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About your topic leader

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

Kerry Dooley Young, 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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Kerry Dooley Young (@KDooleyYoung) is AHCJ's core topic leader for patient safety, a freelance health journalist with a deep background of health care.

She writes about the practice of medicine, research, Medicare payment policies and congressional health politics. Her work has been published in Medscape Medical News, MD Edge, CQ Researcher, among other outlets.