Don Goldmann

Don Goldmann, Chief Scientific Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); USA

Chief Scientific Officer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); USA

Dr. Goldmann is an infectious diseases clinician and epidemiologist with experience along the entire translational research pathway, including vaccine development, clinical trials, observational studies, and implementation research. He is an alum of the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service and helped develop a national healthcare-associated infection surveillance programme. He is Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. As Chief Scientific Officer, Emeritus at IHI, he designs and evaluates rigorous programs to improve healthcare quality. He explores innovative in-person and online teaching methods. He is lead faculty for a HarvardX MOOC on Practical Improvement Science, as well as Harvard TH Chan and Imperial College credit courses on this subject. He founded the ongoing Harvard-Wide Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program. He conceptualized and delivered the Harvard General Education course on “Infectious Diseases, Pandemics, and Social Injustice. He is passionate about equity and enjoys mentoring younger people.