August 2017

Alum Patrick Conway (Penn CSP 05-07) named President & CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. He currently serves as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality, and Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).

Alum Sophia Jan (Penn CSP 09-12) is the new chief of pediatrics at The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center and has also been named medical director of Northwell Health’s Health Homes Serving Children effort, part of the New York State Health Home Program.

July 2017

Cheerag D. Upadhyaya, M.D., M.Sc., FAANS (Michigan CSP 06-08) has been appointed surgical co-director for the acclaimed Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI), part of Saint Luke's Health System. Dr. Upadhyaya has served in the role on an interim basis since 2016.

April 2017

 

Anthem Inc. has named Hongmai Pham (JHU ’01) vice president of provider alignment solutions. She is a founding official at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, where she recently served as chief innovation officer and was responsible for implementation of the alternative payment model provisions of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and other multi-organizational initiatives.