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Meghan Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP, FCCM

Dr. Meghan Lane-Fall is an implementation scientist, anesthesiologist, and critical care physician. She obtained her bachelor’s degree at UC Berkeley, her medical degree at Yale University, and a Master of Science in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Her clinical training in anesthesiology and critical care medicine was also completed at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lane-Fall serves as the David E. Longnecker Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, with a secondary appointment in Epidemiology. Dr. Lane-Fall is the Executive Director of the Penn Implementation Science Center at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and Director of Penn’s Implementation Science Certificate Program. Her social science lab focuses on improving perioperative and critical care patient safety and communication and is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and the American Heart Association. Dr. Lane-Fall also serves as the Vice President of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, is on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, and sits on the editorial boards of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Global Implementation Research and Applications. She lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with her husband and two children. She enjoys graphic design, technology, and logic puzzles in her free time. Her interest in critical care survivorship stems from her research on the experiences of trauma ICU survivors and her own experience as primary caregiver for her late father, who was admitted to an intensive care unit in the context of a protracted illness.


David S. Shapiro, MD, MHCM is the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Affiliated with the Frank Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, he is an acute care surgeon and is board certified in General Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine. He has served as the president of the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, and is engaged with the American College of Surgeons nationally as a leading collaborator for STOP THE BLEED®. Dr. Shapiro has been a champion and contributor to violence prevention and interventions in New England, and has been an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ+ population, both as patients and as professionals entering surgical careers. He is a founding member of the Association of Out Surgeons and Allies, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering LGBTQ+ surgeons and trainees to pursue their careers. He has received multiple awards for his work, and has authored dozens of published articles inclusive of his research on surgical quality, violence prevention, and innovations in the care of the injured patient. Following a degree at ...

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