The I-PASS Patient Safety Institute team has several years of experience successfully implementing and sustaining I-PASS in hospitals. They include researchers, hospitalists and medical education specialists who have expertise in patient safety, implementation science and medical education. They developed the tools based on their own experience in implementing I-PASS in more than 50 institutions.

I-PASS Study Group and Executive Council

Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPH
Christopher P. Landrigan, MD, MPHCo-Founder and Executive Council Member
Dr. Landrigan is a Founder and Board Member of the I-PASS Institute, as well as Principal Investigator of the I-PASS Study Group. He works as a pediatric hospitalist at Boston Children’s Hospital and is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Harvard Medical School…Read More
Nancy D. Spector MD
Nancy D. Spector MDCo-Founder and Executive Council Member
Dr. Spector is a Founder and Board Member of the I-PASS Institute, as well as Chair of the Executive Council of the I-PASS Study Group. She is a general pediatrician and a former Pediatric Residency Program Director at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. She is currently Professor and…Read More
Amy J. Starmer MD, MPH
Amy J. Starmer MD, MPHCo-Founder and Executive Council Member
Dr. Starmer is a Founder and Board Member of the I-PASS Institute, and a member of the Executive Council of the I-PASS Study Group. Dr. Starmer works as a general pediatrician, as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and is the Director of Primary Care Quality…Read More
Theodore C. Sectish MD
Theodore C. Sectish MDCo-Founder and Executive Council Member
Dr. Sectish is a Founder of the I-PASS Institute and a member of the Executive Council of the I-PASS Study Group. He is the Program Director at Boston Children’s Hospital and Vice Chair for Education. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. His contributions to the I-PASS Institute…Read More
Raj Srivastava MD, FRCP(C), MPH
Raj Srivastava MD, FRCP(C), MPHCo-Founder and Executive Council Member
Dr. Srivastava is a Founder of the I-PASS Institute and a member of the Executive Council of the I-PASS Study Group. He is the Assistant Vice President of Research at Intermountain Healthcare, a system-wide role, and the Medical Director of the Office of Research. He is also currently…Read More
Daniel C. West MD
Daniel C. West MDCo-Founder and Executive Council Member
Dr. West is a Founder of the I-PASS Institute and a member of the Executive Council of the I-PASS Study Group. He is a Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Residency Program and Vice-Chair for Education in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. In nearly two…Read More

I-PASS Patient Safety Institute Executive Leadership

William H. Floyd
William H. FloydChief Executive Officer
William (Bill) Floyd is a senior executive who has worked in the medical industry for 30+ years at three Fortune 500 Medical companies as well as two early stage start-up ventures. Most recently, Bill was President and CEO of CSA Medical in Lexington, MA. He was recruited to take the CEO role to manage the…Read More
Timothy O’Shea
Timothy O’SheaBusiness Development
Timothy O’Shea is an experienced and seasoned health care executive and Board member. He spent over 20 years at Boston Scientific where he had roles in a variety of functions: sales, domestic marketing, international marketing, R+D and left Boston Scientific as Corporate Vice…Read More
Scott Pitt
Scott PittChief Financial Officer
Scott Pitt is the Chief Financial Officer at I-PASS Institute. Previously, he spent 8 years as a provider of financial advisory and management services to technology-based companies, where he was involved in numerous…Read More

I-PASS Patient Safety Institute Mentors

The I-PASS Patient Safety Institute also consists of a team of certified mentors – clinicians that understand firsthand the challenges of implementing such a large initiative, such as I-PASS. They understand the detailed milestone planning, effective staff training and robust measurement needed to achieve consistent and sustained changes in oral and written communication processes and they have developed tools and resources to aid in the process.