Board of Advisors

David Bank, MD, MBA
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs – Ambulatory Services & Network Development
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital

Christine Schon, MHCDS, MPA, FACMPE
Chief Operating Officer
Cheshire Medical Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Joseph John, D.Sc., MHA, FACHE

VP, Operations
The Emory Clinic

Melissa Vasiliades, MBA
Administrator of Ambulatory Access
UW Medicine Contact Center


Founder and Executive Director

Elizabeth Woodcock, MBA, FACMPE, CPC, founded the Patient Access Collaborative in 2011. Having worked in the practice management industry  for more than 25 years, she is passionately dedicated to performance improvement in the professional services industry. Her expertise spans practice operations and revenue cycle management, having authored or co-authored 17 books. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University, a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of Johns Hopkins University as a DrPH student. A Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives, she is an Adjunct Professor at Emory University and a Certified Professional Coder. An avid scuba diver and a CrossFit enthusiast, Elizabeth lives in Atlanta with her husband, Rick, who is a practicing physician, and their three children. Click here for access to Elizabeth's website.