Featured Speaker

Amanda Rhee


Dr. Amanda Rhee, is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine on faculty at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is also the Medical Director of Patient Safety for Mount Sinai Health System and the Director of Quality and Patient Safety for the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Mount Sinai Hospital. She received her Master of Science in Health Care Delivery Leadership at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and has a LEAN six sigma greenbelt.

Dr. Rhee leads the development and implementation of complex system level patient and staff safety programs for Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Health System including care standardization, universal protocol, TeamSTEPPS, preoperative patient preparation, blood management, and coronary artery bypass graft surgical site infection reduction that have produced outcome benefits for patients and staff. During the COVID epidemic in New York City she built clinical operations for off-site locations such as the Central Park Tent Hospital and the Mount Sinai Hospital Lobby Hospital. Dr. Rhee is also the Inaugural Director for the Center for Asian Equity and Professional Development in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.