The day kicked off with a lecture by Dr. Bradley Sharpe about teaching on the wards. Dr. Jack Percelay then led a session entitled “How to conduct patient and family centered rounds: what adult hospitalists need to know”.
Later, Drs. Mitchell Wilson and Jeanette Kalupa gave their insights into the state of the NPPs in hospitalist medicine.
Dr. Vineet Arora concluded the conference and captivated the audience with her talk on hospital handoffs, discussing opportunities to improve patient safety and quality in care transitions.
Dr. Vineet Arora, Assistant Dean for Scholarship and Discovery at the Pritzker School of Medicine, of the University of Chicago, discusses further some of the issues discussed at the final day of the conference.
For more information on the SHM 2011 Conference, please visit: www.HospitalMedicine2011.org.