As the first recipients of this new award the Betsy Lehman Center honored the following individuals for their work and contributions towards the advancement of patient safety:
Eric Alper, MD
Patient Safety Officer (PPT 1.56MB) file size 1MB
Andy Whittemore, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Brigham & Women's Hospital (PPT)
The winners were presented their awards at the Betsy Lehman Center's Annual Patient Safety Conference, held on December 5, 2005.
This information is provided by the Betsy Lehman for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction within the Department of Public Health.