Workforce on Patient Safety

Areas of responsibility will include promoting safe practice in thoracic surgery by providing resources for thoracic surgeons to learn and exercise the principles of safe practice, error management and error prevention; facilitating a culture of safety within the specialty of thoracic surgery as a whole and the Society in particular; and providing patient-centered information.

James I. Fann, Chair
James H. Abernathy
Kathleen S. Berfield
Edgar G. Chedrawy
Robert J. Cusimano
Christopher M. Feindel
Francis D. Ferdinand
Steven D. Harrington
Shahna Helmick*
Dawn S. Hui
Walter H. Merrill
Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce
Howard Song
Monisha Sudarshan
Garrett L. Walsh

*AmSECT representative