Sanket Aggarwal

Telluride 2K19

Attending the Telluride Experience is important to me because through my experiences in medicine I have learned that medical errors are inevitable. In the belief that the medical world is a utopia, I had a difficult time wrapping my head around imperfection in medicine. Grappling with the thought of entering a field that is laden with medical errors, I found it difficult to rationalize becoming a physician. I found myself constantly asking the wrong questions: how do I stop errors from happening? Whereas I should really be asking what can I do work through these errors. Developing the skills to overcome these errors and avoid severe consequences is vital.

After learning about the countless medical errors cited in our readings, I was flabbergasted by the gravity of poor communication that led to countless deaths. Cases such as Lewis Blackman’s highlight the importance of creating a culture of safety. In the… Continue reading

Telluride Experience 2020 Dates

CMF Session One*: 6/8 – 6/11
Bennathan Session Two: 6/15 – 6/18
Session Three: 6/22 – 6/25

Session Four: 7/22 – 7/25

*Session exclusive to the COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.