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
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.