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Paul B. Batalden, M.D.

Title(s):
Active Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics
Active Emeritus Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Active Emeritus Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Department(s):
Pediatrics
Community and Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute

Education:
Internship and Residency Department of Pediatrics
1967-1969 University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Graduate: University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1963-1967 B.S., M.D.

Undergraduate: Augsburg College
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1959-1963 B.A., cum laude

Programs:
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Websites:
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~cecs/hcild/hcild.html
http://www.dhmc.org/webpage.cfm?site_id=2&org_id=120&gsec_id=0&sec_id=0&item_id=3293
http://www.clinicalmicrosystem.org/

Contact Information:

Dartmouth Medical School
HB 7251
Healthcare Improvement Leadership Development
Hanover NH 03755

Office: Strasenburgh Hall
Phone: 603-650-6513
Fax: 603-650-6525
Email: paul.b.batalden@hitchcock.org

Assistant: Joy McAvoy
Asst. Phone: 603-650-6512
Asst. Email: joy.mcavoy@dartmouth.edu


Professional Interests:

*Systems for managing the improvement of health and value of health care for a panel of patients.
*Systems for assessing the burden of illness in a defined population.
*Systems for assessing the degree to which health care workers can learn in their work setting.

Grant Information:

(Batalden) 12/1/06-11/30/08
Toward stronger evidence in quality improvement: furthering the impact of publication guidelines
Role: Project Director

(Batalden/Splaine) 10/1/98-6/30/08
Department of Veterans Affairs
Development of a VA National Quality Scholars Program
Role: Program Co-Director

Courses Taught:

Continual Improvement of Health Care: An Overview
Design & Improvement of Clinical Microsystems


Selected Publications:

 

  • Nelson EC, Batalden PB, Godfrey MM. Quality By Design: A Clinical Microsystems Approach. Jossey-Bass, in press March 2007

  • Batalden PB, Nelson EC, Gardent PB, Godfrey MM. Leading the Macrosystem and Mesosystem for Microsystem Peak Performance. From Front Office to Front Line: Essential Issues for Health Care Leaders. Steven Berman (ed), Joint Commission On Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, pp 1-40, 2005.

  • Davidoff F, Batalden PB. Toward stronger evidence on quality improvement. Draft publication guidelines: the beginning of a consensus project. Quality & Safety in Health Care, 14, 319-325, October 2005