Day 1 Reflections

I wasn’t sure what to expect for this first day, but it most definitely did not disappoint. There are many things I could write about for my first blog, but I will focus on the moment that impacted me most today –the Lewis Blackman video. I found myself not only heartbroken for his family, but also angry and embarrassed for my profession. I am a nurse at a pediatric hospital, and often take care of post-surgical patients. Many of the miscommunications on the part of the nursing staff in his story seemed like common sense to me. I found myself getting so angry with his nurses, thinking to myself, “Why on earth did they not catch __________? How could they have not noticed _________? Why did they not listen to the patient’s mother?”

It is easy looking back on a situation to see all the things that were done wrong,… Continue reading

Telluride Experience 2021 Dates

CMF Session 1*: 8/23 - 8/26
TDCF Scholars Session 2: 8/30 – 9/2

*Session exclusive to the COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.
Bennathan Scholars Session 3: 9/9 - 9/12