Tom Downes is a Fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. His main interest is
the transformative redesign of complex healthcare systems to achieve exceptional levels
of performance. Tom completed medical traning at GUY´s Hospital gaining consultant
appointment to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. He completed his MBA in Nottingham
University and MPH at Harvard University. He is Honorey Professor at Sheffield Hallam
University. Tom teaches industrial process design and organizational structure to achieve
continous improvement. Tom now focuses on translation of improvement science into
healthcare to achieve deep clinician engagement and develop improvement capability.