Kristen DiFiore joined the PTSF staff in September 2022 as an Accreditation Specialist. Ms. DiFiore earned both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Administration from Immaculata University. She received her Diploma in Nursing from Abington Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. Prior to joining the PTSF, Kristen served as the Lead Performance Improvement Coordinator for Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a level one trauma center, and previously worked in the surgical intensive care unit. Kristen also participated in the Penn Trauma Network’s trauma program development outreach. Additionally, Kristen co-authored chapter three, Performance Improvement and Patient Safety in Trauma Care, in Trauma Nursing: From Resuscitation Through Rehabilitation, 5th Edition, which was published in 2019.