Creighton University School of Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series
Saving Lives: Insights from the Science of Teamwork
Eduardo Salas, PhD
Allyn R. & Gladys M. Cline Professor of Psychology
Chair, Department of Psychological Sciences
Physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, fellows and students
Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
- Highlight the knowledge, skills and attitudes that matter in teamwork
- Showcase science-based guidance for developing teamwork
- Outline what effective teams do, think and feel
Presented by Eduardo Salas, PhD
Eduardo Salas is the Allyn R. & Gladys M. Cline Chair Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences at Rice University. His expertise includes assisting organizations, including oil and gas, aviation, law enforcement and healthcare industries, in how to foster teamwork, design and implement team training strategies, how to create a safety culture and minimize errors, facilitate learning and training effectiveness, optimize simulation-based training, manage decision making under stress, and develop performance measurement tools.
Dr. Salas has co-authored over 600 journal articles & book chapters and has co-edited 37 books and handbooks, authored one book on team training and has one on teamwork. He is a Past President of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society (HFES). He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), Association for Psychological Science and HFES. He is also the recipient of the 2012 Society for Human Resource Management Losey Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2012 Joseph E. McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement for his work on teams and team training and the 2016 APA Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology.
He received his Ph.D. degree (1984) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Old Dominion University.
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