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Crawford Lecture 2007

 The Spring 2007 Crawford Lecture Series 

"Leading from the Middle: Essential for the Quality Work Environment"

University of San Francisco School of Nursing along with the Crawford Foundation sponsored the 2007 Crawford Lecture Series "Leading from the Middle: Essential for the Quality Work Environment" featuring Dr. Marilyn Chow. Dr. Chow focused on needed reform in health professions education and health care systems. She presented scenarios depicting errors in health care delivery and looked at the relationship between quality patient care and communication among health care professionals.

Dr. Marilyn Chow, Vice President for Patient Care Services, Program Office for Kaiser Permanente is recognized for her expertise in the regulation of nursing practice, workforce policy, and primary care.  She has focused her career on promoting the role of nurses in primary care, advanced practice and hospital-based care.