- Trauma-Informed Care
The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is pleased to present this recording from the 2022 Family Medicine Clinical Forum. When crafting its goal to prioritize justice through diversity, equity, and inclusion (JEDI) in the triennial strategic plan, the CAFP specified that JEDI work would be done through a trauma-informed lens. While the relationship between trauma and inequity is well-recognized, the consideration of trauma in JEDI work is groundbreaking and visionary in medicine.
Creating the infrastructure for success is the first key step before starting any quality improvement. This 8:04 video identifies five key elements for team leaders to assess before getting started and how to create and lead effective QI team meetings. Effective team meetings are important for any workgroup. For healthcare teams, it’s crucial. Your meetings are where members can build and develop their relationships as an entire group.
Identifying your goals and specific aims statements offers detailed focus for your improvement work. This brief 5:58min video reviews why using a quality improvement framework is essential to making long-lasting, sustainable changes in your practice. It starts with reviewing how to create a S.M.A.R.T goal to communicate the general scope of your work and expected improvement and key components of a specific aims statement on how you intend to meet your goals.