Presenter Information

Eric Wall MD, MPH

Event Type

PowerPoint Presentation

Location

2015 Summer Institute

Start Date

9-7-2015 12:30 PM

End Date

9-6-2015 1:30 PM

Keywords

Community-based palliative care

Description

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eric Wall is the Pacific Northwest Medical Director for United Healthcare overseeing quality and affordability initiatives in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Dr. Wall is a board-certified family physician with 35 years of practice experience. He was formerly the Senior Medical Director for Qualis Health and before that, the Vice-President for Medical Affairs at Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon.

Dr. Wall graduated from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and completed his family medicine residency at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital. He then pursued a Masters of Public Health at the University of Washington after which he became the Director of Research in a community-based family medicine residency in California. Dr. Wall was the first Director of Research at the Department of Family Medicine at the Oregon Health and Sciences University holding appointments in Public Health and Nursing. He has published on wide ranging subjects ranging from Women’s Health to Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Relevant to his presentation, Dr. Wall served as a medical director for a freestanding hospice facility in Portland, Oregon and published his experience in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wall lives and works in Seattle, Washington.

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Community-based Palliative Care: Trends, Challenges, Examples and Collaboration with Payers

2015 Summer Institute

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eric Wall is the Pacific Northwest Medical Director for United Healthcare overseeing quality and affordability initiatives in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Dr. Wall is a board-certified family physician with 35 years of practice experience. He was formerly the Senior Medical Director for Qualis Health and before that, the Vice-President for Medical Affairs at Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon.

Dr. Wall graduated from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and completed his family medicine residency at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital. He then pursued a Masters of Public Health at the University of Washington after which he became the Director of Research in a community-based family medicine residency in California. Dr. Wall was the first Director of Research at the Department of Family Medicine at the Oregon Health and Sciences University holding appointments in Public Health and Nursing. He has published on wide ranging subjects ranging from Women’s Health to Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Relevant to his presentation, Dr. Wall served as a medical director for a freestanding hospice facility in Portland, Oregon and published his experience in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wall lives and works in Seattle, Washington.