Board of Directors

Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Cambridge, MA

​Ann Scott Blouin, RN, PhD, FACHE
Executive Vice President, Customer Relations
The Joint Commission
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Chapman_Tom_thumb.jpgThomas W. Chapman, MPH, EdD
President and CEO
The HSC Foundation
Washington, DC
Michael Dowling
Michael Dowling
President and Chief Executive Officer
Northwell Health (formerly North Shore–Long Island Jewish Health System)
Great Neck, NY
Derek Feeley

Derek Feeley, DBA
President and CEO
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Cambridge, MA
Elliott Fisher

Elliott S. Fisher, MD, MPH
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Lebanon, NH
Jennie Chin Hansen
Executive Committee
Jennie Chin Hansen
Senior Strategic Advisor
American Geriatrics Society
New York, NY
Helen Haskell

Helen Haskell, MA
Founder and President
Mothers Against Medical Error (MAME)
Columbia, SC

Gerald B. Hickson, MD
Senior Vice President, Quality, Safety & Risk Prevention
Joseph C. Ross Chair in Medical Education and Administration
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN
Brent James
Vice Chair
Brent C. James, MD, MStat
Member, National Academy of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Salt Lake City, UT
Gary Kaplan
Immediate Past Chair
Gary S. Kaplan, MD
Chairman and CEO
Virginia Mason Health System
Seattle, WA
Arnold Milstein

Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Director of Clinical Excellence Research Center
Stanford University
Stanford, CA ​

Mary Beth Navarra-Sirio, RN, MBA
Sirio2 Healthcare Innovations
Pittsburgh, PA

Enrique Ruelas, MD, MPA, MHSc
President and CEO
Institute for Health Futures & International Consortium for Quality and Leadership of Healthcare Organizations
Monterrey, Mexico
Mark Smith

Mark Smith, MD, MBA
Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow
Harvard School of Public Health
Oakland, CA
Nancy Snyderman
Executive Committee
Nancy L. Snyderman, MD, FACS
Faculty, Department of Otolaryngology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Watson_Sam_thumb.jpgSam R. Watson, MSA, CPPS
Senior Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality
Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Keystone Center
Okemos, MI