This continues to be such an amazing week here at the Patient Safety Summer School for Residents. I am currently sitting with a group of residents at the beautiful backyard patio of the Ah Haa School for the Arts, listening attentively and raptly to Paul Levy’s voluntary advice about negotiations. I just can’t believe I am surrounded by such an amazing and inspiring group of people. I cannot even begin to reflect on all the incredible moments of which I have been a part so far this week (and it’s only Wednesday!) but this is definitely going down as one of them. From the team building and communication we learned from the Teeter Totter game yesterday to the powerful and emotionally stirring video on the tragic story of Michael Skolnik to the unbelievable scenery and serenity of the Bear Creek Trail hike this morning, this is an experience that can… Continue reading
Such an incredible day! I’m amazed by the stories I’ve heard so far and the people I’ve met. It’s so comforting and inspiring to meet residents from all different programs from various parts of the country and realize that we all have the same issues and in some cases the same ideas for solutions. If we can all take back to our home programs even one or two of the things we learn from each other here, we’re already going to be so much closer to reaching our common goal of improved patient safety and transparency in medicine. I’m so grateful for this experience and am really looking forward to the rest of the week!