Susan A Abookire, BSEE, MD, MPH Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Phone: 617-549-9405
  • Cell: 617-549-9405
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Internal Medicine and Medical Management

Specialty Focus: Hospital Liability, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Administration, Peer Review, Joint Commission Standards, DNV Standards, Credentialing, Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevention, Anticoagulation, Wrong Site Surgery, Medication Safety, Discharge, Admission, Transfer

Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; MPH, Harvard School of Public Health; BSEE, University of Washington

Years in Practice: 20+

Additional Information

Award winning and highly experienced patient safety physician executive. 20+ years of Hospital and Health System Administration Experience including Chief Quality Officer for 1,900 bed and 4,000 physician healthcare system. Founder and Former President of Society of Physician Quality Officers. Co-Founder and Senior Advisor: Harvard Medical School Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship. 14+ Years’ experience developing clinical guidelines and protocols. National and international teaching experience. Harvard educate and trained. Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Vice-President, Board of Directors, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Error. Extensive experience in developing programs for hospital quality, patient safety, and peer review and addressing issues such as Joint Commission Standards, Regulatory Quality Requirements, DNV Standards, Credentialing and Privileging, Medical Ethics, Infection Prevention, Medication Safety, Anticoagulation Safety, Wrong Site Surgery, Patient Discharge, Patient Admission, and Patient Transfer. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Remains clinically active as a part time attending physician. Prior to attending medical school worked as an electrical engineer in the aerospace industry.