Peter Lachman, MD

Position: Lead Faculty Quality Improvement
Royal College of Physicians

Biography

Peter Lachman M.D. MPH. M.B.B.Ch., FRCPCH, FCP (SA), FRCPI was Chief Executive Officer of the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) from 1st May 2016 to 30th April 2021.

He has great experience as a clinician and leader in quality improvement and patient safety. He led the transformation of ISQua to be one of the leading global organizations in quality, safety, and person-centered care.

Dr. Lachman was a Health Foundation Quality Improvement Fellow at IHI in 2005-2006 and developed the quality improvement program at Great Ormond Street Hospital where he was the Deputy Medical Director with the lead for Patient Safety. He was also a Consultant Pediatrician at the Royal Free Hospital in London specializing in the challenge of long-term conditions for children. Dr. Lachman has been the National Clinical Lead for SAFE, a Heath Foundation-funded RCPCH program that aims to improve situation awareness in clinical teams across England. Currently, he is Lead Faculty Quality Improvement at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) in Dublin, where he directs the Leadership and Quality program to develop clinical leaders in quality improvement. He is co-founder and Chairperson of PIPSQC, the Paediatric International Patient Safety, and Quality Community.

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