Quality & Safety

A3 Problem Solving for Physician Leaders

7 am to 12 pm, September 19, 2017

This workshop is a two-part course; the first will be on Tuesday, September 19th, and the second on Tuesday, October 10th. Both sessions will be from 8AM - 12PM in the BSRB Seminar Rooms. Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between sessions working independently on your problem.

When it comes to diagnosing and treating their patients, most physicians are superb problem solvers. But can they apply this rigorous scientific thinking to all aspects of their work?

Smarter, Faster, Stronger, Longer: Sleep Optimization for Busy Medical Faculty

1 pm to 3 pm, December 11, 2017

This session will present the role of sleep and fatigue in cognitive and physical performance. We will delineate the sleep and circadian 'thieves' that impair our daily functioning and discuss easily implemented behaviors to enhance sleep, energy, and performance.

Jonathan Barkham, MD, Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine and Neurology
Cathy Goldstein, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology


Scientific Problem Solving and Leading Improvement

3 pm, October 10, 2017 to 5 pm, December 12, 2017

NOTE: 10-session workshop: 9 weekly 2-hour sessions every Tuesday, beginning October 10th, plus a final 4-hour capstone session on December 12th. 

Problems, Problems, Problems… Many days we are frustrated by problems and barriers as we work to take care of our patients in an efficient and effective manner. But we don’t have to be helpless victims of broken systems, working around the same problems every day! Come learn the technical and leadership skills needed to fix problems, transform systems, and deliver better care.