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Dr. Douglas Monroe


Douglas Monroe MD MBA

The former System Director for Quality, Patient Safety and Infection Control at Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston, Texas, Dr. Monroe has over twenty years of healthcare experience including strategy and strategic planning, physician engagement, clinical integration, accountable care, high reliability, clinical operations and large and integrated traditional consulting engagement.

Memorial Hermann received the John M. Eisenberg Award for Patient Safety and Quality, presented by the Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, and the National Quality Healthcare Award from the National Quality Forum as a direct result of his work. 

Dr. Monroe’s work focuses on engaging operators, clinicians, executives and board members in measurable, evidence-based outcomes improvement. He has helped large systems, academic medical centers and community hospitals align governance, strategy, operations and outcomes with evidence-based clinical excellence, emerging healthcare reimbursement models, market demand and increased risk.

Dr. Monroe holds a medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, a Master of Business Administration from Rice University in Houston, Texas, and a Bachelor of Arts in comparative literature and history from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. (Recent Publications)