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PIHPS: The Professionals In Health Podcast Series

Aug 8, 2020

Dr. Emily Boss, MD, MPH, FACS, is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery and the Department of Health Policy & Management at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. She has an active clinical practice in pediatric otolaryngology. She serves as the Director of Pediatric Surgical Quality and Safety in the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, and is a core faculty member in the Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research and the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.  Dr. Boss trained at the University of California Los Angeles, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Boss is a nationally known leader of research and activities pertaining to quality, patient experience, health disparities, and outcomes in pediatric surgical care. She has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and is a K08 grantee of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for research evaluating communication, decision-making, and outcomes in pediatric sleep and tonsillectomy.  She is the Chair or member of several major national quality committees for which she has developed quality improvement programs, research agendas, and process and outcome measures for use in clinical health systems. She is a national lecturer on quality of care in pediatrics and surgery.