Artificial Intelligence and the Impacts on Health Care


Panel Facilitator

Kevin Ewanchyna, MD | Medical Director of Community Health, Samaritan Health Services

Kevin Ewanchyna, M.D., was born in Saskatchewan, Canada. He is board certified in family medicine in both Canada and the United States. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, physical fitness, music and theater. 


Over the years, Dr. Ewanchyna has served as Vice President of Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer of Samaritan Health Plans, and is currently Medical Director of the Community Health Department for Samaritan Health Services. He also served as President of the Oregon Medical Association from 2019 to 2021, the co-chair of the OMA Policy Committee and the chair of OMA’s  Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force.


Frederick Chen, MD, MPH | Chief Health & Science Officer, AMA

Frederick Chen, M.D., MPH, is the Chief Health and Science Officer for the American Medical Association. In this role, he leads the AMA’s work in public health, science and ethics. He is a family physician and professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, recently serving as Vice Chair and Chief of Family Medicine at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

 Dr. Chen’s teaching and research focuses on health policy and primary care education and training. At the University of Washington, he directed one of the largest family medicine residency networks. He also served as senior advisor in the Bureau of Health Professions at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). He serves on several journal editorial boards and was President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.

His health policy experience includes work with health insurers and state and federal government. He has been medical director for the Washington State Patient-Centered Medical Home Collaborative, the state employees’ Uniform Medical Plan, and medical director for physician engagement and training at UW Medicine. He recently served as consulting medical director for Hawaiian Airlines.

Dr. Chen earned a BS in biology from Emory University, an MPH in epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Chen completed both his residency in family medicine, as well as the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, at the University of Washington. He was also a Kerr White Visiting Scholar in the Center for Primary Care Research at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and completed a fellowship in public health policy at the University College London’s School of Public Policy.

David Dorr, MD, MS, FACMI, FAMIA | Chief Research Information Office, OHSU

Dr. Dorr earned his BA in Economics (with minors in Mathematics and Psychology) and his MD from Washington University in St. Louis. He then completed Internal Medicine residency at Oregon Health & Science University, and earned a Master's in Medical Informatics and Health Services Administration from the University of Utah. Broadly, Dr. Dorr's interests lie in complex care management, especially for older adults and other at-risk populations, coordination of care, collaborative care, chronic disease management, quality, and the requirements of clinical information systems to support these areas. From these interests, he has broadened into clinical information needs, Electronic Health Record (EHR) deployment and Health Information Exchange as a way to expand systems-based approaches to all of health care. Finally, Dr. Dorr performs evaluations of care management and informatics initiatives using a variety of methodologies. In his spare time, he is an avid bicyclist and completed Cycle Oregon 2016, riding over 450 miles across the southern coast.

Dr. David Dorr serves as the Chief Research Information Officer Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine Vice Chair, Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics Graduate Program, School of Medicine at Oregon Health and Sciences University.


Clark Otley, MD | Chief Medical Officer of Mayo Clinic Platform

Clark C. Otley, M.D., is the Chief Medical Officer for Mayo Clinic Platform and a consultant in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He holds the academic rank of Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from Williams College in religion, Dr. Otley completed medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and an internship in internal medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He finished his residency in dermatology at Harvard University, serving as chief resident. Dr. Otley then completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Otley is also the Medical Director for the Department of Business Development, which advances Mayo Clinic’s mission through proactive business partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, and the commercialization of Mayo Clinic technologies for the benefit of patients worldwide while generating revenue to support clinical practice, research, and education at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Otley also serves as president of the Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency, an initiative to position Rochester, Minnesota, as the world’s premier destination for health and wellness.

Dr. Otley has published widely in the areas of cutaneous oncology, particularly in patients who have received organ transplants. He is the founding president of the International Immunosuppression & Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative and has served as a director of the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Otley received the Mayo Distinguished Clinician Award in 2015.