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High Reliability Amidst Perpetual Disruption in Conflict Zones

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    Description:  During this 90-minute session, Dr. Warner applies the principles of High Reliability Organizations to our current context of perpetual disruption and unplanned conflict, emerging methods of warfighting, and the resultant impact on medical acquisition processes that enable the delivery of life-saving care in conflict zones.

    This is part three of a three-part web series on high-reliability organizations amidst perpetual disruption. 

     

     

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    Dr. Karin Warner

    Dr. Karin Warner (CAPT, USN, ret.)

    Visiting Professor, DAU

    Dr. Karin Warner (CAPT, USN, ret.) Is a full professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing in the Department of Nurse Anesthesia and is certified by the International Council of Nurses (ICN) as a Global Nurse Consultant (CGNC) in Strategy, Health Policy, and Performance Improvement. Dr. Warner served 34 years in the United States Navy in numerous clinical and leadership positions and earned a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Duke University, a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the U.S. National War College with a concentration in weapons of mass destruction, a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, dual Master of Science Degrees in Medical-Surgical Nursing and Nursing Health Policy as well as a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of Maryland. She has an advanced certificate in health and public policy and completed a two-year legislative Fellowship on Capitol Hill. A senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), Dr. Warner is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. In addition to teaching at Pitt, she leads Diplomacy Lab student research groups in partnership with the U.S. State Department, focusing on African security, environment, and global health.

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    Aaron Epstein

    Dr. Aaron Epstein

    President, Global Surgical Medical Group

    Dr. Aaron Epstein is the president and founder of the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG). His background includes a career in national security with a graduate degree from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in intelligence. He later attended Georgetown University School of Medicine.   In 2017 Dr. Epstein was designated a Fulbright Specialist in healthcare and global security issues. He has given numerous talks on the intersection of national security policies and health care, including interviews on Fox News and CNN most recently while he was in Ukraine.  Dr. Epstein has led two dozen deployments of surgical teams to conflict zones and austere environments around the world where he provided medical and surgical training to host nation partner forces and populations.  Dr. Epstein has also been an advisor and a senior consultant to the American University of Iraq in Baghdad as well as to the American University of Kurdistan in Duhok.  Dr. Epstein's GSMSG teams were the first US surgical team on the ground in Ukraine after the start of the war with Russia in 2022.  Since that time Dr. Epstein has led the largest US medical and surgical training operation within Ukraine including a rotating presence of US board-certified surgeons. To date, Dr. Epstein and his team have trained over 25,000 Ukrainians ranging from combat casualty care to damage control surgeries. Dr. Epstein’s contributions have been significant enough that he was awarded the American College of Surgeons Pfizer award for volunteerism/humanitarian work and in 2022 he was awarded the US Citizens Award granted by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society for exceptional humanitarian contributions around the world.

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    Jonathan. Frogle

    Dr. Jonathan Frogel

    Chief, Adult Cardiac Anesthesia at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan Israel

    Dr. Jonathan Frogel was born and raised in New York. He attended Yeshiva University where he majored in economics and pore-health sciences and received his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2001. Dr. Frogel completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2005 and his fellowship in adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Penn in 2006. After practicing for 4 years at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, Dr. Frogel and his family emigrated to Israel in 2009.  From 2010-2015, Dr. Frogel split his clinical time between the Division of Adult Cardiac Anesthesiology at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Department of Anesthesiology at Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in Jerusalem. In 2015 Dr. Frogel began working in The Department of Anesthesia at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan Israel, where since 2021 he serves as the Director of Cardiac Anesthesia. Dr. Frogel's clinical interests include intraoperative echocardiography, advanced hemodynamic monitoring, and solid organ transplantation. His research has focused on clinical outcomes in adult cardiac surgery patients.


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