Make medicine kinder, safer, and more reliable through preeminent programs in education, research and service, fostering professional accountability and risk prevention.
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.
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.
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. Co-Founder, Vanderbilt Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy; Professor, Medical Education and Administration
Thomas F. Catron PhD. Executive Director, Vanderbilt Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy; Associate Professor of Medical Education and Pediatrics
Lynn E. Webb, PhD. Assistant Dean for Faculty Development, School of Medicine; Assistant Professor, Medical Education and Administration
Ilene N. Moore, MD, JD. Physician Liaison, CPPA; Assistant Professor of Medical Education and Administration
Heather A. Davidson, PhD Associate Professor of Medical Education and Administration
Tom Doub, PhD. CPPA is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Doub to our faculty. Dr. Doub is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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. Federspiel, PhD. Professor Emeritus of Biostatistics