Dr. Verna Gibbs
Professor of Clinical Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
Verna C. Gibbs, M.D., received her A.B. degree from Harvard/Radcliffe College and her M.D. degree from Duke University Medical School. She is currently engaged in studies examining issues in surgical patient safety, and in October 2004 launched the NoThing Left Behind Initiative to develop and study best practices for the prevention of retained surgical items.