Douglas Paull, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Chicago, IL


Thoracic Surgery Chicago, IL

Adult General Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education CLER Field Representative

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  • Office

    Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
    401 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2000
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone(734) 478-7858
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Education & Training

  • University of Illinois-ChicagoOTHER_TRAINING
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsFELLOWSHIP
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusRESIDENCY
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    Duke University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Duke University
    Duke UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS)
  • Society of Simulation in HealthcareHealthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Exemplary Service Award Department of Veterans Affairs, 2003-2018
  • Physician Recognition Award, "With Commendation" American Medical Association, 2006
  • Physician Recognition Award American Medical Association, 2003
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Principles of patient safety and quality improvement in urology  
    Chrouser K, Fuller H, Nudell T, Paull DE., American Urological Association, 2020
  • Shared decision-making based on risk management and ethical principles for the implantation of new medical devices.  
    Paull DE, Uhlig P, AMA Journal of Ethics, 2020
  • Just culture: Its more than an algorithm.  
    Sculli GL, Paull DE, Sine D, Patient Safety Quality Healthcare, 2019
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Sharing lessons learned to prevent incorrect surgery.
    Neily JB, Mills PD, Paull DE, Mazzia LM, Turner JR, Gunnar W., VA Health Services Research and Development / QUERI National Conference, 4/16/2012
  • Virtual patient simulation for teaching patient safety to residents. (Abstract)
    Ignaszak A, Wood S, Nudell T, Williams L, Paull DE, Human Factors Ergonomics Society Conference, Baltimore, MD, 3/12/2012
  • Nursing crew resource management: Are skills maintained one year after initial training.
    Hoeksema LJ, Sculli G, Fore A, Paull DE, Williams L, Lee CZ, International Meeting Simulation Healthcare (IMSH), San Diego, CA, 1/1/2012
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  • Retained Surgical Items Film. (Script, screenplay, on-site consultation.) 
    Paull DE, VA Employee Educational System (EES)
  • Lessons from the VA’s team training program. 
    Neily J, Mills PD, Mazzia LM, Paull DE, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Web Morbidity & Mortality (M & M)
  • Ensuring Correct Surgery and Procedures Film. (Script, screenplay, on-site consultation) 
    Paull DE, VA Employee Educational System (EES)
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