Jonas Shultz works as a Human Factors Specialist with the Health Quality Council of Alberta. He is also an adjunct lecturer with the Department of Anesthesia, University of Calgary. Working over the last 14 years in medical human factors, he has provided human factors expertise to a variety of healthcare organizations, including Alberta Health Services, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Health Canada, ISMP Canada, CSA Group, as well as the Center for Health Design and Clemson University’s Center for Health Facility Design and Testing in the United States. The majority of Jonas’ work has focused on evaluating the design of built environments for healthcare, such as hybrid operating theatres and ambulances, minimizing human error during medication administration, evaluating medical devices, as well as testing usability and comprehension of visual displays. Jonas has published his work in peer reviewed papers, influenced provincial and national healthcare facility design standards, and has been an invited speaker at numerous national and international venues in Canada, the United States, Australia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Director Strategic Initiatives, VA; Operations Director, Surgical Services
VA & VGH Simulation Center
Shelly is the Director, Surgical Services at Vancouver Acute, an organization comprised of 3 hospitals and a number of outpatient facilities located in Vancouver British Columbia Canada. Within Vancouver Acute, there are a total of 31 Operating Rooms as well as 6 ORs in private centres. Shelly is the Clinical Project Director for the Vancouver General Hospital OR Renewal Project, a $102M project that will see the construction of 16 new ORs and a 40 bay PCU in the existing hospital (located one floor above the current surgical suite). Shelly received her MBA from the UBC Sauder School of Business.