Renee Johnson-Smith, RN, BSN
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 07/15/2022

Renee Johnson-Smith, RN, MBA is registered nurse licensed in Indiana.  Renee has been in healthcare for over 25 years.  As a clinician, she primarily worked in emergency medicine.  Her other roles have focused on Risk Management, Medical-Legal and Informatics. Renee worked nearly 20 years in a large healthcare organization in Indianapolis prior to joining the Department of Veteran's Affairs.  Renee served 7 years at a VA medical center as a Risk Manager managing tort claims, investigations, peer review process, disclosures to patients and families while assisting with the implementation of a Just Culture.  Currently Renee is a Management and Program Analyst for the Office of General Counsel, Torts Law Group (OGC/TLG) for the Department of Veteran's Affairs where her role allows her to serve as a liaison between medical centers, VA Medical Legal Risk Management and TLG focusing on important developments, cases, issues, risks or trends.