Developing Standardized Intraoperative Process Models to Enhance Surgical Safety NIH/ NHLBI R01HL126896-01A1 Co-I (peer reviewed) This is an NIH award to develop and analyze innovative surgical process models to facilitate standardization of critical procedural steps in cardiac surgery and develop ‘smart checklists’ as a cognitive aid for surgical teams to manage OR crises.
Developing and Validating Specific Medical Event Management Training Protocols for Flight Crews on Deep Space, Long Duration Space Exploration Missions NASA/National Space Biomedical Research Institute PI (peer reviewed) Develop a behavioral assessment tool for astronauts non-technical skills and build a simulated mock-up of the medical bay on the international space station for training in management of medical emergencies.
Operating Room Team Training with Simulation Program CRICO-Risk Management Foundation Co-PI (peer reviewed) Train 50 surgeons in use of crisis checklist, assertiveness, and closed loop communication using high fidelity simulation.
Validation of the NOTSS Taxonomy and Implementation of a Non-Technical Skills Curriculum National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) – Stemmler Fund for Medical Education PI (peer reviewed) Customize the NOTSS behavior rating system to the US context, run a validation study online then implement NOTSS in four Academic Medical Centers across the US.
Development of an Evidence-Based Recall Tool to Enhance Simulation Training: The MATADOR Protocol Royal Society (UK) PI (peer reviewed) Develop a memory elicitation tool to study shared mental models of surgical simulations.
Operating Room Team Training with Simulation Program CRICO-Risk Management Foundation Co-PI (peer reviewed) Continuation finding to train 80 surgeons in use of crisis checklist, assertiveness, and closed loop communication using high fidelity simulation.
Impact of Emergency Physicians’ Non-Technical Skills on Process Measures of Quality for Emergency Department Patients