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Mission

 

Make medicine kinder, safer, and more reliable through preeminent programs in education, research and service, fostering professional accountability and risk prevention.

 

Values

  

To be a recognized leader in ongoing quality improvement, promotion of patient safety, and reduction of malpractice risk through interventions based on patient and family assessments of healthcare services.

Our Faculty

Gerald Hickson, MD

Gerald B. Hickson, MD. Senior Vice President of Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention and Joseph C. Ross Chair of Medical Education and Administration at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

WOC

William O. Cooper, MD, MPH. Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy; Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Vice President for Patient and Professional Advocacy, VUMC.

James W. Pichert, PhD

James W. Pichert, PhD. Co-Founder, Vanderbilt Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy; Professor, Medical Education and Administration

Thomas F. Catron, PhD

Thomas F. Catron PhD. Executive Director, Vanderbilt Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy; Associate Professor of Medical Education and Pediatrics

Lynn E. Webb, PhD

Lynn E. Webb, PhD. Assistant Dean for Faculty Development, School of Medicine; Assistant Professor, Medical Education and Administration

Ilene N. Moore, MD, JD

Ilene N. Moore, MD, JD.   Physician Liaison, CPPA; Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration

Heather A. Davidson

Heather A. Davidson, PhD Associate Professor of Medical Education and Administration

Tom Doub PhD

Tom Doub, PhD. CPPA is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Doub to our faculty. Dr. Doub is Assistant Professor Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

S. Todd Callahan, M.D., M.P.H.

S. Todd Callahan, M.D., M.P.H.   Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Health within the Department of Pediatrics.

Charles F. Federspeil, PhD

Charles F. Federspiel, PhD.   Professor Emeritus of Biostatistics


Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2135 Blakemore Avenue  |  Nashville, TN 37212-3505  |  Phone: 615-343-4500 (CPPA office)  |  Fax: 615-343-8580

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