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By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Jun 05, 2013
This week, Dr. Don Berwick answers a question from Cathy Ellis, PT, about the safety issues that arise from not having complete 24/7 health care "How do you think outcomes would change if United States health care was provided seven days a week and not 'shut down' to a large extent on weekends?" For the past eight weeks, Dr. Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Ask Berwick, Improvement, Quality Improvement, medical student, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Physician, Nurse, Intern/Resident/Junior Doctor, Don Berwick
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, May 28, 2013
This week, Dr. Don Berwick answers a question from @Ensor_K submitted via Twitter "How can students drive improvement, no matter what role they're in?" Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, answers one of your questions every week in our new blog series, “Ask Berwick.” You can catch up on previous "Ask Berwick" Q ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Ask Berwick, medical student, Improvement, Quality Improvement, Intern/Resident/Junior Doctor, Communication, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Leadership, Physician, Nurse
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, May 22, 2012
"Son, I shot her in the face." Most people probably can't pinpoint the moment they chose their career. I can, though. It was the moment - in a quiet, sunny courtyard on a July - that I heard an old man utter those seven words to me. He probably didn't realize it, but it changed my life forever. Let me start at the beginning. My personal statement for my American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) application was adequate. It talked about passion for medical school in three dimensions - ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Student, Intern/Resident/Junior Doctor, Physician, Medical School
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