Dr. Leonard is the Associate Chief Quality Officer for UR Medicine and the Chief Quality Officer for the Golisano Children's Hospital. In these roles, he oversees many quality improvement initiatives across the organization, working with physicians, nurses, clinical staff and administrators to create a safe environment of care. He is also the Chief Experience Officer for the children's hospital, partnering with our Office of the Patient Experience to promote efforts that ensure patient and family-centered care is consistently delivered. Dr. Leonard serves on URMC's clinical informatics team as well, working with our 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