The Power List 2019
Yael is Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Quality and Patient Safety in the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Pathologists play a critical role in patient safety – and the importance of Yael’s trailblazing work in developing that role cannot be understated. “I love that successful pathology quality and safety initiatives empower frontline lab employees while helping senior staff understand and improve the lab's performance,” Yael says. Thanks to her dedication, the role of the pathologist in patient safety, error communication, and patient disclosure is more defined than ever.