Dr. Leonard is the Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer for the Golisano Children's Hospital. In this role, he oversees many quality improvement initiatives across the institution, working with physicians and staff to create a safe environment for pediatric care. He is the Chief Experience Officer as well, ensuring that patients and families have the best possible experience while receiving their care. Dr. Leonard is also a clinical informatician, partnering with URMC's Information Systems Division to bridge high-quality healthcare with our electronic medical record.
My research interests are in the areas of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, specifically:
Developing and evaluating strategies to improve the quality of patient care,
increase efficiency, and reduce the risk of medical errors and adverse events.
Integrating quality improvement and patient safety activities into medical school
curricula, residency training, and continuing medical education.
|Team Excellence Award (Silver) | Greater Rochester Quality Council | Rochester, NY
|Board Service Excellence Team Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY
|Patient and Family Centered Care, Top Performers Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY
||2012 - 2013
|Patient and Family Centered Care Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY
||2011 - 2012
|Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award in Clinical Services | Department of Pediatrics | University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
|Certificate of Appreciation | Department of Family Medicine | State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
|Dean's Letter of Commendation | School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences | State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
|Summa Cum Laude | State University of New York at Buffalo | Buffalo, NY
|Phi Beta Kappa
|University Honors Scolar | State University of New York at Buffalo | Buffalo, NY
||1988 - 1992