Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH
Chief of General Pediatrics – Boston Children’s Hospital
Director of the Sleep and Patient Safety Program – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics – Harvard Medical School
Dr. Landrigan is the Chief of General Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, Director of the Sleep and Patient Safety Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He was a founding member of the Harvard Work Hours, Health, and Safety Group, the founding chair of the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) Network, a founder and Principal Investigator of the I-PASS Study Group, and a founder of the I-PASS Patient Safety Institute. He has led a series of groundbreaking studies on the epidemiology of medical errors, and interventions designed to reduce their incidence. His most important work has been focused on developing reliable patient safety measurement tools and developing and implementing interventions to improve the safety of hospital care. His work on the relationship between resident work hours, sleep, and patient safety contributed to national changes in resident work hour standards. Dr. Landrigan is a highly experienced speaker, having delivered over 400 international, national, regional, and local presentations. These have included multiple keynote speeches at conferences, grand rounds, and plenary presentations, as well as much more intimate small group conferences. He has led a series of workshops at professional meetings over the past two decades as well, which have included interactive exercises, role plays, and other approaches to engaging learners.