Sometimes we need to step out of the confines of our hospitals, clinics, and institutional cultures of inertia and status quo to get fresh perspectives on health care improvement. Lucky for us, we are breathing in spectacularly fresh Telluride air to engage in critical conversations around patient safety with world-renowned leaders and a room full of amazing residents from across the country from CIR, COPIC, MedStar and others. I’m looking forward to tackling difficult topics of transparency, communication, and leadership. I know what I learn this week will make me a better family doctor, patient advocate, and physician leader. I have a sneaking suspicion I will also be a more conscientious spouse, daughter, sister and friend!