Clinical Advisory Committee
The Clinical Advisory Committee comprises of a voluntary expert panel of health care providers and partners from organizations across Southeastern Pennsylvania.  This committee identifies the region’s quality and patient safety priorities and provides clinical guidance to HCIF and its Board of Directors. 

Henry A. Pitt, MD (Chair)

Chief Quality OfficerTemple University Health System

Jeremy Souder, MD (Vice Chair)

Patient Safety OfficerPennsylvania Hospital, Medical Director, Pennsylvania Hospital Inpatient Palliative Care Program Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine
Tom Bader, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Chief Quality Officer, Crozer Keystone Health System
Victor Caraballo, MD, MBA
Senior Medical DirectorIndependence Blue Cross
Mary Reich Cooper, MD, JD
Program Director, Healthcare Quality and Safety Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University

Scott W. Cowan, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vice Chair for QualityThomas Jefferson University Hospital

Susan Cusack, PhD
Executive DirectorMercy Catholic Medical Center
Norma J. Ferdinand
SVP Chief Quality OfficerLancaster General Health 
Eileen E. Jaskuta MSHA, BSN, RN
System Vice President Quality and Patient SafetyMain Line Health 
Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN
ProfessorJefferson College of Nursing
Charles Orellana, MD
Medical DirectorClinical Care Associates of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
Nancy V. Runta, MSN, RN
Senior Director – Risk, Quality & Patient SafetyGrand View Health
Doron Schneider, MD,
Chief Safety and Quality OfficerAbington Hospital – Jefferson Health
Siew Lee Grand-Clement, MSN, RN, CPHQ, CLSSBB
Associate VP, Patient Safety and Performance Improvement, Einstein Healthcare Network
Ronni Solomon, JD
Executive Vice President/General CounselECRI Institute
Charles I. Wagner, MD
Medical Advisor to Patient and ResidentSafety Initiatives, Holy Redeemer Hospital & Medical Center
Gary Welch, DO
Vice President, QualityAria Health