Barbara Starfield Awards Dinner & 10th Anniversary Celebration

November 9, 2016 from 6- 9 pm at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC

anthemPrimary Care, Our Primary Cause: 10-Year Anniversary Celebration!

November 09, 2016 from 6 – 9 pm
Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC

Don’t miss the premier networking event of the year where we will celebrate the accomplishments of three distinguished primary care champions! We will also pop the corks and toast to all that the PCPCC has accomplished together with its executive members and other stakeholders throughout the past decade!

This year, we will honor three distinguished individuals who have dedicated their careers to promoting advanced primary care and the medical home, including the internationally recognized “godfather” of the patient-centered medical home, Dr. Paul Grundy. We will thank him for his significant accomplishments and wish him well as he retires from the PCPCC Board of Directors. 

No other gathering in 2016 offers such unparalleled access to influential, national-level leaders in primary care and health care delivery as the PCPCC’s 2016 Fall Conference and Awards Dinner. Individual tickets to the Awards Dinner are $200 (not included in conference registration).

Reserve your seat at the table today!

Thanks to our generous award dinner sponsors:


Show your support for advanced primary care and those who have made a difference! The 2016 Barbara Starfield Awards Dinner provides the perfect opportunity to feature your company or organization among the most influential leaders in health care transformation. 

There are several opportunities for sponsorship at differing levels. For example, we currently have 20 tables available for sponsorship, with prices ranging from $2,000 – $6,000. Please contact Heather Seasholtz — [email protected] or 856-423-7222, ext. 232 — to talk about how you and your organization can take advantage of unique opportunities at the Awards Dinner to highlight your organization and the valuable work you’re doing.

We look forward to seeing you in an exclusive seat at the table this November!


Meet Our 2016 Primary Care Leadership Award Recipients:

Paul Grundy, MD, MPH

The PCPCC is pleased to present Paul Grundy, MD, MPH, chief medical officer and global director of healthcare transformation, IBM; and PCPCC founding president; with the distinguished Barbara Starfield Primary Care Leadership Award, in honor of his life’s work and outstanding dedication to the medical home concept of care. The “godfather” of the patient-centered medical home, Dr. Grundy has put forth tireless efforts over the course of his career to promote and advance the PCMH model as a vehicle for transformational change in the way health care is delivered, not only in the United States, but around the world.

The PCPCC’s Barbara Starfield Award was established in 2012 to honor the work of Dr. Barbara Starfield, whose distinguished career at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health spanned over five decades, and included seminal research that highlighted the critical role of primary care in driving health system transformation.

Dr. Paul Grundy

Salvatore Volpe, MD

The PCPCC is proud to present Salvatore Volpe, MD, FAAP, FACP, CHCQM, with the Patient-Centered Medical Home Practice Award, for his outstanding dedication to promoting a coordinated health care system that achieves improved quality and access to care at a lower cost. Throughout his 25-year career, Dr. Volpe has demonstrated commitment to improving care, which is reflected by the authentic, patient-focused environment he created in his practice. As a physician champion for promoting electronic health records and health information technology use for quality improvement and as a long-standing supporter of patient-centered primary care and the medical home, Dr. Volpe exhibits tireless enthusiasm for sustained patient relationships. He is one of just a few physicians in the country to have achieved board certification in pediatrics, internal medicine, geriatrics, clinical informaticsand quality assurance. In 2015, Dr. Volpe became the Chief Medical Officer of the Staten Island Performing Provider System. He is also a solo provider practicing on Staten Island, New York. 

Edward Wagner, MD, MPH

The PCPCC is honored to present Edward Wagner, MD, MPH, with the Primary Care Community/Research Leadership Award, for his outstanding dedication to developing and disseminating health care innovations designed to transform the way care is delivered. Throughout his lengthy career, Dr. Wagner has supported high-functioning primary care teams to meet the quadruple aim: better care experiences, better population health, lower cost, and happier staff. He is the Founding Director of the Group Health Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, where he established its MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation in 1992, launching a new effort to move advances in quality improvement research into practice. Dr. Wagner and his team developed and disseminated the Chronic Care Model (CCM), an evidence-based framework for health care that delivers safe, effective, and collaborative care to patients. Best known for innovations in chronic illness care, his work spans a range of topics in health services research and produces results that consistently enhance our nation’s capacity for health systems change. The CCM now serves as the foundation for improving ambulatory care for many national and international organizations.