Safety Action Series
The Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care is pleased to sponsor and convene the Safety Action Series. The Series is comprised of free teleconferences on various topics relevant to promoting a culture of safety in women’s health care. The series is designed to be interactive and collaborative, with ample time allotted during each session for audience participation.
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Objectives: Explore racial disparities in maternal health through a quality and safety lens Review evidence for mechanisms perpetuating racial disparities in maternal health for African American women Discuss the postpartum period as a point of intervention to reduce racial disparities in maternal health outcomes Speakers Kelly Bower, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Michelle Ogunwole, MD General Internal Medicine Research Fellow Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health …Access Archived Materials »
Objectives Define Unconscious Bias and introduce the “Groundwater Analysis of Racial Inequities” to increase awareness and understanding of institutional and structural racism as the underlying causes of health disparities. Identify behaviors that suggest biases Discuss real world experiences of unconscious bias in the medical setting Share techniques clinicians can utilize to reduce their biases and improve care Speakers Joyce James, LMSW - AP Racial Equity Consultant, Joyce James Consulting Angela Marshall, MD, FACP Internist, Comprehensive Women's Health…Access Archived Materials »
Speakers LaToshia Rouse Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Patient Partner Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina Arthur Ollendorff, MD Maternal Projects Lead, Perinatal Quality Collaborative of NC Ob-Gyn Physician, Mountain AHEC, Asheville, NC Objectives Identify the historical, socio-cultural factors that have resulted in barriers of patient-provider communication. Define shared decision making and its role in empowering women. Discuss methods and best practices for using shared decision making to empower patients and engage in care.Access Archived Materials »
Speakers Joia Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG President & Founder, National Birth Equity Collaborative Chanel L. Porchia-Albert, CD, CLC, CHHC Founder & Executive Director, Ancient Song Doula Services Health & Reproductive Justice Advocate Objectives Define birth equity and consider it under the lens of patient safety Identify systemic factors that perpetuate health disparities among black women and discuss the importance of addressing them in the efforts to improve health outcomes Share tools and best practices for reducing maternal and infant mortality, including the collaborative…Access Archived Materials »
Presenters: William Grobman, MD and Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPPAccess Archived Materials »