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Dave Munch, MD

Lean Academy Faculty Dave Munch, MDDave is a Senior Vice President with Healthcare Performance Partners leading its clinical and Lean Healthcare engagements and serves as an instructor for the Denver Health Lean Academy. He previously served at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center as their Chief Clinical and Quality Officer. He led their Lean Production applications for more than five years, resulting in substantial improvements in both clinical and non-clinical processes.

Dave has been a frequent speaker on the subject of leadership effectiveness and Lean transformation for a number of healthcare organizations including Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), The University of Rochester Medical Center, Yale-New Haven Health System, Tulane University Medical Center, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI), and the Voluntary Hospital Association (VHA).

Dave has served on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's High Reliability Advisory Group, has an extensive background in hospital operations, health plan governance, physician organization governance and clinical practice in Internal Medicine.

Dave received his M.D. from the University of Colorado’s Health Sciences Center.

Upcoming Workshops

2018 Lean Workshops

Lean Development
April 16-20, May 21-25, June 18-22, July 16-20, August 13-17

Lean Development: Foundations and Management (Bundle A)
April 16-18, May 21-23, June 18-20, July 16-18, August 13-15

Lean Development: Management and Coaching (Bundle B)
April 18-20, May 23-25, June 20-22, July 18-20, August 15-17

Lean Development: Foundations (Independent Session A)
April 16-17, May 21-22, June 18-19, July 16-17, August 13-14

Lean Development: Management (Independent Session B
April 18, May 23, June 20, July 18, August 15

Lean Development: Coaching (Independent Session C)
April 19-20, May 24-25, June 21-22, July 19-20, August 16-17

Lean Analytics | May 15-16, July 24-25

Executive / Senior Leader Site Visit | April 10, June 12

Senior Leader Lean Workshop | April 11, June 13

Executive Site Visit and Senior Leader Lean Workshop Combination | April 10-11, June 12-13