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Maria D Flowers. Ed.D.

MHA, PMP, CSSBB, CNMT | Founder & Principal Consultant

Dr. Maria D. Flowers has been a part of the healthcare industry for over 20 years, serving in roles from caregiver to healthcare administrator and more. She has an earned doctorate from the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education. Her passion for safe and equitable healthcare has led Dr. Flowers to build her consulting firm, Maria D. Flowers & Associates, where she helps organizations implement best-in-class frameworks for anti-racism in healthcare and advocate for equity and patient safety from the top down. In addition, Dr. Flowers travels to national and international stages to speak on the effects of racism as it pertains to patient safety, social determinants of health, and disparate health outcomes. With her impressive experience and knowledge, she is committed to creating positive change in healthcare and beyond.

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Our Mission

Continuous Improvement in Healthcare

At Maria D. Flowers & Associates, we specialize in providing healthcare organizations with the tools and training needed to deliver equitable and safe care to all patients, regardless of race or background. Our team of consultants brings to the table a combined 40+ years of experience with tailored expertise in Patients Safety, Risk, and Health Equity. Through a combined offering of speaking engagements, educational resources, and strategy implementation, our firm strives to help healthcare organizations on both national and global scales commit to continuous improvement in healthcare and establish best-in-class patient safety and health equity practices.

From the boardroom to the bedside, we seek to facilitate positive, transformative change in today’s healthcare landscape and promote safer, more equitable care for all.

Who We Serve

Our consulting firm offers a unique set of services to both large and small healthcare organizations, focused on promoting anti-racism and patient safety. We strive to equip healthcare providers with the necessary tools to address racism and other health disparities through education, procedure updates, and strategy implementation. At Maria D. Flowers & Associates, we are dedicated to helping healthcare organizations achieve their health equity and patient safety goals. 

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