Founding Organizations made a 3-year commitment of $25,000 or more annually to the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) with the goal of helping promote its mission and vision.
Cautious Patient Foundation
The Cautious Patient Foundation is committed to educating and empowering patients or their families in their quest for quality health care. With its hands-on, physician-based advice and technology-based tools, the Cautious Patient Foundation is working to ensure that people are engaged and proactive in managing their health and healthcare providers.
The Foundation's goal is to inform people of quality problems and pitfalls in the healthcare system, to teach patients how to find the information they need, and to coach them to interact with the system effectively to ensure quality treatment.
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Individual Founding Members
Robert Ashton, MD, Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), Englewood, NJ
Muhammad Athar, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Dawer Azizi, LAMMICO, New Orleans, LA
Robert Centor, MD, University of Alabama at Huntsville, Birmingham, AL
Carmel Crock, MD, Australia
Paul Epner, Paul Epner LLC, Evanston, IL
Mark Graber, MD, RTI International, St. James, NY
Elizabeth Montgomery, Centereach, NY
David Newman-Toker, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Carolyn Oliver, MD, JD, Cautious Patient Foundation, Austin, TX
Frank Papa, MD, University of North Texas HSC, Ft. Worth, TX
Art Papier, MD, VisualDX, Rochester, New York
Jack Rubenstein, MD, North Shore LIJ Health System, Manhasset Hills, NY
Ruth Ryan, LAMMICO, New Orleans, LA
Gordon Schiff, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Paul Tibbits, MD, Department of Veteran Affairs, Bethesda, MD