Anne Lyren, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 03/23/2022

Anne Lyren, MD, MSc

Anne Lyren is the Clinical Leader of the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety National Network (SPS). She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and a pediatrician associated with UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. Dr. Lyren received her Bachelor’s Degree at Harvard University and a Master’s Degree in Philosophy as a Rotary Scholar at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She then completed medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, her residency and chief residency at Rainbow, and subsequently served as a clinical service attending and Director of Rainbow Center for Pediatric Ethics. At Rainbow, she served in a number of additional roles including Medical Director of Quality, Vice Chair of Quality & Ethics, and Interim Co-Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. In 2010, she became Co-Clinical Director of the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS), first in Ohio, and then across the nation. In 2016, she became Clinical Director of SPS, now a collaborative of 145 children’s hospitals working together to eliminate serious healthcare-associated harm to children, employees and staff. In this role, she leads efforts to eliminate the most common healthcare-acquired conditions as well as efforts to address cultural barriers to consistently performing practices that keep patients and the health care workforce safe.