November 4 Nov 4
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Women Faculty Networking Luncheon: Karen Frush

Via Zoom (Link will be sent upon registration)

Registration is open until Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:00 PM (EST)

Special guest Karen Frush, MD

Karen Frush, MD, is the Chief Quality Officer at Stanford Health Care.  She is a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in the Stanford University School of Medicine.  She also serves as the Co-Executive Director of the Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement.

Dr Frush graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing, Summa cum Laude, and then attended Duke University School of Medicine.  She trained in pediatric emergency medicine and served as Medical Director of Duke Pediatric Emergency Services for 10 years, and then served as the Chief Medical Officer of Duke Children’s Services. She completed the AHA-NPSF Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship program and was named Chief Patient Safety Officer of the Duke University Health System in November 2004.  In 2014, she became Vice President of Quality at LifePoint Health and served in dual roles at Duke and LifePoint, representing the unique partnership between the two organizations. In July 2018, Frush became Chief Quality Officer at Stanford Health Care. Dr  Frush has been named one of 50 experts leading the field of patient safety by Becker’s since 2014. She served on the Board of Advisors and the Board of Directors for the National Patient Safety Foundation and currently serves as Chair of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety.