Faculty

John Sexton

Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, General Psychiatry
School of Medicine

3100 Tower Blvd., University Tower, 3rd Floor, Suite 300, Durham, NC 27707

Box 104503, Durham, NC 27710

(919) 681-4949 bryan.sexton@duke.edu


Education & Training

Ph.D. 2002

University of Texas at Austin

Grants

Implementation of a Safety Program in Guatemala

National Institutes of Health

The WISER NICU Study

Stanford University

Hospital Engagement Contractor


Publications

Providing feedback following Leadership WalkRounds is associated with better patient safety culture, higher employee engagement and lower burnout.

PMID 28993441
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Context in Quality of Care: Improving Teamwork and Resilience.

PMID 28802338
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The associations between work-life balance behaviours, teamwork climate and safety climate: cross-sectional survey introducing the work-life climate scale, psychometric properties, benchmarking data and future directions.

PMID 28008006
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Teamwork in the NICU Setting and Its Association with Health Care-Associated Infections in Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants.

PMID 28395366
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Factors Associated With Provider Burnout in the NICU.

PMID 28557756
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Burnout in the neonatal intensive care unit and its relation to healthcare-associated infections.

PMID 27853320
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Got spirit? The spiritual climate scale, psychometric properties, benchmarking data and future directions.

PMID 28189142
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Validation of the Dutch language version of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ-NL).

PMID 27528393
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Association of Safety Culture with Surgical Site Infection Outcomes.

PMID 26712245
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Practice and quality improvement: successful implementation of TeamSTEPPS tools into an academic interventional ultrasound practice.

PMID 25539244
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Exposure to Leadership WalkRounds in neonatal intensive care units is associated with a better patient safety culture and less caregiver burnout.

PMID 24825895
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Burnout in the NICU setting and its relation to safety culture.

PMID 24742780
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Assessing the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ), German language version in Swiss university hospitals--a validation study.

PMID 24016183
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A closer look at associations between hospital leadership walkrounds and patient safety climate and risk reduction: a cross-sectional study.

PMID 23354869
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Measuring handoff quality in labor and delivery: development, validation, and application of the Coordination of Handoff Effectiveness Questionnaire (CHEQ).

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Erratum: Predictors of likelihood of speaking up about safety concerns in labour and delivery (BMJ Quality and Safety (2012) 21 (791-799))

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Variation in safety culture dimensions within and between US and Swiss Hospital Units: an exploratory study.

PMID 22773888
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Safety culture and hand hygiene: linking attitudes to behavior.

PMID 23143375
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A multicenter, phased, cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections in intensive care units*.

PMID 22890251
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Predictors of likelihood of speaking up about safety concerns in labour and delivery.

PMID 22927492
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Provider attitudes toward clinical protocols in obstetrics.

PMID 22275236
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Content validity and internal consistency of the Dutch translation of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire: an observational study.

PMID 22035966
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Neonatal intensive care unit safety culture varies widely.

PMID 21930691
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The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire as a tool for benchmarking safety culture in the NICU.

PMID 22337935
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An empiric study of surgical team behaviours, patient outcomes, and a programme based on its results

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Improving safety culture results in Rhode Island ICUs: lessons learned from the development of action-oriented plans.

PMID 22132663
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Republished paper: Assessing and improving safety culture throughout an academic medical centre: A prospective cohort study

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Assessing and improving safety climate in a large cohort of intensive care units.

PMID 21297460
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Collaborative cohort study of an intervention to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in the intensive care unit.

PMID 21460481
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Assessing and improving safety culture throughout an academic medical centre: a prospective cohort study.

PMID 21127113
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Intensive care unit safety culture and outcomes: a US multicenter study.

PMID 20382662
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Job satisfaction ratings: measurement equivalence across nurses and physicians.

PMID 20685909
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Assessing safety culture in pharmacies: the psychometric validation of the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ) in a national sample of community pharmacies in Sweden.

PMID 20380741
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Sustaining reductions in catheter related bloodstream infections in Michigan intensive care units: observational study.

PMID 20133365
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An empiric study of surgical team behaviours, patient outcomes, and a programme based on its results

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Care for the caregiver: Benefits of expressive writing for nurses in the United States

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Reducing health care hazards: lessons from the commercial aviation safety team.

PMID 19351647
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Surgical team behaviors and patient outcomes.

PMID 18789425
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Measurement of quality and assurance of safety in the critically ill.

PMID 19186288
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Beyond "see one, do one, teach one": toward a different training paradigm.

PMID 19204135
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Framework for patient safety research and improvement.

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Clinical review: checklists - translating evidence into practice.

PMID 20064195
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Revealing and resolving patient safety defects: the impact of leadership WalkRounds on frontline caregiver assessments of patient safety.

PMID 18671751
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Impact of preoperative briefings on operating room delays: a preliminary report.

PMID 19015465
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Developing process-support tools for patient safety: finding the balance between validity and feasibility.

PMID 18947120
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Improving patient safety in intensive care units in Michigan.

PMID 18538214
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A check-up for safety culture in "my patient care area".

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Teaching teamwork during the Neonatal Resuscitation Program: a randomized trial.

PMID 17538634
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Needlestick injuries among surgeons in training.

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Operating room briefings and wrong-site surgery.

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Response [6]

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Measuring safety culture in the ambulatory setting: the safety attitudes questionnaire--ambulatory version.

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Perceptions of safety culture vary across the intensive care units of a single institution.

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An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU.

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Toward learning from patient safety reporting systems.

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Partnership with patients: a prescription for ICU safety.

PMID 17099000
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Teamwork in the operating room: frontline perspectives among hospitals and operating room personnel.

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A leadership framework for culture change in health care.

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Creating high reliability in health care organizations.

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Variation in caregiver perceptions of teamwork climate in labor and delivery units.

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How will we know patients are safer? An organization-wide approach to measuring and improving safety.

PMID 16715029
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Operating room debriefings.

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Operating room teamwork among physicians and nurses: teamwork in the eye of the beholder.

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Patient safety in surgery.

PMID 16632997
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The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire: psychometric properties, benchmarking data, and emerging research.

PMID 16584553
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Teamwork and quality during neonatal care in the delivery room.

PMID 16493432
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A morning briefing: setting the stage for a clinically and operationally good day.

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Assessing safety culture: guidelines and recommendations.

PMID 16076784
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Erratum: The effect of executive walk rounds on nurse safety climate attitudes: A randomized trial of clinical units (BMC Health Services Research [ISRCTN85147255] (2005) 5 (28))

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The effect of executive walk rounds on nurse safety climate attitudes: A randomized trial of clinical units

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The effect of executive walk rounds on nurse safety climate attitudes: a randomized trial of clinical units[ISRCTN85147255] [corrected].

PMID 15823204
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Five years after to err is human

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Translating teamwork behaviours from aviation to healthcare: development of behavioural markers for neonatal resuscitation.

PMID 15465957
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Working together in the neonatal intensive care unit: provider perspectives.

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Acute decompensation after removing a central line: practical approaches to increasing safety in the intensive care unit.

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Evaluation of the culture of safety: survey of clinicians and managers in an academic medical center.

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Discrepant attitudes about teamwork among critical care nurses and physicians.

PMID 12627011
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Engaging nurses in patient safety.

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Analyzing cockpit communications: the links between language, performance, error, and workload.

PMID 12190082
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[Error, stress and teamwork in medicine and aviation. A cross-sectional study].

PMID 10948745
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Error, stress, and teamwork in medicine and aviation: cross sectional surveys.

PMID 10720356
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Error, stress, and teamwork in medicine and aviation: Cross sectional surveys

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