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Patient Safety

Resources and information for clinicians on the topic of patient safety

Recommended Media on Patient Safety

Below is a select list of recommended media on patient safety and health care quality for health care students and professionals. All titles (and many more) are available through UW Libraries. 

UW Videos on Patient Safety

A selection of videos on patient safety from the UW Department of Medicine's Grand Rounds series. 

Free From Harm: Accelerating Patient Safety to Improve Population Health (Feb 2017)

Review systems-based strategies for improving patient safety in health care settings in this UW Department of Medicine Grand Rounds presentation by Dr. Tejal Gandhi, MD, MPH President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Patient Safety Foundation NPSF Lucian Leape Institute, and the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School. 

The Airplane in our Living Room: Internal Medicine Training in the Era of Accountable Care (Jun 2015)

This 40-minute video reviews medical training practices for internists and their effect on health care quality and outcomes. A Department of Medicine Grand Rounds presentation by Dr. Nick Meo, Chief Resident, Quality & Patient Safety, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, University of Washington School of Medicine. 

Films About Patient Safety

Below is a brief selection of DVDs addressing patient safety that are available for check out through UW Libraries. Additional videos on this topic are available for online streaming or by reserve through Summit Libraries.