uoftlogoWednesday, October 29, 2014
Sheraton Centre – Toronto, ON
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Light Breakfast
8:25-8:30 Welcome and introduction
Dr. Andrew C Steel,
Course Director
Session 1: Politics, philosophy, and economics
Moderators: Niall D. Ferguson & Brian P. Kavanagh
8:30-8:50 Engaging Clinical Leaders in Patient Safety – The System Perspective
Robert S. Bell, MD,
Deputy Minister for Health and Long Term Care, Ontario
8:50-9:10 A strategic approach to region-wide CCRT implementation
Bernard Lawless, MD MHSc,
Provincial Lead, Critical Care and Trauma, Critical Care Services Ontario
9:10-9:25 The clinical and economic case for early intervention in critical illness
Derek Angus, MD MPH,
Professor and Chair, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; Associate Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association
9:25-9:40 Creating and motivating a local team for change
Thomas E Stewart, MD,
Chief of Staff and Executive VP-Medical, Niagara Health System, Ontario
9:40-10:00 Panel Discussion: CCRT – Juggling the Medical Milieu
10:00-10:30 Morning coffee
Session 2: Strategic management
Moderators: Stephen Lapinsky & Kayode Adeniji
10:30-10.45 Root cause analysis – a fundamental of patient safety
Stuart F Reynolds, MD,
Director of Critical Care, Spartanburg Regional Medical Centre
10.45-11.00 Does improving quality save money?
Antoine Pronovost, MD MBA,
Director, Trauma-Neuro ICU, St. Michael’s Hospital, Ontario
11.00-12.00 First break out session for small groups
Facilitated discussion and analysis of a “management consultant style” case of a failing institution
Networking lunch
Session 3: Operations management
Moderators: Stuart Reynolds & Philip Ma
13.00-13.20 Diffusion of responsibility – a caveat of success.
Kayode Adeniji, MBBS
Medical Director, CCRT, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
13.20-13.40 Critically Connected Response Teams
Stephen Lapinsky, MD
Medical Director, MSICU, Mount Sinai Hospital, Ontario
13.40-14.30 Second break out session for small groups
Facilitated discussion and analysis
Afternoon tea
Session 4: Expert analysis
Moderator: Andrew C Steel
15.00-16.30 Return to larger group for the experts to discuss the management case.
Panelists: Kayode Adeniji, Derek Angus, Stephen Lapinsky, Antoine Pronovost, Stuart Reynolds, Philip Ma
Closing remarks