Provides Testimony In

Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, telemedicine,

Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine: Florida International University, Wertheim College of Medicine
Locum Tenens Hospitalist & Staff Hospitalist
Telemedicine Provider: “Virtual Care Certified: Level 1” – by HealthTap, Inc.
Medical Advisory Board: HealthTap, Inc.
Peer & Insurance Reviewer
Medical Malpractice Expert for attorneys & FL Department of Health/Board of Medicine
Governor-Elect: Florida Chapter, American College of Physicians
Delegate: Florida Medical Association, American Medical Association
President: NY/NJ/CA/MD/NC Practices, HealthTap, Inc.
President: Disaster Accountability Project
Manuscript Reviewer: Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine
Board Member, Secretary: Physicians for Social Responsibility Florida
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine
Master Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant


2020 (Jan) – present  Locum Tenens Hospitalist, CompHealth, Midvale, UT

Assigned to:
Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, PA (Conemaugh Health System) (July – Nov 2020)
Conemaugh Miners Medical Center, Hastings, PA (Conemaugh Health System) (July – Nov 2020)
Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Kalispell, MT (Kalispell Regional Healthcare) (b. Dec 2020)
Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County, Two Rivers, WI (Aurora Health Care) (b. Dec 2020)
Aurora Medical Center Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI (Aurora Health Care) (b. Apr 2021)
2018 (Dec) – present  Locum Tenens Hospitalist, Icon Medical Network, Tualatin, OR
2018 (May) – present  Locum Tenens Hospitalist, Tiva/Envision Healthcare, Dallas, TX

Assigned to:
Physicians Regional Medical Center, Knoxville, TN (Tennova Healthcare) (Sept 2018 – Dec 2018 [closing of facility])
North Knoxville Medical Center, Powell, TN (Tennova Healthcare) (Sept 2018 – Sept 2019) [client lost contract with hospital]
Turkey Creek Medical Center, Knoxville, TN (Tennova Healthcare) (Sept 2018 – Sept 2019) [client lost contract with hospital]
Twin Cities Community Hospital, Templeton, CA (Tenet) (Jan – July 2019)
Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, San Luis Obispo, CA (Tenet) (Jan – July 2019)
Parkland Medical Center, Derry, NH (HCA) (July 2019 – Dec 2019)
Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, MO (HCA) (Dec 2019 – Aug 2020)
2018 (May) – 2018 (Aug)  Locum Tenens Hospitalist, Onyx M.D., Irving, TX

Assigned to:
Mercy Medical Center, Janesville, WI (Mercy Health) (July – Aug 2018)
Primary Site, Mercyhealth Family Residency Program
2017 (April) – 2026 (April)  Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, FL
2011 (October) – present  Locum Tenens Hospitalist, Hospitalists Plus, Arlington, TX

Assigned to:
Mercy Hospital Joplin (formerly St John’s Regional Medical Center; Mercy Health), Joplin, MO (Dec 2011 – Dec 2012)
Mercy McCune-Brooks Hospital, Carthage, MO (Mercy Health) (Oct 2011 – Feb 2013)
St Luke’s Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA (UnityPoint Health, formerly Iowa Health System) (April – Aug 2012)
Continuing Care Hospital at St Luke’s [LTACH] (Christis Dubuis Health) (April – Aug 2012)
St Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac, WI (Agnesian Healthcare) (Aug – Oct 2012)
Great River Medical Center, West Burlington, IA (Great River Health) (Feb – Oct 2013)
West Florida Hospital, Pensacola, FL (HCA North Florida) (May – Nov 2013)
Davis Memorial Hospital, Elkins, WV (Davis Health) (b. July 2013)
Audrain Medical Center, Mexico, MO (SSM Healthcare) (Dec 2013 – Jan 2014)
Saint Vincent Medical Center, Erie, PA (Allegheny Health) (Jan 2014 – Sept 2015)
Affiliate, Lake Erie College of Medicine – bedside teaching of medicine residents
Bluefield Regional Medical Center, Bluefield, WV (Community Health) (May 2014–April 2015)
Teaching of medical students: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Jackson – Madison County General Hospital, Jackson, TN (West Tennessee Healthcare) (May 2014 – Sept 2016)
Mercy Hospital, North Iowa, East Campus, Mason City, IA (Trinity Healthcare) (July – Sept 2014)
Teaching of medical students: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Henry County Medical Center, Paris, TN (Tennessee Hospital Association) (b. Nov 2014)
Missouri Delta Medical Center, Sikeston, MO (May 2015 – Dec 2018)
Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, MO (June 2015)
Methodist Jennie Edmunson Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA (Methodist Health) (b. June 2015)
Platte Valley Medical Center, Brighton, CO (SCL Healthcare) (Oct 2015 – Dec 2018)
Colorado Acute Long-Term Hospital, Denver, CO (LifeCare Hospitals) (Nov 2015)
Rose Medical Center, Denver, CO (HCA Continental) (Jan – Feb 2016)
Affiliate, University of Colorado Denver
Lake City Medical Center, Lake City, FL (HCA North Florida) (Feb – June 2016)
Sonora Regional Medical Center, Sonora, CA (Adventist Health) (May 2016 – Aug 2017)
St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley, St. Helena, CA (Adventist Health) (July 2017 – May 2018)
Natividad Medical Center, Salinas, CA (Monterey County Health Department) (July 2018 – March 2020)
Affiliate, University of California San Francisco
Regency Hospital Company, Golden Valley, MN (Select Medical Corp) (Aug – Dec 2018)
NorthBay Medical Center, Fairfield, CA (NorthBay Healthcare) (Sept 2018 – Jan 2019)
Affiliate, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
VacaValley Hospital, Vacaville, CA (NorthBay Healthcare) (Sept 2018 – Jan 2019)
Littleton Adventist Hospital, Littleton, CO (Centura Healthcare) (Aug 2019 – July 2020)
Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, Castle Rock, CO (Centura Healthcare) (March 2020 – July 2020) [emergency privileges for COVID-19/SARS2 response]
Parker Adventist Hospital, Parker, CO (Centura Healthcare) (April 2020 – July 2020) [emergency privileges for COVID-19/SARS2 response]
St. Anthony North Hospital, Westminster, CO (Centura Healthcare) (April 2020 – July 2020) [emergency privileges for COVID-19/SARS2 response]
2011 (Sept) – 2012 (Nov)  Locum Tenens Hospitalist, Concorde Staff Source, Milwaukee, WI

Assigned to:

St Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Sioux City, IA (UnityPoint Health, formerly Iowa Health) (Sept 2011 – July 2012)
2010 (Jan) – 2011 (June)  Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine & Hospitalist, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Member, Medical Staff –
University of Miami Hospitals & Clinics (aka Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center)
University of Miami Hospital
Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute/Ann Bates Leach Eye & Ear Hospital
Jackson Memorial Hospital (Jackson Health/County of Miami-Dade)
2009 (Sept) – 2009 (Nov)  Locum Tenens Hospitalist, VISTA Staffing Solutions, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT
Assigned to:

Inland Hospital, Waterville, ME (Eastern Maine Healthcare) (Oct – Nov 2009)
2007 (Aug) – 2009 (July)  Hospitalist, IPC of Delaware, Inc., Newark, DE
Member, Medical-Dental Staff –
Christiana Care Health System (Christiana & Wilmington Hospitals)
Teaching of Internal Medicine Residents
Member, Medical Staff –
Saint Francis Hospital (Catholic Health East)
Select Specialty Hospital of Wilmington at St Francis Hospital (Select Medical Corporation)
Arbors at New Castle Subacute & Rehabilitation Center (Extendicare Health Services, Inc.)
2005 (Dec) – 2008 (July)  Consulting Internist, Department of Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE (moonlighting)
Member, Medical-Dental Staff –
Christiana Care Health System (Christiana & Wilmington Hospitals)


2020 (March) – present  Primary Care Physician – SteadyMD Physician Group, P.C., St Louis, MO

2020 (March) – present  Research Investigator, Science 37, Inc., Los Angeles, CA 2019 (Jan) – present  Medical Advisory Board, HealthTap Inc., Palo Alto, CA 2018 (June) – 2018 (July)  Medical Consultant, Elsevier Inc., Maryland Heights, MO 2017 (June) – 2018 (June)  Fellow, Doximity, San Francisco, CA
2017 (May) – present  Medical Consultant, Change Healthcare (formerly McKesson Technology), Newton, MA
2017 (January) – present  Staff Hospitalist, Cleveland Clinic Florida Martin Health, Stuart, FL
Member, Medical Staff – North, South, Tradition campuses
2016 (February) – 2016 (July)  Staff Hospitalist, Incare Medical Services, North Palm Beach, FL (inpatient division closed)
Member, Medical Staff –
St Mary’s Medical Center, West Palm Beach, FL (Tenet)
2013 (October) – present  Expert Witness, Department of Medicine/Division of Medical Quality Assurance/Board of Medicine, State of Florida, Tallahassee, FL
Abbason & Associates, Inc, Winter Park, FL (b. Dec 2014)
2013 (May) – present  Expert Witness
Consolidated Consultants, Chula Vista, CA (b. Aug 2020)
TASA, Blue Bell, PA (May 2013 – Oct 2019)
Reliable Clinical Experts, New York, NY (March 2015 – July 2016)
Direct Hire by Attorneys
2012 (September) – 2012 (December)  Supervising Physician, Quad/Med, LLC, Saratoga Springs, NY
2011 (Oct) – present  Physician Reviewer
Auto Injury Solutions, Iselin, NJ
Advanced Medical Reviews, Los Angeles, CA (Oct 2011 – Feb 2017)
Behavioral Medical Interventions, Edina, MN (Feb 2012 – July 2014)
MCMC, Quincy, MA (April 2012 – Feb 2016)
MLS Group of Companies, Inc., Southfield, MI (b. Jul 2012)
KVS Consulting, Kingston, PA (Aug 2012 – Sept 2018)
Managed Medical Review Organization/CoreVisory, Novi, MI (April 2013 – Oct 2019)
Ameritox-PRIUM, Duluth, GA (Oct 2013 – Dec 2016)
CIMRO, Champaign, IL (Nov 2013 – Feb 2016)
Physicians Review Organization of Michigan, East Lansing, MI (b. Feb 2014)
National Medical Reviews, Inc, Southampton, PA (March 2014 – Dec 2016)
KePRO, Harrisburg, PA (May 2014 – April 2018)
Specialty Health, Reno, NV (b. April 2015)
Dane Street, Palm Beach Gardens, FL (b. Jan 2016)
Exam Works, Atlanta, GA (Jan 2016 – Dec 2018)
Review Med, Dallas, TX (Jan 2016 – Oct 2019)
Claims Eval, Granite Bay, CA (b. Feb 2016)
Med Source National, Garden City, NY (Feb 2016 – Dec 2018)
MES Solutions, Norwood, MA (Jan 2017 – Dec 2018)
Network Medical Review Co Ltd, Rockford, IL (Jan 2017 – Dec 2018)
H.H.C. Group, Gaithersburg, MD (b. Aug 2017)
Matriarch Consulting Services, LLC, Houston, TX (March 2018 – June 2019)
Atheneum Partners, GmbH, Berlin, Germany (b. Feb 2018)
Alicare Medical Management, Salem, NH (b. Aug 2018)
Exam Coordinators Network, Boca Raton, FL (Dec 2018 – Jan 2019)
EK Health, San Jose, CA (Jan – March 2019)
Arbitech Health, Atlanta, GA (b. June 2020)
2011 (May) – present  Telemedicine Physician
Consult A Doctor, Miami Beach, FL (May 2011 – Aug 2013 d/t purchase by TelaDoc)
MD Live, Sunrise, FL (b. May 2011)
AmeriDoc, Plano, TX (August 2011 – May 2014 d/t purchase by TelaDoc)
Telemedicine Consulting Network, Boca Raton, FL (June 2012 – Dec 2014 d/t business closing)
Wellness FX, San Francisco, CA (b. Sept 2012)
AmeriCare Services/Health Ultimate Corp, Las Vegas, NV (Dec 2012 – Feb 2016)
TelaDoc, Dallas, TX (b. March 2013)
Second Opinions, Ft Lauderdale, FL (April 2013 – July 2016)
Doctor on Demand, San Francisco, CA (Sept 2013 – Feb 2016)
1-800MD, Charlotte NC (Oct 2013 – July 2016)
Push Health, El Segundo, CA (b. Oct 2013)
HealthTap Prime (Founding Member), Palo Alto, CA (b. April 2014)
Executive Member (President), PC – CA, NJ, NY, MD, NC practices
HealthTap Concierge (Sept 2014 – July 2019)
Virtual Care Certified: Level 1 (April 2016)
Medical Advisory Board (b. Jan 2019)
Virtual Medical Offices, Marietta, GA (April 2014 – Aug 2015 d/t business closing)
iSelectMD, Hilton Head, SC (July 2014 – April 2016)
WellVia (1stMD), Bryant, TX (July 2014 – Oct 2019)
Executive Member (President), PC – CA, NJ, NY practices
My OnCall Doc, Tampa, FL (Oct 2014 – April 2016)
1st Care MD, Kingsbury, TX (Nov 2014 – Feb 2016)
InCareMD, Atlanta, GA (March 2015 – Feb 2016)
First Stop Health, Chicago, IL (b. April 2015)
American Well, Boston, MA (b. May 2015)
SMC/RX Consulting, Davie, FL (May – Oct 2015 d/t business closing)
24 Hour Physicians and Net Care Now, Plano, TX (Sept 2015 – April 2016)
AristaMD, La Jolla, CA (Sept 2015 – July 2016)
ECI Healthcare Partners, Traverse City, MI (Sept 2015 – April 2016)
Mediconecta, Miami, FL (Sept 2015 – April 2016)
My Telemedicine, McKinney, TX (b. Sept 2015)
KuraMD, Roseville, CA (Oct 2015 – April 2016, March 2018 – June 2019)
TelMed Services, San Juan, PR (Oct 2015 – April 2016)
24 Hour Virtual MD, Boca Raton, FL (Oct – Nov 2015 d/t business closing)
Video Medicine, Jackson, WY (Nov 2015 – April 2018 d/t acquisition by Salus)
Just Answer, San Francisco, CA (b. Dec 2015)
Maven Clinic, New York, NY (b. Feb 2016)
Salus Telemedicine, Waycross, GA (b. June 2018)
Ordrs, Houston, TX (June 2018 – Oct 2019)
Onegevity Health, New York, NY (b. Dec 2018)
CareClix, Washington, DC (b. Jan 2019)
98point6, Seattle, WA (March – Sept 2020) (temporary COVID-19 coverage)
Fruit Street/COVID-MD, New York, NY (b. April 2020)
Dial Care LLC, Frisco, TX (b. June 2020)
Phosphorus, Secaucus, NJ (b. Aug 2020)
Hey Doctor, San Francisco, CA (b. Aug 2020)
Truepill, Hayward, CA (b. Aug 2020)
Color, Burlingame, CA (b. Sept 2020)
2011 (Oct) – 2015 (Oct)  Medical Staff, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Miami, FL
Part-time, Emergency Department
2008 (Aug) – 2014 (April)  Physician Expert, Executive Health Resources, Inc. (United Health Group Corp – Optum Services, Inc.), Newtown Square, PA (part-time)
2008 (Sept) – 2009 (Dec)  Medical Staff, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Wilmington, DE
Part-time, Emergency Department
2005 (Oct) – present  Management Consulting Council Advisor/Expert
Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc., New York, NY
Coleman Research Group, Inc., New York, NY (b. June 2011)
GuidePoint Global, LLC, New York, NY (b. Dec 2012)
Maven Research, Inc., San Francisco, CA (b. Jan 2015)
Magellan Research Group, LLC, New York, NY (Feb 2015 – Dec 2018)
Alpha Sights, Ltd, London, UK (b. Sept 2016)


2013 (Jan) – present  Physician Panel (invite-only), Doximity, San Francisco, CA
2011 (June) – present  Founding & Distinguished Medical Expert; Medical Advisory Board; Founding Knowledge Editor; Chief Internal Medicine Scholar; Editorial Board Member: HealthTap; Grandmaster Rx Editor; Founding Mentor: HealthTap University; Founding Member: HealthTap Prime Palo Alto, CA
2011 (May) – 2016 (March)  Expert, ShareCare, Inc., Atlanta, GA


2018 (March) – present  Reviewer, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Society of General Internal Medicine, Alexandria, VA, USA
Manuscripts reviewed (as of revision date): 7

2017 (Nov) – present  Reviewer, British Medical Journal, British Medical Association,
London, England, UK
Manuscripts reviewed (as of revision date): 2

2016 (Nov) – 2019 (Sept)  Reviewer, Cureus Journal of Medical Science, Cureus, San Francisco, CA, USA
Manuscripts reviewed (as of revision date): 2

2015 (Oct) – present  Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Manuscripts reviewed (as of revision date): 16

2015 (May) – 2018 (Dec)  Reviewer, New England Journal of Medicine, Massachusetts Medical Society, Boston, MA, USA

2015 (Jan) – 2017 (Dec)  Reviewer, BMJ Open Quality (formerly BMJ Quality Improvement Reports), British Medical Association, London, England, UK
Manuscripts reviewed (as of revision date): 9

2013 (July) – 2017 (Dec)  Reviewer, BMJ Case Reports, British Medical Association, London, England, UK
Manuscripts reviewed (as of revision date): 4

2012 (Aug) – 2015 (March)  Reviewer & Associate Editor, Medical App Journal, Seattle, WA, USA

2009 (Feb) – 2009 (Dec)  Peer Reviewer, Medical Economics, Advanstar Communications, North Olmsted, OH, USA

2008 (July) – 2009 (Dec)  Peer Reviewer, Formulary Journal, Advanstar Communications, North Olmsted, OH, USA


2020 (June) – 2020 (Aug)  Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA  Certificate in CHEF Coaching & Lifestyle Medicine

2020 (April) – 2020 (Sept)  University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland  Certificate in Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface

2018 (Sept) – 2019 (Jan)  Yale University, School of Public Health, New Haven, CT  Certificate Program in Climate Change and Health Communication

2004 (July) – 2007 (June)  Resident – Internal Medicine
Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE; ACGME Certificate awarded 30 June 2007 Affiliate of Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Case Report: “Acquired factor VIII Inhibitor Treated with Rituximab in an HIV+, HCV+ Patient after Urologic Surgery”

2000 (Aug) – 2004 (May)  Creighton University, School of Medicine, Omaha, NE  M.D. Honors: Pharmacology, Radiology, Research/Independent Study in Radiology; Degree awarded 15 May 2004
Research Proposal: “Prospective Comparison of Plain Radiology vs. CT in the Diagnosis of Facial Fractures”

1994 (Aug) – 1998 (May)  Virginia Commonwealth University, College of Humanities & Sciences, Richmond, VA  Bachelor of Science with Honors (University, Department, & Magna cum Laude) in Biology; Minor: Math; Degree awarded 16 May 1998
Senior Thesis: “Response of Bryostatin/Ionomycin-activated T-cells from Breast Cancer Patients to HER-2/neu-derived Epitopes Presented by Class I”

1991 (Sept) – 1994 (June)  Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, Alexandria, VA  Advanced Studies Diploma
Competitive regional school for science/technology/mathematics; #1 high school nationally (2007-2010, 2014-2016)


2021 (Jan) – 2021 (March)  Trainer Certification – Clarity Insight Journey (CIJ) – based on course from Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. Taught by Jennifer Grace in Ft Lauderdale, FL (virtual) (Health, Wellness, Life Coach Training)

2015 (Jan)  Pro Board Certification in HazMat Operations via National Fire Protection Association, Quincy, MA, Plantation, FL (Disaster Medicine Training)

2015 (Jan)  U.S. Department of Homeland Security: HazMat Operations Certification via TEEX, College Station, TX, Plantation, FL (Disaster Medicine Training)

2014 (Aug)  U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, Miami Office – Certified Weather Spotter, Miami Beach, FL (Disaster Medicine Training)

2013 (Oct)  Society of Hospital Medicine [SHM] Leadership Academy III (Advanced),
Minneapolis, MN

2011 (Nov)  Master Clinical Hypnotherapy, National Board of Professional & Ethical Standards,
Ocala, FL

2011 (Sept)  Society of Hospital Medicine [SHM] Leadership Academy II (Advanced), Miami Beach, FL

2011 (Aug)  “Medical Management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Events”, U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, At Miami-Dade Health Dept, Doral, FL (Disaster Medicine Training)

2011 (June)  “Medical Reserve Corps Core Competencies”, U.S. Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service, Washington, DC (Disaster Medicine Training)

2011 (June)  “Incident Command System”, Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA],
Washington, DC (Disaster Medicine Training)

2011 (June)  “National Incident Management System”, FEMA, Washington, DC (Disaster Medicine Training)

2011 (April – June)  Basic & Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy, National Board of Professional & Ethical Standards, Ocala, FL

2011 (April)  “Essential Competencies for the Emerging Leader”, Internal Medicine 2011, American College of Physicians [ACP], San Diego, CA

2009 (Sept)  Society of Hospital Medicine [SHM] Leadership Academy I, Miami Beach, FL

2007 (Sept) – 2008 (June)  Student – American College of Physician Executives [ACPE] Onsite Healthcare MBA, Wilmington, DE
Have completed 30 credits to date towards earning an MBA or MMM
“Financial Decision Making” Levels 1,2,3,4
“Ethical Challenges”
“Informatics: IT Change Management and Knowledge Management”

2007 (Jan – March)  Student – Achieving Competency Today: Issues in Health Care Cost, Quality, Systems, and Safety – Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded, interdisciplinary course that addressed systems- based practice, practice based learning, and quality improvement
Final Project: “Reducing 1B [MRSA] Isolation Codes at Wilmington Hospital”


2020 (Mar) – 2021 (Sept)  Co-President, Board of Directors (both elected), Frontline Mind Body Project, Ft Lauderdale, FL

Non-governmental organization tasked with teaching mindfulness, stress management, resiliency, and spiritual awakening to first responders (physicians, nurses, pharmacists, technicians, fire, EMS, police) towards reducing burn-out, suicidality, depression, and departure from the fields. Utilizing techniques from Clarity Catalyst training borne out of Stanford University in 1970s and most notably benefitting 9/11 widows in 2001-2002. Tasked with creating, development, marketing, programs, board recruitment, and delivery to beneficiaries.
Co-President: Sept 2020 – current
2019 (Jan) – 2022 (Jan)  Secretary, Board of Directors (both elected), Florida Chapter, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Tampa, FL
State affiliate of national organization of Physicians for Social Responsibility – United States affiliate of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (Laureate of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize)
Focused on prevention of proliferation and use of nuclear weapons and on combating human-caused climate change, particularly on health effects
Advocacy, Education, Research
Secretary: Nov 2020 – current
2015 (Jan) – 2020 (Dec)  President, Board of Directors (both elected), Disaster Accountability Project, Washington, DC
Non-governmental organization tasked with improving accountability of governments and other NGOs in distribution of tangible and financial aid after natural and man-made disasters, providing a tool for citizens to gauge responsiveness of organizations in distributing aid, and educating local governments and organizations in disaster preparedness. Unpaid/volunteer position. Develop, manage, and account for this organization’s mission, goals, response, and execution.
Member, Board Governance and Recruitment Committee
DisasterAccountability.org, SmartResponse.org
Founder, Executive Director: Ben Smilowitz
Secretary: Jan 2015 – March 2016
Treasurer: March 2016 – Feb 2017
Vice President: Feb 2017 – Dec 2019
President: Jan 2020 – current
1998 (June) – 2000 (July)  Research Assistant, Covance Labs, Inc., Vienna, VA
Performed pharmaceutical company directed assays in Phase I & II drug trials using animal serum samples. Also utilized automated/robotic machinery for assays.
1996 (May-Aug)  Computer Assistant, Defense Information Systems Agency / div of Defense Special Weapons Agency (United States Department of Defense/Pentagon), Arlington, VA
National Security Clearance: Secret (supervised Top Secret)
Worked in HQ and satellite offices in northern Virginia with Air Force, Army, Navy/Marine Corps
LAN, WAN management on non-classified servers
Computer Help Desk for DoD personnel
Maintaining on-site technical library
Developed Intranet website
Participated in responses to drills from Pentagon, National Security Agency for threats against U.S. Dept of Defense Information Systems assets
Maintained U.S Air Force Base coding equipment


American Medical Association [AMA], Chicago, IL (2000 – present)
Member, Reference Committee K (Public Health), I-19, Nov 2019
Chair, Reference Committee D (Public Health), I-20, Nov 2020
YPS Handbook Committee, Reference Committee C (Medical Education), A-19,
June 2019
YPS Handbook Committee, Reference Committee G (Medical Service), I-20, Nov 2020
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin [AAPI], Oak Brook, IL (2000 – present, Life Member)
American Medical Student Association [AMSA], Reston, VA (2000 – 2004)
International Federation of Medical Student Associations [IFMSA] – USA Chapter, Ferney- Voltaire, France (2001 – 2004)
American College of Physicians [ACP], Philadelphia, PA (2001 – present)
Fellowship Election (FACP), July 2011
Leadership Enhancement and Development (LEAD) Certification, July 2012
Region C Representative, Governor’s Advisory Council, Florida Chapter (Aug 2012 – 2015)
Hospitalist Medicine, State Chair/Representative, Governor’s Advisory Council, Florida Chapter (Aug 2012 – Sept 2019)
Delegate to Florida Medical Association (July 2013 – Aug 2019)
Council of Early Physicians, State Chair, Governor’s Advisory Council, Florida Chapter (April 2014 – Dec 2016)
Treasurer, Florida Chapter (Sept 2015 – Dec 2020)
Chair, Delegation to Florida Medical Association (Aug 2017 – Aug 2018)
Chair, Florida Chapter, Ethics & Professionalism Committee, Aug 2017
Co-Author, Telemedicine: A Practical Guide for Incorporation into your Practice, Online (April 2019 – March 2020)
Governor-Elect Designee, Florida Chapter (Nov 2020 – April 2021)
Governor-Elect, Florida Chapter (May 2021 – April 2022)
Governor, Florida Chapter (May 2022 – April 2026)
Society of Hospital Medicine [SHM], Philadelphia, PA (2007 – present)
Senior Fellowship Election (SFHM), Dec 2015
Fellowship Election (FHM), Feb 2013
Secretary/Treasurer, Southeast Florida Chapter (March 2019 – Dec 2019)
American Association for Physician Leadership [AAPL] (formerly: American College of Physician Executives [ACPE]), Tampa, FL (2007 – 2019)
Florida Medical Association [FMA], Tallahassee, FL (2010 – present)
Member, Reference Committee on Health, Education, and Public Policy (July 2015, July 2014, Aug 2018)
Member, Reference Committee on Finance and Administration, July 2016
Chair, Reference Committee on Health, Education, and Public Policy, Aug 2017
Member, Council on Medical Education, Science, and Public Health (Aug 2017 – Aug 2021)
Alternate (Aug 2017 – Aug 2019) Delegate to American Medical Association (Elected) (Aug 2019 – present [full delegate])
Primary Care Representative to Specialty Society Section & Board of Governors (Aug 2018 – Aug 2020)
Member, Board of Governors (Aug 2018 – Aug 2020)
Young Physicians Section [YPS] Delegate to American Medical Association (Appointed) (June 2019 – present)
Member at Large, Executive Committee, FMA Delegation to AMA (Nov 2020 – present)
Palm Beach County Medical Society [PBCMS], West Palm Beach, FL (2014 – present)
Member, Council on Advocacy & Legislation (Jan 2016 – Dec 2019)
Member, Council on Communications & Technology (Jan 2019 – Dec 2019)
American Telemedicine Association [ATA], Washington, DC (2011 – 2019)
World Medical Association [WMA], Ferney-Voltaire, France (2011 – present)
Representative/Delegate from Associate Membership to the WMA General Assembly (2017, 2018, 2019)
Alternate Representative/Delegate from Associate Membership to the WMA General Assembly (2020)
Member, Environment Caucus (Oct 2017 – present)
Chair, eHealth & Medical Technology Task Force, Associate Member Section
(2020 – present)
Member/Associate Member Representative, eHealth Workgroup (2020-present)
Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine [CSHM], Vancouver, BC (2013 – 2017)
International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth [ISfTeH], Luzern, Switzerland (2013 – 2019)
American Board of Disability Analysts [ABDA], Nashville, TN (2014 – present, Life Member)
Senior Disability Analyst & Diplomate, Jan 2021
Disability Analyst & Fellow designation, Jan 2015
Forensic Expert Witness Association [FEWA], San Francisco, CA (2016 – present, Professional Member)
Master Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (MCFLC), Jan 2021
Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (CFLC), Dec 2017, re-certified Oct 2020
Co-Founding Board Member, South Florida Chapter (2017 – 2018)
Vice President, South Florida Chapter (Jan 2017 – Dec 2018)
President, Florida Chapter (Jan 2019 – Dec 2019)
Board Member, Florida Chapter (Jan 2017 – Dec 2019)
National Board Member (Jan 2017 – Dec 2019)
Member, Conference Committee (2018, 2019)
Member, Marketing Subcommittee (2018)
Member, Membership Committee (2018)
Member, Governance Committee (April 2018 – Nov 2020)
Member, Credentialing Committee (Oct 2020 – present)
American College of Legal Medicine [ACLM], Rosemont, IL (2016 – present)
Affiliate Memberships – American Medical Women’s Association [AMWA], Reston, VA and Medical Women’s International Association [MWIA], Burnaby, BC (2015 – present)
Royal College of Physicians [RCP], London, UK (2016 – present)
American College of Lifestyle Medicine [ACLM], Chesterfield, MO (2016 – present)
American College of Preventive Medicine [ACPM], Washington, DC (2016 – present)
Member, Policy/Advocacy Committee (May 2017 – May 2021)
Member, Scientific Review Committee (May 2017 – Dec 2019)
Fellowship Election (FACPM), October 2019
American Association for the Advancement of Science [AAAS], Washington, DC (2016– present)
Florida Clinicians for Climate Action [FCCA] (2018 – present)
Physician Co-Founding Member, Steering Committee Member, Co-Chair (2018– 2020)
American Public Health Association [APHA], Washington, DC (2020 – present)
Associate Member – Faculty of Clinical Informatics [FCI], London, UK (2019 – 2021)


Member, Scientific Planning Committee, W. Montague Cobb/National Medical Association Health Institute, 2018 Health Disparities Conference, Climate & Health Equity (2017 – 2018)– presented 27 January 2018 in Tampa, FL
Governor’s Advisory Council, Florida Chapter, American College of Physicians (2012–present)
Member, Insurance/Industry Committee (2013 – 2019)
Member, Legislative Committee (2013 – 2021)
Member, Education Committee (2014 – 2018)
Member, Strategic Planning Committee (2014 – 2018)
Member, Awards Committee (2015, 2017)
Member, Scientific Program Committee (2016 – 2018)
Member, Christiana Care Health System, Utilization Review (2008 – 2009)
Member, Christiana Care Health System, Delirium Committee (2007 – 2008)
Member, Christiana Care Health System, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Subcommittee on Internal Reviews (2006 – 2007)
Treasurer, Christiana Care Health System Residency Council (2006 – 2007)
Member, Program Director’s Council – Christiana Care Department of Internal Medicine (2006 – 2007)


Member – Awards Committee, American College of Physicians (2020-2021)

Member – Policy Committee, American College of Preventive Medicine (2017 – 2021)

Author, National Policy Statement on Lifestyle Medicine, 2018

Member – Scientific Review Committee, American College of Preventive Medicine (2017 – 2019)

Member – Board of Directors, Forensic Expert Witness Association (2017 – 2019)

AMA, Young Physicians Section, Strategic and Leadership Committee (2015 – 2021)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Philadelphia, PA) – Governance – Hospital Medicine, Knowledge Check-in Item-Writing Task Force (2018-2019)

AMA, Ambassador Program, Steering Committee (2018 – 2019)

AMA, Medical Student Section, Committee on Scientific Issues (2001 – 2002)

AMA, Medical Student Section, Computers & Technology Committee (2002 – 2004)

AAPI, Medical Student/ Resident/Fellow Section, National Executive Committee & Midwest Region Representative (2001 – 2002, 2003 – 2004)

IFMSA-USA – Creighton University representative (2001 – 2003)

AMSA, National Liaison to AMA (2001 – 2002)

AAPI, Liaison Committee to AMA & Organized Medicine (2002 – 2003)

AAPI, Legislative Affairs Committee (2003 – 2004)

AAPI, Committee for Integrated Medicine (2003 – 2004)


Elected Representative of Associate Membership of Physicians, World Medical Association – General Assembly (2017 – 2020)

Member – Environment Caucus, World Medical Association (2017 – present)


2019 (May) – 2021 (Aug)  Political Action Committee Board, Florida Medical Association, Tallahassee, FL

2019 (March) – 2020 (March)  Secretary/Treasurer & Executive Board, Southeast Florida Chapter, Society of Hospital Medicine

2019 (Jan) – 2022 (Jan)  Board of Directors, Florida Chapter, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Tampa, FL

2018 (Aug) – 2020 (Aug)  Board of Governors, Florida Medical Association, Tallahassee, FL

2018 (July) – 2021 (July)  Political Action Committee Board, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA

2018 (Feb) – 2020 (Dec)  Physician Co-Founding Member, Steering Committee Member, Florida Clinicians for Climate Action, Tampa, FL

2017 (April) – 2019 (Dec)  Forensic Expert Witness Association, San Francisco, CA

National Board Member

Board Member, Florida Chapter
Co-Founding Board Member, South Florida Chapter (Jan 2017 – Dec 2018)

2015 (Sept) – 2020 (Dec)  Treasurer & Executive Board, Florida Chapter, American College of Physicians, Jacksonville, FL

2015 (Jan) – 2020 (Dec)  Officer/Board of Directors, Disaster Accountability Project,
Washington, DC

2020 (Mar) – 2021 (Sept)  Officer/Board of Directors, Frontline Mind Body Project, Ft Lauderdale, FL



Volunteerism Award, Florida Chapter, American College of Physicians, 21 Sept 2019, Ft Lauderdale, FL

Internist of the Year, Florida Chapter, American College of Physicians, 10 Sept 2016, Key Largo, FL

2nd place, Christiana Care Health System Medical-Dental Staff Research Competition, 24 May 2007, Winterthur, DE

2nd place out of 68 posters, Clinical Vignettes, American Medical Association-Resident Fellow Section Poster Symposium, I-06 Meeting, 10 Nov 2006, Las Vegas, NV

Presentation, Virginia Academy of Science, Fairfax, VA (May 1998)

National Semifinalist, Westinghouse (Intel) Science Talent Search, Washington, DC (Feb 1994)

3rd in region, Austin T. Brown Technical Writing, Washington, DC (Spring 1994)


Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), American Heart Association [AHA] course (2002 – 2020)

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers, AHA Course (2002 – 2020)

Board Certification, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009 – 2019, recertification 2019-2029)

Maintenance of Certification – active, current – ABIM, ABLM

Board Certification, Internal Medicine, National Board of Physicians & Surgeons (2017 – 2019, MOC renewal 2019 – 2021)

Master (Certified) Clinical Hypnotherapist (M.Ht), American Board of Hypnotherapy, Australian Hypnotherapist Association, and British Association of Therapeutical Hypnotists (awarded 2011)

Certified Disability Analyst and Fellow, American Board of Disability Analysts (FABDA) (awarded 2015; MOC renewal 2017 – 2021)

American Medical Association, Physician’s Recognition Award with Commendation (2009 – present)

Board Certification, Lifestyle Medicine, American Board of Lifestyle Medicine & International Board of Lifestyle Medicine (2017 – 2020, recertification 2020-2030)

Master Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant, Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) (Certified 2017 – 2020, recertified 2020-2023) (Master 2021-2023)


First, full, medical license – 2005: Delaware (active)

2009 – present: New Jersey, New York, Florida, California, Virginia, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Maine, Maryland, Iowa, Missouri, West Virginia, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Colorado, Montana, Rhode Island, Connecticut, South Dakota, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Idaho, Utah, North Carolina, Kansas, Nebraska, Virgin Islands, Ohio (all active)

2020 – COVID-19 Emergency Licenses: Kansas, Massachusetts, Alabama, Kentucky, Wyoming, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Georgia, Nevada, Texas, Vermont, Arizona, Alaska (time-limited)

DEA Registrations: 3

CAQH Registration: active

State CSA Registrations: Iowa, Missouri, Rhode Island, Illinois, (all active); Delaware, Maryland, South Carolina, New Jersey, Connecticut (expired)

Low-THC Cannabis (Florida) – training/certification – 2017-current


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