Quality, Safety and Outcomes Committee

The Quality, Safety, and Outcomes Committee was established as a committee by the EAST Board Directors on July 11, 2018.  The committee has been charged with identifying major challenges to EAST members with respect to identifying and achieving quality as it pertains to EAST's Core Strategic Goals.  The committee has been directed to develop recommendations related to how EAST might be able to assist members with effecting quality in trauma and emergency surgical critical care in organizations and for patients. 


Members

Jose L. Pascual, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCMJose L. Pascual, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, FCCM, Chair
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Rachel  Appelbaum , MDRachel Appelbaum , MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Scott B. Armen, MD, FACS, FCCMScott B. Armen, MD, FACS, FCCM, Committee Member
Penn State Health in Hershey, PA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Bruce A. Crookes, MD, FACSBruce A. Crookes, MD, FACS, Committee Member
Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC
Term ends 01/18/2020
Kyle Cunningham, MD, MPHKyle Cunningham, MD, MPH, Committee Member
Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC
Term ends 01/15/2022
Christopher J. Dente, MDChristopher J. Dente, MD, Committee Member
Emory University/Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA
Term ends 01/18/2020
Jose J. Diaz, MDJose J. Diaz, MD, Committee Member
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD
Term ends 01/16/2021
Andrew R Doben, MDAndrew R Doben, MD, Committee Member
Baystate Medical Center in Springfield , MA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Rajesh R. Gandhi, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCMRajesh R. Gandhi, MD, PhD, FACS, FCCM, Committee Member
John Peter Smith Hospital in Forth Worth, TX
Term ends 01/16/2021
Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD, FACSElliott R. Haut, MD, PhD, FACS, Committee Member
The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD
Term ends 01/18/2020
Joshua Judge, MDJoshua Judge, MD, Committee Member
University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY
Term ends 01/16/2021
George Koenig, DO, MSGeorge Koenig, DO, MS, Committee Member
in Philadelphia, PA
Term ends 01/15/2022
Ryan A. Lawless, MDRyan A. Lawless, MD, Committee Member
Denver Health Medical Center in Littleton, CO
Term ends 01/15/2022
Robert Shayn Martin, MDRobert Shayn Martin, MD, Committee Member
Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC
Term ends 01/15/2022
Anna Bradford Newcomb, PhD, MSW, LCSWAnna Bradford Newcomb, PhD, MSW, LCSW, Committee Member
Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA
Term ends 01/16/2021
Timothy Patrick Plackett, DO, FACSTimothy Patrick Plackett, DO, FACS, Committee Member
759th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Kevin M. Schuster, MD, MPHKevin M. Schuster, MD, MPH, Committee Member
Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT
Term ends 01/16/2021
Jason W. Smith, MD, PhD, MBA, FACSJason W. Smith, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS, Committee Member
University of Louisville in Louisville, KY
Term ends 01/18/2020
Lauren Steward, MDLauren Steward, MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Erik W. Streib, MDErik W. Streib, MD, Committee Member
Eskenazi Health, Indiana University in Indianapolis, IN
Term ends 01/15/2022
Christopher J Tignanelli, MDChristopher J Tignanelli, MD, Committee Member
in ,
Term ends 01/15/2022
Glen H. Tinkoff, MDGlen H. Tinkoff, MD, Committee Member
University Hospitals in Cleveland, OH
Term ends 01/16/2021
Cory J Vatsaas, MDCory J Vatsaas, MD, Committee Member
Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC
Term ends 01/15/2022
Mayur B. Patel, MD, MPH, FACSMayur B. Patel, MD, MPH, FACS, Ex Officio
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN
Term ends 01/18/2020

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