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Kevin J. O’Leary, MD, MS is Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago. He received a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois in Chicago and completed an Internal Medicine residency at Northwestern University. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety from Northwestern University. As Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine, Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine for Quality, and Medical Director for Quality at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, most of Dr. O’Leary’s professional activities involve leading, teaching, and researching in quality improvement. He has published on the topics of hospital medicine, medical education, and health care quality and patient safety. His primary research interest is interprofessional collaboration and the influence of systems of care delivery on hospitalized patient outcomes. Dr. O’Leary serves as Director of the Northwestern Medicine Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement (AQSI), a professional development program designed to teach health care professionals the skills needed to lead quality improvement.