We have assembled national and international CRP pioneers and respected thought leaders who can guide and participate in the activities of the Collaborative.


Brian Atchinson
President & CEO, Medical Professional Liability Association

Cheryl M. De Kleine, Esq
Board President, Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement
Senior Director, Claims Management & Litigation Counsel, Ascension Care Management

Thomas Gallagher, MD
Executive Director, Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement
Professor and Associate Chair of Medicine; Director, UW Medicine Center for Scholarship in Patient Care Quality & Safety; University of Washington

Carole Hemmelgarn, MS, MS
Patient Advocate

Valerie Harmon, MPH
Interim Executive Director, Oregon Patient Safety Commission

Allen B. Kachalia, MD, JD
Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
Senior Vice President of Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Brian M. Parker, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Allegheny Health Network

Eric J. Thomas, MD, MPH
Associate Dean of Healthcare Quality
Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at Houston


Thomas H. Gallagher, MD
Executive Director

Steve Levy, MBA
Director of Business Development

Paulina Osinska, MPH
Program Manager

Karen Brigham, JD, MPH
Project Coordinator