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Welcome to the 2017 Patient-Centered Medical Home Congress.  
This is a can’t-miss conference for those who want to be part of an expanded educational program focused on the journey of transformation and recognition success.  Attend specialized tracks and network with high-level executives throughout the care delivery system.   
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Michael S. Barr, MD, MBA, MACP

National Committee for Quality Assurance
Executive Vice President, Quality Measurement & Research Group
Michael S. Barr is a board-certified internist and Executive Vice President for the Quality Measurement & Research Group at NCQA. His portfolio at NCQA includes performance measurement development and testing, contract/grant management, research, and collaboration across NCQA on strategic initiatives and programs. Prior to joining NCQA in May 2014, Dr. Barr was Senior Vice President, Division of Medical Practice for the American College of Physicians (ACP) where he was responsible for promoting patient-centered care through the development of programs, services, and quality improvement initiatives for internists and other health care professionals. In addition, Dr. Barr was directly involved in policy development on issues including the patient-centered medical home, medical home neighbor, inter-professional team-based care, and health information technology.
From 1999 to 2005, Dr. Barr was the Chief Medical Officer for Baltimore Medical System, Inc., a Joint Commission accredited federally-qualified health center from 1999 - 2005. Dr. Barr was on the faculty of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University from 1993 – 1998 and held various administrative positions including Physician Director, Medical Management Programs for the Vanderbilt Medical Group. Dr. Barr was on active duty in the United States Air Force from 1989 – 1993 and was Chief of Internal Medicine at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia from 1990 - 1993. Dr. Barr has a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Biology from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry (1982). He attended New York University School of Medicine (1986) through the U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois (1989). Dr. Barr received a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management in 1996. From August 2013 to March 2015, Dr. Barr was a Commissioner on the Maryland Health Care Commission. He recently completed six years on the Board of Trustees for Baltimore Medical System, Inc., the last two of which as Chairperson, and currently is on the boards of The Horizon Foundation of Howard County and Premier HealthCare, a New York City-based multi-specialty medical group that provides health care services for developmentally disabled children and adults. Dr. Barr previously served on the Health Information Technology Policy Committee Meaningful Use Workgroup. Dr. Barr practices internal medicine in Columbia, Maryland and holds part-time faculty appointments at Johns Hopkins University and The George Washington University.