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CA-3 residents Sam Hong, MD, and Sophia Poorsattar, MD, with faculty member Aviva Regev MD, MBA, boarded flights last fall on a long journey to Mbarara, a city of 195,000 in southwest Uganda, for a two-week rotation caring for women at the Centre for Gynecologic and Fistula Care at Mbarara Hospital.
The 7th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit featured Dan Cole, MD, FASA, a clinical professor in our department and former ASA President, as a keynote speaker. In his address, titled “Our Dream…It Starts Now”, Dr. Cole talked about the critical need for patients to know they are safe, and for all of us in healthcare to “walk with patients across the quality chasm.”