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Pearson Pozner Awarded CRICO Grant to Establish Interprofessional Team Training Program

  • September 15, 2020

CRICO awarded a $200,000 grant to Brigham and Women’s Hospital to facilitate an interprofessional team training program at the Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation at Brigham’s main campus.


Madelyn Pearson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, senior vice president of Clinical Services and chief nursing officer, and Charles Pozner, MD, executive director of the STRATUS Center received the grant to bring teams together, improve communication, enhance the Brigham’s safety culture and staff satisfaction, and identify and eliminate hierarchies that impede the delivery of care.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Pearson, Pozner awarded CRICO grant to establish interprofessional team training program. Awards, Honors, and Grants. Brighamandwomens.org. September 15, 2020.