Nurses and Diagnosis; SIDM's new President - David Newman-Toker

mgraber graber.mark at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 16 19:10:38 UTC 2018

Two articles of interest to the SIDM community – 

 A profile of David Newman-Toker, our new President
 The role of nurses in diagnosing cardiovascular conditions.   Apropos the #1 recommendation in the NAM report on Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare:  Work in Teams



Mark L Graber, MD FACP

Chief Medical Officer; Founder and President Emeritus, SIDM

Senior Fellow, RTI International

Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University, NY



Nurses Are Key in Preventing Deadly Diagnostic Errors in Cardiovascular Diseases
KT Gleason, P Greenberg, CRD Himmelfarb - Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2019
Diagnostic errors affect an esti-mated 12 million people each year in the United 
States and cause serious harm in an estimated onethird of cases. 1, 2 
Cardiovascular diseases, particularly strokes and myocardial infarctions, have heavy …
A Neurologist Takes on Medical Misdiagnoses at the Helm of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine—and Elsewhere
L Butcher - Neurology Today, 2018

In 2011, Dr. Newman-Toker joined the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine as a 
founding board member; in November, he became the fast-growing organization's 
second-ever president. It's his newest leadership role in nearly two decades focused …




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