Neil Jasani, M.D., MBA, has been appointed vice president for Academic Affairs for Christiana Care Health System.
“Dr. Jasani is well-positioned to lead Christiana Care into the new era of accreditation and education that will increasingly emphasize interprofessional training and the role our learners play in achieving our quality and safety outcomes,” said Janice Nevin, M.D., MPH, chief medical officer.
Dr. Jasani has an extensive background in graduate medical education, having served as the program director for Emergency Medicine since 2007, and as assistant program director from 1992 to 2007. He also is a national leader in quality and safety, serving as an independent examiner for the renowned Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Dr. Jasani graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his emergency medicine residency at Christiana Care in 1990. He received a physician executive MBA from the College of Business Administration, University of Tennessee. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations.
Dr. Jasani will begin working full-time leading Academic Affairs on Jan. 1, 2013, and will spend the next few months transitioning into his new role.