Jake Groenendyk

A haiku and humility

patient-centered mind

fullness, apologetic

transparency; wow.

What do each of these words have in common, beyond comprising a poorly written haiku devoid of natural imagery summarizing my Telluride takeaways? Each student departs this experience to unique environments, with different lessons learned, and different plans for implementing changes to the systems they find themselves in. These words are a short list of key words and concepts that I wish to retain from my time in Napa; I was familiar with each prior to Telluride, yet each has taken on additional meaning over the last few days. While these words are united by haiku composition and status as favored patient safety subject matter, they are also united by the fact that none can be fully achieved without the practice of humility by the healthcare provider. While it’s important to implement new checklists, techniques, and communication strategies, none of these will really work… 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.