The complexity of healthcare demands exceptional skills in Leadership and Teamwork. It also requires that we can react to incredibly challenging situations at a moment’s notice. Our conference speakers have extraordinary stories to tell which address many of these issues.
“In the line of fire” – applying lessons from combat situations to similar civilian crises
Brexit – what now?
Diversity in our workforces – how do we practically make this happen
Inspiration, Attitude and Resilience
Lessons for pre-hospital triage and “when to break protocol” during a major disaster
How a re-invigorated safety programme can save dollars
Lessons from Grenfell – when is it appropriate to break “SOPs”
Taking the fear out of flying
Leadership and Trust
Teamwork in remote settings of the International Space Station and Aquarius Undersea Research Base
Why are doctors so unhappy and Supporting Doctors in crises
Using technology to train and maximise bystander response in emergencies
Looking after the team after major incidents, Grenfell Fire
Lessons to be learnt from large scale disasters like Hillsborough to intimate tragedies such as the death of an abused baby
State of the Nation and its Leaders!
What can be achieved by a whole hospital system change in cognitive behavior and safety culture
The story of Bloodgate - from a player’s perspective
"Ultimate team work: translational research innovation using virtual reality and 3D printing to facilitate multiple surgical teams in 23 hour operation to separate conjoined twins "
Personal tragedy intersects with patient safety - what happens to the horse when the cart is put before it
Building coalitions and systems to proactively deal with crises
Adapting to a fluid and fast-moving situation during a major disaster
Emerging Disruptive Therapies for Cancer
It is with sadness that we share the news that Dr. Brian Kavanagh passed away on June 15, 2019. Brian had been unwell over recent months and his passing is a monumental loss to the Hospital for Sick Children, the University of Toronto and the field of critical care worldwide.
Risky Business’s purpose is having a real impact on society. Each visit to the conference shows just how much we still have to learn...
As a medical student, an aspiring Anaesthetist and Pre-Hospitalist and a Human Factors enthusiast, when I was offered the chance to attend Risky Business 2019, I jumped at the opportunity.
March 2020. Venue to be confirmed
5-6 November 2020
Sheraton Centre, Toronto