Peter Angood, MD, FRCS (C), FACS, MCCM, FAAPL(Hon)
American Association for Physician Leadership
Since 2011, Peter B. Angood has been CEO/president of the American Association for Physician Leadership. Previously, he was chief patient safety officer and a vice president for The Joint Commission, where he oversaw the National Patient Safety Goals and other international patient safety initiatives. He also completed a two-year engagement with the National Quality Forum and National Priorities Partnership as senior adviser for patient safety before assuming the role of CMO with the Patient Safety Organization of GE Healthcare. During these engagements, Dr. Angood continued intermittent work with the World Health Organization Patient Safety initiative after helping lead the early development of the WHO Collaborating Center for Patient Safety Solutions.
Earlier in his career, after initially practicing with hospitals of the McGill University system, Dr. Angood was recruited to surgery faculty and hospital administrative positions at the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University and Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Angood is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada), the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Critical Care Medicine, which also recognized him as a Master of Critical Care Medicine. He has a history of active involvement with numerous professional organizations and served as president of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has authored nearly 200 publications. He received his medical degree from the University of Manitoba in Canada and completed his general surgery training at McGill University in Montreal and fellowship training in trauma surgery and critical care medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida.