Frederick S. Southwick, MD



Dr. Frederick Southwick is a Professor of Medicine and former Chief of Infectious Diseases at the University of Florida. From 2010-2011 Dr. Southwick attended the Harvard Business School as an Advanced Leadership Fellow, and studied how business practices could be applied to improve the quality and safety of healthcare. He is an award winning teacher and the author of the recently published book " Critically Ill: A 5-point Plan to Cure Healthcare Delivery". He and his family have suffered the profound consequences of preventable medical errors, and he brings the passion of his personal experiences, as well as over 30 years of clinical practice to his analysis of the challenges we all face when we work in or receive care in our hospitals and clinics.