Tom Granatir

Tom Granatir joined the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in 2010 as Senior Vice-President for Health Policy, Government Affairs, and Strategic Partnerships.  He is responsible for state and federal policy and strategic relationships in the private and public sector.

Presently on the Board of the PCPI (formerly Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement) and the Casey Health Institute, an integrative primary care clinic near Washington, DC.

His three decades of experience in health policy have focused on quality and public accountability.  He has worked in mental health policy for the State of Illinois; hospital policy for the American Hospital Association, the Health Research and Educational Trust, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; long-term care policy for the Health and Medicine Policy Research Group; and public health policy for Humana Inc, both in the US and in the United Kingdom.  He has served on the governing boards of the American Health Quality Association, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Bridges to Excellence, the National Association of Health Data Organizations, Henry Booth House, a service agency for poor residents of Chicago public housing, and he was a founding board member of US Healthiest, a national alliance to make health and well-being a national priority in industry and government.  He has been an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program, a member of the Health Policy Roundtable of the Michael Reese Health Trust and a member of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities.  He was educated at the University of Chicago and taught in its Graduate Program in Health Policy and Administration.