Mr. Wolfson is the executive vice president and the chief operating officer of the ABIM Foundation in Philadelphia. He joined the Foundation in May 2001. The Foundation's focus is on professionalism, advancing participation of individual physicians in assessment and quality improvement activities, and developing research initiatives to advance physician quality. Mr. Wolfson served for nearly two decades as the founding president and CEO of the Alliance of Community Health Plans (formerly The HMO Group), the nation's leading association of not-for-profit and provider-sponsored health plans. During his tenure, Mr. Wolfson earned national recognition for spearheading the development of the Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) and convening the RxHealthValue coalition to provide independent information on the pharmaceutical industry. He also co-sponsored with the American College of Physicians the journal Effective Clinical Practice. Prior to becoming the founding president and CEO of the Alliance of Community Health Plans, Mr. Wolfson was the director of planning and research at the Fallon Community Health Plan. During that time, he led the product development team that launched the nation's first Medicare risk contract with the Health Care Financing Administration. Mr. Wolfson received his bachelor's degree in sociology from Boston University and his master's in health sciences administration from the University of Michigan, School of Public Health.