Paul B. Batalden, M.D.
Active Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics
Active Emeritus Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Active Emeritus Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Community and Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute
Internship and Residency Department of Pediatrics
1967-1969 University of Minnesota
Graduate: University of Minnesota Medical School
1963-1967 B.S., M.D.
Undergraduate: Augsburg College
1959-1963 B.A., cum laude
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Dartmouth Medical School
Healthcare Improvement Leadership Development
Hanover NH 03755
*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.
Toward stronger evidence in quality improvement: furthering the impact of publication guidelines
Role: Project Director
Department of Veterans Affairs
Development of a VA National Quality Scholars Program
Role: Program Co-Director
Continual Improvement of Health Care: An Overview
Design & Improvement of Clinical Microsystems
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