Bio – Kaedrea Jackson, MD, MBA, MPH
Dr. Kaedrea Jackson is an experienced physician executive with a demonstrated history of integrating improvement science into the healthcare and clinical environment. As as the Vice-Chair of Quality, Safety and Patient Experience, she is tasked with aligning and developing transformative and innovative processes that are subsequently implemented across all seven emergency departments in the Mount Sinai Health System.
Dr. Jackson also serves as the Medical Director for the Mount Sinai Morningside Department of Emergency Medicine. In this role, she oversees the clinical operations, flow and quality assurance of a busy Level 2 Trauma Center. She leads a staff of over 60 physicians and physician assistants in efforts to ensure quality care and an exceptional patient experience is delivered. Her forward-thinking and transformative work has resulted in significant improvements in operational, quality and patient experience metrics.
Dr. Jackson remains committed to education throughout all her operational work. She serves as Fellowship Director of the system wide Department of Emergency Medicine Administration Fellowship program. With a current academic appointment of Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, she supervises, educates and mentors residents, medical students and physician assistants. Dr. Jackson is an active fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
Dr. Jackson graduated from Stony Brook University with a B.S. in Biochemistry. She went on to complete the combined MD/MPH program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, the first student to do so. She then completed a dual emergency medicine and internal medicine residency training program at Kings County/SUNY Downstate. She is a board-certified physician in both specialties. After graduating residency, Dr. Jackson stayed on at Kings County Hospital, where she served as the Assistant Director of Emergency Department Clinical Operations, the ED Quality Director, and, subsequently, ended her tenure there as the Associate Medical Director. She joined Mount Sinai Health System in June 2017. In 2018, she completed her MBA at NYU Stern Executive MBA Program.
Dr. Jackson is married to her husband Jason Brown and have three children, Kaiden, Jonathan and Brielle.