Commitment to Advancing Knowledge and Practice

Clinical Peer Review Framework

This systems view of clinical peer review informs my research, products and services. It revealed neglected process improvement opportunities.

Since 2007, I have donated substantial time and resources to conduct research and report on best practices in clinical peer review in relation to quality and patient safety. This area has largely been neglected by academia. The work fulfills my desire to contribute to the profession and to society.

QA to QI products and services are fully informed by my research, but are offered independently. If you find value in these efforts, please recommend me to others.

Current Research Agenda

Adding More Detail to the QI Model for Peer Review

  • Longitudinal Clinical Peer Review Effectiveness Study:
    • Work initiated in 2011, validated and extended the 2007 and 2009 studies with an exploration of medical staff engagement, strategies for case identification including self-reporting, and the drivers of reviewer participation
    • Data collection for the eight-year follow up study extended from October 5, 2015 through March 7, 2016
    • The report of findings is under review for publication
    • A second manuscript focusing on findings related to Just Culture is also under review.
  • Next Steps Studies

Promoting Adoption of Best Practices

Scientific Publications

Annotated Bibliographies