Dr. Mike Romano is currently the Chief Medical Officer for the Nebraska Health Network, an accountable care organization in Omaha, NE. He has served in a variety of a physician executive positions since 1998. He received his MD from Creighton University in Omaha in 1983; completed residency in Family Medicine at Creighton in 1986 and completed his Masters of Healthcare Administration from Bellevue University in 1998. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hospice & Palliative Medicine. He is the Immediate Past President of the Iowa Medical Society; Board Chair of the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative and the 2015 Robert Raszkowski Hero Award winner for his service to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.