Christine White, MD, MAT, is Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Chief Capacity, Flow and Access Officer at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Dr. White is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency and chief residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Dr. White’s interests and research focus on quality improvement with an expertise in the application of quality improvement sciences to improve inpatient systems of care.
Dr. White has led efforts on patient safety, including initiatives to raise rates of medication reconciliation completion, to improve communication at night, and to improve discharge efficiency through standardization of discharge criteria. This last project, which significantly decreased length of stay without increasing readmission rates, earned the Children’s Hospital Association Pediatric Quality Award in 2013.
Since 2016, she has served on the Faculty for the Institute of Healthcare Improvement with a focus on patient flow. In 2020, she was recognized for her significant achievements in quality improvement and patient safety with the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Quality and Patient Safety Award.