Danielle R. Glick, MD, Brian Burk, MBA, Giora Netzer, MD, MSCE, GME ’06, MSCE ‘06



Danielle Glick, MDis a Senior Research Fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her research was the first to describe and analyze the experience of anticipatory grief among family members in the intensive care unit, for which she was recognized with an award from the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Glick has also contributed to the implementation of a music program in ICUs at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

BBurk.pngBrian A Burk, MBAis a Practice Leader of Verizon’s Innovation Team focusing on Life Science and Healthcare. He began his life science career “carrying the bag” as a pharmaceutical and medical device representative, ran U.S. sales operations of $500M and was a marketer for multiple $5-600M brands, including having the responsibility for Phase IV clinical trials.  He has led multiple organizations that sold either healthcare data, analytics, compliance services and/or technology services to the FDA, physician groups, manufacturers, and PBMs.  Additionally, he founded, built, and successfully sold the IP to two healthcare technology companies, which provided eprescribing and pharmacy routing services respectively.  He won the Innovation and Quality awards from eHealthcare Leadership in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Netzer_Giora.photo.jpgGiora Netzer, MD, MSCE, GME ’06, MSCE ‘06is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and director of Family-Centered ICU Care at the University of Maryland Medical Center. His residency and fellowship training was at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed a master’s degree in clinical epidemiology at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Perelman School of Medicine at Penn. Giora’s research and administrative work seek to improve the implementation of critical care at the bedside through better understanding families’ needs and engaging them as care partners in the ICU. A recipient of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Presidential Citation, he serves on that organization’s Thrive taskforce for improving outcomes after critical illness and also co-authored its guidelines on family-centered care.