Discern Health welcomes board-certified internist and critical care physician Carl A. Sirio, MD, as a Senior Advisor. As a seasoned health care executive and a leading voice in health systems improvement, Carl has devoted his career to working toward health care quality, safety, access, and equity. At Discern, Carl will use his experience as a clinician, academician, and health system administrator to help clients test and implement initiatives that measure and improve quality and translate measurement into on-the-ground benefits to patient care.
Carl is the founder of Sirio2 Healthcare Innovations, LLC, where he builds on his decades of health care leadership experience to help clients strategically and practically improve clinical care across all settings. Prior to affiliating with Discern, Carl spent 17 years at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania. From there he went on to serve as the chief operating and clinical officer and senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of Toledo (UT), where his innovative approaches to health systems improvements earned the university numerous awards for excellence. Carl as served as the UT vice president for medical affairs/chief medical officer and chief medical information officer. In addition, Carl co-founded the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative, a nationally recognized collaboration that improved care throughout the region.
Carl completed his undergraduate and medical school training at Columbia University and Rutgers Medical School, and he completed postgraduate medical training at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at Pennsylvania State University, the National Institutes of Health, and George Washington University.
Learn more about Carl here.