Events

Improving Patient Safety Through Improved Communication Skills
Oct. 4 workshop focused on developing an understanding of how health professionals communicate, and how workflow and clinical activities often contribute to missed communication opportunities, with implications for patient safety. Facilitators include:
•Milisa Manojlovich, PhD, RN – U-M School of Nursing
•Nathan Houchens, MD – VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and U-M Internal Medicine
•Sarah Krien, PhD, RN – U-M Internal Medicine, Medical School and School of Nursing.
If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation or have trouble registering, contact Jordan Wright wjordan@med.umich.edu or 734-764-2574.

U-M Diversity in Medicine Conference
Abstracts are due Oct. 14 for this inaugural Diversity in Medicine Conference (taking place in February 2019); the call is open to students, residents, faculty, or staff who have worked on research or programs on increasing diversity among health care professionals.

Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Workshops
The U-M Medical School offers an AAMC Certificate in Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, and they are seeking participation from non-physician health professionals for the winter workshop series beginning in January 2019. This workshop series is for individuals who already have a foundation in QI/PS and would like to deepen their understanding with the purpose of teaching these topics to students. This workshop series is free of charge.

See also events on the IPE Student  Events page.