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Patient centered care: Past, present and future.

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University of Chicago's Billings Auditorium P-117

5812 S. Ellis Avenue

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Lecture in the 2019-2020 MacLean Center Series on "The Present and Future of the Doctor-Patient Relationship."

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Wendy Levinson, MD

Dr. Levinson, a board certified internist, received her MD from McMaster University. She completed her internal medicine training at McGill followed by completing the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program. She was on faculty at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland Oregon and then became head of the division of general medicine and geriatrics at the University of Chicago in 1997. Over this time, Dr. Levinson established herself as a national and international expert in the field of physician-patient communication and, in particular, on informed decision making and the disclosure of medical errors to patients. In 2001, Dr. Levinson was recruited to the University of Toronto by the Chair, Dr. Eliot Phillipson, to serve as Vice Chair of the Department. In 2004, she was appointed the first female Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and held this position until June 2014. During her tenure as Chair, she served in multiple additional leadership roles, including Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors, Board member of the ABIM Foundation Board of Trustees, Chair of the Canadian Association of Professors of Medicine (CAPM), and Chair of the Association of Professors of Medicine (APM) in the United States.

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