Lee Partridge, Senior Health Policy Advisor
Lee Partridge is a senior health policy advisor at the National Partnership for Women & Families, where she specializes in performance measurement and quality improvement issues with special reference to lower income individuals and families. Her previous experience includes ten years as chief of staff for the National Association of State Medicaid Directors and nine as the Medicaid Director for the District of Columbia.
She has served on several performance measurement steering committees of the National Quality Forum (NQF), and, in July 2012 began a two-year term as a member of its Consensus Standards Approval Committee (CSAC). She is a member of the NCQA Clinical Program Committee, served on the NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Panel and co-chaired the NCQA Specialty Practice Recognition Committee. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Medical Home Project Advisory Panel and the AHRQ National Advisory Committee special subcommittee identifying quality measures appropriate for Medicaid eligible adults. In 2010 she was selected as the first public member of the Board of the Council of Medical Specialty Societies.
She is a graduate of Wellesley College and a resident of the District of Columbia.