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Dec 2015 10
Time: 12:00 AM

Protecting Patients: Advances and Future Directions in Patient Safety

The National Academy of Medicine’s 2015 Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Symposium, which took place on December 10,  observed the 15th anniversaries of the landmark Institute of Medicine reports To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System and Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. Archived video, slides, photographs, and other resources from the event are available below.

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Archived Video

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Ken Shine, M.D., (Chair) Past President, Institute of Medicine; and Professor, Dell Medical School

Linda Aiken, Ph.D., Claire M. Fagin Professor of Nursing, Professor of Sociology, and Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania

Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Brent James, M.D., M.Stat., Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director, Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare

Art Levin, M.P.H., Director, Center for Medical Consumers

Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., FCCM, Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality, and Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health

Mark Smith, M.D., M.B.A., Founding President, California HealthCare Foundation; and Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health

Paul Tang, M.D., M.S., Vice President and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation


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