July 30, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Austin has been a hospitalist at Rose since 2009 and has been the hospitalist medical director since 2014.
“We are so pleased to have Dr. Austin continuing to support our commitment to quality in this new role,” says Ken Feiler, president and chief executive officer at Rose Medical Center. “Dr. Austin has always shown a dedication to exceptional patient care and we are thrilled to have her lead our initiatives to continue providing excellent service to our patients each and every day.”
Dr. Austin is a proven leader at Rose. This past year Dr. Austin participated in the HealthONE Physicians’ Leadership Academy. She is also a member of Rose’s Partners Inspiring Quality Council, where leaders across the hospital meet weekly to make real-time improvements in quality and safety.
“PIQ has taught me that quality patient care isn’t just about doctors,” said Dr. Austin. “Each and every person in the hospital has a role in quality patient care. The relationships we build with each other and our patients have a big impact on outcomes.”
Dr. Austin attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine and graduated in 2005. She completed her residency at the University of Colorado and is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Austin completed three rotations at Rose as a resident before joining the Rose hospitalist program.