The Doctor’s Advocate | Third Quarter 2022
Foundation News

Two Directors Join the Foundation Board

The Doctors Company Foundation is pleased to welcome two new directors to its board:

  • Megan Mahoney, MD, MBA, is Chief of Staff of Stanford Health Care and Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Mahoney has expertise in precision health, practice transformation, and care model redesign in large academic healthcare systems. She also serves on The Doctors Company’s Board of Governors and as a member of the company’s Patient Safety Committee.
  • Kathleen D. Ricord, CPCU, has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and financial industry. Ms. Ricord is a former Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. She also serves on The Doctors Company’s Board of Governors and as a member of the company’s Finance and Risk and Patient Safety Committees.

The Doctors Company Foundation supports patient safety research and education for healthcare professionals. Learn more about its work.

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