASCP)SMLaboratory Director, Clinical LaboratoryNebraska Medicine and University of Nebraska Medical Center
Kimberly N. Gibson, BSN, RNClinical Placement CoordinatorUniversity of St. Francis
Nikki Gilmore, MSN, RN Senior Nursing Director, Ambulatory NursingUniversity of Utah Health
Carol Goldrick, RNNursing staff, NYIT Academic Health Care CenterNew York Institute of Technology
Karen A. Grimley, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHEChief Nursing Executive, UCLA Health and Vice Dean, UCLA School of NursingUCLA Health
David Gruen, MD, MBA, FACRChief Medical Officer, ImagingIBM Watson Health
Tiffany S. Gwartney, DNP, APRN, NNP-BCInterim Assistant Dean of Undergraduate and Global Programs and Assistant ProfessorUniversity of South Florida College of Nursing
Kathy Hahn, MSN, RN, CPNP, CNLAssistant ProfessorTouro University California School of Nursing
Sean Haley, MD, MPHAssistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine Medical University of South Carolina
Wendell Harry, MDPalliative Care PhysicianNatividad Medical Center
Kristopher Haskins, RN, BSNNurse Manager, COVID UnitsUniversity of South Alabama Health
Tami Hendriksz, D.O., FACOP, FAAP Associate Dean of Academic Affairs/ProfessorTouro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dave HickeyExecutive Vice President of BD; President, BD Life SciencesBD (Becton Dickinson)
Brooke M. Hickman, MBA, BSN, RNUnit DirectorCarilion Clinic
Michael P. Hirsh, MDMedical Director, Worcester Department of Health, Assistant Vice Provost for Wellness and Health Promotion, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Professor of Surgery and PediatricsUMass Memorial Healthcare/University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lacy C. Hobgood, MD, FACP, FAAPMedical Director of Adult and Pediatric Health Center at Brody School of Medicine; Governor, NC Chapter, American College of PhysiciansBrody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Sandi Scott Holman, D.O.Director, Student Health ClinicNova Southeastern University - Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
Jennifer L. Hsu, MD, FACPAssistant Dean of Medical Student EducationUniversity of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine
Susan Huang, MD, MPHProfessor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UCI School of Medicine, and Medical Director of Epidemiology; Infection Prevention at UCI Health.UCI School of Medicine, UCI Health
James C. Hudspeth, MD, FACPAssociate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency; Associate Director, Hospital Medicine UnitBoston University School of Medicine
Lydia Ikeda, MBAAssociate Chief Operating Officer, UC San Diego Health Physician Group; Sr. Director, COVID OperationsUniversity of California, San Diego Healthcare
Lance Irving, M.S.Director, Administrative Operations and Facilities Management New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Juliane Jablonski, DNP, RN, CCRN, CCNSCritical Care Nursing Systems StrategistUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System
Sarah A. Jagger, RNLieutenant Commander, United States Navy; Intensive Care NurseWalter Reed National Military Medical Center
Aneesha Jean, DNP, RN, CNEAssistant ProfessorCaldwell University School of Nursing & Public Health
Stephanie Jernigan, APRNDirector of Student Health ServicesUniversity of Kansas Medical Center
Bridgette L. Jones, MD, MSAssistant Academic Dean, Office of Student Affairs; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMKC School of Medicine; Children's Mercy, Kansas CityUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Children's Mercy Hospital
Roxanne Joseph, BSN, CCRN, RNDirector ICU, IR, Cath LabHoward University Hospital
Joshua Josephs, MD, PhDDirector of Health Systems Science, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Faculty Hospitalist, Hackensack University Medical CenterHackensack Meridian School of Medicine
Carla Jungquist, PhD, ANP-BC, FAANAdult/Gerontology Program Coordinator; Associate ProfessorSchool of Nursing, University at Buffalo
Jessica Kammeyer, BSN, RNStaff NurseUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Hema Kapoor, MDMedical Director, Infectious Disease and Immunology Quest Diagnostics
Douglas Kasper, MD, MPHAssociate Professor of Internal MedicineUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Megan Kennedy, PT, DPT, NCSPhysical Therapist Services CoordinatorUniversity of Illinois Hospital and Clinics
Jonathan T Ketzler, MDAssociate Professor (CHS) of Anesthesiology and Critical CareUniversity of Wisconsin - School of Medicine and Public Health
Chad J. Kodiak, RPh, PharmDPharmacist/PresidentKodo Care Pharmacy Inc.
Katherine M. Kowalski, ANP-CNurse Practitioner, Office of Health ServicesNew York Medical College
Anita R. Kumar, MDAssistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Tech Carilion School of MedicineCarilion New River Valley Medical Center
Blair E. Lane, BSN, RN, CCRNNurse Manager, 8 Blue Medical Intensive Care UnitUT Southwestern Medical Center
Michael Lauzardo, MD, MScDirector, UF Health Screen, Test, Protect; Deputy Director, Emerging Pathogens Institute; Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global MedicineUniversity of Florida
Tram Quynh LeSecond Year Medical StudentUniversity of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Michele LicwinkoSenior Patient Liaison, Patient AdvocacyQuest Diagnostics
Austin Liu, MDPediatrician and Preceptor of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Students from Regis CollegePediatric Associates of Malden
Amy James Loftis, BScClinical Research Laboratory SpecialistUniversity of North Carolina
Becky X. Lou, MD2020 graduate of our Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship program and current Sleep Medicine Fellow at Northwell HealthNorthwell Health at North Shore University Hospital LIJ Medical Center
Dee Luo3rd Year Medical Student at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of MedicineDonald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
John Lynch, MD, MPH1. Medical Director, Infection Prevention; Control 2. Associate Medical Director, Harborview Medical Center and member of the Division of Allergy; Infectious Diseases, UW School of Medicine University of Washington
Colleen Mallozzi, MBA, RNAssociate Clinical Informatics OfficerHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Julie Manz, PhD, RNAssociate Professor and Dean of Undergraduate NursingCreighton University
Crystal Marshall, MSN, RN, RN-BC MSN, RN,RN-BC , Assistant Nurse Manager 6KSUNY Upstate Medical University
Carla S. Martin, MSN, RN, CIC, CNL, NEA-BCExecutive Director, Patient Care ServicesUC Davis Health
Annette Mattea, DNP, RN, APN/CCNS, CNEAssociate Dean, Undergraduate NursingUniversity of St. Francis
Michael Matus, MD, MBA, FACPDivision Chief, Hospitalist Medicine, Department of MedicineLoma Linda University Medical Center
Jeanmarie Mayer, MDAssociate Chief Medical EpidemiologistUniversity of Utah Health
Stockton Mayer, DOAssistant Professor of MedicineUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine
Bridget K. McCabe, MD, MPH, FAAPVice President, Medical Director, Clinical Quality
Chief Medical Officer, Patient Safety Organization
Teladoc Health
Leon McDougle, MD, MPH121st President, National Medical AssociationHenry Schein
Katherine McGee, BSN, CCRNRegistered Nurse, Medical ICUShands Hospital at the University of Florida
Casey L. Meier, BSN, RNProfessional Staff Nurse - ICU, Medical Student Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Timothy MillerPhlebotomistQuest Diagnostics
Tammy Miller Wohl, MHA, BSN, RNRyan White Clinical Research Director and Clinical Operations Manager, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious DiseasesUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Garold O. Minns, MDDean, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and Sedgwick County Public Health Officer University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
MN CovidsittersA 100% student-powered 501c3 established in mid-March 2020 as an emergency response to healthcare workers' childcare and household needsUniversity of Minnesota medical school
Marisa Anne Montecalvo, MDProfessor of Medicine and Director of Health ServicesNew York Medical College
Jeffery Muller, DO, FACPAssistant Professor, Clinical SpecialtiesNew York Institute of Technology
Brian Muthyala, MD, MPHAssistant Professor, Division of General Internal MedicineUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
Neha Nanda, MD, FSHEAClinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
Hospital Epidemiologist, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Keck Medicine of USC
Diane Nanno, MSN, CNS, CCTM, NE-BCDirector of Transitional CareSUNY Upstate Medical University
Mangala Narasimhan, DO, FCCPSVP, Director of Critical Care Services and Medical Director of the Acute Lung Injury/VV ECMO ProgramNorthwell Health
Michelle A. Nuss, MD, FACPCampus DeanMedical College of Georgia at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership Campus
Nina O'Connor, MD, FAAHPMChief Medical Officer, Penn Medicine at HomeUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System
Michael J. OdojewskiFacilities Planning and Management OfficerJacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
Shant OhanianFirst Year Medical StudentMedical College of Georgia at the AU/UGA Medical Partnership Campus
Alison R. Ohringer, MPH, MSMedical Student and President, Class of 2023University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Karin OliveraClinical Placement DirectorRegis College
Mary Owen, MDPresident, Association of American Indian PhysiciansHenry Schein
Ryen Pagel, MSN, RN, CNMLAssociate Director of Clinical OperationsFlorida State University, University Health Services
Geralyn M. Palmer, MDMedical Student in the Class of 2021University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine
Mathias E. Palmer, M.D.School of Medicine Class of 2021New York Medical College
Natalya Pasklisnky, DNP, ACNP-BC, CHSEExecutive Director, Clinical Simulation Learning CenterNew York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Richard PedrajaDirector of Environmental Services, Mount Sinai WestMount Sinai Health System
Michele Pedulla, DNP, APRNAssociate Professor, Online Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program DirectorRegis College
Megan Pennington, BSN, RNClinical Affiliation/Simulation Lab CoordinatorCaldwell University School of Nursing & Public Health
Medjine Pierre, FNP-S, BSN, RN-GERO, Founder/CEO of Let's Talk Health LadiesRegistered Nurse of Gerontology-BC at Northwell Health-North Shore University Hospital, Founder of Let’s Talk Health Ladies, Inc., and Class of 2022 Family Nurse Practitioner Hofstra-Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant StudiesHofstra-Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies
Margaret Powers-Fletcher, PhDAssistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Assistant Program Director, Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine Graduate ProgramUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Colleen Price, BSN, RNRegistered NurseEinstein Medical Center Montgomery
Courtney Price, RNRegistered NurseCarilion New River Valley Medical Center
Andrea Putzier, BSN, RN, CCRNPerianesthesia Nurse ManagerAugusta University Medical Center
Mafuzur Rahman, MDVice-Chair of MedicineSUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Elena V. Rios, MD, MSPH, FACPPresident & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association
President, National Hispanic Health Foundation
Henry Schein
Colleen T. Roach, BSN, RN, OCNRN IV, Shepardson 4 Infusion CenterUniversity of Vermont Medical Center
Jenaro Rodriquez, RCPRespiratory Care SupervisorLoma Linda University Medical Center
Alan Roga, MDChief of Clinical OperationsTeladoc Health
Celine Roger-DalbertVice President, Diagnostic Assays R&D BD Integrated Diagnostic SolutionsBD (Becton Dickinson)
Mara RosalskyExecutive Director of the Perioperative Center at UCI HealthUCI Health
Lily Rubenstein, BSN, RN, PHN, CENRN Care Coordinator, MHealth Fairview - Bethesda ClinicMHealth Fairview
Eric M. Sachinwalla, MDMedical Director, Infection Prevention & ControlEinstein Medical Center Philadelphia
Pascha E. Schafer, MD, FACCChief Quality and Patient Safety OfficerAugusta University Medical Center
Victoria Hollingsworth SchulerVice President, Clinical OperationsBeaumont Health (Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak)
Eric J. Serpico, DOStaff Psychiatrist and Service Chief of Addiction Treatment ServicesWalter Reed National Military Medical Center
Asha Shajahan, MD, MHSABeaumont Family Medicine Physician, GME Director of Health Equity and Health Disparities, Medical Director, Community Health Grosse PointeBeaumont Health (Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe)
Jerne Shapiro, MPHLead Epidemiologist, UF Health, Screen, Test; ProtectUniversity of Florida
Tricia Brundo Sharrar, JDVice-Provost for Academic Administration and OperationsCreighton University
Bhavarth Shukla, MD, MPHMedical Director Infection Control, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine- Infections DiseasesUniversity of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/UHealth
Rick Slaven, MPS, NRP, CCPDirector of Students, Critical Care ParamedicLincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Katherine G. Snyder, MD, MBSMD student, Class of 2021Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Marianne Solomon, RN, BSNClinical Nurse, Cardiac Intensive Care UnitBeaumont Health (Beaumont Hospital, Troy)
Tracie Stout, EVS Tech 1Environmental Services TechnicianCarilion New River Valley Medical Center
Amparo Narciso Sullivan, RN Nurse, Mount Sinai Queens Emergency DepartmentMount Sinai Health System
Kindra Sullivan, MDMedical Student in the Class of 2021University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine
Carrie SummersEmergency Management CoordinatorUniversity of Kansas Medical Center
Jill M. Terrien, PhD, ANP-BCAssociate Professor of Nursing and Medicine, Associate Dean, Interprofessional and Community PartnershipsUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
Abey K. Thomas, M.D., FACP, SFHMAssociate Professor, Internal Medicine and Medical Director, Hospital Medicine, William P. Clements Jr. University HospitalUT Southwestern Medical Center
Alicia Thomas, MBBS, FCCP Medical Director of the ICU, Fellowship Program Director Pulmonary MedicineHoward University Hospital
Katherine Lim Tirador, MSN, RNRegistered Nurse II, Christiana Medical Observation UnitChristianaCare
John E. Tomaszeski, MD, MASCPSUNY Distinguished Professor, Peter A. Nickerson, PhD, Professor and Chair of Pathology and Anatomical SciencesJacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
Ann M. Tompkins, MS, CCC/SLPInterim Director, Employee Health Services UC Davis Health
Angelica C. Ukaigwe, MD, MScMedical StudentUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford
Amy Valencia, RNDirector of Critical Care, Banner University Medical Center - TucsonBanner - University Medical Center Tucson
Daniel J. Van Durme, MD, MPH, FAAFPSenior Associate Dean for Clinical and Community Affairs, Chief Medical Officer for FSU COVID ResponseFlorida State University College of Medicine
Cristian Vasquez, RRTRespiratory TherapistBanner University Medical Center Tucson
Florence Vieira-Hinds, RN, MSN, CNS, FNP, CDEClinical Nurse SpecialistSUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Danessia VillatoroPatient NavigatorNew York Institute of Technology
Renuga Vivekanandan, MDChief of Infectious Diseases at Creighton University and CHI Health and Director of Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship at Creighton University Medical CenterCreighton University
Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S.DeanNova Southeastern University - Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
Michael WendtSenior Vice President, Head of North America Customer ServicesSiemens Healthineers
Nathan Wheeler, MDResidentUW Health; University of Wisconsin - School of Medicine and Public Health
Winston Wong, M.D., M.S.Chair, National Council of Asian Pacific Islander PhysiciansHenry Schein
Theresa L. Woodrum, BSN, RN, OCNDirector, Acute Care Specialty UnitsNebraska Medicine and University of Nebraska Medical Center
Joshua Barrett Wyche, Pharm.D., MBAAssistant Vice President of Strategic Planning; Pharmacy ServicesAugusta University Medical Center
Heather Young, PhD, RN, FAANDirector of Strategic Partnerships, Family Caregiving Institute Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis
Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN, FAANAssociate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Vilas Distinguished Achievement ProfessorUniversity of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Nursing
James C. Zedaker, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPAAssociate Dean and Founding Director, School of PA PracticeFlorida State University School of Physician Assistant Practice
Jennifer ZinnSenior Vice President, Head of North America DiagnosticsSiemens Healthineers
Meg Zomorodi, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAANAssistant Provost, Interprofessional Education and Excellence; Professor, School of NursingUniversity of North Carolina
Kacey Zorzi, RN, BSNRegistered NurseCooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU)/Cooper University Health Care (CUHC)
Alexa M. Zuffante, BS, RN, CMSRNRegistered NurseNorthwell Health