Professionalism integrity, reliability, and clinical excellence, including in emergency ultrasound; always learning new skills, honing strengths, strengthening weaknesses.
Operations management, from patient flow to clinical policies.
Improving quality and patient safety through evidence-based standardization of practice and mitigation of crowding. Roll-up sleeves & dive deep into process improvement projects.
Engagement and collaboration are catalysts for improvement. “Become part of the woodwork,” a mentor advised. I participate in a number of hospital committees and activities, including standing committees such as credentials, quality, critical care, as well as task forces focused on specific issues (example: sepsis mortality reduction). EMS, regional involvement on committees and board: COBTH http://www.cobth.org, Mass Region IV http://www.mbemsc.org .