Emily Corridon

Reflections Day 3

What an incredible setting to get out with everyone to enjoy fresh air, fun/ light conversation, and breathtaking views. Starting the day with the hike I think really put everyone in a team-like and accomplished mindset to then wrap up day 3, our final full day. I am so appreciative of the candor and humanism each facilator has offered us from the get go, and it certainly didn’t change today. Topics on Just Culture and Caring for the Caregiver really hit home for me because I have been heavily introduced to these at MedStar Georgetown. Caring for the Caregiver has been working to improve burn out, satisfaction, and retention on the nursing end. As new nurses, we were stressed that this exceptional program is our ear when we need someone to listen, and our shoulder when we need something to lean on. It was so great seeing this taught to… Continue reading

Reflection Day 1

After completing day 1 I’m in awe of the ability for a commonality such as health care and patient safety to have such a quick spark in conversation amongst strangers. We are so passionate to get to know what we don’t know, to stress what we do know, and to communicate personal experiences to others in order to grow as a whole. I think the importance of what we are doing here will only become more apparent as the week continues. I can feel my eyes widen and wheels turn as everyone shares their stories, and inspires what I will bring back to my colleagues and hospital system. One comment that really stuck with me throughout the day was that “asking for help should be viewed as safety excellence” and that it shouldn’t even be viewed as help, but more as guidance. As a new nurse I feel as though… 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.