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Mangla S. Gulati, MBBS

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Physician Advisor; Associate Chief Medical Officer & Vice President For Patient Safety & Clinical Effectiveness; Chief Quality Officer for the University of Maryland Medical Center

Additional Title:

Chief Quality Officer Vice President of Patient Safety and Clinical Effectiveness Associate Chief Medical Officer


UMMC, Room N13W46

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-7604


(410) 328-7607

Education and Training

  • MBBS: Dayanand Medical College, Punjab, India

  • Internship: Internal Medicine: Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD

  • Residency: Internal Medicine: Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD

  • Patient Safety Executive Development Program, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

  • Graduate Certification in Health Information Technology: Clinicians Track, George Washington University

  • Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS)


Dr. Gulati joined the University of Maryland in 2004 as an academic hospitalist. She is a clinician educator- teaching medical students and residents with a particular focus on patient safety, cost effective care and resource utilization. She was awarded the Theodore E Woodward Faculty Prize in Medicine for Exemplary teaching and patient Care, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr Gulati is currently, the Chief Quality Office, Vice President of Patient Safety and the Associate Chief Medical Officer at the University of Maryland Medical Center with a focus on promoting a high reliability organization, driving interdisciplinary strategy focused on safety excellence, developing innovative approaches to optimizing clinical outcomes and performance improvement.

Additionally, she is very active with the Society of Hospital Medicine and American College of Physicians.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Patient Safety, Population Health, Resource Utilization, Quality

Highlighted Publications

  • Hopsitla Medicine, Perspectives, Practices and Professioanl Development;Robert Habicht, Mangla Gulati, Published Jan 2017, Springer 
  • Impact of Antipsychotic  Discontinuation Bundle during Transistions of Care in Critically Ill PatientsJournal of Intensive Care Medicine, Jan 2017 
  • Routinization of HIV Testing in an Inpatient Setting: A Systematic Process for Organizational Change. Journal for Healthcare Quality: 2016, 38(3):e10-8

  • Hospital delirium treatment: Continuation of antipsychotic therapy from the intensive care unit to discharge. Am J Health Syst Pharm, 2015 Dec;72(23 Suppl 3):S133-9

  • Educating residents why less is more with telemetry. JAMA Intern Med, Med 2015

  • Medical Center uses LEAN to Improve Discharge Planning, Inside the Joint Commission, July 2014, Vol 19,Issue 14

  • Choosing Wisely in Adult Hospital Medicine: Five Opportunities for Improved Healthcare Value; Bulger, J, Nickel W,  Messler J, Callahgan J, Auron M, Gulati, M;Journal of Hospital Medicine, Volume 8, Issue 9, pages 486–492, September 2013

  • "An Analysis of Deep Vein Thrombosis in 1277 consecutive Neurosurgical patients undergoing       routine weekly Ultrasonography" Patel AP, Koltz MT, Sansur CA, Gulati M, Hamilton D;  Journal of Neurosurgery, 118(3): 505-9, March 2013

  • Evaluation of Vancomycin Dosing and Monitoring in Adult Medicine Patients Devabhakthuni S, PharmD, BCPSp; Gonzales J, PharmD, BCPS,FCCM: Tata A, PharmD, BCP, PharmD, Priya Shah, PharmD, Offurum, Gulati M, MD, FACP, FHM. Hosp Pharm 2012; 47(6):1–9, 2012

  • Appropriateness of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis for Medical Patients Discharged to Sub-acute Facilities, A Retrospective Review, Bradley L. Burton, Ada Ibe Offurum, Brian Grover, Badia Faddoul, Mangla Gulati, and Kristin L. Seidl. American Journal of Medical Quality, November 23, 2011

  • Brucellosis. Offurum AI, Gulati M, Barry HC. In: Ebell MH, Ferenchick G, Smith M, Barry H, Slawson D, Essential Evidence, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2009- Book Chapter










Clinical Specialty Details

Internal Medicine

Awards and Affiliations

  • Physician Colleague, Special Achievement in Nursing Awards. University of Maryland
  • Theodore E Woodward Faculty Prize in Medicine for Exemplary teaching and patient Care, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Outstanding Hospitalist Award, Maryland Chapter,  American College of Physicians

Professional Activity

  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • American College of Physicians