John Garrett

John S. Garrett, MD, FACEP

Vice Chief Quality Officer

Dr. John Garrett currently serves as IES’s vice chief quality officer as well as the chief patient safety officer and medical director for healthcare improvement at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, the flagship hospital of Baylor Scott & White Health. Garrett was chosen for this position based on his previous research in pre-hospital EMS system design management and care of the peri-cardiac arrest patient. After completing his fellowship in EMS medical directorship, disaster response and pre-hospital research at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, Garrett relocated to Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. His research efforts at Baylor have focused on implementation science, bringing the newest developments in resuscitation science to the EDs of Baylor Scott & White Health, improving systems of care delivery to prevent avoidable patient harm, and the development of operational interventions to address rapid recognition of critical illness.