Advisory Committee

An NAM-appointed advisory committee consists of the NAM members and various experts/thought leaders in the field of diagnostic excellence.  Members of the advisory committee assess the applicants, select the scholars, and serve as an important resource for program structure, educational content, and connections across the specialties in medicine.

Carolyn Clancy, MD (co-chair)
Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Discovery, Education and Affiliate Networks, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc (co-chair)
Vice Dean, Diversity & Inclusion, Magerstadt Professor of Medicine, Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Chief, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Pascale Carayon, PhD
Leon and Elizabeth Janssen Professor, College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH
Chief Safety and Transformation Officer, Press Ganey Associates LLC

Mark Graber, MD
Senior Fellow, RTI International

Clifford Hudis, MD
Chief Executive Officer, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Medical Oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Clifford Ko, MD
Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair, UCLA Department of Surgery, West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, and Director, Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons

David Larson, MD, MBA
Professor and Vice Chair, Education and Clinical Operations, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Kimberly Manning, MD, FACP, FAAP
Professor of Medicine and Associate Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Emory University

Kathryn McDonald, PhD
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health System, Johns Hopkins University

Vikas Saini, MD
President, Lown Institute

Robert Wachter, MD
Holly Smith Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Karen Cosby, MD (non-voting ex officio)
Program Director, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Helen Burstin, MD, MPH (non-voting ex officio)
Chief Executive Officer, Council of Medical Specialty Societies