Ken Catchpole is the SmartState Endowed Chair for Clinical Practice and Human Factors at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is leading the Operating Room Safer Medication Administration Team (OR-SMART) Patient Safety Learning Laboratory, which is collaboration with Johns Hopkins and Clemson University on reducing anesthesia medication delivery. He also has AHRQ funding exploring improvement in robotic surgery, with Cedars-Sinai, and sterile processing, with Ohio State.