Meet Administrative Director, Aaron West

Aaron West is the Administrative Director for Patient Safety at the Duke University Health System (DUHS), where his responsibilities include the coordination of the DUHS Patient Safety Program and alignment to the Duke Quality System (DQS).

His professional objective is to optimize health system reliability for safe, effective, equitable, and high quality care. He believes this can be achieved through solutions that are patient-centered and inclusive of those who receive, deliver and support care delivery. He is fully committed to serving both patients and healthcare professionals in these efforts.

Prior to joining Duke in 2018, he worked in a variety of roles in healthcare including ambulatory patient safety and quality; primary care practice management; and providing sports medicine services to various professional, college, amateur and high school athletic teams and organizations.

Aaron lives in historic Hillsborough, NC with his spouse and son.  His personal interests include: beekeeping, gardening, hiking, camping, fishing and travel.