Otolaryngologist, Boston, MA
Founder and President, Global Tracheostomy Collaborative
Associate in Otolaryngology, Boston Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Roberson has worked in quality improvement in Otolaryngology and Pediatrics for over a decade. He is co-chair of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Quality Improvement Committee. From 2003-2011, he was Director of Implementation for the Children's Hospital Boston Program for Patient Safety and Quality. He has participated in a national QI collaborative to introduce surgical checklists into pediatric hospitals, and co-led an international QI collaborative to improve outcomes of congenital cardiac surgery in developing nations. His research focuses on understanding the nature of medical errors and adverse events, and on the contribution of patient complexity to cognitive errors.