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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004
Served Luncheon Entrees include
Our Fall Luncheon launches the DC Leagues' 2004-2005 Program.
11:30 am Opening Reception
In his first public appearance as District of Columbia's Department of Health Director, Dr. Pane will speak about DC government's role in providing and ensuring health care for the vulnerable, the changes at the Department of Health, and where the department is headed in the future
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League of Women Voters of the
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Fall Luncheon Reservation Form
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at this year's fall luncheon.
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Gregg A. Pane, MD, MPA, CPE, FACPE, FACEP
D.C. Department of Health
Dr. Gregg A. Pane brings more than 20 years of executive level public health experience to the District government. He joins the District from Detroit, Michigan's Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), where he has served as System Vice President for Clinical Quality and Safety and Medical Director for Public Policy Initiatives for the past two years.
The HFHS is a $2.5 billion integrated medical system with five major hospitals and numerous clinics, a 500,000-member HMO, and 800 doctors. Dr. Pane manages 35 direct staff members responsible for quality, safety and accreditation and serves as vice president at 900-bed Henry ford Hospital. At HFHS Pane established innovative initiatives in health literacy and consumer quality and served as a. co-director of the Chronic Disease Initiative.
Prior to joining the HFHS, Pane served as the Chief Policy and Planning Officer for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) from 1996-2003. He helped transform the VHA into a coordinated outpatient-based system and managed more than 100 employees responsible for strategic planning, policy, performance management, and external affairs. He also served as the Acting Chief of VHA Emergency Management during his tenure at VIM, representing the VHA on National Security Council disaster and anti-terrorism planning.
Dr. Pane's wide-ranging medical professional experience includes two years as the Vice President of Quality Management and Chief Medical Officer for Unisys Health Information Management and two years as Medical Director of the Louisiana Medicaid Program. He also was an Associate Adjunct Professor and Residency Program Director at the University of California - Irvine Division of Emergency Medicine for several years.
Dr. Pane received a BS from the University of Michigan at Flint, Michigan, an MD from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and an MPA. in health services administration from the University of San Francisco College of Professional Studies in San Francisco, California. He is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE), a Fellow in the American College of Physician Executives (FACPE), and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). He is widely published and has served on numerous health care commissions.
The DC League of Women Voters extends a warm welcome to Dr. Pane in his first public appearance as Director.
DIRECTIONS TO INGLESIDE AT ROCK CREEK: We encourage carpooling to the luncheon.
By bus, take the E2 (Fort Totten) bus from the corner of McKinley and Connecticut Ave. (below Chevy Chase Circle.) to Ingleside, 3050 Military Rd., NW/ Time: 17 minutes. The bus stops a few yards from the entrance to Ingleside. To reach The Apartments, walk downhill to the end of the parking lot. Turn left, and continue walking to the circle driveway. Enter the building on your left.
By car, drive north on Connecticut Avenue to Nebraska Ave. At the intersection bear right onto Military Rd. At Ingleside, 3050 Military Rd., turn right and look for parking as you drive downhill. Walk to the end of the parking lot, turn left and continue walking to the circle driveway. Enter the building on your left.
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