Amy Friedman

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, LiveOnNY

Amy Friedman is a transplant surgeon and the chief medical officer and executive vice president of LiveOnNY, the New York organ donor network. In her career, Friedman has been an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, an associate professor of surgery at Yale University School of Medicine, and a surgery professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Her interests in patient safety and quality improvement in organ donation and transplantation have led to an RO1 grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Friedman has been an examiner and site visit leader for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program since 2002.

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Organs are in desperately short supply. In the US alone, more than 124,000 people are on transplant waiting lists, and... See more