The symposium features experts who are redefining safety and quality. Save Sept. 18 and 19 to hear from them!
Creating an effective culture of safety is an evolving process and requires commitment and action from all levels of the organization. Tejal Gandhi, MD, president, National Patient Safety Foundation, Boston, will share findings from the study, Leading a Culture of Safety: A Blueprint for Success and best practices for building and sustaining a culture of safety.
Workplaces are experiencing burnout at increasingly high rates. As burnout continues to affect the quality of care and life of caregivers, we need to be aware of the signs of burnout and alleviate this critical threat. Bryan Sexton, PhD, director of the Patient Safety Center, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC, will explore proven, positive psychological interventions and tools that increase resilience and help combat burnout.
Rana Awdish, MD, director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program and critical care medicine at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, is author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling memoir, In Shock. Dr. Awdish will share her personal story as both a critical care physician and a critically ill patient and describe how her near- death experience redefined her understanding of physician communication training and a culture of caring.