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Chief clinical and safety officer,
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Gandhi leads patient safety efforts for the IHI, which merged with the National Patient Safety Foundation in 2017. She continues to serve as president of the Lucian Leape Institute, a think tank that operates under the IHI patient-safety umbrella. Earlier this year, Gandhi oversaw creation of a nationwide committee on patient safety. The IHI convened 23 organizations including the CMS, the Food and Drug Administration and the Joint Commission to collaborate on a national strategy to reduce patient harm. Gandhi will co-chair the effort.