Quality Assurance

Dr. Ian Herrick, MD, MPA, FRCPC
Director of Quality Assurance Committee

The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Quality Committee complements the key role of the individual practitioner in delivering safe, high quality care with the following mandate:

  • Assist the Chief/Chair and Site Chiefs with monitoring and promoting high quality anesthesia care.
  • Selectively monitor and/or respond to opportunities to enhance the quality and safety of care.
  • Provide a forum for the post hoc systematic review of critical incidents and events impacting of anesthesia care.
  • Support education by encouraging the engagement of department members and trainees in projects to assess and enhance quality care.
  • Support research activities aligned with the objectives of the departmental quality framework and relevant to the quality or safety of anesthesia care.

This Committee meets quarterly and is supported administratively by Ms. Lee-Anne Fochesato.

Committee Members

  • Dr. Ian Herrick, Chair
  • Dr. Geoff Bellingham
  • Dr. Jonathan Brookes
  • Dr. Catalina Casas Lopez
  • Dr. Melissa Chin
  • Dr. Rudy Noppens
  • Dr. Raju Poolacherla
  • Dr. Indu Singh
  • Ms. Lee-Anne Fochesato
  • Ms. Brenda Maxwell, OR Leadership
  • Ms. Seetha Subramanian,
    Data Analysist