Seminar speakers include Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, Carolyn Canfield, and Minna Silvennoinen. Jeffrey Braithwaite and Carolyn Canfield are co-chairs of the Expert Advisory Board for the Resilience in Healthcare (RiH) research project.
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite is Foundation Director of the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Director of the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science, and Professor of Health Systems Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Professor Braithwaite has an international reputation for his work investigating and contributing to systems improvement. He has expertise in health care as a complex adaptive system, resilient health care, patient safety, and implementation science. Professor Braithwaite will give a talk entitled Resilience from a system perspective.
Carolyn Canfield is an independent citizen-patient and international leader in system-level patient engagement, and Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada. Ms Canfield collaborates internationally with clinicians, patients, managers, researchers, and educators to embed the patient's voice in healthcare improvement processes. She has long focused on expanding opportunities for patients, carers and communities to partner with healthcare professionals, creating platforms for patient insights and skills to become welcomed and valued as essential for understanding and improving health systems. Ms Canfield will talk about Resilience from a patient and carer perspective.
Minna Silvennoinen is a Post-doctoral Researcher from the University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland. Silvennoinen’s primary field of research is medical skills and expertise in both authentic work environments and simulated learning environments. Currently involved in a project evaluating the suitability of cognitive computing technology in health and social care. Dr. Silvennoinen will talk about Resilience from a collaborative learning perspective.