Editorial Board : Journal of Patient Safety

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Editorial Board

​​Editor in Chief

​David Westfall Bates, MD, MSc
Chief Innovation Officer
Senior Vice President
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Medical Director of Clinical and Quality Analysis
Partners HealthCare
Boston, MA

Associate Editors

Sarah P. Slight, PhD, MPharm, PGDip, M.R.Pharm.S, M.P.S.I., FHEA, FFCI
Reader/Associate Professor in Pharmacy
School of Pharmacy
The Faculty of Medical Sciences
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Kevin T. Kavanagh, MD, MS, FACS
Board Chairman
Health Watch USA
Somerset, KY

Gillian Janes RGN, PhD, MSc, BSc(Hons), SFHEA
Associate Clinical Fellow
Department of Nursing
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Editorial Board

James P. Bagian, MD, PE
Director of the Center for Healthcare
Engineering & Patient Safety
Professor, University of Michigan
Medical School and College of Engineering
Jann Balmer, RN, PhD
Director, Continuing Medical Education
University of Virginia
Pascale Carayon, PhD
Professor of Industrial Engineering
Director of the Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI
David Classen, MS, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah
CMIO, Pascal Metrics
Michael R. Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD
President, Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Huntingdon Valley, PA
Frank Federico, RPh
Executive Director, Strategic Partners
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Cambridge, MA
Mary E. Foley, MS, RN, PhD
Director, Center for Nursing Research and Innovation
University of California San Francisco School of Nursing
San Francisco, CA
John Gosbee, MD, MS
VA National Center for Patient Safety
Ann Arbor, MI
John Hickner, MD, MSc
Cleveland, OH
Jeanne M. Huddleston, MD, MS,FACP, FHM
Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, Health Care Systems Engineering
Mayo Clinic
David Hunt, MD, FACS
Medical Officer, Office of Provider
Adoption and Support Office of the Secretary
Office of the National Coordinator
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC
Edward Kelley, PhD
Head, Strategic Programmes and Coordinator
WHO Patient Safety
Geneva, Switzerland
Carol Keohane, BSN, RN
Academic Medical Center/Patient Safety Organization
Boston, MA

Henri R. Manasse, Jr, PhD, ScD
Former EVP, CEO
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Bethesda, MD

Greg Meyer, MD, MSc
Chief Clinical Officer and Executive VP for Population Health
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System
Lebanon, NH
Julianne Morath, RN, MSN
Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Christina Olsen
Patient Champion
New Zealand

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM
Chief Clinical Transformation and Quality Officer, University Hospitals, 
Professor, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Cleveland, Ohio
Pablo Pulido, MD, MSc, DMSc (hon), FACP, FACC
Former Minister of Health, Venezuela
President, the Panamerican Federation of Associations of Medical Schools
Brian Robson, MD
Executive Clinical Director
Health Improvement Scotland
Glasgow, Scotland
Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH
Research Scientist, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center
Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI
Arjun Srinivasan, MD
Associate Director for Healthcare
Associated Infection Prevention
Programs, Division of Healthcare
Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
J. Bryan Sexton, MA, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of Patient Safety Research & Training
Duke University Health System
​Kaveh G. Shojania, MD
Clinical Epidemiology Program
The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
Ottawa, Canada
David Shulkin, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
C.B. "Sully" Sullenberger, III
Founder, Safety Reliability Methods
CBS Safety Correspondent
Member, Global Patient Safety Forum
Eric J. Thomas, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of Texas - Houston Medical School
Houston, TX
Richard D. Urman, MD, MBA, CPE
Associate Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Charles Vincent, PhD
Smith and Nephew Foundation
Professor of Clinical Safety Research
Imperial College London
London, England
Josie R. Williams, MD, MMM
Assistant Professor of Internal and Family Medicine
A&M System Health Science Center
College Station, TX