The American Board of Telehealth is managed by the Healthcare Business Solutions division of the American Heart Association. Technical and strategic guidance is provided by an Expert Advisory Panel that includes representation from telehealth experts from across the country with a broad range of experience in patient care, health care policy, business, technology and community service.

The Expert Panel is responsible for:

  • Oversight and strategic vision of the advancement in telehealth education and quality improvement.
  • Setting standards of care.
  • Enhancing integration of telehealth across the continuum.

The American Board of Telehealth was established in 2019 under the leadership of a Founding Board made up of representatives from Avera E-Care and the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. Their vision and initiative helped shape the course of the American Board of Telehealth from its inception, and their contributions are greatly appreciated.

Founding Expert Panel members include:

  • Mandy Bell
  • Deanna Larson
  • Walter Panzirer
  • Kelly Rhone, M.D.
  • Kristi Sidel
  • Matthew Stanley, D.O.
  • Jay Weems

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Craig Beam, MBA

Craig Beam, MBA

Senior Advisor, Petra

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Thomas B. Ferrante, JD & LLM, MBA

Thomas B. Ferrante, JD & LLM, MBA

Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

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Mitch Krebs

Mitch Krebs

Program Director, Helmsley Charitable Trust

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Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD

Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Walter Panzirer

Walter Panzirer

Trustee, Helmsley Charitable Trust

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Sy Atezaz Saeed, MD, MS

Sy Atezaz Saeed, MD, MS

Professor and Chairman Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University

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Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH

Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH

President and CEO, American Well

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Lee Schwamm, MD

Lee Schwamm, MD

Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology, Director, Center for Telehealth, Mass General Hospital

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Scott Shipman, MD, MPH

Scott Shipman, MD, MPH

Director of Clinical Innovations, Director of Primary Care Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges

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Brian S. Skow, MD, MBA, CPE

Brian S. Skow, MD, MBA, CPE

Chief Medical Officer, Avel eCARE

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Andrew R. Watson, MD, MLitt

Andrew R. Watson, MD, MLitt

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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