Greeley Faculty Members
Professionals collaborating with fellow professionals to help you succeed
Meet Your Greeley Program Faculty
Professionals collaborating with fellow professionals to help you succeed.
Thomas Anthony, JD
Mr. Anthony is a Partner and Chair of the healthcare practice group in the law firm of Frost Brown Todd, LLC, in Cincinnati. He is general counsel to hospitals regarding medical staff bylaws and related matters, physician relations, the acquisition of medical groups, corporate governance, acquisitions of outpatient and ancillary facilities, strategic alliances and joint ventures, the establishment of provider-based facilities, executive employment agreements, Medicare compliance, contracting, and employment matters.
Carol S. Cairns, CPMSM, CPCS
Carol S. Cairns, CPMSM, CPCS, is a Senior Consultant with The Greeley Company, and a recognized expert in credentialing and clinical privileging. She presents frequently on subjects such as basic and advanced credentialing and privileging, core privileges, APP credentialing, the CMS Conditions of Participation, and the standards of—and survey preparation for—The Joint Commission, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), and the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP).
Joseph D. Cooper, MD
Dr. Cooper is a Senior Consultant with The Greeley Company and a practicing, board-certified ophthalmologist. He is a physician leader who brings more than 25 years of experience in medical staff functions and affairs to his work with physicians, hospitals, and healthcare organizations across the country, consulting in the areas of medical staff organizational functions, governance and bylaws, peer review, and credentialing and privileging.
Andrew J. Curtin, MD, MBA
Andrew J. Curtin, MD, MBA, is a board certified, practicing radiologist with expertise in neuroradiology. Dr. Curtin holds an executive MBA from Temple University Fox School of Business. He provides education on medical staff organizational functions; new medical staff leaders’ roles and responsibilities; the medical staff-board relationship (board and physician perspectives); credentialing and privileging; low- and no-volume practitioners; OPPE/FPPE; how to conduct peer review non-punitively; and practitioner conflict, alignment, and behavioral issues.
Tarek Elsawy, MD, FACP
Dr. Elsawy is President and CEO of Reliant Medical Group, based in MA. An internist, Dr. Elsawy previously spent nine years with the Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, OH, in various executive roles—including Vice President of Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals & Family Health Centers. There, he focused on the development and implementation of a clinical integration strategy and on collaborations on population health management. He served on the Board of Trustees for the Cleveland Clinic’s Community Physician Partnership and Marymount Hospital.
Mary Hoppa, MD, MBA
Dr. Mary Hoppa is a senior consultant in Greeley’s Compliance Consulting Practice. She has worked with Greeley since 2006 in both the Provider Operations and Compliance Practice, focusing on Medical Staff Operations, Bylaws and Peer Review, as well as Joint Commission accreditation and CMS compliance services. She is a sought-after speaker on topics related to medical staff bylaws, policies and procedures, and medical staff leadership—and is also the author or coauthor of several books on these topics. Prior to joining Greeley, she was a family medicine physician for fifteen years and held posts including Chief Medical Officer at Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, IN, and member of the Iowa Board of Medical Examiners.
Bradley M. Leonard, MD, MBA, FACC
Bradley M. Leonard, MD, MBA, FACC, consults in the areas of quality, patient safety, physician leadership, and healthcare organizational behavior, and maintains a busy private practice in interventional cardiology. He is the former chief medical officer for the STEEEP Global Institute, a division of the Baylor Health Care System that helps external organizations improve healthcare quality in the areas of safety, timeliness, efficacy, efficiency, equity and patient-centeredness. He has served as chair of the Congestive Heart Failure Council for Baylor, addressing reduction of readmissions and improvements to the delivery of integrated patient care.
Barbara LeTourneau, MD, MBA, FACEP
Dr. Letourneau is a Senior Consultant with The Greeley Company and brings more than 25 years of clinical and administrative experience to her work with physicians and hospitals. Her many roles in senior medical administration positions make her qualified to help physicians and hospitals develop solutions to their most challenging problems. She has consulted, authored, and presented on healthcare management topics including clinical operations, infrastructure design and implementation, work process and social system redesign, bylaws redesign, physician performance evaluation, credentialing, and quality and performance improvement.
James C. Martin, MD
Dr. Martin is Chief Medical Officer for the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Corp. in San Antonio, TX. He is engaged in developing a clinical organization modeled around small groups of independent practitioners and patient-centered medical home recognition, and continues in a continuity patient practice of 40 years. He provides education on clinical integration and on physician-hospital alignment issues, with special interest in patient-centered medical homes. He served as president of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Board of Family Medicine, and was founding chair of TransforMED.
Sally J. Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS
Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS, is a Senior Consultant and Chief Credentialing Officer with The Greeley Company. She brings nearly two decades of credentialing and privileging experience to her work with medical staff leaders and medical services professionals across the nation. Pelletier advises clients in the areas of accreditation compliance, credentialing and privileging assessment and redesign, medical services department assessments, and leadership and development training for medical services professionals.
Rick A. Sheff, MD
Dr. Sheff is a Principal and the Chief Medical Officer with The Greeley Company. He brings more than 25 years of healthcare management and leadership experience to his work with physicians, hospitals, and healthcare systems across the country. With his distinctive combination of medical, healthcare, and management acumen, Dr. Sheff develops tailored solutions to the unique needs of physicians and hospitals.
David P. Tarantino, MD, MBA
David P. Tarantino, MD, MBA, is a practicing board certified anesthesiologist and member of North American Partners in Anesthesia’s (NAPA) Implementation Team. He is a senior consultant and previously served as the Medical Director of External Peer Review with The Greeley Company, in Danvers, MA. For Greeley, he consults, authors, and presents on a wide range of healthcare management and leadership issues. He works with healthcare organizations nationwide in the areas of medical staff effectiveness, peer review, and clinical operations improvement.
Michael David Yanuck, MD, FAAFP
Michael David Yanuck is a Senior Consultant with The Greeley Company and provides education to the medical industry, including hospitals and healthcare organizations, managed care organizations, and medical practice groups on topics such as medical staff organizational functions; new medical staff leaders’ roles and responsibilities; credentialing and privileging; peer review; practitioner conflict, alignment, and behavioral issues; and alignment models. Dr. Yanuck also has expertise in and lectures on medical claims review, chart audit, and RAC appeals.
Faculty Disclosure Statement
The Greeley Company has confirmed that none of the faculty/presenters, planners, or contributors has any relevant financial relationships to disclose related to the content of this educational activity.