Meet Our Faculty

Thomas Bartman, MD, PhD
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Co-Director, Clinical Fellowship in Quality and Safety Leadership

Julie B. Samora, MD, PhD, MPH
Director of Orthopaedic Quality Improvement 
Co-Director, Clinical Fellowship in Quality and Safety Leadership

Sandra P. Spencer, MD
Co-Director, Clinical Fellowship in Quality and Safety Leadership

Richard J. Brilli, MD, FAAP, MCCM
Chief Medical Officer
Co-Editor in Chief “Pediatric Quality and Safety”

Beth Allen, MD
Medical Director for Quality
Lead Physician, KUW Asthma
Quality Improvement Program
Pediatric Pulmonology

Janet Berry, DNP, RN
Vice President, Perioperative Services

Ryan S. Bode, MD
Chief, Hospital Medicine

Deena Chisolm, PhD
Director, Center for Population Health and Equity Research

Sharon Dooley, RN, BSN, MA
Co-Medical Director, Patient Safety

Rob Gajarski, MD MHSA
Associate Medical Director for Quality

Sean Gleeson, MD, MBA
President, Partners for Kids
VP Community Health and Wellness

Karen Heiser, PhD
Vice President, Education CIPE Administration

Jeffrey M. Hoffman, MD
Chief Medical Information Officer

Kelly J. Kelleher, MD
Director, Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice

Nadeem Khan, MD
Operations Medical Director
Co-Medical Director Patient Safety

Dorcas Lewe, RN, MS
Clinical Coordinator, Lead Quality Improvement Services

Tensing Maa, MD
Director of Simulation

Richard E. McClead, MD, MHA
Associate Chief Medical Officer

Jenna Merandi, PharmD, MS
Medication Safety Director, Pharmacy Administration

Randal S. Olshefski MD
Section Chief Division, Hematology/Oncology/BMT

Daniel J. Scherzer, MD
Associate Medical Director of Simulation

Linda Stoverock, DNP, RN
Senior Vice President
Chief Nursing Officer