Senior Director, Clinical Operations
Boston Medical Center
Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
A graduate of Northeastern University, Karen is a Physical Therapist by trade that specializes in outpatient orthopedic practice. Karen spent the first 10 years practicing and leading in the private practice setting. Joining Boston Medical Center in 2010, Karen has focused her attention on continued practice and advancing her focus on operational leadership. As the Rehabilitation therapies Director, a focus was to right size staffing to demand, which led to an expansion in all settings. Karen has fostered opportunity for increase in access to services to the Rehabilitation services by opening 2 satellite clinics to better serve patients in both the Hyde Park and Winthrop regions. In 2017, she became a fellow of the Massachusetts Health Leadership College Alumni. In 2019, she graduated from Arcadia University, PA with a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. In 2019, Karen expanded her role to Sr. Director of Clinical Operations, extending oversight to Respiratory Services. A leader in hospital system quality initiatives; Karen is currently working on implementation of the Activity and Mobility Promotion Program in collaboration with John Hopkins, implementing a weaning protocol to reduce vent days in the ICU, and organizing the effort to bring an ECMO program to BMC within CT surgery. Karen sits on the Advisory Board for the Bay State Physical Therapy Assistant Program, and is currently an active member of the Continuum of Care Council at the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM