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Alvia Siddiqi, MD, FAAFP

by Jasmine Batchelor

October 3, 2019

Vice President, Population Health,
Advocate Aurora Health

Dr. Alvia Siddiqi serves as Vice President of Population Health for Advocate Aurora Health. She provides oversight and strategic guidance to population health teams, including Regional PHO Medical Directors, Integrated Care Management, Process Improvement, and Value-Based and Government programs. She also serves as the Chief Safety Officer for Enterprise Population Health.
For the past three years, Dr. Siddiqi has served in prior roles as Medical Director and Vice President of Innovations and Government Programs for Advocate Physician Partners. Under her leadership, nearly 300 aligned independent primary care practices were transformed into NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes and the ACO achieved a successful first year under MACRA. She has also provided support to the Medicare Shared Savings Programs and shared savings partnership with Meridian Health Plan for Medicaid. Dr. Siddiqi remains an active member of several ACO governance committees, including High Performing Network, Peer Review, Clinical Integration Design, Quality Improvement, Utilization Management, and Medical Economics.

Prior to her roles with Advocate, Dr. Siddiqi was the former Medical Director of the Illinois Health Connect Medicaid program, which included a nearly 6000 primary care medical homes network responsible for the care of 1.8 Million Medicaid beneficiaries. She was responsible for the oversight of the Quality Assurance Plan, Pay-for-performance program, Provider Network & Quality Management, and Provider education. Previously, Dr. Siddiqi had worked in traditional inpatient and outpatient settings with Alexian Brothers Medical Group in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago and as an Attending Physician with Cook County Health & Hospital Systems (CCHHS).

Dr. Siddiqi is a Board-certified Family Medicine physician and Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). She is past Board Chair and President of the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Siddiqi also served on the AAFP Commission on Quality and Practice and Subcommittee on Health Equity. She has provided guidance to several state and national committees, including the CMS Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE), CMS MACRA TEP Panel on Cost measures, NQF Medicaid Quality Scorecards, and NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Advisory Council.

Dr. Siddiqi resides in Inverness with her husband and three children.