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About your topic leader

What questions do you have about patient safety and how to cover the topic?

Cheryl Clark, AHCJ’s topic leader on patient safety, is writing blog posts, tip sheets, articles and gathering resources to help our members cover this important topic.

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Cheryl Clark (@CherClarHealth) is AHCJ's core topic leader for patient safety, a MedPage Today contributor and investigative journalist.

For most of 27 years, she covered medicine and science for the San Diego Union-Tribune. After taking a buyout in 2008, she became senior quality editor for HealthLeaders Media, writing about the Affordable Care Act until 2015.

She won the National Institute for Health Care Management’s $10,000 prize for a 2014 magazine article on sepsis and more recently, was honored for a series on a network of diabetes clinics that many researchers and clinicians called a scam.