Juliet Ugarte Hopkins, MD

Juliet B. Ugarte Hopkins, MD is President of the American College of Physician Advisors, founder and CEO of Velvet Hammer Physician Advising LLC, and a member of the consulting team for Phoenix Medical Management, Inc. Dr. Ugarte Hopkins practiced as a pediatric hospitalist for a decade in Illinois, then developed the physician advisor role for case management, utilization, and clinical documentation at a three-hospital health system in Wisconsin. She was the first physician board member for the Wisconsin chapter of the American Case Management Association (ACMA), is a member of the RACmonitor editorial board, and is an author and national speaker.