Raquel has almost 20 years of experience as a registered nurse, starting her career in Pediatric Critical Care at New York Presbyterian Hospital. For the last 12 years, she has worked at Hospital for Special Surgery in Quality Management and the Value Management Office. She has expertise in performance measurement, quality reporting, value base purchasing, physician quality and patient safety. Raquel graduated with her BSN from New York University and a dual Master’s in Public Health and Nursing from Columbia University. Raquel is currently a 2nd year doctoral student at Johns Hopkins School of Public of Health where she is studying quality and patient safety.