Build resilient systems at scale
October 12–14, 2015 • New York, NY
Richard Cook

Richard Cook
Physician, Educator, and Researcher, Ohio State University SNAFUcatchers


Richard Cook is a research scientist in the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and emeritus professor of healthcare systems safety at Sweden’s KTH. A physician, researcher, and educator, Richard is an internationally recognized expert on safety, accidents, and human performance at the sharp end of complex, adaptive systems. His most often cited publication is “Going Solid: A Model of System Dynamics and Consequences for Patient Safety.”


9:10am–9:40am Monday, 10/12/2015
Location: Rhinelander South
David Woods (Ohio State University SNAFUcatchers), Richard Cook (Ohio State University SNAFUcatchers)
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