HCCI Faculty and Advisors


Gresham Bayne, MD

Former Chief of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Naval Regional Medical Center in San Diego.  Founder, Call Doctor Medical Group.  A founding father of the modern house call movement. Past-President, AAHCM.  House Call Doctor of the Year 1999.

Amy J. Berman, BSN, LHD

Senior Program Officer at The John A. Hartford Foundation, with primary oversight of the Developing and Disseminating Models of Care that improve the care of older adults.  She is a national champion for home-based primary care.

Lee Lindquist, MD:

Leads Northwestern Geriatrics and is a nationally-recognized expert in geriatrics. She has served as Practice Director of Outpatient Geriatrics Services and currently serves as the Medical Director of the Clare at Watertower, a CMS 5 star Continuing Care Retirement Community.

Ed Ratner, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School.

Paul Chiang, MD, MA

Medical Director for HomeCare Physicians.   Dr. Chiang has made nearly 29,000 house calls to more than 2,800 patients over his 17-year career in house calls. Dr. Chiang is Chief Medical Officer of HCCI.

William Zafirau, MD
Tom Cornwell, MD

Chief Executive Officer, Home Centered Care Institute. Past-President, AAHCM. Has made over 32,000 house calls. House Call Doctor of the Year 1998. Dr. Cornwell is also a member of the HCCI Board of Directors.

Linda DeCherrie, MD

Clinical Director Mobile Acute Care Team, Program Director of Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program—the largest academic house call program in the U.S.  House Call Doctor of the Year 2012.

K. Eric De Jonge, MD

Director of Geriatrics at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.  Executive Director, MedStar Total Elder Care.  President-Elect, AAHCM. House Call Doctor of the Year 2003.

Mindy Fain, MD

Anne & Alden Hart Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, University of Arizona Medical Center.  Nationally renowned geriatric educator. Current President of AAHCM.  Dr. Fain is also a member of the HCCI Board of Directors.

Brent T. Feorene, MBA

Vice President, Health Dimensions Group.  Treasurer and Board Member, AAHCM.  Practice Management lead, The House Call Project.

Bruce Kinosian, MD
Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH

Harris Fishbon Distinguished Professor of Medicine, UCSF.  Medical Director. Clinical Programs, Office of Population Health and Accountable Care, UCSF.  Co-leader of the National Home-Based Primary and Palliative Care Network. President, AAHPM.

Ann Riggs, MD, CMD

Geriatrician at the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is also a Professor in the Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, College of Medicine, at UAMS, where she serves as Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Medical Director of the Geriatric Community Based Programs.

Carla Perissinotto, MD
Bruce Leff, MD

Professor of Medicine, Director, Center on Aging, Johns Hopkins.  National leader of Hospital at Home and Co-leader of the National Home-Based Primary and Palliative Care Network.  Past-President, AAHCM.

Bob Sowislo, MBA

EVP, U.S. Medical Management and Visiting Physicians Association.  National leader with the AAHCM and the Independence at Home Medicare demonstration.  Recipient of the 2016 AAHCM President’s Award for his national impact .  Mr. Sowislo is also a member of the HCCI Board of Directors.

Joanne G. Schwartzberg, MD

Founding Member and Past President of AAHCP/M.  Co-editor of all four editions of Medical Management of the Home Care Patient (1992-2010).  Scholar-in-Residence Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.  AGS David Solomon Award for Distinguished Public Service 2013.

Jean Yudin, CRNP

Director in Home Primary Care Program, University of Pennsylvania.  AAHCM board member.  Member of the ABIM geriatric medicine specialty board.

Martha Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, HMDC

Executive Advisor for the Home Centered Care Institute, facilitating the development of curriculum and best practice guidelines.

Served as President of the AAHPM from 2002-2003 and on the AAHPM Board of Directors from 1997-2004. Received the inaugural AAHPM Josefina B. Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician Award in 2005. Named one of the 30 most influential visionaries in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by AAHPM in 2013.