Patient safety, as a priority, is assumed to be at the heart of medical practice. Yet still, preventable harm and death occurs in our profession, how do we change this and how do we make the changes we implement last? Can safety and avoidable harm be somehow hardwired into the culture of what we do in a way similar to that of the airline industry?

This popular and refreshing talk is presented here after it was a big hit at the Chicago 2020 conference organised by Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM). For more check out www.ebpom.org

Presented by Mike Ramsey, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.