J. Bryan Sexton, PhD
Associate Professor/Director, Duke Patient Safety Center
Duke University Health System
J. Bryan Sexton is associate professor/director, Duke Patient Safety Center, Duke University Health System. Dr. Sexton has captured the wisdom of frontline caregivers through rigorous assessments of safety culture, teamwork and workforce resilience. His research instruments have been used around the world in over 3,000 hospitals and 30 countries. His current R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health is a randomized clinical trial of resilience training. He has studied teamwork, safety and resilience in high-risk environments under funding from the NIH, NASA, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Swiss National Science Foundation, and the Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz Foundation. With specializations in organizational assessment, teamwork, survey development and quantitative methods, he spends his time teaching, mentoring, conducting research and finding practical ways of getting busy caregivers to do the right thing by making it the easy thing to do.