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W21C Patient Safety Podcast

This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit and to reach us. Email

Oct 25, 2013

In this episode Dr Nancy Marlett and Sandra Zelinsky discuss an innovative program at the University of Calgary - The Patient Engagement Researcher (PER) Program.
After hearing this podcast listeners will be able to:
  • Describe the Patient Engagement Researcher program
  • Consider how engaging patients as researchers...

Oct 11, 2013

In this episode Dr Ghazwan Altabbaa suggests that medical students and residents are frontline healthcare providers and that not enough has been done to teach them about patient safety. 

After listening to this podcast, listeners will: 
  • Understand the inconsistencies in the teaching of patient safety to Canada‚Äôs...