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University HealthSystem Consortium Names Susan K. Pingleton, MD, as Its Chief Learning Officer
Date:7/7/2008

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), welcomes Susan K. Pingleton, MD, to the newly created position of Chief Learning Officer. Dr. Pingleton has more than 20 years of experience in academic internal medicine and comes to UHC from The University of Kansas School of Medicine where she served as the Peter T. Bohan Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine. From 2007-2008, Dr. Pingleton was the Petersdorf Scholar in Residence at the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, DC, where she studied the differences in resident education on quality and patient safety in academic teaching hospitals.

As Chief Learning Officer, Dr. Pingleton will direct UHC's member education initiatives and programs, namely in the areas of medical leadership and administration, quality and safety and performance improvement. In addition, she will spearhead the development of other UHC educational offerings focused on helping member academic medical centers effectively use UHC's vast comparative data and improvement resources to achieve clinical, operational, and financial performance excellence.

"We are delighted to welcome Dr. Pingleton at a time when academic medical center leaders are looking for innovative programs and proactive support in the use of data and performance improvement methods to help them lead the nation in quality. Her depth of experience as an educator and leader in academic medicine is a perfect blend of practitioner, educator, author and leader in patient quality and safety," said David Burnett, MD, UHC Senior Vice President.

Commenting on her new post Dr. Pingleton said, "In the past, I have successfully managed the education of medical students, residents and fellows. This new position gives me the unique opportunity to leverage that experience and impact learning in the critical areas of medical leadership and quality improvement in collaboration with academic medical centers across the country."

A native of Kansas, Dr. Pingleton received her medical education at The University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed post graduate training at The University of Kansas Medical Center. She completed studies at Harvard University, School of Public Health in Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Medical Centers. Dr. Pingleton has authored more than 150 scientific papers, reviews, book chapters and abstracts and serves on numerous boards and committees.

About UHC:

UHC offers its 102 academic medical center full members and 184 associate members specific programs and services to improve clinical, operational and financial performance, including an array of medical education programs such as UHC's Medical Education Leadership Program and Quality & Safety Fellowship, among others. Visit "About UHC" at http://www.uhc.edu for more information.

UHC Media Contact:

Linda Bosy

630/ 954-2808

312/301-6328 (cell)

bosy@uhc.edu


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