Catherine Reynolds, RN, BSN, MJ, DL, CPPS
Patient Safety Advisor
Outreach and Education
Core Team Lead
Center of Excellence for Improving Diagnosis
Catherine Reynolds is a patient safety advisor with the Patient Safety Authority (PSA) for the Southeast region of Pennsylvania. Reynolds is an accomplished healthcare and patient safety professional, specializing in the analysis of adverse events and facility-wide implementation of patient safety plans and is a core team lead of the Center of Excellence for Improving Diagnosis.
With over 25 years of experience in healthcare, she has a strong clinical background in critical care and emergency specialties in large academic medical centers and brings this broad patient safety perspective to the Southeast region. Reynolds has served as a registered nurse, quality improvement coordinator, patient safety manager, and patient safety officer in Philadelphia area hospitals.
Reynolds received Bachelor of Science in nursing from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law and Doctor of Laws from Widener University School of Law. She is a Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) and an alumna of the Pennsylvania Rural Urban Leadership Program. She has been published in both the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety and the PSA’s peer-reviewed journal Patient Safety