213239 Presentation of Avedis Donabedia Award to Rhonda Kotelchuck

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 4:30 PM

Gordon Schiff, MD , Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Ronda Kotelchuck is the Executive Director the Primary Care Development Corporation, a public-private partnership initiative which provides capital financing for the building of primary care centers in New York City's underserved communities and performance improvement programs to improve the operations and effectiveness of primary care providers. Prior to PCDC, she worked for the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation where, as Vice President for Corporate Planning and Intergovernmental Relations, she spearheaded HHC's 1989 strategic plan, financial restructuring and Communicare efforts. Ms. Kotelchuck previously worked for the NYC Financial Control Board, the Greater Boston Health Systems Agency and the Health Policy Advisory Center

Ms. Kotelchuck's expertise focuses on health care for low income communities, including health care policy and finance, community health care needs, issues of access and quality, health care disparities and primary and preventive care

She exemplifies the spirit and the commitment and contributions of Dr. Donabedian and these qualities will be described

Learning Objectives:
Related background on Dr. Donabedian Discuss modern relevance to the work of Rhonda Kotelchuck, this years awarde

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Associate Professor of Medicine Chair of Donabedian Committee Associate Dir Patient Safety Resaerch
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.