Edward Westrick, MD, PhD
Primary Care Physician, Assistant Medical Director | Comprehensive Community Action Program
Dr. Westrick is a practicing primary care internist and physician executive with Comprehensive Community Action Program in Cranston RI. He earned his MD degree from New Jersey Medical School and trained in Internal Medicine through the Brown University program. He earned his PhD in pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics at the University of Rhode, his MS in psychology at Rutgers University, and his BS in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. He has spent most of his career in clinical informatics, medical management, physician leadership and quality improvement with a strong focus on performance measurement. He has developed measures for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, and has served on boards and expert panels for the Institute of Medicine, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the National Quality Forum, the Joint Commission, RAND, the American Health Quality Association, US Pharmacopeia, VA Health, the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, and state government and managed care organizations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.