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2017 Benjamin Highman Lecture & Reception

UC Davis Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)

2017 Benjamin Highman Lecture & Reception

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The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

proudly presents

2017 Benjamin Highman Lecturer

Michael Laposata M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair

Department of Pathology

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

 

 

"Medical Errors: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S."

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Lecture: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Reception: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

 

Location:

UC Davis School of Medicine

4610 X Street, Medical Education Building

2nd Floor Auditorium #2222

Sacramento, CA  95817

 

Dr. Michael Laposata is a national expert on laboratory quality, including test utilization and diagnostic error reduction, and is the editor of the 2016 text book “Clinical Diagnostic Tests: How to Avoid Errors in Ordering Tests and Interpreting Results” (Demos Press).  He has achieved considerable acclaim for his innovative “diagnostic management teams” and narrative reports, leading to his recognition by the Institute of Quality in Laboratory Medicine of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2005.  Dr. Laposata is the recipient of 14 major teaching prizes, and has published more than 150 peer reviewed publications related to his research in fatty acid metabolism, and his clinical interests in coagulation and clinical quality.


Objectives:
•    Identify processes to improve correct ordering of laboratory tests and correct interpretation of test results.
•    Indicate causes of diagnostic errors and potential solutions.
•    Describe option for changes to reduce diagnostic error.

ACCREDITATION: The University of California, Davis, Health, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CREDIT DESIGNATION: Physician Credit. The University of California, Davis Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Jackson at (916) 734-5069 or via email at srjackson@ucdavis.edu.

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UC Davis School of Medicine
4610 X Street, Medical Education Building
2nd Floor Auditorium, #2222
Sacramento, CA 95817

Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)


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