Samantha Espinosa

It Could Happen to Anyone – Why I’m Attending

As I imagine several other people here attending can relate, I have long been a “fixer.“ Rather, I have always wanted to be a fixer, but throughout the years I came to realize what I could and couldn’t control and where I could actually make a difference. I was intrigued by quality improvement and patient safety because it simply made sense. You assess a situation or adverse event, and you get to the root cause of everything that led up to that event before trying to create a solution. So much in medicine is unknown and our research processes are hypothesis-driven based on what we think we already know about a subject. But with QI, we have the humbling benefit of seeing the end result of a situation and being able to work backwards to understand what led to it. With that information you can test a hypothesis or intervention… 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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