Members of the IHI Lucian Leape Institute

​​​​​​​The members of the IHI Lucian Leape Institute represent national thought leaders with a common interest in patient safety.

Gary S. Kaplan, MD, FACMPE
Chairman and CEO
Virginia Mason Health System
Chair, IHI Lucian Leape Institute

Kedar Mate, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
President, IHI Lucian Leape Institute

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

Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor ad Honorem
University of Minnesota School of Nursing

Susan Edgman-Levitan, PA
Executive Director
John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation
Massachusetts General Hospital

Gregg S. Meyer, MD, MSc, CPPS
Chief Clinical Officer
Partners HealthCare

David Michaels, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University

Julianne M. Morath, RN, MS
President and CEO
Hospital Quality Institute of California

Susan Sheridan, MIM, MBA, DHL
Director of Patient Engagement
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

Charles Vincent, PhD, MPhil
Professor of Psychology
University of Oxford
Emeritus Professor of Clinical Safety Research
Imperial College, London

Robert M. Wachter, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
Holly Smith Distinguished Professor in Science and Medicine
Marc and Lynne Benioff Endowed Chair
University of California, San Francisco

Emeritus Members

Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Quality, Safety and Value
Veterans Health Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Amy C. Edmondson, PhD, AM
Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management
Harvard Business School

Lucian L. Leape, MD
Adjunct Professor of Health Policy
Harvard School of Public Health

Paul O’Neill
72nd Secretary of the US Treasury