Meet The Board

Founded in 1967, the Maryland Healthcare Education Institute (MHEI) is the premier provider of leadership, regulatory and quality-related programming and consultative services for its members. It is through this programming that MHEI members gain tools and skills they can implement immediately to enhance the performance of their organizations.



Melvin L. Kelly
Board Member
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Kenneth S. Lewis, MD, JD
President & CEO (Ret.)

Jill Donaldson – Chair
Vice-President, Operations
MedStar Medical Group

M. Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, MBA, FACOG
Chief Medical Officer/Vice President, Medical Affairs
Howard County General Hospital

Terry Fairbanks, MD, MS
AVP, Ambulatory Quality & Safety
MedStar Institute for Innovation


Jacky Schultz
President & CEO
Suburban Hospital

Mitchell Schwartz, MD
Chief Medical Officer & President of Physician Enterprise, LLC
Anne Arundel Medical Center

Ibrahim (Pete) Hanna, MD, FACS  – Vice-Chair, Secretary
Chairman of Surgery
Bon Secours Hospital

Mark S. Rulle, EdD – President
Maryland Healthcare Education Institute


David Weigley, Ph.D., MBA
Chair of Board of Trustees
Adventist HealthCare

Linda E. Jones, MHA, CPCU
SE Zone Healthcare Leader

Nicole Rochester, MD
Your GPS Doc, LLC

Eskandar “Alex” Yazaji, MD
Vice Chairman of Medicine
MedStar Union Memorial Hospital/MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital

Sunil Madan, MD, CPE, FACEP
Chief Medical & Population Health Officer
Doctors Community Hospital

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