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Physician Leadership Development Fellowship

Faculty

Jeffrey Aalberg, MD, MS
MMC Physician-Hospital Organization / MaineHealth
Dr. Aalberg received his BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, his MS from the University of Oregon and his MD from the University of Massachusetts. He completed a family medicine residency at the Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program.

After years in private practice, Dr. Aalberg joined the faculty of the Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program. He served as medical director and associate chief of Family Medicine until he entered his current role as chief medical officer of the MMC Physician-Hospital Organization and senior medical director for Ambulatory Care and Preventive Health for MaineHealth, Clinical Integration. He has also served the MaineHealth system as a medical director with concentrations in infection control, orthopedic registries and pharmacy. Dr. Aalberg continues to be involved with the Department of Family Medicine as a practicing physician, preceptor, medical student mentor and adjunct faculty member. He is an associate clinical professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Clinical interests include innovative care design models such as group visits, team healthcare delivery and the Patient Centered Medical Home. The current PHO and MaineHealth leadership roles allow participation in healthcare improvement at the practice, system and state levels.

David Bachman, MD
Pen Bay Healthcare / MaineHealth

Dr. Bachman serves as the chief medical officer of Pen Bay Healthcare and as the senior medical director for Transitions of Care for MaineHealth, Clinical Integration. A 1983 graduate of Harvard Medical School, David is board-certified in pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric medicine and internal medicine. His background includes many years in both emergency medicine and senior level hospital administration. Since joining MaineHealth in March 2009, he has led programs and initiatives that bridge the gap between inpatient and outpatient care, with a particular focus on effective discharge processes, preventable readmissions and emergency care.

Vance Brown, MD
MaineHealth

Dr. Brown serves as the chief medical officer of MaineHealth. Previously, he was the chair of the Department of Family Medicine, research director of the Division of Regional Medical Practice and medical director of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Strongsville/Brunswick Family Health Centers. At the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Brown also led the quality improvement efforts for the department. He completed residencies at University of North Carolina Hospitals, UCLA Medical Center and Yale-New Haven Medical Center. He received his BS at Stanford University in 1980 and his MD at Yale University School of Medicine in 1985.

Jacquelyn Cawley, DO
MaineHealth
Dr. Cawley is a graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo. She received her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to practicing as a family medicine physician, Dr. Cawley has held a number of physician leadership positions, including medical director of University Health Care at the University of New England, medical director of Maine Medical Center Family Medicine, assistant chief of the Family Medicine Department at Maine Medical Center and vice president of Population Health at Martin's Point Health Care. She served as interim dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and vice president for Clinical Affairs at the University of New England. Dr. Cawley has been actively involved in medical education as a faculty member of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, the University of Vermont Medical School and the Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program.

She was responsible for the development of a variety of curricula and educational programs for medical students, residents and community physicians. Prior to entering her current roles as associate chief medical officer and chief medical information officer for MaineHealth, she served as a senior medical director for MaineHealth Clinical Integration. Dr. Cawley has been leading efforts to improve systems of care for patients and providers, with a focus on the use of technology to enhance clinical integration, care coordination and health information exchange.

Dr. Cawley is an innovative physician executive with 17 years of experience in leading and managing physicians and clinical care teams in a variety of academic and healthcare settings. She has presented locally, regionally and nationally on topics such as open access, group medical visits, implementation of the care model and team-based care, clinical microsystems, and practice redesign. She developed and implemented an innovative population health management model in her role at Martin’s Point Health Care. Dr. Cawley was a key faculty member and curricular advisor for the Physician Leadership Program for Martin’s Point Health Care, and she is currently the director for the MaineHealth Physician Leadership Development Fellowship program and cochair of a Maine statewide physician leadership initiative with the Hanley Leadership Center. Dr. Cawley is the past president of the medical staff at Maine Medical Center and is the first woman and osteopathic physician to hold this position.

Mark Fourré, MD
Lincoln County Healthcare / Lincoln Medical Partners /
Community Physicians of Maine

Dr. Fourré is an emergency physician and the medical director of Lincoln Medical Partners, the multispecialty physician group serving Lincoln County Healthcare (LCH). He also serves as chief medical officer of LCH, which is the parent company of LincolnHealth. He is a member of the LCH Board of Trustees and serves on the board's finance and governance committees.

Prior to joining LincolnHealth, Dr. Fourré was an attending physician at Maine Medical Center. While at Maine Medical Center, he developed the Emergency Medicine Residency Program and served as residency director for eight years.

Dr. Fourré also serves as president of Community Physicians of Maine (CPM) and the MMC Physician-Hospital Organization. He is a member of the board of trustees for the MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization and serves as chairman of the board of trustees for CPM and the PHO.

Neil Korsen, MD, MSc
MaineHealth

Dr. Korsen is a family physician and geriatrician with 18 years of practice experience in rural Maine. He received a master’s degree at the Dartmouth Institute in 2002, with a focus on health care improvement. He leads quality improvement programs for MaineHealth in behavioral health integration and shared decision making. Dr. Korsen is involved in program evaluation for the MaineHealth Patient Centered Medical Home pilot. He participates in the High Value Healthcare Collaborative for MaineHealth and is in a lead position with HVHC nationally. He speaks and consults regionally and nationally on healthcare quality improvement and behavioral health integration.

Scott Mills, MD
Mid Coast Hospital

Dr. Mills returned to Maine to practice medicine in the late 1980s. He started a cardiology practice in the Mid Coast area that has grown to four physicians and a full complement of outpatient and inpatient services. He was part of the leadership that merged two medical staffs and led to a new consolidated facility.

After working up the medical staff leadership ranks, he became the first vice president of Medical Affairs at Mid Coast Hospital in 1997. Dr. Mills served as a liaison between the medical staff and administration and focused primarily on strategic planning and on patient safety and quality until 2009. In 2009, he began to lead the Mid Coast Medical Group, the hospital-based 50-provider multispecialty group. In 2010, he became the vice president of Medical Administration and chief medical officer of Mid Coast Health Services. Dr. Mills continues to practice general cardiology along with his administrative duties.

 

 
 
 

 

 
 

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