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June 3, 2022

Mayo Clinic’s health care delivery scientific expertise exhibited at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting

By Elizabeth Zimmermann
marketing design image for AcademyHealth ARM 2022 use the link here to get to the conference site https://bit.ly/32hWbgl

Mayo Clinic research will be on display at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 4 – 7, in Washington, D.C. For people attending the conference, you are invited to stop by the booth, staffed by the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. In the double space at 317 and 319, you can meet some of our scientists and find out about opportunities to work at Mayo Clinic.

All Mayo's participation @AcademyHealth | #ARM22 is described here. You can also find links to some open Mayo Clinic positions relevant to attendees at this conference. All times noted are EDT, the conference time zone.

Saturday, June 4

2:30 – 4 p.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 147 B Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Sam Savitz, Ph.D., session chair, is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


Sunday, June 5

10 – 11:30 a.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 147 B Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Molly Jeffery, Ph.D., session chair, is an assistant professor of both health services research and emergency medicine, at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


12:30 – 2 p.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 146 B Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

David Jiang, presenting author, is an associate translational informatics analyst at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Other Mayo authors are Holly Van Houten and Rozalina McCoy, M.D.

External collaborating researcher:  Jeph Herrin, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, and Flying Buttress Associates, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Meet the Researchers

Visit the Mayo Clinic booth (double space at 317 and 319) to meet these researchers and find out more about available opportunities at Mayo Clinic.

Sunday, June 5

11-11:30 a.m.   Xiaoxi Yao, Ph.D.

1:30-2 p.m.       Sean Phelan, Ph.D.

2-2:30 p.m.       Jennifer Ridgeway, Ph.D.

2:30-3 p.m.       Renaldo Blocker, Ph.D.

3-3:30 p.m.       LaPrincess Brewer, M.D.

Monday, June 6

9-9:30 a.m.       Sam Savitz, Ph.D.

9:30-10 a.m.     Ben Pollock, Ph.D.

10-10:30 a.m.   Karen Helfinstine, Vice Chair, Administration for Science of Health Care Delivery, and Quality and Affordability.

10:30-11 a.m.   Gladys Asiedu, Ph.D.

11:30-noon       Molly Jeffery, Ph.D.

12-12:30 p.m.   Aaron Spaulding, Ph.D.

1-1:30 p.m.        David Jiang, associate translational informatics analyst.

1:30-2 p.m.        Maria Stevens, senior health services analyst.


12:30 – 2 p.m. | Marriott Marquis Washington DC — Liberty Salon L Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Xiaoxi Yao, Ph.D., presenting author, is an associate professor of both medicine and health services research, at Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota.

Mayo Clinic co-authors are Rozalina McCoy, M.D.; Shaheen Kurani, Ph.D., (now at Delta Airlines); Peter Noseworthy, M.D.; Jonathan Inselman; David Jiang; David Rushlow, M.D.; John Halamka, M.D.; Paul Cerrato; Patricia Pellikka, M.D.; Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.; Zachi Attia, Ph.D.; and Paul Friedman, M.D.


12:30 – 2 p.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 146 C Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Gladys Asiedu, Ph.D., presenting author, is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Co-authors from Mayo are Emily McTate, Ph.D.; Supriya Behl; Manisha Salinas, Dr. P.H.; Bridget Biggs, Ph.D.; Shafii Mohamed, M.D.; Mark Wieland, M.D.; Sean Phelan, Ph.D.; and Sarah Atunah-Jay, M.D.

External collaborating researcher: Ashaunta Anderson, M.D., University Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles.


12:30 – 2 p.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 147 B Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Jennifer Ridgeway, Ph.D., presenting author, is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Mayo co-authors are Xuan Zhu, Ph.D., Dawn Finnie, Erin Wissler Gerdes, Andrew Torres, Teresa Swenson, Zachary Stickler, Michael Juntunen, Chad Liedl, and Rozalina McCoy, M.D.


2:15 – 3:15 p.m. | Poster | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Presenting author Aaron Spaulding, Ph.D., is an associate professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

External collaborating researchers are:

  • Terri Menser, Ph.D., Houston Methodist Research Institute.
  • Hanadi Hamadi, Ph.D., and Mei Zhao, Ph.D., both of the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.
  • Sheila Boamah, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Katie Dorsey, Baptist Health, Jacksonville, Florida.

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. | Poster | Call for Abstracts Sessions

David Jiang, presenting author, is an associate translational informatics analyst at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Other Mayo co-authors are Peter Noseworthy, M.D.; Paul Friedman, M.D.; and Nilay Shah, Ph.D.  (now at Delta Airlines).

External collaborating researchers are:

  • James Han, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Christopher Morten, J.D., Ph.D., Columbia Law School, New York City.
  • Dennis Shung, M.D.; Sanjay Aneja, M.D.; and Joseph Ross, M.D.; all of Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Sanket Dhruva, M.D., University of California, San Francisco.

3:30 – 5 p.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 147 B Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Gladys Asiedu, Ph.D., presenting author, is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Other Mayo co-authors are Ajay Jayakumar, Nasibeh Zanjirani Farahani, Ph.D., Kristi Sorensen, Kevin Hovde, Kristin Pavek, Morgan Shavogne and Blocker Renaldo, Ph.D.


3:30 – 5 p.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 145 A/B Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Presenting author Maria Stevens, is a senior health services analyst at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Stevens is also affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Other Mayo co-authors are Sam Savitz, Ph.D., and Molly Jeffery, Ph.D.

External collaborating researchers are Jennifer Tsai, M.D.; Bidisha Nath, M.D.; Edward Melnick, M.D.; and Gail D’Onofrio, M.D. All are from Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.

Monday, June 6

8 – 9 a.m. | Poster | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Presenting author Sam Savitz, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Other Mayo Clinic co-authors are Maria Stevens and Molly Jeffery, Ph.D.

External collaborating researchers are Bidisha Nath, M.D.; Edward Melnick, M.D.; and Gail D’Onofrio, M.D.; all of Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut.


8 – 9 a.m. | Poster | Call for Abstracts Sessions

Presenting author Sam Savitz, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Other co-authors from Mayo Clinic are Lila Rutten, Ph.D., (now at Exact Sciences); Alanna Chamberlain, Ph.D.; Shannon Dunlay, M.D.; Sheila Manemann; Shaheen Kurani, Ph.D., (now at Delta Airlines); and Veronique Roger, M.D., (primarily affiliated now with the National Institutes of Health).


8 – 9 a.m. | Poster | Call for Abstracts

Presenting author Ben Pollock, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Florida.

Co-author is Sean Dowdy, M.D., Mayo Clinic's chief value officer.


11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Marriott Marquis Washington DC — Independence Salon D Podium | Methods Sessions

Sam Savitz, Ph.D., session chair, is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


11:15 – 11:30 a.m. | Marriott Marquis Washington DC — Liberty Salon M Podium | Research Panels

Presenting author is Stacie Dusetzina, Ph.D., of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.

Co-authors include Nilay Shah, Ph.D., formerly of Mayo Clinic, now at Delta Airlines.


4:15 – 5:45 p.m. | Marriott Marquis Washington DC - Independence Salon E Podium | Methods Sessions

The session chair is Lisa Goldman Rosas, Ph.D., of Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

Panelists include LaPrincess Brewer, M.D., an assistant professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


4:15 – 5:45 p.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 140 A/B Podium | Special Sessions

Session chair, Jennifer Ridgeway, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of health services research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Speakers are Renaldo Blocker, Ph.D.; Gladys Asiedu, Ph.D.; Sean Phelan, Ph.D.; and Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., all of Mayo Clinic.


4:15 – 5:45 p.m. | Marriott Marquis Washington DC — Independence Salon A/B/C Podium | Methods Sessions

The session chair is Eduardo Sanchez, M.D., of the American Heart Association.

Speakers include Nilay Shah, Ph.D., formerly of Mayo Clinic, now at Delta Airlines.

Tuesday, June 7

10 – 11:30 a.m. | Walter E. Washington Convention Center — Room 140 A/B Podium | Call for Abstracts Sessions

David Jiang, presenting author, is an associate translational informatics analyst at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Other Mayo co-authors are Ben Pollock, Ph.D.; Nilay Shah, Ph.D., (now at Delta Airlines); and Rozalina McCoy, M.D.

External collaborating researcher: Darius Roy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.


Most of the Mayo Clinic researchers @AcademyHealth | #ARM22 are staff or faculty in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. Center staff, scholars and internally affiliated researchers come from across Mayo Clinic's tertiary care and academic medical locations in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. Health care delivery research is also actively represented within Mayo Clinic Health System.

The Mayo Clinic Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery is actively recruiting for the following positions. Visit the center's booth @AcademyHealth | #ARM22 — double space 317 and 319 — to learn more.


PositionPostingQuick description
Research Fellow — Science of Health Care Delivery, Jacksonville, Florida.181483BRWorking under the supervision of Aaron Spaulding, Ph.D. Role will be engaged in mixed methods research focused on surgical outcomes, quality of care, and assessment of health care value.
Senior Health Service Analyst, Rochester, Minnesota.181220BRThis position aligns with the Health Care Systems Engineering Program.
Open Rank Faculty Position in Health Care Delivery Research166541BRDoctorally-trained with experience related to topics of interest within the Mayo Clinic Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.
Service Designer III172460BRWill use human-centered, participatory design methods to identify unmet patient, provider and institutional needs and create new service concepts or business strategies to better meet those needs.
Research Associate176269BRWorking with Renaldo Blocker, Ph.D., supporting human factors engineering and cognitive engineering research
Research Fellow — Science of Health Care Delivery, Jacksonville, Florida.168186BRWorking with Ben Pollock, Ph.D., in the Science of Quality Measurement Program.
Chair – Quality & Value173773BRSenior administrator position partnering with the Chief Value Officer.
Sr. Health Services Analyst174070BR
Service Designer II172460BR
Research Fellow – Science of Health Care Delivery163181BRPostdoctoral opening with Bijan Borah, Ph.D., supporting comparative effectiveness research and economic evaluation activities.
Research Associate - Health Services Research  158429BRWorking with Jennifer Ridgeway, Ph.D., in the Implementation and Evaluation Science Program.

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