Bill recently retired as the Health Plan Physician Advisor for Kaiser Permanente’s (KP) Northern California region and emergency physician at KP South San Francisco. He served as a member of the Northern California Kaiser Regional Quality Oversight and Risk Management Patient Safety Committees, measuring and improving the quality and safety of care in the KP system. Emergency medicine and quality improvement are excellent backgrounds from which to understand healthcare systems in the Global South. Bill also has a Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology from UC Berkeley. Bill brings not only this understanding to Tiba, but has traveled to Kenya extensively as a volunteer.