Patient Safety Institute


PSI is governed by an active Board of Directors consisting of nine representatives drawn equally from national leaders in the patient, physician and hospital constituencies. This composition equality and representation ensures the safety and security needs of each constituency are being met as PSI delivers its solution to communities in the marketplace. Three Directors from each stakeholder group are selected from among the most respected individuals within the patient, physician and hospital stakeholder groups. More detailed biographies for each of the Board members are available by clicking the links above.

Physician Community
  • Richard F. Corlin, MD, Past President and Executive Committee Member, American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Jack C. Lewin, MD, CEO, American College of Cardiology (ACC)
  • In Transition

Hospital Community

  • Don C. Black, President, Child Health Corporation of America
  • Karin Dufault, SP, PhD, RN, Executive Director, Supportive Care of the Dying; COB, Catholic Health Association; Past COB, Providence Health System
  • Daniel H. Winship, MD, Chief, Cook County Bureau of Health Services, Former CEO of the University of Missouri Health Care; Past Executive Council, Association of American Medical Colleges; Past Executive Council, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; and Past Executive Committee for University Health System Consortium

Consumer Community

  • Twila Brase, RN, PHN, President, Citizens' Council on Health Care
  • Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., President & CEO, National Alliance for Hispanic Health
  • Linda F. Golodner, President & CEO, National Consumers League; BOD, National Council on Patient Information and Education; BOD, National Patient Safety Foundation


  • Johnny Walker, CPA, MBA, CEO, Patient Safety Institute


  • Dee Hock, PSI advisor on issues related to the governance structure, VISA founder and CEO Emeritus and member of the Business Hall of Fame
  • William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, President & CEO, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)