Megan Conroy

“I have made a mistake”

“How often do you hear someone say that?…NEVER!”

I’ve heard this sentiment few times thus far in the conference, from all the levels of participants here. And what a simple change to start.

Every day in my role as a senior resident on a team, I am setting an example for the students, interns, nurses and co-residents with whom I work.  Every day a member of my team may take an action that we could classify as a mistake, oversight, error or omission. If you look hard enough, they are present in the details. Particularly among the sickest of our patients.

Next time I recognize such an occurrence, rather than stating “john didn’t see this result before going down”, ” the intern didn’t notify me of this change”,  “the nurse didn’t call to tell me,” I’m going to recount the events by stating instead that WE on the… 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.