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Susan Shaw, MD, is the chair of Health Quality Council and department head of adult critical care of Saskatoon Health Region. Shaw is Physician Co-lead for the Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative and an Assistant Professor with the College of Medicine's Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management at the University of Saskatchewan. She returned home to Saskatchewan to practice critical care medicine and anesthesiology in Saskatoon after completing fellowship training at Stanford University Medical Center in California. Shaw contributes to Health Quality Council’s QReview blog, where this post originally appeared. You can follow her on Twitter @drsusanshaw.


I Couldn’t Do It. Could You?

Susan Shaw | June 27, 2013
I couldn’t do it. I couldn’t ask the nurses and doctor who looked after my daughter to wash their hands.