Amanda Vakos

Breaking down the barriers

The Telluride Conference ended this past Sunday, and within twenty-four hours, I was starting my second year of medical school. I am so thankful to have spent the four days preceding this year learning about patient safety with an incredible group of people committed to putting patients first and hoping to make a change in how we provide healthcare. As I reflect back on my Telluride experience, there is one thing that I keep coming back to. That is the way the barriers between who was a nurse, a resident, a fellow, and a medical student broke down almost instantly. Not only did we get to learn from each other, but we also enjoyed spending time with each other and built relationships with people we may not normally have sought to build relationships with. It was rather remarkable and as my classmates have asked me… Continue reading

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