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Peter Angood, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, MCCM

CEO and President

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Angood has led AAPL since 2011, having previously provided senior leadership for all sizes and types of health care organizations. During his career, Angood was the first chief patient safety officer and a vice president for The Joint Commission, senior adviser for patient safety to the National Quality Forum and National Priorities Partnership, and the former chief medical officer with the Patient Safety Organization of GE Healthcare. With his academic surgery practice experience ranging from the McGill University hospital system in Canada to the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University and Washington University in St. Louis, Angood completed his formal academic career as a full professor of surgery, anesthesia and emergency medicine. A fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Critical Care Medicine, Angood has been an author in more than 200 publications and is a former president for the Society of Critical Care Medicine