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The HCIF Clinical Advisory Committee is composed of physician, nurse, and quality leaders from the region's hospitals and health systems. The Committee's role is to identify the region's patient safety priorities and make recommendations for the projects, programs and improvement collaboratives that drive the goals of the Partnership for Patient Care. The Committee provides important clinical guidance to the HCIF Board of Directors and staff to address the patient care challenges facing hospitals and health systems. 


Charles I. Wagner, MD (Chair)
Medical Advisor to Patient and Resident Safety Initiatives
Holy Redeemer Hospital & Medical Center
Jan Boswinkel, MD
Senior Vice President of Medical Operations; Patient Safety Officer
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Victor Caraballo, MD, MBA
Senior Medical Director
Independence Blue Cross
Eric D. Dobkin, MD
Vice President-Quality and Patient Safety
Crozer-Keystone Health System
Rosemary Dunn, DrNP, MBA, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Hahnemann University Hospital
Lee Kim Erickson, MD
Dept. of Family Medicine & Community Health
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
John J. Kelly, MD
Chief of Staff / Chief Patient Safety Officer
Abington Memorial Hospital
Mary Lou Manning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN
Associate Professor
Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing


Denise Murphy, BSN, MPH, CIC
Vice President-Quality and Patient Safety
Main Line Health System
Charles Orellana, MD
Medical Director
Clinical Care Associates of the
University of Pennsylvania Health System
James Pelegano, MD, MS
Program Director, Healthcare Quality
and Safety
Jefferson School of Population Health
Henry A. Pitt, MD
Chief Quality Officer
Temple University Hospital
Stanton Smullens, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Jefferson Health System
Ronni Solomon, JD
Executive Vice President/General Counsel
ECRI Institute
Rachel Sorokin, MD
Chief Patient Safety & Quality Officer
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Gary Welch, DO
Vice President, Quality
Aria Health
Jerry Zuckerman, MD
Chief Quality Officer and Medical Director
Albert Einstein Healthcare Network