Meghan Lane-Fall, MD, MHSP
Meghan Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP is a physician with a deep and abiding commitment to providing safe, effective patient care. Her research agenda is focused on the scientific study of strategies to support high-quality care of hospitalized patients. Dr. Lane-Fall is the founding Co-director of the Penn Center for Perioperative Outcomes Research and Transformation and is assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a board-certified anesthesiologist and surgical intensivist who is particularly interested in improving healthcare provider communication at times of transition or handoff across sites of care. She employs qualitative and mixed methods to develop and implement effective clinician communication strategies. Dr. Lane-Fall received her AB degree with High Distinction (magna cum laude) from the University of California at Berkeley. She received her MD degree from Yale University, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She completed anesthesia residency, critical care fellowship and research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, during which time she completed a Masters of Science in Health Policy Research. Dr. Lane-Fall has co-authored more than 80 articles, book chapters, and scientific abstracts.