Aubrey Samost-Williams, MD, MS is an anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Safe Surgery/Safe Systems Fellow at Ariadne Labs. Her research at Ariadne primarily involves designing and implementing interventions to promote teamwork and communication in the perioperative space on projects using video-based simulations, educational interventions, and communication-focused checklist designs.
She received her BS in Chemical Engineering and Biology and MS in Systems Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, before obtaining her MD at University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed her residency training in anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Safe Surgery/Safe Systems team conducted a national survey of perioperative healthcare professionals to explore opinions on morbidity and mortality conferences (MMCs) and team-based morbidity and mortality conferences (TBMMs).