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Ana Pujols-McKee, MD

Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer/Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

The Joint Commission

Ana Pujols McKee is executive vice president/CMO/chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer for The Joint Commission. In this role, Dr. McKee focuses on and develops policies and strategies for promoting patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare and leads TJC enterprise in meeting its goals of increasing diversity and inclusivity. Prior to her current position, Dr. McKee served as CMO/associate executive director at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, and associate professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. McKee holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. McKee was named as one of Modern Healthcare’s 2014 and 2020 “Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare.”

Sessions

Building a Stronger Patient Safety and Quality Improvement System

Presented by Ana Pujols-McKee, MD, Mark Pelletier, RN at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 24th.

As healthcare organizations face greater challenges while fighting a pandemic and the new challenges most likely to surface post-pandemic, building effective and sustainable performance improvement and patient safety systems becomes even more critical. This session will review how leaders can use accreditation as a patient safety and quality improvement system and how to integrate accreditation…