Satja Issaranggoon

Currently in a pediatric residency training in the Bronx, NYC. Originally from Thailand. Some clinical experience in several Children’s hospitals in Los Angeles, Dallas and Minneapolis. A soon-to-be primary care pediatrician in Burlington, Iowa.

Personal thought with patient safety culture

We all know that all healthcare providers have good intentions to work in healthcare to do good and no harm. However, healthcare mistakes or medical errors persist. Therefore, patient safety is integral to good patient care because it creates a complex multidisciplinary supporting system to guarantee quality care beyond the acknowledgment of medicines and advanced medical technology regardless of where, when, or how health care is provided. 

When looking back throughout my life in medicine journey, I have experienced several medical care delivery in different contexts, from a rural small community hospital or tertiary referral hospital in Thailand and several US children’s hospitals to a community-based residency training hospital in the Bronx, NYC, where I am currently working. Human error is undeniably caused by many intrinsic factors such as exhaustion from long-hour shifts, interpersonal factors such as distraction from coworkers on a busy day, ineffective communication, or even poor… 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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