Dr. Peter G. Goldschmidt, MD, DrPH, DMS
Advisory Board Member
Dr. Goldschmidt is president of the World Development Group, a healthcare company specializing in healthcare quality assurance, patient safety, informatics, modeling and forecasting with emphasis on medical-device development. Dr. Goldschmidt has founded several healthcare organizations and was formerly Director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’, Health Services Research & Development Service. Dr. Goldschmidt was the primary architect of the U.S. DOD’s Civilian External Peer Review Program and is the author of ‘Quality Management in Healthcare’ (published by McGraw-Hill). Dr. Goldschmidt has served as Principal Investigator on many research projects including a) the Evaluation of Treatment Programs for drug abusers for the President of the United States, b) Medical practice information demonstration project for the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Health, and c) Biomedical research for the U.S. Congress. Dr. Goldschmidt’s other clients and projects have included work for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as principal consultant for implementation of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act. Dr. Goldschmidt also has also worked with the National Academy of Medicine, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, World Bank, and World Health Organization (WHO). With WHO, he is a current member of the Global Patient Safety Network. Dr. Goldschmidt has helped develop standards for the International Medical Device Regulators Forum, Medical Device Innovation Consortium, and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation. Dr. Goldschmidt is a graduate of University College Hospital Medical School, London, and the University of Westminster School of Management Studies, London, and also The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.