Janet M. Corrigan, Ph.D., MBA
Janet M. Corrigan is President and CEO of The National Quality Forum, a private, not-for-profit standard-setting organization established in 1999. The NQF mission includes: setting national priorities and goals for performance improvement; endorsing national consensus standards for measuring and publicly reporting on performance; and promoting the attainment of national goals through education and outreach activities. From 1998 to 2005, Dr. Corrigan was Senior Board Director at the Institute of Medicine (IOM). She provided leadership for IOM’s Quality Chasm Series which produced ten reports during her tenure including: To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System and Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. Prior to joining IOM in 1998, Dr. Corrigan was Executive Director of the President’s Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry.
Dr. Corrigan received her doctorate in health services research and master of industrial engineering degrees from the University of Michigan, and masters’ degrees in business administration and community health from the University of Rochester. She is the recipient of numerous awards including: IOM Cecil Award for Distinguished Service (2002), American College of Medical Informatics Fellow (2006), American College of Medical Quality Founders’ Award (2007), Health Research and Educational TRUST Award (2007), and American Society of Health System Pharmacists’ Award of Honor (2008). Dr. Corrigan serves on numerous boards and committees including: Quality Alliance Steering Committee (2006 – present); Hospital Quality Alliance (2006 – present), National Center for Healthcare Leadership (2003 – present), Council for Accountable Physician Practices Advisory Council (2004 – present), and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Regional Market Project Advisory Council (2005 – present).
Princeton Conference XV: May 27, 2008