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Mark P. Jarrett, MD

Senior Vice President/Chief Quality Officer/Associate Chief Medical Officer

Northwell Health

As chief quality officer for Northwell Health, Mark P. Jarrett is responsible for systemwide initiatives in quality and safety. Dr. Jarrett also serves as Northwell’s associate CMO and a professor of medicine at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. He previously served as CMO/designated institutional official at Staten Island University Hospital. Prior to that appointment, Dr. Jarrett was director of rheumatology at SIUH from 1982 to 1999. Dr. Jarrett has extensive research experience and has published on the subjects of the immune response in systemic lupus erythematosus, quality and cybersecurity in healthcare. He is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology, and past president of the Richmond County Medical Society. Dr. Jarrett earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and a fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Jarrett also holds an MBA degree from Wagner College and a Master of Science degree in medical informatics from Northwestern University.


Wednesday Hot Topic #2 – Focus on Safety in Ambulatory Care: A Growing Need for Safe, Effective Care

Presented by Mark P. Jarrett, MD, Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, CPPS at 7:00 AM on Wednesday, March 25th.

Even though outpatient visits represent the majority of healthcare interactions, organizations tend to focus on inpatient safety. As options for ambulatory care continue to expand rapidly, leaders need to have an understanding of the safety issues specific to ambulatory care, as well as the tools and resources to address them. Join Tejal K. Gandhi, MD,…