Dr. Mann was a panelist for The Forum’s discussion on Deaths from Pregnancy and Childbirth.
Dr. Mann received her BA/MD degree in 1984 from the combined six-year program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She did her residency training at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. She was a practicing physician at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates for 25 years until transitioning to her own practice. During her career she has participated in the delivery of more than 4,000 babies.
Dr. Mann is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and is a national consultant in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in the field of Obstetrics. She is also a consultant at Harvard’s Risk Management Foundation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and many hospitals and institutions across the United States.
She is a Board Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). Dr. Mann is a member of the Executive Committee of Massachusetts ACOG, and is also a member of the Obstetrics Advisory Board of The Doctors Company.
The author of several publications on team training and communication in medicine, Dr. Mann is a frequent lecturer and consultant on these topics.