Upcoming Special Events

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Grand Rounds

Health Sciences Building, Room K-069
6:30a.m.—7:30a.m.

"Enhancing Our Cultural Dexterity:
The Next Step in Reducing Disparities & Providing Patient Centered Trauma Care"

Adil H. Haider, MD, MPH, FACS >>

Kessler Director
Department of Surgery
Center for Surgery and Public Health
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

 


Course Objectives
Upon Completion of the activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Present a new conceptual framework designed to explain the persistence of racial and other disparities in surgical care and outcomes.
  2. Discuss the connection between clinicians and surgical disparities and propose cultural dexterity training as a means to improve their ability to truly provide patient-centered care and improve outcomes for all patients.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credits)

Department Meeting & General Information contact dosadmin@uw.edu

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Grand Rounds

Health Sciences Building, Room T-739
6:30a.m.—7:30a.m.

"Making of Superior Doctors Through Purposeful and Deliberate Practice: Insights from the Study of Chess Masters, Elite Athletes, and Outstanding Professionals, such as Musicians"

K. Anders Ericsson, PhD >>

Conradi Eminent Scholar
Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
College of Arts & Science
Florida State University

 

 

Course Objectives
Upon Completion of the activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Describe the characteristics of the expert-performance approach and how this approach differs from traditional approaches explaining excellence as the realization of innate talent or development of performance with sustained motivation to realize one’s dreams.
  2. Describe how researchers have applied this approach to uncover the mechanisms mediating superior performance and how these mechanisms were developed by sustained purposeful and deliberate practice.
  3. Describe challenges and potential solutions to the measurement of objective clinical outcomes in medicine and how some individuals are able to acquire improvements and superior patient outcomes.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credits)

Department Meeting & General Information contact dosadmin@uw.edu

 

Department of Surgery Harkins Symposium and
68th Annual Dr. Alfred A. Strauss Lecture

Friday, October 13, 2017

Department of Surgery Harkins Symposium
Alder Auditorium
7:00am—2:30pm
Presentations by UW Faculty

68th Annual Dr. Alfred A. Strauss Lecture
Health Sciences Building, Hogness Auditorium
4:00pm

Andrea L. Pusic, MD, MHS, FRCSC, FACS >>pusic-headshot-62014-crop-2

Attending Surgeon, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Director, MSK Patient-Reported Outcomes and Surgical Experience (PROSE) Program
Professor, Cornell University and Weill-Cornell Medical College