Would you please help encourage one of our thoughtful and committed young doctors? Julia Meade, one of the residents who attended last week’s Telluride Patient Safety Resident Physician Summer Camp, was inspired by the experience to start a blog called The Hospital Docent. She’s posted a couple of entries in the last few days.
Would you please take a moment to welcome her to the blogosphere and comment on her posts? Perhaps you might want to suggest topics for future entries, too.
Also, please refer her blog to others who might be interested, ok?
People who are likely to be the future leaders of health care institutions in America and abroad often come to me for career and training advice. My constant refrain is to learn the principles and framework of negotiation strategy. Negotiation can be defined as means of satisfying parties’ underlying interests… Continue reading
It’s such a privilege to return as a faculty member to the Telluride Patient Safety Student and Resident Physician Summer Camps, organized by Dr. David Mayer, vice president of quality and safety at MedStar Health. This is a lovely opportunity to meet a few dozen residents and medical students who compete to attend an intensive seminar or quality, safety, transparency, disclosure, and other topics that are unrepresented in medical school and residency training. Here’s a note, for example, from Julia Meade, who attended last week’s residents’ program, and is about to start her fellowship:
I received 1 hour of training on patient safety as a medical student and 2 hours as a resident physician. During my time in Telluride, I learned more on how to keep you and your loved ones safe than I have in 7 years of medical training.
The newly arrived medical students have… Continue reading
Here’s a composite of pictures of the members of… Continue reading