Lessons from the Challenger disaster | Vahé Ender

A talk by Vahé Ender from TBS24

Intro

A talk by Vahé Ender at the TBS24 conference in Zermatt. Kindly shared with permission.
See the TBS24 landing page for the programme and full set of talks.

Synopsis

A talk on the inertia of decision making and the dangers of groupthink. The talk goes over the painful details behind the disastrous decision to launch the Challenger space shuttle when knowledge was available of the peril involved

Video

Slides

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Speaker

Title/work

Clinical Projects Manager and Critical Care Paramedic, Boston MedFlight

Bio

Vahe is a Clinical Projects Manager and Critical Care Paramedic at Boston MedFlight, a combined neonatal, pediatric and adult critical care retrieval and trauma team. Additionally, he is a tactical medical provider for a federal special response team, providing medical care in high threat environments. He is actively involved in clinical development, research and quality assurance with a focus on trauma resuscitation, prehospital transfusion and team performance.

Links

Email: Not available

Twitter: @calldaburd

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Scandinavian paediatric anaesthetist / intensivist.
PHARM, ED, OR, ICU.
Digital MedEd
Co-founder scanFOAM.org
Co-organiser CphCC & TBS (aka The Big Sick)
Medical lead REPEL (resilience in pediatric emergency life support)
Web dev SSAI.info

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