Maulik S. Joshi, Dr.P.H., is president of the Health Research and Educational Trust and senior vice president of research at the American Hospital Association. Previously, Dr. Joshi served as senior advisor at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; as president and chief executive officer at the Delmarva Foundation; as vice president at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement; as senior director of quality for the University of Pennsylvania Health System; and as executive vice president for the HMO Group. He is editor-in-chief for the Journal for Healthcare Quality. He coedited The Healthcare Quality Book: Vision, Strategy and Tools, and authored Healthcare Transformation: A Guide for the Hospital Board Member. Dr. Joshi has a doctorate in public health and a master’s in health services administration from the University of Michigan.