Title

Cultural, Economic and Systems Performance Aspects of Mortality

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

4-17-2013

Comments

RESPONSIBILITIES AT UMMC

  • Patient Safety, Quality Improvement and Clinical Effectiveness
  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Medical Staff Services
  • Perioperative Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Health Information Management

EXPERIENCE

2009 to Present University of Maryland Medical Center - Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

2006-2009 Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine - Chief Medical Officer, Professor of Medicine and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs

1986-2006 Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College - Chief Medical Officer and Professor of Medicine and Physiology - Earlier appointments held at Jefferson include Associate Dean and Director of Medical/Respiratory Intensive Care Unit

1984-1986 Norwalk Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine - Chief of Critical Care Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine

EDUCATION

  • B.A., University of Rochester
  • M.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Abstract

Objectives:

1. Describe recent changes in mortality trends

2. Appreciate geographic variation in mortality

3. Explain economic significance of end-of-life care

Presentation: One hour, 7 minutes