Rethinking Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Brian Nussenbaum, Richard A. Chole

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This article will discuss the importance of an effective morbidity and mortality (M&M) conference toward supporting a proactive and preventative approach to patient safety and quality improvement (PSQI). Key characteristics will be discussed that enhance this process for being a mechanism for driving positive PSQI culture change that permeates the department. The focus of this article will be on how to approach the structure and process of this conference for maximal benefit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-53
Number of pages7
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2019


  • Just culture
  • Morbidity and mortality conference
  • Otolaryngology
  • Patient safety
  • Quality improvement


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