Janet Corrigan, PhD, MBA, is President and CEO of The National Quality Forum, a private sector standard-setting organization responsible for the endorsement of performance measures. From 1998 to 2005, Corrigan was Senior Board Director at the Institute of Medicine (IOM). She provided leadership for IOM’s Quality Chasm Series which produced ten reports during her tenure. Prior to joining IOM in 1998, Corrigan was Executive Director of the President’s Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry.
She is the recipient of numerous awards including: IOM Cecil Award for Distinguished Service (2002), American College of Medical Informatics Fellow (2006), American College of Medical Quality Founders’ Award (2007), Health Research and Educational TRUST Award (2007), and American Society of Health System Pharmacists’ Award of Honor (2008).
Corrigan serves on numerous boards and committees including: Quality Alliance Steering Committee (2006 – present); Hospital Quality Alliance (2006 – present), National Center for Healthcare Leadership (2003 – present), the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy Advisory Board (2004 – present), the National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) Board of Directors (2008 – present), the eHealth Initiative Leadership Council (2008—present), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Healthcare Quality (AF4Q) National Advisory Committee (2007 – present), and the Health Information Technology (HIT) Standards Committee of the US Department of Health and Human Services (2009 – present).
Corrigan received her doctorate in health services research and master of industrial engineering degrees from the University of Michigan, and masters’ degrees in business administration and community health from the University of Rochester.