Chief Medical Officer and Sr. Vice President
Dr. PJ Brennan is an infectious diseases physician and Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Professor of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He leads patient safety and quality initiatives, focused on eliminating preventable readmissions and preventable deaths. He developed a Center for Evidence-Based Practice to apply scientific evidence to clinical operations.
Dr. Brennan is a member of the Patient Safety Advisory Group of The Joint Commission. From 2004-2010 Dr. Brennan chaired the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) which advises the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on issues related to control of infectious diseases.
Dr. Brennan is a fellow of Infectious Diseases Society of America and The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and served as SHEA’s president in 2008.
Wednesday, June 12
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM