Dr Juan M. Ferrer

Director of Quality, Education and Research

Mollet Health Foundation, La Unió, Spain

Dr Ferrer is Doctorate in Medicine (PhD) from the University of Barcelona, Preventive Medicine & Public Health specialist, and MBA from ESADE Business School, completed with the Health Policy and Management Program at the New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He also has a Diploma in Quality Methodology and Evaluation from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

He joined Fundació Sanitària de Mollet in 2016 as the Director of Quality, Education and Research. He has been Director of Catalan Foundation of Hospital (2009-2016) a health providers’ organization member of IHF, that associates 120 health providers in Catalonia, and served the Alliance for Patient Safety in the Ministry of Health of Catalonia (2008-2010), coordinating patient safety national projects. He worked as Medical Director Assistant at Mútua de Terrassa University Hospital in Barcelona (1992-1999). Since 2011 he is engaged in international accreditation as physician surveyor for Joint Commission International in Chicago, with experience in accreditation in Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific institutions. He is also associate Professor of Universidad Internacional de Cataluña in Barcelona, Spain.