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- Dr. Chuck Cutler chief medical officer for the American Association of Health Plans
- Dr. Gordon Moore professor of ambulatory care and prevention at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
- Dr. Edward Miller CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine and dean of the faculty at the School of Medicine
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