Jesse Pines MD, MBA, MSC
Dr. Jesse Pines MD
Dr. Pines is the Director of the Center for Health Care Quality at George Washington University and is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy at the same institution.
Dr. Pines is a physician with extensive experience in quality improvement, patient safety, operations research, and clinical epidemiology.
regularly speaks nationally on patient safety and quality issues and runs Urgent Matters
(www.urgentmatters.org) a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded initiative aimed at promoting best practices for emergency care.
Dr. Pines has also been awarded grant funding and served as a consultant in issues related emergency care quality with multiple organizations including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Quality Forum, Institute of Medicine, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Emergency Medicine Foundation, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, and others.
is one of the most recognizable names in the Healthcare operations improvement community due to his
extensive research on the clinical and operational effects of ED crowding and his
prolific writing on the subject.
is author on more than 150 peer-reviewed publications and has co-authored two books.
has contributed regular columns Time magazine, Slate.com, and Emergency Physicians' Monthly
on emergency care issues.