It is with great pleasure that I announce the next CEO of ISQua.
Dr Peter Lachman M.D. MPH. M.B.B.Ch., FRCPCH, FCP (SA), FRCPI, will assume this role on May 1st 2016 when Peter Carter, our current CEO returns to Australia.
He brings with him great experience as a clinician and leader in quality improvement and patient safety. Dr Lachman was a Health Foundation Quality Improvement Fellow at IHI and has developed the quality improvement programme at Great Ormond Street Hospital where he is currently the Deputy Medical Director with the lead for Patient Safety. He is also a Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal Free Hospital in London. Dr Lachman is currently the National Clinical Lead for SAFE, an RCPCH programme and Lead International Faculty at RCPI in Dublin. He co-directs the Leadership and Quality programme to develop clinical leaders in quality improvement and is co-founder and Chairperson of Paediatric International Patient Safety and Quality Community.
We are delighted that Dr Lachman is joining ISQua as the organisation's CEO to continue the excellent work that ISQua does in health quality improvement and patient safety.
Prof Cliff Hughes