The APSF is proud to announce that David M. Gaba M.D. will be awarded the 2020 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award from the National Quality Forum. The John M. Eisenberg Award recognizes those who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to improving patient safety and health care quality.
Dr. Gaba is an emeritus APSF Director, working for over 20 years advancing the field of perioperative patient safety. His work included modernizing mannequin-based simulators, developing aviation-based crew resource management for perioperative training, and curating modern multi-event cognitive aids. This work has helped create the foundation for perioperative patient safety upon which APSF stands.
We are proud to note that Dr. Gaba is the third APSF Director to have receive this award. The other two are Jeffrey B. Cooper, Ph.D. and John H. Eichhorn, M.D.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Gaba for this prestigious award.
Read the full Press Release on the National Quality Forum website.