Dr. Savage is Vice President of Quality and Patient Experience at Roper Saint Francis Healthcare System in Charleston, SC. With over 20 years of healthcare experience, she has held a variety of leadership positions, including overall responsibility for hospital quality, patient safety, risk management, infection prevention, regulatory and laboratory operations. Her true passion will always be patient safety and preventing avoidable harm to patients. Dr. Savage received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Catholic University of America, a master’s degree in Nursing Administration from George Mason University and a PhD in Nursing from the University of Kansas. Additionally, she holds an Advanced Executive Nursing certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® (CPHQ) certification and is a certified Project Management Professional.