Diagnostic Errors in Medicine Conference Early Bird Registration Deadline extended!!

David Meyers dm0015 at ICLOUD.COM
Tue Aug 15 04:28:05 UTC 2017

Reminder!!!!! The 10th International Diagnostic Errors in Medicine (DEM) Conference is less than 2 months away, and Early Bird Registration has been extended to August 21, 2017!

The premier conference on improving diagnosis and reducing diagnostic error will be held at the Boston Marriott Newton Oct 8-10. Get significant savings on Conference AND hotel fees by signing up NOW! 

This year’s theme is Improving Diagnosis: It Takes a Team.  The conference will explore a multiplicity of ways to improve diagnostic safety and quality with a specific focus on the importance of diverse perspectives and teamwork.  

Keynote Speakers are leaders in the field and include:

Don Berwick, MD - President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement and former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. He currently serves as Lecturer in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School.
Amy Edmondson, MD - the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management and Senior Associate Dean, Culture & Community at Harvard Business School. Dr. Edmondson is an expert on organizational behavior, including how leadership, team formation and a culture of psychological safety affects team outcomes
David Mayer, MD - Vice President of Quality and Safety for MedStar Health, a large regional health system known for its quality and safety initiatives. He is responsible for overseeing the infrastructure for clinical quality and its operational efficiency for the entire MedStar system and each of its entities. 

And that’s just for starters. A full range of presentations on team work and other approaches to improving diagnosis awaits attendees at the 3 day conclave, the only conference focused solely on diagnosis, a field the IOM has called “a blind spot in the delivery of quality health care.”

For questions about the conference or more information, reach out to Elizabeth Cohen, Elizabeth.Cohen at improvediagnosis.org <mailto:Elizabeth.Cohen at improvediagnosis.org>.

If you want to make a difference in improving diagnosis, this is the one conference you NEED to attend!!

David L Meyers, MD FACEP
Listserv Moderator/Board member
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
Save the Date: Diagnostic Error in Medicine, October 8-10, 2017, Boston, MA

Moderator: David Meyers, Board Member, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

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