Shari J. Welch
Shari J. Welch, M.D., is the quality improvement director for the emergency department at LDS Hospital. She writes a monthly column in Emergency Medicine News titled Quality Matters. Dr. Welch is a quality consultant for Utah Emergency Physicians and a member of the Emergency Department Benchmarking Alliance. She has been using Six Sigma techniques to improve ED operations at LDS Hospital for seven years, even though the hospital does not have a formal Six Sigma program. She can be reached at [email protected].