Seminar Series - "Checklists and Patient Safety - Safe Surgery Saves Lives" - Dr. Chris Hayes
Dr. Hayes is the Medical Director of Quality and Patient Safety at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Medical Officer of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute. Dr. Hayes is also the Chair of the Safe Surgery Saves Lives National Working Group. Furthermore, he leads several quality improvement and patient safety initiatives, including rapid response teams, central line programs, and ventilator bundle programs. He has participated as a faculty member in the Canadian Patient Safety Officer Course and as a task force member in the CPSI/Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Safety Competencies Project. Dr. Hayes’s research interests lie in best practice implementation, organizational safety culture, and adverse event disclosure. He has received funding from CPSI, PSI, and the Canadian Intensive Care Foundation.