Kelly A. Saran, MS, RN, CPHRM, CPPS

Kelly Saran

Adjunct Clinical Instructor
Department of Systems, Populations and Leadership
300 NIB, Room 8A06

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482

Telephone: 763-615-4190


  • Disclosure of adverse outcomes
  • Clinical risk management
  • Failure to rescue
  • Predictors of anesthesia risk
  • Managing difficult communications

Kelly Saran is a seasoned veteran at Michigan Medicine. She has a nursing background as a cardiac and code team RN and is certified in professional civil mediation. She was also a clinical consultant with Blue Cottage Consulting in Ann Arbor, MI. Ms. Saran has spoken both nationally and internationally on healthcare management, disclosure, the Michigan Model and patient safety-related topics. Ms. Saran values human connection and applies her vast facilitation skills to help foster meaningful resolutions for unexpected outcomes.

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