Schedule of Events
Registration Hotel and Travel Schedule of Events Program Guide Faculty
Saturday, October 7

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Research Summit - By Invitation Only
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Patient Summit

Morning Session | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Patients as Partners in the Diagnostic Process
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Facilitator:

  • Larry Pennings, MA, DMin, Jefferson Center, St. Paul, MN

Afternoon Session | 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Co-Producing Diagnosis: Writing the Illness Script

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Speakers and Panelists:

  • Carmel Crock MBBS, FACEM, BLitt, Emergency Department, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, AU
  • Io Dolka, MSc, Managing Director, GreyZone, Former Executive Director, Washington State Health Advocacy Association
  • Patricia Folcarelli, RN,MA, PhD, Interim Vice President, Health Care Quality, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Helen Haskell, President, Mothers Against Medical Error
  • Alisa Khan, MD, MPH, Pediatric Hospitalist, Boston Children's Hospital, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Project Leader, Patient and Family Centered I-PASS Study
  • Sue Sheridan, MBA, MIM, DH,L, Co-founder and President Emerita of Consumers Advancing Patient Safety, Board of Directors, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
  • Peggy Zuckerman, MEd, Patient Advocate, Blogger at www.peggyRCC.com

 

Sunday, October 8

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Introduction to Diagnostic Error
3.50 CME
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Speakers:

  • Karen Cosby, MD, CPPS, Rush Medical College
  • Pat Croskerry, MD, PhD, FRCP (Edin), Dalhousie University
  • Mark Graber, MD, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
  • Ashley Meyer, PhD, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX
  • Gordon Schiff, MD, Brigham and Women's Center for Patient Safety Research
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

A Workshop on Reducing Diagnostic Error in Clinical Settings
3.50 CME
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Moderator:

  • Paul L. Epner, MBA, MEd, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Jones, MBA, BSN, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority
  • Michael Kanter, MD, The Permanente Federation & The Southern California Permanente Medical Group
  • Michael Laposata, MD, PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston
  • Diana Rusz, BA in Psychology, MPH, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
  • Brent Smith, MD, Intermountain Healthcare
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Diagnostic Reasoning: Key Teaching Skills at the Bedside...and How to Fill Out the Evaluation Form
3.50 CME
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Moderators:

  • Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Andrew P.J. Olson, MD, University of Minnesota

Speakers:

  • Paul Bergl, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Denise Connor, MD, UCSF and San Francisco VA Medical Center
  • Benji Mathews, MD, FACP, CLHM, HealthPartners and University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Lisa Sanders, MD, FACP, Yale University School of Medicine
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Cognitive Psychology of Diagnostic Error
3.50 CME
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Speakers:

  • Sandra Monteiro, PhD, McMaster University
  • Geoffrey Norman, PhD, McMaster University
  • Laura Zwaan, PhD, Institute of Medical Education Research, Rotterdam, Erasmus MC 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch on Own

 
Day One

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Opening Remarks

Speakers:

  • Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, CRICO Strategies
  • Robert Trowbridge, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Diagnostic Error and Clinical Reasoning Case Conference
1.00 CME
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Moderator:

  • Karen Cosby, MD, CPPS, Rush Medical College

Case Presenter:

  • Megan Baker

Case Discussant:

  • Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, University of California, San Francisco

Case Commentators:

  • Andrew Olson, MD, University of Minnesota
  • Joe Rencic, MD, Tufts Medical Center
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Teamwork and the Clinical Reasoning Case Conference
0.50 CME
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Moderator:

  • Karen Cosby, MD, CPPS, Rush Medical College

Speakers:

  • Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Penny Greenberg, MS, RN, CPPS, CRICO Strategies
  • Linda Kenney, ADME, MITSS Meically Induced Trauma Support Services, Inc.
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Break
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Oral Abstracts of Current Research
1.75 CME
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Moderator:

  • Robert El-Kareh, MD, MS, MPH, University of California, San Diego
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Poster Sessions: Research and Clinical Vignettes Networking Reception
1.00 CME
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Day Two
 
Day Two
Day Two

7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. 

Poster Session: Practice Innovations and Clinical Vignettes
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8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks 

Speakers:

  • Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, CRICO Strategies
  • Robert Trowbridge, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center 
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Presentation: Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
The Role of Diagnostic Error in Patient Safety
1.00 CME
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10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Panel: Discussion of The Role of Diagnostic Error in Patient Safety
0.50 CME
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Speakers:

  • Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Patricia Folcarelli, RN,MA, PhD, Interim Vice President, Health Care Quality, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Helen Haskell, MA, President, Mothers Against Medical Error
  • Timothy Mosher, MD, Penn State Health
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

The Coalition in Action: Interventions, Advocacy and Driving Change
1.50 CME
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Speakers:

  • Paul L. Epner, MBA, MEd, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
  • Diana Rusz, BA in Psychology, MPH, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
  • Lorie Slass, MA, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
  • Leslie Tucker, BA, L Tucker Consulting
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

What Do We Know About Collaborative Diagnostic Decision Making?
0.75 CME
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Speaker:

  •  Wolf Hautz, MD, MME, Inselspital University Hospital Berne
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Keynote Presentation: David Mayer, MD, MedStar Health
Leading a Culture of Teamwork
0.75 CME
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2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Keynote Panel: Discussion of Collaborative Decision Making and Leading a Culture of Teamwork
0.50 CME

Speakers:

  • Wolf Hautz, MD, MME, Inselspital University Hospital Berne
  • David Mayer, MD, MedStar Health
  • Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH, Mass General, Partners HealthCare
  • Ruth Ryan, RN, BSN ,MSW, CPHRM, RiskWriter LLC
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.*
Interactive Workshops

Engaging Nursing in Reducing Diagnostic Error: A Practical Workshop
1.25 CME
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Speakers:

  • Kelly Gleason, RN, BSN, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
  • Kathleen Rea, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, PCCN, CNL, UVA Health System

Engaging Your Institution in Reducing Diagnostic Error: A Practical Workshop
1.25 CME
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Speakers:

  • Harry Hoar III, MD, Baystate Medical Center
  • Doug Salvador, MD, MPH, Baystate Medical Center

Engaging Patients in Research: A Practical Workshop
1.25 CME
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Speakers:

  • Traber Davis Giardina, PhD, MSW, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Regina Greer-Smith, Master of Public Health - Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Research Associates, LLC

 

Balancing Diagnostic Errors with Conservative Diagnosis: Developing a New Paradigm for More Appropriate Diagnosis
1.25 CME
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Speakers:

  • Stephen Martin, MD, EdM, Barre Family Health Center | University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Gordon Schiff, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital Center for Patient Safety Research

 

4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Break
6:30 p.m.
Meet the Experts Dinner
 
Day Three

8:10 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Keynote Presentation: Amy C. Edmondson, PhD, AM, Harvard University
The End of the Team as We Know It
0.75 CME
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9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Keynote Panel: Discussion of The End of the Team as We Know It
0.50 CME

Speakers:

  • Amy C. Edmondson, PhD, AM, Harvard University
  • Mark Reynolds
  • William Strull, MD, The Permanente Federation
  • Peggy Zuckerman, MEd, Patient Advocate, Blogger at www.peggyRCC.com
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Break
9:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

Oral Abstracts of Current Research and Educational Innovations
2.50 CME
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Moderators:

  • Andrew P.J Olson, MD, University of Minnesota
  • Laura Zwaan, PhD, Institute of Medical Education Research, Rotterdam, Erasmus MC

Expert Discussants:

  • Robert El-Kareh, MD, MS, MPH, University of California, San Diego
  • David Newman-Toker, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Oral Abstracts of Current Practice Improvement Strategies
2.50 CME
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Speaker:

  • Michael Kanter, MD,The Permanente Federation and The Southern California Permanente Medical Group

 

Building and Sustaining Healthy Teams: Improving Communication, Reducing Burnout
2.50 CME
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Speakers:

  • Laurie C. Drill-Mellum, MD, MPH, Constellation
  • Susan Mann, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, QualBridge Institute
  • Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, CRICO Strategies
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch/SIDM Business Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

"Remember When" ... Envisioning the Future of Diagnostic Safety
1.00 CME
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Speaker:

  • Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, CRICO Strategies
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Embracing Uncertainty in Medicine
1.00 CME
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Speaker:

  • Arabella Simpkin, MA (Oxon), BMBCh, MRCPCH, MMSc, Massachusetts General Hospital
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Break
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

An Interactive Discussion of Pressing Questions in Diagnostic Error
1.00 CME
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Speakers:

  • Mark Graber, MD, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine
  • Linda Kenney, ADME, MITSS Medically Induced Trauma Support Services, Inc.
  • Gordon Schiff, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  • Dana Siegal, RN, CPHRM, CPPS, CRICO Strategies
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
PLENARY Summary by Conference Chairs
0.25 CME