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Contributors

Making Health Care Safer: A Critical Analysis of Patient Safety Practices

List of Contributors


Editorial Board

Kaveh G. Shojania, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Kathryn M. McDonald, M.M.
Executive Director
Center for Primary Care & Outcomes Research
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Bradford W. Duncan, M.D.
AHRQ Patient Safety Fellow
Center for Primary Care & Outcomes Research
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Robert M. Wachter, M.D.
Professor and Associate Chairman
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Contributors

Joseph V. Agostini, M.D.
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Chapters 26-30
Jennifer Kleinbart, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Chapter 31

Andrew D. Auerbach, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Chapters 18-20, 22-25

Sunil Kripalani, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Division of General Medicine
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia
Chapter 35

Dorothy I. Baker, Ph.D., RNCS
Research Scientist, Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
Associate Director, Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Chapters 26-30

Ebbing Lautenbach, M.D., M.P.H., MSCE
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Hospital Epidemiologist, Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA
Chapters 12-14
David W. Bates, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Chapters 6-9, 41, 42, 45, and 46
Susana B. Martins, M.D., M.Sc.
Fellow, Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California, San Francisco
Foster City, CA
Chapter 47

Sidney T. Bogardus, Jr., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Adler Geriatric Assessment Center
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT
Chapters 26-30

Harvey J. Murff, M.D.
Fellow, Division of General Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Chapters 23, 41 and 42

Erica Brownfield, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Chapter 37
Michael D. Murray, Pharm.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Pharmacy
Purdue University School of Pharmacy
Scientist, Regenstrief Institute for Healthcare
Indianapolis, Indiana
Chapters 10 and 11

Harold R. Collard, M.D.
Fellow in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO
Chapter 17

David B. Nash, M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Dean and Director
Office of Health Policy and Clinical Outcomes
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Chapters 40, 44, 48 and 50
Lorenzo Di Francesco, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Chapter 32
Steven Z. Pantilat, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Project on Death in America Faculty Scholar
San Francisco, CA
Chapter 49

Daniel D. Dressler, M.D.
Instructor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Hospital Medicine Fellow
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Chapter 34

Laura T. Pizzi, Pharm.D.
Project Director
Office of Health Policy and Clinical Outcomes
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Chapters 40, 44, 48 and 50
Bradford W. Duncan, M.D.
AHRQ Patient Safety Fellow
Center for Health Policy
Center for Primary Care & Outcomes Research
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Chapters 45 and 46
Jeffrey M. Rothschild, M.D., M.P.H.
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of General Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Chapters 21 and 38
Scott Flanders, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Chapter 36
Kimberly Rask, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Emory University Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Chapters 31,34, and 35
Tejal K. Gandhi, M.D., M.P.H.
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Patient Safety
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Chapters 8 and 9
Sanjay Saint, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Patient Safety Enhancement Program
University of Michigan School of Medicine
Research Scientist
Ann Arbor VA Health Services Research & Development Field Program
Ann Arbor, MI
Chapters 15-17
Nina S. Garas, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Chapter 49
Jean Ann Seago, Ph.D., R.N.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
University of California, San Francisco
Research Fellow
Center for California Health Workforce Studies
San Francisco, CA
Chapter 39
Verna C. Gibbs, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
Staff Surgeon and Chair, Surgical Service Quality Improvement
San Francisco VA Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
Chapters 19 and 22
Kaveh G. Shojania, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Chapters 4, 5, 9, 10, 43, and 47
Neil I. Goldfarb
Program Director for Special Projects
Office of Health Policy and Clinical Outcomes
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Chapters 40, 44, 48 and 50
Robert Trowbridge, M.D.
Clinical Instructor
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Chapters 51-55
John Gosbee, M.D., MS
Director, Patient Safety Information Systems
Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Patient Safety
Ann Arbor, MI
Chapter 41
Robert M. Wachter, M.D.
Professor and Associate Chairman
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Chief of the Medical Service
Moffitt-Long Hospitals
San Francisco, CA
Chapter 55
Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Investigative Medicine Program
New Haven, CT
Chapters 28 and 29
Heidi Wald, M.D.
Assistant Professor in Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Director, Penn Hospital Care Group
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Chapters 4,5 and 43
Salim D. Islam, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco VA Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
Chapters 23 and 24
Scott Weingarten, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Director, Health Services Research
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Beverly Hills, CA
Chapters 51-54
Ashish K. Jha, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Division of General Internal Medicine
San Francisco VA Medical Center
San Francisco, CA
Chapters 45 and 46
Mark V. Williams, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Hospital Medicine Unit
Emory University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Center for Clinical Effectiveness
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Chapters 31-35
Rainu Kaushal, M.D., M.P.H.
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of General Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Chapter 6 and 7
Neil Winawer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, GA
Chapter 33

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Current as of July 2001
Internet Citation: Contributors: Making Health Care Safer: A Critical Analysis of Patient Safety Practices. July 2001. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/services/quality/er43/ptsafety/contributors.html