Improving the Process of Cancer Care through Microsystem Evaluation and Change
June 27, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Marjorie M. Godfrey, MS, RN
Co-Director, Microsystem Academy
Center for Leadership and Improvement
The Dartmouth Institute
Ms. Godfrey, is Instructor for The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire. Marjorie is a national leader of designing and implementing improvement strategies targeting the place where patients, families and care teams meet-the clinical microsystem. She leads as the Associate Director of Improvement with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Improvement Leader with the Vermont Oxford Network.
Marjorie is Visiting Assistant Professor, Fairfield University School of Nursing in Fairfield, Connecticut for the 2008-2009 academic year. Her focus is in collaboration with Dean Novotny and the faculty to design and advance the graduate Clinical Nurse Leader program curriculum to include clinical microsystems, quality and safety in partnerships with local health care organizations to become the premier Clinical Nurse Leader program in the USA.
Marjorie has worked with health systems in the United States, Sweden, Canada, Norway, France, Kosovo, Tunisia, Chile and the United Kingdom. She collaborates with Qulturum in Jönköping, Sweden, senior leaders to support innovation and transformation of their health care system using clinical microsystem processes and frameworks. She co-leads the International Clinical Microsystem Network with Sweden.