Dr. Ronald Wyatt
Dr. Ronald Wyatt is an internationally known patient safety expert and health equity champion. He was previously Chief Quality Officer at Cook County Health and the Hamad Medical Corporation, as well as Medical Director of the Hamad Health Quality Institute. In 2010, Ron served as Director of the Patient Safety Analysis Center in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), now the Defense Health Agency (DHA), where he was responsible for establishing and maintaining patient safety registries that include clinical, root cause analyses and failure mode and effects analyses data on adverse events at over 60 military health facilities, both in the U.S. and abroad. In 2012, Dr. Wyatt was appointed as the Medical Director in the Division of Healthcare Improvement at The Joint Commission. In 2016, Ron was appointed as the first Patient Safety Officer for the Joint Commission, he has contributed to multiple publications on Health Equity, racial bias and implicit bias.