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Going the distance….

At the close of our first day in Telluride, I find myself hopeful.  Today we were presented with the story of Lewis Blackman.  The tragedy of medical errors involving his case were not in vain. I believe we have become a culture that would protect Lewis Blackman if he were in our hospital today.   I found myself surprised by how far we have come in patient safety in the last decade.  And I feel confident many of the failures of his case would not occur today.  Am I foolish to be this hopeful?  I believe we as a medical community have learned from our past and strive to not repeat it.  Safety mechanisms are now in place that would have prevented Lewis Blackman’s tragic end.  At Medstar GUH, we have a list of mandatory events that demand contact with the on call… 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.