Objectives At the end of this activity, physicians should be able to:
Target Audience This activity is designed for medical staff physician leaders (Chief of Staffs, Medical Staff Presidents, Medical Directors and Medical Staff members), medical staff service professionals and medical staff legal counsel. Statement of Need There is a need to provide education on the role physicians have in enhancing the safety culture in an organization. Specifically there is a need to explore strategies for engaging physicians as leaders in hospital quality improvement initiatives and for developing the collaborative relationships between physicians and hospital administrators in order to provide safer, higher quality and more efficient care.
Statement of Competency This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competencies: practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communication skills; and professionalism.
Accreditation Statement The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education credit for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Planning Committee James DeNuccio, MBA, FACHE - Director of Physicians in Practice/AMA Matthew Gold, MD - OMSS Governing Council Alternate Delegate/AMA Gale Hazen, MD - OMSS Governing Council Member-at-Large B/AMA Mary Kelly - CME Program Committee/AMA Raj Lal, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA Dolleen Licciardi, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA Arthur D. Snow, Jr., MD - OMSS Governing Council Chair/AMA John Spurlock, MD - OMSS Governing Council Secretary/AMA Melvyn Sterling, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA Kathryn Pajak, MEd - Program Development Administrator, OMSS/AMA Keith Voogd - Senior Policy Analyst, OMSS/AMA David J. Welsh, MD - OMSS Governing Council Vice Chair/AMA Lambert Wu, MD - OMSS Representative/AMA Faculty Donald David, MD - Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Chief Patient Safety Officer, City of Hope
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