American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS232
Title: Checking in on the Checklist - Ten Years of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist
Date and Time of Session: Tuesday, October 23: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center - Room: 258ABC
Description: It has been ten years since the launch of the WHO (World Health Organization) Surgical Safety Checklist. The surgical community is working hard to introduce, implement and measure the intervention across the globe. This session will seek to discuss the current state of knowledge around Checklist implementation, the successes and challenges in the process, and opportunities for impact in resource-constrained settings.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Surgical Humanitarian Outreach (HUM), International (INT)
Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates:
Patient safety
Sponsored By:
Program Committee
Program Participants:
Thomas G. Weiser, MD, FACS
Alex B. Haynes, MD, MPH, FACS
Speaker Checklists and the Culture of Safety
Atul A. Gawande, MD, MPH, FACS
Speaker The Checklist as a Framework for Process Improvement: Success Stories
Tihitena N. Mammo, MD, FCS(ECSA)
Speaker Challenges of Checklist Implementation: Lessons Learned
Adriana Margarita Serna Lozano, MD
Speaker What Is the Next Frontier in Global Safe Surgery?
Panel Discussion