Akaljot Singh

Psychology and Patient Safety 1:

When I boarded my plane to visit DC for the Telluride Conference, I expected to be bombarded with political ideas about healthcare reform. After all, healthcare reform is a heavily politicized topic in the national conversation, and both sides claiming that their political beliefs are best for promoting the health and safety of the general populace. As I reflect back on the past two days, however, I have come to realize that healthcare reform and patient safety do not need to be political discussions; and in fact, should be a bipartisan endeavor that focuses on understanding and implementing changes based on psychology rather than on politics. In my blog posts, I hope to explore a few of the key psychological issues that could have a positive impact on patients.

A large issue facing our healthcare system is that the culture is incredibly hierarchical, and the hierarchy seems to punish challenge.… Continue reading

Telluride Experience 2020 Dates

BRECKENRIDGE, CO:
CMF Session One*: 6/8 – 6/11
Bennathan Session Two: 6/15 – 6/18
Session Three: 6/22 – 6/25

WASHINGTON, DC/MD:
Session Four: 7/22 – 7/25

*Session exclusive to the COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.