Napolitano earns critical care masters title

May 16, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

Lena M. Napolitano, M.D., FCCM, director of trauma and surgical critical care at the University of Michigan Health System, was selected as master of critical care medicine by the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

At the U-M, she is a professor of surgery, division chief of acute care surgery and associate chair of the Department of Surgery at the U-M. She joined the faculty in 2006 and has had a transformative impact on critical care delivery and mentoring of the next generation of acute care surgeons.

She joins a distinguished group of critical care practitioners and researchers who have earned the masters title. The title reflects leadership achievements of national and international influence and outstanding contributions in education and research that advance the field of critical care medicine.

Napolitano is a member of and holds leadership positions in numerous professional organizations in surgery, trauma, and surgical critical care, including the American College of Surgeon. A common motivation for her involvement in these groups is an emphasis on quality of care.