Penn Center for Perioperative Outcomes Research and Transformation

Center for Perioperative Outcomes Research and Transformation

Visiting Scholars

The Visiting Scholars program brings experts in health services research to Penn to share their research in progress and to meet with CPORT Senior Scholars and Scholars. The goal of this program is to build community and facilitate inter-institutional collaborations in health services research.


Visiting Scholar Presentations

Amir Ghaferi, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Surgery and Management & Organizations, Director, Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative, Chief, AAVA General Surgery & Bariatric Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School

“Failure to Rescue and the Older Surgical Patient”, September 18, 2016

Lisa Suter, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Associate Director of Quality Measurement Programs, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)

"Developing Outcome Measures in the Age of MACRA: Balancing Detail and Data Collection Burden”, April 6, 2017

Sachin Kheterpal, MD, MBA, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Associate Chair for Strategic Planning in the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School

“Using Data to Collaborate and Improve Care”, April 13, 2017

Zara Cooper, MD, MSc, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Associate Chair of Faculty Development in the Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Deputy Director of Strategic Planning and Partnerships, Center for Surgery and Public Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

“Current Challenges in Surgical Palliative Care Research”, December 21, 2017

Daniel McIsaac, MD, MPH, FRCPC, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Junior Research Chair in Perioperative Health Systems and Outcomes Research, University of Ottawa, Associate Scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

“Data Science, Frailty and Postoperative Outcomes”, May 10, 2018

Reena Duseja, MD, Acting Director for Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group, US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Centers for Clinical Standards and Quality

“Meaningful Measures”, September 13, 2018

Jochen Daniel Muehlschlegel, Dr. med., M.D., M.M.Sc., FAHA, Associate Professor in Anaesthesiology, Harvard Medical School, Vice-Chair for Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

“Genetics in the Operating Room – The Role of the Perioperative Physician”, September 20, 2018

Emily Finlayson, MD, MS, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Health Policy, Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs and Development, Director of UCSF Center for Surgery in Older Adults (CSOA), University of California, San Francisco

“Surgery in Frail Older Adults: From Evidence to Action”, September 5, 2019

Robert Schonberger, MD, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Director of Anesthesiology Research Scholars Program, Director of Anesthesiology Clinical Scientists Track, Yale School of Medicine

“The Problem of 'Not My Problem': Can a population health approach become low hanging fruit for perioperative quality improvement?”, November 21, 2019


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