On Monday, May 30, Toronto welcomed the first National Forum on Simulation for Quality & Safety – an exciting knowledge-sharing event on the growing interest in using simulation to improve patient safety and quality of care. Attendees experienced a dynamic program with inspiring and informative presenters from Canadian leaders in simulation in hospitals, and networking opportunities. Read more!
This groundbreaking initiative was a joint launch by SIM-one, IDEAS (Improving & Driving Excellence Across Sectors), Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), Accreditation Canada, Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC), Health Quality Ontario (HQO), and HealthCareCAN.
Dr. Joshua Tepper, MD, MPH, MBA
President and CEO, Health Quality Ontario (HQO)
Dr. Adalsteinn (Steini) D. Brown, D.Phil
Director of the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation; Dalla Lana Chair in Public Health Policy; Head of the Division of Public Health Policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Emergency Physician at the Alberta Children’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Calgary; Medical Director for KidSIM™ – Pediatric Simulation Program at Alberta Children’s Hospital
Dr. Teodor Grantcharov, MD, PhD, FACS
Staff surgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital; Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto; Canada Research Chair in Simulation and Surgical Safety; creator of the surgical black box concept