Faculty Spotlight

Vice Chair, Medical Executive Committee, Northwest Kidney Centers

Matthew Rivara, MD
Dr. Matthew Rivara

Matthew Rivara, MD selected for a 2-year term on the Medical Executive Committee.

The Northwest Kidney Ceners Medical Executive Committee has a number of important roles. Members of the MEC review, approve and periodically review current standing orders for NKC patients; the MEC establishes rules and policies pertaining to clinical and operation matters, and performs regular evaluation of NKC quality and clinical performance data.  The MEC also reviews credentials of all applicants to the NKC medical staff and makes recommendations to the NKC Board of Trustees on appointments and reappointments.  Finally, the MEC acts as an advisory group to the CEO and CMO on medical and clinical matters.