Vice President/Chief Patient Safety Officer
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Seton Family of Hospitals
Dr. Frank Mazza leads organization-wide patient safety initiatives that have been recognized nationally for innovation. Previously, he served seven years as vice president for Medical Affairs at Seton Medical Center Austin. He also served as chief of staff and president of the Network Medical Staff, as medical director for Seton's Sleep Disorders Center, as chairman of the Board of Seton FamilyCare and as chairman of the Contracting Committee of the Seton Physician-Hospital Network. He continues in the roles of network medical director for both Respiratory Care and of Seton's Simulation Center.
He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He subsequently received his training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the hospital system of Case Western Reserve University. He has practiced Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in Austin for 26 years, and continues to do so part time.
A former member of the Seton Family of Hospitals Board of Trustees, he has also been a faculty member for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, The Joint Commission, Premier and for Ascension Health at the national level. He holds an academic appointment as clinical associate professor of Respiratory Care at Texas State University.