The Joint Commission Names New Chief Medical Officer

The Joint Commission has announced the naming of Ana Pujols-McKee, MD, as its new executive vice president and chief medical officer.


Dr. Pujols-McKee will assume the role on Feb. 14, 2011.


Dr. McKee's specific responsibilities will include providing support to The Joint Commission's Patient Safety Advisory Group; overseeing work related to the development of the Sentinel Event Policy, National Patient Safety Goals and Sentinel Event Alerts; supervising the Sentinel Event Database; and overseeing the functions of the Standards Interpretation Group and the Office of Quality Monitoring, according to a news release from The Joint Commission.

Dr. McKee is currently chief medical officer and associate executive director at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, and associate professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.


Read The Joint Commission news release about Dr. Ana Pujols-McKee.

Read more about The Joint Commission:


- Joint Commission Publishes Final 2010 Issue of Ambulatory Advisor


- Joint Commission Outlines Requirements for Usage of Multi-Dose Vials


- Joint Commission Names Former ASC Administrator as Ambulatory Care Accreditation Program Field Director

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