George Molina, MD, MPH is a Surgical Oncologist in the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is an Associate Faculty in the Safe Surgery/Safe Systems Program at Ariadne Labs. His research in the lab centers on using health systems innovations to improve safety, quality, and equity in surgical care. As part of his training in General Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, he completed a two-year post-graduate research fellowship at Ariadne Labs. During this time he worked on projects in health systems innovation and research, global surgery modeling, surgical safety culture in inpatient and ambulatory settings, and impact of a surgical safety checklist program.
He obtained a Bachelor of Science from Johns Hopkins University, a Doctorate of Medicine from Harvard Medical School, and a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He then completed a residency in General Surgery from Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in Complex General Surgical Oncology from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital combined program.
For immediate release: Monday, April 17, 2017 Boston, MA – South Carolina saw a 22 percent reduction in post-surgical deaths in hospitals that completed a voluntary, statewide program to implement the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist. The findings of the five-year project between the South Carolina Hospital Association, Ariadne Labs, and Harvard T.H. Chan… Continue reading South Carolina hospitals see major drop in post-surgical deaths with nation’s first proven statewide Surgical Safety Checklist program