Dr. Lilly Engineer is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is also an assistant professor in health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and associate faculty in the Armstrong Institute for Quality and Patient Safety.
She serves as associate director of the doctor of public health (DrPH) program in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Engineer’s primary research interest includes the quality and safety of medical care, especially in rural and underserved communities. Among her many accomplishments, she is credited with the development of the first anonymous intensive care unit safety reporting system (ICUSRS) in the United States.
Recently, Dr. Engineer received two grants from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and one from the National Institutes of Health. She is on the AHRQ-funded task force working to evaluate and provide recommendations on how to improve the AHRQ Quality Indicators and serves on a World Health Organization task force that created a practical curriculum guide for training patient safety improvement researchers and practitioners worldwide.