Director of Research Division of Hospital Medicine, UCSF
Dr. Auerbach is Professor of Medicine at UCSF in the Division of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Auerbach is a widely recognized leader in Hospital Medicine, having authored or co-authored the research describing effects of hospital medicine systems on patient outcomes, costs, and care quality, as well as being past Editor in Chief of the Journal of Hospital Medicine. He and Dr. Lindenauer co-founded HOMERuN in 2011.
Director at Center for Quality of Care Research & Baystate Medical Center
Professor of Medicine and Quantitative Health Sciences University of Massachusetts Medical School
Dr. Lindenauer is Director of the Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science and Professor of Medicine and Quantitative Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate. A founding Board member of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Dr. Lindenauer’s research focuses on developing and testing strategies for improving the care of patients with obstructive lung disease and other common inpatient conditions.
Dr. Kripalani is Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he serves as Director of the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research and Co-Director of the Center for Effective Health Communication. Dr. Kripalani’s research concerns hospital-based communication and implementation science, with a focus on transitions of care, health literacy, and medication management.
Dr. Ruhnke is Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Chicago, where he focuses on the measurement of outcomes, quality, and resource utilization among patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Dr. Ruhnke led the effort to recruit 2000 patients into the CMMI-funded Comprehensive Care Physician RCT, a novel care model for complicated inpatients.
Dr. Meltzer is Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and the Social Sciences and the UChicago Urban Health Lab, and Chair of the Committee on Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Chicago, where he is the Fanny L. Pritzker Professor in the Department of Medicine, the Harris School of Public Policy Studies, and the Department of Economics.
Dr. Herzig is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Hospital Medicine Research in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Her research focuses on the interplay between medication decisions and adverse outcomes in the hospital setting. Dr. Herzig is a Senior Deputy Editor at the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Williams is Professor and Vice-Chair at Department of Internal Medicine at University of Kentucky where he also serves as Director of the Center for Health Services Research at the University of Kentucky and Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Williams established the first hospitalist program for a public hospital at Grady Memorial Hospital, then he went on to found three more, including Kentucky’s. A Past President of the Society of Hospital Medicine and the Founding Editor of the Journal of Hospital Medicine, Dr. Williams’ research focuses on quality improvement, care transitions, teamwork, and the role of health literacy in the delivery of health care.
Dr. Robinson is Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Innovation Officer for Moffitt Cancer Center. He is responsible for expanding Moffitt’s ecosystem from within and outside of health care to deliver on consumer-oriented, real-world solutions for clinical practice, research, and administrative processes essential to support growth and competitive advantage.
Dr. Flanders is Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief Clinical Strategy Officer at University of Michigan and at the time of HOMERuN’s founding was Director of the University of Michigan’s Hospital Medicine program. Dr. Flanders helped develop and lead two statewide, hospitalist-focused quality collaboratives; the Michigan Hospital Medicine Safety (HMS) consortium, focused on preventing adverse events in hospitalized patients, and the Integrated Michigan Patient-Aligned Care Transitions (I-MPACT) collaborative.
Dr. Greysen is Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, Executive Director of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Associate Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Greysen is a hospitalist with training in social sciences and health outcomes research focused on outcomes of care and interventions to maximize post-discharge independence for hospitalized older adults.
Dr. Myers is Professor of Clinical Medicine, the Director of the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety, and the Director of Faculty Development within the Section of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine. She also is founder of the SHM Quality and Safety Educators Academy.
Dr. Mattison is the Chief of Hospital Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Geriatrics-trained, she works clinically as a hospitalist and geriatrician and focuses her research and clinical innovation efforts on improving care for hospitalized elders.
Dr. Schnipper is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Research Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Director of Clinical Research for the Brigham Health Hospital Medicine Unit. His research interests focus on effective medication use, transitions in care, health information technology, and communication among health care providers and between patients and providers.
Dr. O’Leary is Professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he serves as Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine, Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine for Quality, and Medical Director of the General Medicine Inpatient Services. His primary research interest focuses on improving the design of hospital systems to improve interprofessional collaboration and quality of care.