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Patrick Springhart, MD, is the chief value officer at Prisma Health and a clinical associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. Patrick also serves on the board of directors for the South Carolina Research Authority, the angel funding arm of the state of South Carolina. Prior to his current role at Prisma Health, he served as the division chief of urology. An expert in robotic laparoscopic surgery and the management of complex kidney stones, Patrick has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and presented at US and international conferences. Patrick also serves on the board of the Prisma Health Upstate Network, a clinically integrated network of more than 2,000 physicians and healthcare institutions in a nine-county region of South Carolina who work together to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. Patrick has a deep commitment to improving health care at the community level. To that end, he established advanced practice provider fellowship programs that trains non-physician practitioners alongside physicians to ensure community residents have better access to well-trained healthcare professionals. Patrick received the John D. Silbar award for outstanding clinical acumen, moral standards, and bedside manner and was selected by the American Urologic Association to participate in an academic exchange program in Brazil. Patrick has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Dayton and a Doctor of Medicine from Wright State University School of Medicine. He completed a urologic residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, followed by a robotics and endourology fellowship at Duke University, where he helped to develop the university’s robotic surgery program. Patrick is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.