Alexander Mansour, MPH
Oregon Health & Science University
Alexander Mansour is the Relational Leadership Institute Course Director and Community Manager for RELATE Lab at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. He has experience in nonprofit operations, project management, and operations coordination. He has a passion for Public Health, specifically assisting refugee communities. His current work is focused on the application and spread of Relational Leadership principles and practices. He earned a Master of Public Health degree at Portland State University and completed subsequent training in the Harvard Innovation Labs.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Improving the quality of care performed by interprofessional teams has been a complex problem in health care for years. Progress has been made with the adoption of formal quality improvement measures; however, success has been slower and more variable than anticipated. Research shows that relational issues, not technical problems, are more often impairing the success of quality improvement initiatives (1). In fact, improvement efforts often overemphasize technical approaches, to the detriment of relational ones, when evidence supports that relational factors are more impactful on…