Joint Karl Storz Lecture by Michael Sjöö, What can Surgeons Learn from Aviation

SPEAKER: Michael Sjöö – Scandinavian Airlines Systems Pilot and Surgeon

INTRODUCTION: David van der Zee, MD, 2017 President

DESCRIPTION: This lecture will highlight the safety culture in healthcare and compare and contrast it to that of the aviation industry. Participants will learn the impact of human factors on safe healthcare and strategies on how to improve healthcare safety as a whole. Topics discussed will be applicable to all participants engaged in healthcare.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
• Highlight aspects of safety culture in healthcare and compare them to the aviation industry
• Demonstratethein uenceofhumanfactorsonhealthcaresafetyandillustratehowin uentialthesemaybe. • Recommend strategies to improve the safety culture in health care.