Quality Improvement Committee

The Department of Surgery is committed to providing high quality surgical outcomes and the best patient experience possible. Our goal is to continuously exceed national and internal quality benchmarks for standards of care while addressing the growing urgency to improve affordability.

The Quality Improvement Committee enhances this commitment to quality by focusing on improvement project design, implementation, and disseminating results of this work through publication, presentations and participation in healthcare education forums.

Our Mission

  • To improve the quality of surgical care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • To continue to be recognized international leaders in surgical quality improvement
  • To have every surgeon in our department working on a quality improvement project

Committee Members and Committee Initiatives

The Committee collaborates with an outstanding group of experienced faculty, residents and nurses in the Department of Surgery to share their insights, perspectives, and ultimately set the standard in surgical quality improvement.



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