About Dr Donald Berwick


Dr Donald Berwick is a Harvard-trained paediatrician and a leading authority on health care quality improvement. He co-founded the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in 1991 and was the CEO for two decades, turning the organisation into the world’s leading institution for quality improvement in healthcare.  

In 2005, he was knighted by the Queen for his work with the NHS and in 2010 he was appointed by President Obama to serve as an Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. He has also served on President Clinton’s Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Healthcare Industry.

He currently serves as Lecturer in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School.

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Check our Dr. Donald Berwick IHI Profile here and his Harvard Medical School profile here

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Dr Donald Berwick

Paediatrician, Co-Founder of Institute of Healthcare Improvement

Dr Donald Berwick is a Harvard-trained paediatrician and a leading authority on health care quality improvement. He has been knighted by the Queen for his work with the NHS and has served as an advisor for both President Obama and President Bush. He is the co-founder and was the first CEO of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

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