Stacie Sinclair, MPP
In her role as Associate Director for Policy at CAPC, Stacie Sinclair is dedicated to educating federal and state policy makers and key stakeholders on the value of palliative care; raising and standardizing the quality of palliative care delivery; and augmenting palliative care’s voice through coalitions and strategic partnerships. Ms. Sinclair served as Co-Chair of the Writing Workgroup for the National Consensus Project (NCP) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition. She is currently managing the efforts of the Serious Illness Quality Alignment Hub, a three-year project funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, which convenes palliative care experts and U.S. health care quality leaders to create requirements and incentives for palliative care access and adherence to standards. She is a member of the Nebraska Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council.
Previously, Ms. Sinclair worked at Econometrica as the Implementation Project Manager for the Medicaid Incentives for Prevention of Chronic Diseases (MIPCD) Technical Support project, a $3.8 million contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to test the effectiveness of incentives to promote healthy behavior change among Medicaid beneficiaries. She also provided evaluation support for the Community-Based Care Transitions Program (CCTP). Prior to Econometrica, Ms. Sinclair assisted with grant applications and policy development for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Ms. Sinclair received both her MPP and her BA in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She received her Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW) certification in 2011.
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