Medical review board


MARC's 18-member Medical Review Board (MRB) is charged with overseeing the Network 5 quality program. Board activities include the following:

  • Identifying Network-wide and dialysis facility-specific opportunities for improvement through routine monitoring of data profiles and pattern analysis
  • Designing and implementing activities to address areas needing improvement and/or further examination
  • Making recommendations to and assisting dialysis facilities in correcting identified problems and improving care
  • Identifying "high-performing" dialysis facilities, recognizing their success through an annual awards program, and working with them to identify benchmark practices to share with other facilities


Members


Stephen Seliger, MD, Chair
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland 

Marc Brazie, MD
Alexandria, Virginia
 
Jessica Coleman, RN
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Anand Desai, MD
Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Kourosh Dibadj, MD
Fairfax, Virginia

William DiFilippo, MD
West Virginia University, School of Medicine
Morgantown, West Virginia

Jane Forehand, MS, RD
Fresenius Medical Care
Norfolk & Virginia Beach, Virginia

Patrick Gee
Consumer
North Chesterfield, Virginia

Jackie Hires, LCSW
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Miata Koroma, BSN, RN, MBA
DaVita - Silver Spring
Silver Spring, Maryland

Sarah Levine, RD, LDN
FMC - Rockville
Rockville, Maryland

Susie Lew, MD
Washington, DC

Michael Lilly, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Lisa Matthias, RN
Virginia Transplant Center, Henrico Doctors' Hospital
Richmond, Virginia

Jeffrey Perlmutter, MD
Nephrology Associates of Montgomery County
Rockville, MD
 
Tariq Shafi, MD, MHS, FACP, FASN, FNKF(/u>
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Kathy Trombly, LCSW
CDC Woodbridge
Woodbridge, Virginia 

Heather Weirich, BSN, RN, CNN
Independent Dialysis Foundation
Baltimore, Maryland

Andrew Williams
Consumer
Takoma Park, Maryland

Jeanine Zurbuch, RN, MSN, CNN
Elkins Dialysis Unit
Elkins, West Virginia

 

MRB subcommittees 


Vascular Access Committee

Transplant Subcommittee