Speaker Biography

Dr. Myers is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine; Director of Quality and Safety Education at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University Of Pennsylvania; and the Associate Designated Institutional Official for Quality and Safety for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In these roles she oversees graduate medical education in the field of healthcare quality and patient safety and aligns this education with the quality and safety goals of the Penn Medicine healthcare system. Dr Myers also directs a 2-year post-graduate research fellowship training program in Penn’s Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety.

Prior to these roles, she was a Patient Safety Officer at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for nine years, and in that role led numerous quality and safety initiatives at Penn. She continues to actively mentor residents, fellows, and faculty in QI work, and in 2011 was awarded a Josiah Macy Foundation Faculty Scholarship for her innovations in quality and safety education. In 2012, she led the development of the “Quality and Safety Educators Academy” – one of the first national faculty development efforts designed to provide faculty with educational and professional development strategies to help fill the current unmet need for quality and safety educators in our nations’ medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Start Date

12-6-2014 10:00 AM

End Date

12-6-2014 11:00 AM

Included in

Public Health Commons


Dec 6th, 10:00 AM Dec 6th, 11:00 AM

Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum in Quality