Meghan B. Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP, FCCM



Meghan Brooks Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP, FCCM

Meghan B. Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP, FCCM

David E. Longnecker Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care & Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Meghan Lane-Fall, MD, MSHP, FCCM is a critical care anesthesiologist and physician-scientist committed to the provision of safe, effective patient care. Her research agenda is focused primarily on implementation science – the empiric study of strategies to facilitate the uptake and sustained use of evidence-based practice. A second focus is on the patient and family experience of recovery after critical illness. Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, where she also serves as a standing study section member.

Dr. Lane-Fall is the founding Co-Director of the Penn Center for Perioperative Outcomes Research and Transformation and the Director of Acute Care Implementation Research at the Penn Implementation Science Center at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. She is Vice Chair of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity and David E. Longnecker Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care with a secondary appointment in Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lane-Fall is also interested in building research capacity in health services research; she mentors junior faculty, research fellows, and health professions students and co-directs Penn’s graduate level implementation science courses.




Content Area Specialties

Implementation science, hybrid effectiveness-implementation trials, qualitative research, mixed methods research, critical care, anesthesiology, perioperative care, teamwork and communication, handoffs, post-intensive care syndrome, workforce diversity

Methodology Specialties

Qualitative methods, mixed methods


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