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By ISQua Friday. Dec 14, 2018

Applying Systems Thinking to Healthcare with David Vaughan Featured

 We were delighted to host David Vaughan for our ISQua Fellowship Programme live webinar in December on the topic of Applying Systems Thinking to Healthcare.

Dr. Vaughan is the Director of Quality and Patient Safety, Children’s Hospital Group comprising three Dublin children's hospital, & a Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician. He previously was the Executive Director and Clinical Director of Quality and Safety for Hamad Medical Corporation, the national health system of the State of Qatar from 2013-2016. Dr. Vaughan was the Director for Leadership and Quality in RCPI, responsible for developing and delivering a Diploma in Leadership and Quality in Healthcare, directed at senior healthcare staff, (clinical and non-clinical) and led in the development of the National Quality Improvement Programme jointly with the Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. He graduated from University College Dublin in 1992, undertook general paediatric training in Dublin from 1993-1998, and trained in paediatric critical care medicine in Seattle Children’s Hospital (1998-2000) and paediatric respiratory medicine in Texas Childrens Hospital, Houston (2000-2003). His research interests include determination of patient harm, optimal strategies to build capacity and capability for improvement amongst healthcare staff, and shared decision making with patients.


The live version of this webinar was made available to our Fellowship Programme Participants. You can find out more about our Fellowship and activities here.

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