Concurrent Sessions

A3 Teaming Project: Attributes of High Functioning Primary Care Teams in Canada

Theme 3. Strengthening collaboration within the interprofessional team

Presentation Details

  • Date: 10/17/2016
  • Concurrent Session A
  • Time: 2:30pm – 3:15pm
  • Room: Harbour B
  • Style: Presentation (information provided to audience, with opportunity for audience to ask question)
  • Focus: Research/Policy (e.g. Presentation of research findings, analysis of policy issues and options)
  • Target Audience: Leadership (ED, clinical lead, board chair, board member, etc.), Clinical providers, Administrative staff, Representatives of stakeholder/partner organizations

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the attributes of high-functioning primary care teams in Canada from the perspective of system, organizational, interpersonal and individual factors
  2. Identify the barriers of developing high-functioning primary care teams
  3. Discuss potential interventions and related assessment tools to improve team function

Summary/Abstract

Identified attributes of high-functioning primary care teams.

Presenters

  • Phil Ellison, MD, MBA, CCFP, FCFP Vice Chair Quality – Department of Family & Community Medicine, U of T, Department of Family & Community Medicine, U of T
  • Patricia O’Brien, RN, Department of Family & Community Medicine, U of T
  • Mary-Kay Whittaker, BSc, Department of Family & Community Medicine

Authors & Contributors

  • Monica Aggarwal, PhD QI Lead Policy & Research, Department of Family & Community Medicine, U of T