Clinical and Advisory Council and Interdisciplinary Team

ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization

PSO Clinical and Advisory Council

  • Katrina K. Keefer, Healthcare Authority for Baptist Health
  • Aaron C. Hamilton, MD, MBA, FACP FHM, Cleveland Clinic
  • Nancy E. Foster, American Hospital Association
  • Stephen T. Lawless, MD, The Nemours Foundation/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
  • Jeffrey C. Lerner, PhD, President Emeritus, ECRI Institute
  • David Levin, MD, Jefferson Health System
  • David L. Mayer, PhD, Chief Executive Officer at Washington Metrorail Safety Commission
  • Richard G. Roberts, MD, JD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
  • Debora Simmons, PhD, RN, CCNS, Independent Consultant
  • Robert M. Wachter, MD, University of California San Francisco

ECRI Institute PSO Interdisciplinary Team

Our PSO program team comprises an interdisciplinary staff of physicians, nurses, biomedical engineers, instructional designers, quality, legal, and risk management professionals, individuals with safety, education, science, and engineering backgrounds, statisticians and data analysts, and information technology experts. Our staff serves on national and international patient safety committees, including those of the Joint Commission, World Health Organization, Institute of Medicine, and National Quality Forum. ECRI Institute also runs regional safety collaboratives, conducts large-scale quality and safety projects for health systems and others in the continuum of care, has served as contractor to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority for the past 6 years, and has contracts in place with state PSOs.