Louis H. Diamond, MBChB, FCP, (SA), FACP, FHIMSS – President

Louis H. Diamond, MBChB, currently serves as the following: Physician Liaison, Public Policy Committee, HIMSS; Member Executive Committee, Coalition for Supportive Care for Kidney Disease Patients; Vice Chair Board, End-stage Renal Disease Network Board, (A QIO for the ESRD Program;) Ex Officio Member, Forum ESRD Networks; Delegate for the Renal Physicians Association to the American Medical Association House of Delegates; Member; Board Member, Quality Insights Holdings.

He previously held leadership positions at a variety of healthcare organizations including: Co-chair, Quality Improvement Initiative, Alliance for Continuing Education for Health Care professionals; Chair. Physician Engagement Committee, HIMSS; Chair, Strategic Directions Subcommittee, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement; Member, National Priorities Partnership, Chair, Policy Steering Committee, eHealth Initiative, (eHI); Chair Quality Safety and Outcomes Committee, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS); Member, Leadership Network, NQF, Chair, Quality, Measurement and Research Council, NFQ; President and Medical Director, Renal Physicians Association; Member, Board of Directors , and Director and Programs, National Patient Safety Foundation; President , Medical Society of D.C.; Board of Trustees, American Society of Internal Medicine; President, American College of Medical quality; Member, Joint Steering and Technical Advisory Committee, National Quality Forum; Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Medical Quality; Member, Health and Public Policy Committee, American College of Physicians; Chair, eHealth and Medical Informatics Forum, American College of Medical; Chair, Applications and Learning Program, National Patient Safety Foundation; President, Forum of ESRD Network Organizations; President, ESRD Network 5 Board of Directors; President , Internal Medicine Center to Advance Research and Education (IMCARE); Member, National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Advisory Board of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Diamond served as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow; Vice President and Medical Director, Thomson Reuters Healthcare, Professor of Medicine, Chair, Georgetown Department of Medicine and Dean for Medical Affairs, at D.C. General Hospital; Research Fellow, Renal Metabolic Unit and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cape Town School of Medicine and Groote Schuur Hospital.

Dr., Diamond is a graduate of the University of Cape Town Medical School, South Africa; Fellow, American College of Physicians; and Fellow, College of Physicians, South Africa and Fellow American College of Physicians.