Tim McDonald, MD, JD

Chief Patient Safety and Risk Officer of RL Datix

Dr. Tim McDonald, MD JD, is an accomplished physician and attorney, with more than 30 years of experience. By using the CANDOR approach, he has assisted over 200 hospitals and health systems implement a culture of “normalized compassionate honesty” combined with the transformation to a “fair and accountable culture.” Tim has received numerous Patient Safety awards including the American College of Medical Quality’s Founder’s Award, the Institute of Medicine – Chicago Patient Safety Award, and the MITSS Hope Award.