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Amy Plotts, B.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N.

Plotts, a critical care nurse since 2000, is the Transfusion Safety Officer at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and a past patient safety fellow with the Armstrong Institute. Plotts has been a member and leader of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) in the hospital's Weinberg Intensive Care Unit, and she provides mentorship and coaching to CUSP teams across Johns Hopkins Medicine and to hospitals nationally and internationally. 

As Transfusion Safety Officer, she is involved in the Patient Blood Management System at the hospital and has helped to identify innovative methods to promote, involve and assist with blood utilization, administration and data collection. Her role as a nurse leader and researcher are vital to the continued development of quality improvement projects. She incorporates her expertise as a clinician to the design, development and integration of clinical systems and patient safety initiatives.