David Stockwell, MD 

Senior Advisor / Associate Professor, The George Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Stockwell is a nationally recognized quality improvement expert. He recently served as the Executive Director of Improvement Science as well as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s National Medical Center. For over 15 years, Dr. Stockwell has been a driving force in the performance improvement of clinical teams. He leads a multi-hospital collaborative that investigates automated adverse event detection by using electronic medical records and is partnering with the FDA to develop tools quantifying the impact of adverse events in children. Dr. Stockwell also co-leads an AHRQ funded national research effort to develop a state of the art pediatric patient safety measurement system. Dr. Stockwell has been named one of the “Best Doctors in America” continuously since 2007. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Master’s in Business Administration from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s degree from University of Oklahoma.