Keith Whiteman

Empowerment with a capital E

For me, one of the biggest parts of this patient safety movement will be empowerment. Empowerment of our patients, our patients families, our nursing staff, our technicians, our medical students, and most certainly our physicians. We need to empower our patients to speak up and to ask hard questions. We need to empower them to say no, share in the decision making, and question our process. We need to empower our patients families to do the same things when they feel their loved one can’t or won’t do it for themselves. We need to empower our nursing staff to ‘stop the line’ whenever they feel the urge to. We need to empower our technicians and hospital staff to understand that they are an integral part of the patient care team and that their roles are invaluable. Empowering our medical students means to help them realize that they are the future… Continue reading

AELPS 2022 Dates

- CMF Scholars (Week 1)*: 6/5/22 - 6/9/22
*Session exclusive to COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.
- Sorrel McElroy Scholars (Week 2): 6/12/22 - 6/16/22
- Bennathan Scholars (Week 3): 7/19/22 - 7/23/22
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