DEM 2018

Deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday, June 29, 2018.

The Diagnostic Error in Medicine 11th Annual International Conference will take place in New Orleans, LA, November 4-6, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency. The conference will provide the latest data, research and information to support our collective efforts to improve the diagnostic process. This year’s program will continue to reflect our commitment to bring together all involved in diagnosis – physicians, healthcare team members, administrators and patients – with a special emphasis on the trends and quality improvement activities that are driving innovation.

This year’s theme is Innovating to Improve Diagnosis and promises to offer cutting edge topics for learning and discussion.

Featured keynote presenters are C. Michael Armstrong, former CEO, AT&T, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety; Kelley M. Skeff, Professor in Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine; and Robert Wachter, Chair, Department of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine.

The conference convenes a rich cross-section of participants. The following demographics represent 407 registered attendees from 13 countries at the 2017 DEM Conference in Boston.


Stakeholders Represented:
Health Care Executives Patients, Patient Families, Patient Advocates
Health Informaticists Physicians
Laboratory and Radiology Personnel Quality and Patient Safety Professionals
Medical Malpractice Research Scientsts
Medical Students Residents and Fellows
Nurses/NPs Risk Managers

Typical Medical Specialties Represented:
Critical Care Pathology
Emergency Medicine Pediatrics
FP/GP/IM Radiology
Hospital Medicine Behavior Health
OB/GYN Oncology


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities at various levels of support and benefits are customized to meet your specific needs. Learn more.

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