Full Name
Ronald Wyatt
Job Title
Founder and CEO
Organization Name
Achieving Health Equity. LLC.
Speaker Bio
Dr. Ronald Wyatt is founder and CEO of Achieving Health Equity. LLC. He is former Vice-President and Patient Safety Officer for MCIC Vermont, a major risk retention group based, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

Dr. Wyatt was formerly Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer at Cook County Health in Chicago Illinois and former Chief of Patient Safety and quality for the Hamad Medical Corporation in Doha, Qatar.

Dr. Wyatt was the first Patient Safety Officer at the Joint Commission. He served as Medical Director in the Patient Safety Analysis Center Defense Health Agency/Military Health System Defense Health Agency, Falls Church Virginia.

He is former co-chair of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Equity Advisory Group and is faculty for the IHI Pursuing Equity Initiative.

Dr. Wyatt is a facilitator for the ACGME Equity Matters Collaborative and serves as faculty for the IHI Pursuing Equity Initiative and the Providence Health System Equity Collaborative.

He is a sought after national and international speaker and author of numerous papers and book chapters.

Dr. Wyatt serves in several boards including the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, Co-chair the IHI Certified Professional in Patient Safety, Healthcare Without Harm, and the UAB School of Health Professions Dean’s Advisory Board.

Dr. Wyatt is a credentialed course instructor in the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama Birmingham. He is co-course director Keystone Program at the Northwestern University School of Medicine Master’s Degree in Patient Safety Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Wyatt holds an honorary Doctor of Medical Sciences from the Morehouse School of Medicine and is a graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine.

While a resident in training, at St. Louis University Group of Hospitals, he served as the first African American Chief Medical Resident.

He is a board-certified Internist and practiced medicine for over twenty years, in St. Louis Missouri and Huntsville, Alabama. He earned the master’s (executive program) in health administration degree from the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Health Professions.
Ronald Wyatt