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Profession: Physician (MD or DO)

Current ABMS or AOA Board Specialty and Subspecialty Certification(s): Internal Medicine

License: Minnesota

Additional Information: I am a board certified hospitalist with 22 years of experience who also serves an administrative role as hospital medicine section director. Additional training includes an MBA in healthcare administration as well as expertise in patient safety as a Certified Professional in Patient Safety. I have served many roles on the medical staff and currently chair a 400+ bed hospital safety and quality committee. I have reviewed numerous cases from a safety and quality standpoint, and have a special interest in diagnostic error, systems and quality improvement, as well as patient safety in general

Education: MD-University of Texas Medical Branch, MBA in Healthcare-University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Minnesota, Masters Fine Arts-University of Texas at Austin, and BA-University of Texas at Austin

Years in Practice: 16+ years

Current Hospital Privileges (Excluding Courtesy): Saint Cloud Hospital and Rice Memorial Hospital

Number of file reviews previously performed: 11 to 100 file reviews

Average monthly hours in direct patient care: 41 to 80 hours