Dr. Vaughn is a hospitalist physician whose research interests include optimizing the quality of care received by hospitalized patients through maximizing appropriate use of existing interventions. These include optimizing the use of antibiotics and procalcitonin as ways of reducing adverse events and hospital acquired infections such as clostridium difficile. She is also interested in reducing medical errors through the understanding of diagnostic reasoning and the methods behind physician behavior and decisions. Additionally, she serves on IHPI's Early Career Faculty Advisory Council (FAC).
- M.D., University of Michigan
- M.Sc., Health and Health Care Research, University of Michigan
- B.S., Chemistry, Duke University
- B.S., Biology, Duke University