Selected slide presentations

Here are selected slides which are also hosted on The slides were created using LaTeX Beamer or Rmarkdown (plus LaTeX Beamer). Population health thinking with Bayesian networks - Decision-making, causal and evidential reasoning, and causal discovery The talk below was given at the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Seminar for EPI T32 Scholars, San Francisco, CA, June 6, 2018. Special thanks to Drs. Mary Haan, Maria Glymour, Robert Hiatt, and Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo.

Humility is the New Smart! Rethinking human excellence

Humility is the key to unleashing and supercharging personal and organizational performance improvement. However, not everyone feels comfortable introducing complex topics like cultural humility. I was fortunate to discover Professor Edward Hess’ book “Humility is the New Smart: Rethinking human excellence in the smart machine age.”1 I believe his book is a non-threatening, practical, and inspiring way to introduce humility to your staff. Based on Hess’ book, the article below is an excerpt from our population health lean reference document.