Dr. Charlie Fazio currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Medical Director of the HealthPartners health plan. In that role he is responsible for programs to improve the health of plan members as well as for initiatives that oversee and improve the quality, service and affordability of the health care plan members receive. He has extensive experience in quality improvement, cross-community collaboration, health care finance and public policy. Dr. Fazio received his B.S. in Biology and Computer Science and his M.D. from Georgetown University. He has an MS in administrative medicine from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has thirty-five years of clinical and administrative experience.