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

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Patient Summit
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Research Summit - By Invitation Only

 

Sunday, October 8

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Introduction to Diagnostic Error
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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
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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
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Moderators:

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

Speakers:

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

The Cognitive Psychology of Diagnostic Error
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Speakers:

  • Sandra Montiero, 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
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Case Discussant

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

Case Commentators:

  • Andrew Olson, MD, University of Minnesota
  • Joe Rencic, MD, Tufts Medical Center
In this session, an expert clinician will review and discuss a case previously unknown to him as it is presented in the way it unfolded in the clinical setting. He will share his thought processes and how he approaches such cases. Two experts in clinical reasoning will contemporaneously comment on his thought processes, specifically concentrating on what others can learn from expert clinicians. An emphasis will be placed on common sources of error, potential means of avoiding error, and the interaction between systems factors and cognition.
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Teamwork and the Clinical Reasoning Case Conference
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Moderators:

  • Karen Cosby, MD, CPPS, Rush Medical College

Speakers:

  • Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, University of California, San Francisco
  • Linda Kenney, ADME, MITSS Meically Induced Trauma Support Services, Inc.
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Oral Abstracts of Current Research
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Speakers:

  • Robert El-Kareh, MD, MS, MPH, University of California, San Diego
  • Laura Zwaan, PhD, Institute of Medical Education Research, Rotterdam, Erasmus MC 
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Poster Session and Networking Reception
 
Day Two
 
Day Two
Day Two

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks 
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Presentation: Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
The Role of Diagnostic Error in Patient Safety

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10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Keynote Panel: Discussion of The Role of Diagnostic Error in Patient Safety
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

The Coalition in Action: Interventions, Advocacy and Driving Change
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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
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?
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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
Leading a Culture of Teamwork
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

Speakers:

  • Wolf Hautz, MD, MME, Inselspital University Hospital Berne
  • David Mayer, MD, MedStar Health
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
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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
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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
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Speakers:

  • Traber Davis Giardina, PhD, MSW, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Regina Greer-Smith

 

Balancing Diagnostic Errors with Conservative Diagnosis: Developing a New Paradigm for More Appropriate Diagnosis
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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
The End of the Team as We Know It
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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

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
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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
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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
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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
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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

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

Embracing Uncertainty in Medicine
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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
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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
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks