Education: MD/PhD, University of California, Los Angeles Areas: abdomen (Gastrointestinal), pelvis (Genitourinary), lungs (Chest and Thoracic), heart and vessels (Cardiac), bones and joints (Musculoskeletal)
Licenses and Certifications
Active: North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, Iowa, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, California, Florida, New Jersey, and Georgia.
Pending: Connecticut and West Virginia
Over 50 publications in top-tier journals (google scholar, PubMed) Topics: Patient-centered radiology, quality, diagnostic error, leadership
Experienced expert witness - Reviewed 40 cases and testified in 9 depositions, panel hearings, and trials in multiple states.
I have previously served as the Vice Chair of Patient Safety at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Director of Peer Review and Physician Performance at the University of Virginia (UVa) Health System, Vice Chair of Operations at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, and Director of Quality and Safety at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. My roles with the American College of Radiology have included Chair of the General Radiology Information Database and Vice Chair of the Technical Expert Panel. I am a passionate advocate for improving quality and safety in healthcare with interests including diagnostic error, peer review, quality measure development, patient-centered radiology, and leadership development. I have received numerous awards including Teacher of the Year at UVa in radiology and have served on several ACGME committees including the Residency Review Committee, Milestones Committee, and Clinical Learning Environmental Review Committee.
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